The Woolmark Company Showcases Wool Like You've Never Seen Before!

Anushka Mulchandani , 29 Mar 2016
Nachiket Barve and Aditi Rao Hydari at the Woolmark Company Designer Showcase
Nachiket Barve and Aditi Rao Hydari at the Woolmark Company Designer Showcase

In 2014, Rahul Mishra made the Indian fashion industry proud as he became the first Indian designer to take home an International Woolmark Prize. Designers like Karl Lagerfeld and Yves Saint Laurent have been recipients of the award in the past, so to win something like this is obviously a huge deal. And Mishra wasn’t the only one. This year, Suket Dhir won Woolmark’s menswear prize and last evening, the two designers along with Nachiket Barve, Rajesh Pratap Singh, Gaurav Jai Gupta, Troy Costa and Pakistan’s Omar Farooq put on a showcase using Woolmark’s Merino wool in their creations – you need to see the results…

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Rahul Mishra at the Woolmark Company Designer Showcase
Rahul Mishra at the Woolmark Company Designer Showcase
Rahul Mishra at the Woolmark Company Designer Showcase
Troy Costa at the Woolmark Company Designer Showcase
Troy Costa at the Woolmark Company Designer Showcase
Omar Farooq at the Woolmark Company Designer Showcase
Nachiket Barve at the Woolmark Company Designer Showcase
Nachiket Barve at the Woolmark Company Designer Showcase
Gaurav Jai Gupta at the Woolmark Company Designer Showcase
Gaurav Jai Gupta at the Woolmark Company Designer Showcase
Gaurav Jai Gupta at the Woolmark Company Designer Showcase
Suket Dhir at the Woolmark Company Designer Showcase


The lightweight fabrics were transformed into each designer’s aesthetics and included surface details, different blends, added dimensions, drapes, structure and knits.

Designers with their showstoppers at the Woolmark Company Designer Showcase
Designers with their showstoppers at the Woolmark Company Designer Showcase

After seeing all that innovation on one runway, we can’t wait to see who takes home the prize next year – our bets are obviously on one of these designers.

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