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Young Naga designer makes a mark in the fashion world ANI News
Hailing from Nagaland, Asa's debut in the world of fashion happened at the Lakme Fashion Week (2012). His collections are edgy, bold and electric! His love for leather, traditional Nagaland tribal fabrics and bada** attitude, makes him one of the most sought after designer in the world!
Asa Kazingmei, a young Tangkhul Naga fashion designer, has become a sought after name in the Indian fashion industry and is one of the most promising designers to look out for. Hailing from Lunghar village Ukhrul district in Manipur, Kazingmei had a keen interest in fashion from a very early age
He went to Mumbai in 2008.
'Asa Kazingmei Haute Couture
After working with several designers, he launched his own label 'Asa Kazingmei Haute Couture' in 2012. He made his debut as a Gen Next designer at Lakme Fashion Week 2012 and within a short span of time has been able to establish his foothold in the industry. His collections include a variety of garments and accessories like leather bags, jeans, jackets, dresses, boots, belts and wrist bands.
Naga traditional patterns and motifs feature extensively in Kazingmei's work and is a major inspiration for him. He combines traditional Naga designs into contemporary styles and draws heavily from the customs of his tribe to create his designer collections.
He launched his new collection titled "Changvei" at the Lakme Fashion Week Winter/Festive 2014 in August and received a good response.