A Turbaned Sikh designer U.S. Vallaya was one of the five top designers of Delhi in 1990s and is one of the select beneficiaries of the media spotlight on fashion for the last more than two decades. He happens to be a designer of the opulent stream and his customers include royal families of Middle East, Dukes and Duchesses and Italian Counts and Countesses.
HIn 1991, he graduated from NIFT and won the Prix de incitation (International Young Fashion Designer Competition) sponsored by Air France. He borrowed Rs.10,000 from his father and set up a studio in his own house. Since then he never looked back. His bare-midriff, full-sleeved, scooped neckline cholis entrusted with chunky beads and shells became the rage of the time and have been copied by others in the market.
Later on Vallaya started use of crystals in his creations which created a thrill in Fashion designing. His crystal dresses were a hit in a fashion show in Hotel Le Meridian in Oct. 2004. The Mighty Sikhs / 241 Earlier in an evening in Kathmandu his designs got a great applause from the public. The show was organized by Export International and AR Fab Creation, one of the largest manufacturers of silk in U.P. He has been keeping on setting new highs in Fashion designing. He married a pretty girl Meghna from Jalandhar. In Jan. 2001, he was awarded a Millennium Sikh Award at Anandpur Sahib.Download Ebook to Read Continue