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Maheka Mirpuri

 

For designer Maheka Mirpuri what started as a passion soon grew to become her profession with the launch of her couture-de-salon, Mumbai’s only “By Appointment” fashion atelier. Maheka Mirpuri fashioned her alcove in the scintillating world of haute couture by creating spectacular, classy and chic women's wear ensembles. Fashion is something Maheka is passionate about - the most exhilarating way of propagating her experiences, enthusiasm and reverie with others.

A designer of repute, Maheka Mirpuri excels in beautifying a woman naturally, highlighting her personality on an individual level. Catering to the astute fashion enthusiasts including Corporates, socialites and celebrities, Maheka Mirpuri’s ensembles are donned by the crème-de-la-crème of the world. Leading names from Bollywood including Sonakshi Sinha, Parineeti Chopra, Deepika Padukone, Karisma Kapoor, Sridevi, Manisha Koirala, Bipasha Basu, Prachi Desai, Lara Dutta, Sushmita Sen, Neha Dhupia, Koena Mitra and others have donned Maheka’s sensuous and chic designs both on and off the ramp.

Designing for the women of style, Maheka manages to combine elegance and creativity with effortless ease. Her immaculate designs and her effervescent creations have made her a name to reckon with.

The designer's signature is prominent in the silhouettes that are at par with international fashion trends. Maheka defines her lines as being characterized by an attention to detail and to a flexibility of style, which, of course, stems from her style philosophy: classic and feminine. Intricate embroideries being the designer's mode of expression are a very important aspect of her design element.

Besides designing spectacular couture ensembles, Maheka has also been instrumental in creating corporate wear for a renowned jewellery brand.

Carrying forward her creative visions, Maheka has now diversified her fashion label into jewellery designing as well. In association with a renowned jewellery brand, Maheka’s designs are contemporary, one of a kind and in-sync with her clothing line.

Someone who sincerely believes in purposeful causes, Maheka associated with the Mukti Foundation in order to donate proceeds from the sale of her collection to HIV infected people.

At the Standard Chartered Mumbai Marathon, Maheka was amongst the celebrities who ran for the cause of autistic children.

At the recently concluded Lakme Fashion Week 2013, Maheka was invited to be a part of the Save Our Tiger Project where her creation was shortlisted from a total of 140 designs and showcased on the runway.

Maheka’s latest initiative is a fight against cancer. The designer, who lost her father and brother-in-law to cancer in the span of just one year, has set up a charitable foundation at the Tata Memorial hospital (TMH) for providing financial assistance to the underprivileged towards cure for cancer as a whole and Head & Neck cancer in particular. Christened MCan foundation, this charitable foundation was kicked off with a grand charity gala and fund raiser.

Honoring her achievements over the decades as one of the pioneers in Fashion whose work is widely appreciated, the Punjabi Cultural Heritage Board (PCHB), an organization of prominent Sikhs & Punjabis of Mumbai and Maharashtra, selected Maheka Mirpuri for the prestigious "Punjabi Icon Award" 2013 in the "Women Achievers" category.

Plans are afoot to take the eponymous label, which has been a success for over a decade, to newer heights through line and brand extension. Headquartered in south Bombay as a "By Appointment Only" couture-de-salon, Maheka is now taking her collection to other cities in India as well as expanding internationally, besides retailing it online.

 

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