Suneet Varma

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Suneet Varma
Born 1964 (age 49–50)
New Delhi, India
Nationality Indian
Education London College of Fashion
Occupation Fashion designer
Labels Suneet Varma

Suneet Varma (born 1964) is an Indian fashion designer.[1][2] He did a fashion show themed on Kamasutra in July 2011.[3]

Early life and education[edit]

His father was a textile consultant, and he was brought up in New Delhi, along with his sister Geetika Varma and brother Vineet Varma. After his schooling he went to London to study sculpting, however after doing a foundation course in sculpting and painting, he switched to fashion and graduated from the London College of Fashion in costume history.[4]

Career[edit]

Varma started his career in 1986, working as an intern with Yves Saint Laurent label in Paris,[5] subsequently he worked for the Lalbhai group (Arvind Mills) in Ahmedabad on a denim project after the company tied up with fashion designer Gloria Vanderbilt. He had his first fashion show in 1991. In 2009, he started design collaboration with American luxury handbag brand, Judith Leiber and is also the first Indian designer to design the interiors of the BMW 7 series [5][6] His 2010 collection "The Pirates of Couture" was inspired by fashion illustrator Antonio Lopez's book Antonio's Tales from the Thousand & One Nights.[7] He also brought in the Armani Junior label to India, opening at DLF Emporio mall in Delhi.[8]

He has also taught students like Rajesh Pratap Singh and Ashish Soni at NIFT, Delhi.[5]

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