|Far from all the shimmer and shine, Kallol Datta is one of those rarest of the rare new age thinking designers who truly voices opposition to the established standard of fashion in India. A conversation starter, Kallol’s designs continuously breaks the conservative idea of garment construction – thanks to his exceptional technique. Abstruse and arcane, there is something subtly intriguing about his complex story telling nature.|
A current editorial and runway favourite, the Assamese boy, Siddharth Gogoi is truly pushing his boundaries as a new age male model. With his chiselled oriental features, surreal appeal and experimental streak, he represents the new breed of Indian male models. I am glad the mainstream fashion industry in India is gradually opening up to accommodate, appreciate and promote diverse and unconventional looks.