Designer Archana Kochhar’s name has always been synonymous with sexy styling; everything was high volume from her bold colour scheme to the use of bright gold embellishments. Archana was making no apologies for the fact that she loves glamour.
Bollywood Actress Zarine Khan stated, “Archana stands for the true essence that, luxury lies in celebrating the Indian wedding. I like to the way she uses colours and jeweled embroideries to add that extra elegance and opulence to her bridal designs. It was a pleasure being associated with her”
Adding to that, Fashion Designer Archana Kochhar stated, “The textile and apparel industry in Gujarat has made rapid advancements over the years. Vibrant Gujarat is a step to raise the levels of branded designs in the Silky City of Diamonds and create a distinguished mark in the fashion industry. This collection resonates bridal opulence and sheer grandeur of the Indian DNA.”
Couturierre 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 Katrina Kaif, Neha Dhupia, Dia Mirza, Celina Jaitley, Mahima Choudhary, 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 trousseau. 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.