Born In : Allahabad, Uttar Pradesh
Occupation(s) : Allahabad, Uttar Pradesh
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Artist Bio

Rahul Mishra (born 7 November 1979) is an Indian fashion designer based in Delhi. He won the International Woolmark Prize in 2014 at Milan Fashion Week, becoming the first Indian designer to win the award. The winning collection was sold in stores around the world.In 2008, he was awarded the MTV Youth Icon of the Year by MTV India.

Mishra is from Allahabad, Uttar Pradesh, where he grew up along with his parents and his two sisters. At the age of 10, he went to a boarding school Maharishi Patanjali Vidya Mandir in Allahabad. He did his graduate degree in Physics from Kanpur University (now known as Chhatrapati Shahu Ji Maharaj University). This was followed by post graduation in apparel design from the National Institute of Design (NID), Ahmedabad, where he won the Best Student Designer Of The Year in 2005.

In 2009, he became the first non-European designer to win a scholarship at Istituto Marangoni, Milan, Italy.His wife Divya, also an NID graduate in apparel design, works with him.



Rahul Mishra