Manish Arora (Hindi:मनीष अरोरा) (Punjabi: ਮਮਮਮਮ ਮਮਮਮਮ) is an Indian fashion designer based in New Delhi.

In early 2011, he was appointed creative director of the womenswear collection of the French fashion house Paco Rabanne,[1] although he left the company in May 2012.[2] Early life and education[edit]

Born and brought up in Mumbai, Manish was studying to graduate in Commerce, when he decided to change his career path and applied for the National Institute of Fashion Technology in New Delhi. He graduated in 1994 after winning the Best Student Award.[3] Career[edit]

Model in a Manish Arora design (Spring 2007 collection) at London Fashion Week In 1997 Manish Arora launched his own label "Manish Arora" and started retailing in India.[3] Three years later, Manish participated in the first-ever India Fashion Week held in New Delhi and represented India at the Hong Kong Fashion Week. Arora launched his second label, "Fish Fry", in 2001.[4] This colorful, sportswear-styled line was created in association with the athletic apparel manufacturer Reebok.[5] During 2002 Manish opened his first flagship store, Manish Arora Fish Fry, in New Delhi and in the following year opened a second store in Mumbai. Another successful showing at India Fashion Week (2003) led to a stocking deal with the fashion house Maria Luisa (Paris) and the beginning of a successful export business. During 2004 he was awarded the Best Women's Prêt Designer at the first ever Indian Fashion Awards' 2004 held in Bombay and MC2 Diffusion Paris started representing the label for the export business. The following year Manish participated in the Miami Fashion Week in May 2005 where he was presented with the designer's choice for Best Collection Award. He had a successful debut at the London Fashion Week in September 2005 and received an overwhelming response from the press as well as the buyers. He opened a new store at Lodhi Colony Market in New Delhi in December

He has also collaborated with Swatch for a limited edition of watches. "Indian by Manish Arora". New Delhi in 2006. appliqué and beading with Western silhouettes. and Arora teamed up with make-up and cosmetics giant MAC for designing a signature collection.[3] By 2009 Manish owned four stores in India and sold his collections to more than 80 retailers worldwide. once again.[4] [6] The designer has also entered into a joint venture with Biba Apparel Pvt. is licensed to another fashion company. an exclusive lifestyle range designed by Manish Arora.[7] In 2012. India. Reebok launched the 'RBK Fish Fry Collection 2008'. Arora previewed his jewellery line in association with label Amrapali comprising a range of hand jewellery.[8] Style[edit] Manish Arora is regarded by many as "the John Galliano of India". A fashion jury in a leading Indian publication Outlook designated him "Best Indian Fashion Designer" and featured him on the cover of its March 2006 issue. London in September 2007. In 2007 the first Fish Fry for Reebok concept store opened at the Garden of Five Senses. Manish was invited to show his collection at the “Fashion in Motion” exhibition held at Victoria and Albert Museum. neckpieces and pendants. a brand designed for the growing Indian market for women's wear. Manish opened his first Manish Arora franchise store in Villa Moda. Ltd. Kuwait and another Manish Arora Fish Fry store at Crescent at The Qutub.[5] . New Delhi. Arora exhibited some of his work at the Victoria & Albert Museum in London for an exhibition called "Global Local" in association with the British Council.2005.[9] He is known for a rich palette of psychedelic colours and kitsch motifs in garments that combine traditional Indian crafts like embroidery. to further expand the label. In 2008.

beautifully done in tones of grey. the collection was Innovative textured and at the same time possessed a distinctive Trendy yet wearable quality . This is the same Attire that famous Singer Katie perry wore for her MTV Europe music Awards 2008′. The cage detailing at the hem of the skirt on the outfit at the right is a fabulous hand crafted and a detailed view.Manish Arora’s sci fi’ collection was an incredible work . an out of the Box kinda theme inspired design.i would rather say that Manish proves himself to be the Ring Master of the Indian fashion Industry. In this collection was Introduced texturing with Delicious pink Candy Buttons which were among the likes of many.Neckline variations and flared sleeves add more Drama to the collection. Also pop singer Katie perry adorned a Candy button Textured dress with great enthusiasm and joy. Massive Interplay of colors and playful execution of elements/Motifs drawn from the theme ‘Circus’. Look at the stage Installation The Rings made indicate the Ring Master’s space on a Circus stage . Here is a glimpse of yet another impressive collection ‘Circus’ .silver and pinks.A bold and fearless use of color in printed form and appliquéd .

and here Manish Arora has used a string decked with butterflies Attractively Resting on a bright Orange Textured dress on the lady.Manish Arora A/W 2010-11 Paris Manish Arora A/W 2010-11 Paris. Shimmer Extravaganza is what u call this !! Manish Arora A/W 2009-10 Paris 5 Manish Arora A/W 2009-10 Paris 5. Butterflies rest on flowers . extensive use of sequence in strong colors. creating a striped Pattern by color blocking. Indicative is it !! .

The Pink Petals and the color around the neckline adding more strength .looks like an attractive flower arrangement . Vivid colors and Prints.manish arora playing with nature and colors Nature inspired. shaded petals freely reaching out. feminine gift wrap with a vibrant Floral Band. Manish Arora vibrant floral band Flowers hand stitched on the dress . A blooming Plant straight from the Flower Forest.Crowning up the Design. . A very wearable outfit by the Versatile Designer.

a depiction of the Wild strongly portrayed on to the garment.Manish Arora more play with wild life Awesome Sequined Lion head shoulder pads: Manish Arora’s wild world. Manish arora design with indian gods .

Vibrant and Creatively balanced !! All Printed Jacket with a collar band embellished in antique gold zari giving it a Rich Appeal. Colorful.Beautiful Presentation of Indian gods on a Jacket design . .