Indian fashion industry has come a long way. India’s Next Top
Model has changed the way we see the fashion industry today. More and more
beautiful and talented girls are trying their odds in modeling career. And
while they make it big mostly in India, there are women who managed to make a
name in the fashion world outside the country, and we couldn’t be more proud of
them. It wasn’t easy, this is why they continue to inspire thousands of girls
around India who are thinking about taking up the modeling career. So, let’s
have a look at some of the most iconic models in the Indian fashion world.
Aishwarya Rai is an Indian sweetheart who made it to
Hollywood. Yes, we all know her as an actress, the Miss Universe 1994 winner,
and one of the most influential celebrities in India. But, did you know that
Aishwarya was actually a model way before all this? She might have switched
careers a little bit, but for us, she will always be the icon of the Indian
Sheetal Mallar might be retired but she will always be a
fashion icon for millions of Indians. Armani, Fendi, Maybelline, Motorola, LG
Electronics, McDowells, these are just a few names Sheetal Mallar worked with
over the years.
Bhumika Arora is one of the India’s new faces. Pretty and
unique ones I should say. She’s been working with various fashion agencies in
Paris and New York. She has walked runways for Chanel, Fendi, Balmain, Chanel
and Dolce & Gabbana.
Padma Lakshmi – the legend, the mother of all Indian
supermodels! This Indian beauty made a name for herself way before the cultural
diversity was a buzzword. Today, Padma Lakshmi is more known for acting career.
She’s been the judge on “Masterchef
Australia”, hosted dozens of TV shows, acted in several films, she’s even
written her own cookbook. This woman has been through so much, both personally
and professionally that she is now a true inspiration for millions.