One of India’s leading and most iconic fashion designers, Rohit Bal, has time and again made jaws drop and eyebrows raise with his collections. He has showcased his creations across the globe and is famous for his meticulously detailed ensembles, which stay true to his Indian roots and yet have an international appeal. From traditional Indian hues to modern exquisite designs, Bal is famous not only for his fashion lines but for his elaborate shows as well, often known for closing fashion weeks with his finale shows. Closely associated with the film fraternity, Bal often has Bollywood’s top divas walking the ramp in his attires as showstoppers.
Today, on his birthday, we take a look at some of his most iconic fashion shows and his showstoppers.
Lakme Fashion Week Summer-Resort 2016
Recently, Rohit Bal closed the curtain for the Lakme Fashion Week Summer-Resort 2016 with a legendary show at Mumbai’s heritage St. Xavier’s College with Kareena Kapoor as his muse.
Amazon India Couture Week, 2015
At the Amazon India Couture Week 2015, Bahl showcased his Husn-e-Taa’iraat collection at the royal ballroom of The Imperial Hotel, which was a sight to behold. The runway was transformed into a mystical garden picked straight out of a fairytale with his trademark lotus design.
Indian Bridal Fashion Week, 2013
At the Indian Bridal Fashion Week, 2013, Rohit Bal presented his bridal collection, The Mulmul Masquerade, with his showstopper Sonam Kapoor. His show was a royal extravaganza with his opulent designs and striking backdrop.
Bridal Collection, Kochi
In 2013, Bal presented his bridal collection with Sushmita Sen as his showstopper. His first show in Kochi, Kerala, the designer received much praise for his ensembles, which were a reflection of Bal’s royal and majestic style.
Wills India Fashion Week, 2014
For the finale at Wills India Fashion Week, the Kashmiri designer brought the essence of the Mughal Gardens of the valley to the capital with his Gulbagh collection. The runway with the Qutub Minar in the backdrop, coupled with Arjun Rampal as the showstopper, was a visual treat.
Wishing Rohit Bal a very happy birthday, we hope he continues to enthral us with his collections in the future as well.