A celebration of the future of Indian fashion, Trell ELLE Graduates is an annual event held to recognise India’s young and upcoming designers. Acting as a platform for emerging talent – it gives homegrown brands a chance to showcase their creations and be mentored by the best minds in the industry.
We bring to you our nominees for each category.
Designer of the Year – Ready To Wear (Western)
Designer of the Year – Ready To Wear (Indian)
Designer of the Year – Fashion Accessories & Jewellery
Chamar Studios -A design studio making its way with a new recycled substitute for leather, Chamar Studio is breaking boundaries with their work alongside leather cooperatives and artisans by teaching them new techniques with their substitute material. They are handcrafted, cruelty free and timeless.
Mero Jewellery -Drawing inspiration from rich heritage and craftsmanship of heirloom pieces, Méro jewellery is aiming to create heartfelt experiences that are based on nostalgia and love for all things traditional.
Designer of the Year – Men’s Wear
Sustainable Design Brand Award
Graine -Consciously electric is how the brand describes someone who wears Graine. The brand believes in contemporizing revered techniques in modern silhouettes with its signature craftsmanship. Graine practices design and dressmaking through purpose and responsibility.
Joskai Studio -A sustainable & ethical brand working with the grass-root level artisans of ethnic communities of Morigaon district & Sualkuchi village in Assam & other craft cultures in India, with focus on innovation in textile techniques. Fabrics are locally sourced and designs are mindfully made to minimise wastage. All the art prints are also developed in house, translating a certain story onto the fabric and designs.