Indian fashion designer, Sanchita Ajjampur was recently awarded the Knight of the Order of the Star of Italy by the President of Italy, Sergio Mattarella. Her exceptional work as a designer and businesswoman who, splits her time between different continents, earned her laurels.
Ajjampur,received a Master’s degree in Fashion and Technology from Milan’s Domus Academy. Her label captures the essence of the global traveler and is inspired by the ‘Modern Nomad’. However, she infuses the Indian heritage in her outfits by using techniques such as ‘aari’ and ‘zardozi’. One of her outfits was worn by Freida Pinto at Cannes Film Festival, 2013.
She has worked with leading Italian brands such as Gucci, Etro, Moschino and Missoni. She has also collaborated with brand like Lanvin, Swatch watches, Slamp lamps, Glas Design mirrors, Swarovski India etc. Ajjampur is one of the few Indian designers to have gained global recognition.