Couturiere Archana Kochhar has been showcasing her creation on Indian as well as International runways for the last decade and has to her linage a bouquet of 3 stores in fashion Mecca Mumbai.
Elaborate yet understated. Flamboyant yet finessed. Traditional yet modern, Archana’s collections spell sheer uber chic couture creations crafted with perfection and precision. She luxuriously draws inspiration from the 18th century Indian regalia, Victorian costume and architecture to ancient heirlooms and heritages of the bygone period. Unusual, almost ethereal silhouettes are crafted from her vivid creative reservoirs encompassing her opulent bridal trousseau ravishing evening wear and prêt line. Each of her lines, are all of her repertoire that addresses the fashion craving of global modern audience.
Her design sensibility is a perfect marriage between exquisite embroideries and nouveau texturizing techniques, all these in luscious colour palettes, making each piece “a must have season after season”.
Due to the high acclaim she received, Archana was invited by Galleries L’fayette Paris to present her collection with international design houses like Kenzo, Christian Lacriox, Ungaro and Nina Ricci in March 2008. Archana is one of the favorites amongst Bollywood glitterati, which includes Kangana Ranaut, Ayesha Takia, Soha Ali Khan, Zeenat Aman, Mughda Ghodse , Dia Mirza, Mahima Choudhary, Prachi Desai Sameera Reddy, etc. to name few. Her recent showstoppers and muses, includes young vibrant new faces like Minisha Lamba, Jacqueline Fernandez etc. She has also styled Amrita Rao for her first television venture the Perfect Bride. She has dressed finales for Beauty Pageants like Mrs India, Navy Queen and has contributed to various Miss India's International Pageant Finale Gown . Archana has successfully participated in International Trade fairs like IGEDO in Düsseldorf. Designing is Archana’s domain and individualizing her forte. Her design philosophy revolves around making her client’s personality shine while she creates the complete Archana Kochhar look.