Designer Spotlight: Anamika Khanna

Anamika Khanna came to recognition after she won Damania Fashion award in 1995. The self-taught designer without any formal training in fashion designing and technology, is now India’s leading designer. Her immense flair is evident on the runways season after season for years now, not only in India but internationally too – London Fashion Week, Harrods, and a host of other luxe boutiques have her creations on display, in addition to constantly owning the Indian Fashion Weeks. Khanna’s gorgeous designs have also been featured extensively in international publications like Glamour Paris, Vogue UK and Elle, and her label Ana-Mika is going places.

What this powerhouse designer is famously known for though is her unique creation of the cape saree, a particular favourite of her celebrity clients. Sonam Kapoor, Kareena Kapoor, and Sonakshi Sinha are fans of her couture, which they regularly flaunt on the red carpet –beautiful embellished capes in different textures and fabrics. Here are some we totally love.