Charu Parashar (born on October 5th, 1971 in New Delhi), is one of India’s Most promising Young fashion designer. Graduating high school from Mater Dei School, She attended SDPT, New Delhi where she received her Formal education in fashion designing. She was born into a business family. Since the age of five, At an age when girls are busy playing with dolls she was getting real time training in the aesthetics of fashion and was getting acquainted with the world of colors. She used to accompany her mother for block printing, even travel to Banaras for picking sarees and fabrics.
She would have started early but loss of her father at the age of fifteen delayed her plans. She started her studio in the year 1993, soon after her college with two block printed tables (which she says is heritage given to by her father.) and launched her label “CHARU PARASHAR” with a solo fashion show at Le Meridian with tie n dye collection, which was a sold out .In November 2001 she opened her 1st flag ship store at DLF Galleria with a Fashion show at IGCC, the German ambassador appreciated her designs. Followed a fashion show at DLF gymkhana in 2002 sponsored by L’Oreal. In the year 2004, July, she took an exhibition called “Utpala” to Manhattan, New York. Where she got terrific response & great reviews for her designs.
She is a strong revivalist of keeping the old art n technique of block printing alive. She’s always working towards spreading awareness about this extinct technique. And creating empowering designs for the modern woman of today.
Currently she retails her label “CHARU PARASHAR” from Anantam, Aura, CTC Mall, Atelier, lemon tree and Gyans.
Design Philosophy’ – to work extensively in creating empowering designs for the woman of today by modernization of traditional Indian craftsmanship techniques in western silhouettes.
Areas of Specialization’---- presenting haute couture & prêt line’s using Indian textile and printing techniques along with old embellishment techniques.
Signature style. Redefining style with vibrant colors Traditional designs with an International appeal. Comfortable and has a young feel.