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PROFILE & BACKGROUND

Nachiket Barve is an award-winning Fashion and Costume designer based in Mumbai, India. He is known for his eponymous label that celebrates Indian tradition with a contemporary and global outlook.
 
Nachiket is an alumnus of the prestigious National Institute of Design, Ahmedabad. He was the only student to be awarded a scholarship by the French Government to study at ENSAD, Paris. He has worked with the Louis Vuitton  Moët Hennessy [LVMH] group during his stint in Paris. 
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AWARDS & GLOBAL RECOGNITION
He has been awarded the Young Entrepreneur Award by the British Council, as well the Woolmark Prize. The  NACHIKET BARVE label has been lauded by acclaimed International thought leaders including Suzy Menkes and Carine Roitfeld. Nachiket Barve's work has been featured in books on Indian design.  It was the first Indian label to collaborate with 'Rent the Runway' in the US. The label retails from top end designer stores in India and globally. 
The NACHIKET BARVE LABEL has been extensively featured in publications such as VOGUE, Bazaar, ELLE, Grazia, Cosmopolitan, Man's World, VERVE.  The NACHIKET BARVE label is showcased at Fashion weeks in India and across the world including London Fashion Week, Buenos Aires Fashion Week and in Paris. 
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BRAND MUSES 
The appeal of the  NACHIKET BARVE label transcends generations and is worn by noted celebrities such as Amitabh Bachchan, Jaya Bachchan, Elizabeth Hurley, Kriti Sanon, Abhishek Bachchan, Aishwarya Rai Bachchan, Anushka Sharma, Janhavi Kapoor, Sonam Kapoor Ahuja, among others. Nachiket firmly believes that good design should add joy and value to the life of every customer and design should be accessible and inclusive.
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Celebrities in Nachiket Barve Designer Fashion Costumes  
COSTUME DESIGN & STYLING
Nachiket started designing costumes a decade ago and has never looked back since then! Having been a part of some highly acclaimed films, he has been awarded the State Award and other prominent costume design awards including the Zee Award for his work in films such as ‘Katyar Kaljaat Ghusali’ & 'Dr. Kashinath Ghanekar’. He has designed the costumes for the period drama, ‘Tanhaji; The Unsung Warrior’. Currently, Nachiket is designing costumes for ‘Adipurush’ starring Prabhas, Saif Ali Khan and Kriti Sanon, a biopic on the Maratha Warrior Bajiprabhu Deshpande and the battle of Paavan Khind, and a contemporary film starring Jaya Bachchan.
Nachiket also has been styling and creating costumes for Brand Campaign films for celebrities such as Amitabh Bachchan, Jaya Bachchan, Abhishek Bachchan, Anushka Sharma, Sonam Kapoor Ahuja on a customised basis.
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BRAND COLLABORATIONS & SPECIAL PROJECTS
Versatile in his approach to design, Nachiket has been a pioneer in the space of design collaborations. He has created successful collaborative capsules for a plethora of brands such as bed linen for Bombay Dyeing, custom created desserts and packaging for Le 15 Patisserie, fine jewellery with gold, diamonds and enamel for Jet Gems, Space design for Asilo, St.Regis and been the first designer to collaborate with Yauatcha, India.
NACHIKET BARVE has also been designing Uniforms for Corporates including Jio World Centre and Educational Institutes including the Dhirubhai Ambani International School, Mumbai.
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BEYOND FASHION
Nachiket Barve is a passionate wildlife enthusiast and photographer, connoisseur of Indian Crafts in his personal life. He is inspired by nature and that spirit informs his vision and work as a designer. He is an avid traveller, dog lover and an ardent collector of coffee table books on design as well as an enthusiastic chef.