Rocky Star

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Rocky Star
Born
Alma materJD Institute of Fashion Technology
OccupationFashion designer
Websiterockystarworld.com

Rocky Star[1][2][3] is an Indian fashion designer.[4][5][6][7][8]

Career[edit]

Rocky Star draws inspiration from the Baroque and Gothic time periods, with influences and traces seen across all his collections.[9] He has also designed for Beyoncé Knowles, Paris Hilton[10][11][12] and Pussycat Dolls.[13]

His design sensibility blends India heritage crafts and textures with opulent embroideries, focusing on occasion wear along with bridal, pret and accessories for women and men.[14][15][16][17]

Rocky showcased his Autumn Winter collection, Nomadic Love at London Fashion Week in 2016. Ever since Rocky has showcased 6 seasons at London Fashion Week with the latest showcase being in February 2019.[18]

Movies[edit]

Rocky landed his first styling project with Akshay Kumar in 1992. Ever since, he has designed for over 350 films including Kaho Naa... Pyaar Hai (2000) and Kabhi Khushi Kabhie Gham... (2001) and Goal! (2005).[19][20] Rocky Star has also designed costumes for a Bollywood Film called Robot 2.[21][22] He has designed costumes for several films in the past including Gaddar for actress Amisha Patel and Krrish for actor Hrithik Roshan.[23]

Awards[edit]

Year Award Film Result Ref.
2004 Zee Cine Award for Best Costume Design Koi... Mil Gaya Nominated [24]

Other[edit]

Rocky also owns a restaurant in Mumbai, named Rocky Star Cocktail Bar.[25][26] He has a furniture brand called Rocky Star Home by Bent Chair and a high street wear brand called RS by Rocky Star in partnership with Shoppers Stop.[27][28]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Ghoroi, Trisha (20 February 2019). "'Focus remains on Indian sensibilities'". Asian Age.
  2. ^ Arora, Garima (1 April 2016). "'Fashion in India has come a long way'". Deccan Herald.
  3. ^ Jha, Anjali (20 February 2019). "Rocky Star's collection at London Fashion Week 2019 is high on street flair". Indian Express.
  4. ^ "'Reinvention is the key': Rocky S". The Hindu. 6 March 2016.
  5. ^ "Five minutes with Rocky S: Designing for 350 Bollywood films, and special friend Bipasha Basu". India Today. 19 October 2015.
  6. ^ "Designer-stylist Rocky S said the anti-hero's look would be "devilish,". International Business Times. 24 March 2016.
  7. ^ "Rocky S – Leading Designer in the Indian Fashion Industry". utsavpedia.com. 11 July 2019.
  8. ^ "Top Designers". Fashion101.in. Archived from the original on 3 February 2015.
  9. ^ "Rocky Star marks the third season at London Fashion Week". Handsontime.in. 22 February 2017.
  10. ^ "Beyonce In Rocky S". Highheelconfidential.com. 31 October 2007.
  11. ^ "Beyonce in Mumbai". The Times of India. 29 October 2007.
  12. ^ "Paris Hilton and Rocky S". India Today.
  13. ^ "Pussycat Dolls In Rocky S". Highheelconfidential.com. 6 September 2008.
  14. ^ "Designer Rocky Star showcases at London Fashion Week". The Times of India. 25 February 2016.
  15. ^ "Diana Penty walks for Rocky S at LIFW". Indian Express. 23 August 2014.
  16. ^ "Rocky S to design for Indian beauties at international pageants". Indian Express. 23 August 2014.
  17. ^ "Fashion designers on Bollywood stars who walk the ramp best". Mid-Day. 12 March 2016.
  18. ^ "Rocky Star treats every show as his first". Outlook India. 21 February 2019.
  19. ^ "Designers Should Be In Sync With Global Trends, Says Rocky S". News18. 26 May 2017.
  20. ^ "Rocky S". Fashion Central. 3 December 2012.
  21. ^ "Designer Rocky Star gives Robot a stylish touch". The Times of India. 27 January 2017.
  22. ^ "NRocky S wants to style Victoria Beckham". NDTV. 23 August 2013.
  23. ^ "This Diwali 'modernise' your home with Bent Chair, Rocky S home decor". Outlook India. 9 October 2017.
  24. ^ "Zee Cine Awards 2004 takes flight". Indiantelevision.com. 7 February 2004.
  25. ^ "This Mumbai restaurant has the longest island bar in Asia". Architectural Digest. 22 June 2018.
  26. ^ Viegas, Vanessa (5 July 2018). "The longest island bar". Asian Age.
  27. ^ Martins, Maverick (10 October 2017). "Designer Rocky Star partners with Bent Chair for home décor, furniture line". Fashionnetwork.com.
  28. ^ Sachdeva, Sujata (13 July 2015). "Rocky S launches RS by Rocky Star with Shoppers Stop". FashionUnited.

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