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Jatin Kochhar is one of the most Indian successful fashion designers of the 21st century. With this biography, explore his profile & collection.

Jatin Kochhar

Born in: 1972
Label: Jatin Kochhar

A designer by profession, Jatin Kochhar has not limited his creative skills to just designing clothes. He is one of the versatile persons in the fashion industry, who uses his creativity to maximum extent. Jatin is involved in a lot of activities apart from designing, like anchoring, writing, etc. In apparel designing, his technique of blending conventional classic in contemporary chic style is adored by everyone. An additional blessing of creativity from heaven, Jatin designs clothes which are simple and class. His designs are such that they can be worn by people at large. A long list of clientele is a proof to this.

Early Life
An Aquarian by birth, Jatin Kochhar was born in 1972, in a North Indian business family. Though he did not have any formal training in fashion designing, Jatin believes himself to be born blessed with creative skills. Having no degree in fashion designing never deterred his urge to make a career out of it. Jatin started his career in designing by launching his label, with a club wear line, for the younger group, in the year 1991.

Career and Success
Jatin Kochhar was the first designer to be selected by the Australian fashion framework to showcase his collection, along with the Australian team, on the Out of the Australia World Tour 1993. With time, he started opening his own stores. Presently, he has three stores in Delhi and one each in Mumbai, Goa and Nagpur. Being aware of the urban lifestyle, Jatin Kochhar designs his clothes in simple and practical terms, in a way that they can be worn on both formal and casual occasions, just by changing the accessories.

Jatin works on two different lines. One of them is the prêt line which caters to fashion conscious men and women. The other is evening wear which offers exclusive clothes, from traditional wear to fusion and western formal attires. Jatin Kochhar also has several television serials, such as Khoobsoorat, Fashion Square, and The India Show, to his credit, as an anchor and a guest anchor. Along with the glitz world, literary also takes a balanced stand. He writes for a number of fashion and lifestyle newspapers and magazines.

Jatin Kochhar has achieved a lot of awards in his almost two decades of designing career. Some of them are:
  • Lycra design partner 2007
  • Lycra Design Partner 2006
  • Lycra Design Partner 2005
  • Award of honor by Dorian Yates charitable award 1999.
  • Cine Excellency designer appreciation award 1998.
  • Indian institute of technology appreciation award 1997.
  • Indo-American Society young achievers award 1997.
  • All India Institute of Medical Sciences appreciation award 1996-1997.
  • Mescos Designer of the year award 1995.
  • J.D Institute of fashion technology appreciation award 1995.
  • I.E.C Technical Excellence Award 1994.
  • J.D Institute of fashion technology appreciation award 1993-1994 for being first Indian designer to be selected by the Australian Fashion Frame work to showcase his collections across the world & to be the first Indian designer to have showcased in Brazil (Rio-De-Janeiro & Sao Paulo).
  • Yuv Ratna Award by the Youth Congress for his contribution towards the unity & diversity of India through his designs.
Brand and Clientele
Jatin Kochhar has a long list of clients all around the world, which are dedicated to his line of attires. Along with retailing, which he does from his stores in New Delhi, he also has a lot of corporate clients to his credit. Some of them are:
  • Australian Wool Innovation
  • Austrian Embassy, New Delhi (official designer for the Viennese ball '05)
  • Air Hostess Training Centre (Uniforms)
  • Tupperware India Pvt. Ltd.
  • Invista Lycra
  • Lenzing Modal
  • Carvico S.P.A Italy
  • Euro Jersey Italy
  • Arvind Mills
  • Raymond Apparel ltd
  • Lee Cooper (India) Ltd
  • Lifestyle International (P) Ltd
  • MTV Networks India Ltd
  • Pidilite Industries Ltd
  • Khadi Village & Industries Commision (KVIC)
  • Sahara Pariwar
  • Sahara Airlines
  • Sahara television Network
  • MTV Networks India Pvt. Ltd.
  • Modicare
  • VLCC (Vandana Luthra Curls and Curves)
  • Godfrey Philips India
  • Four square (Uniforms for the brand ambassadors of four square).
  • Welcome Group Theater: The Legend of Ram, Prince of India, (Costumes for the theatrical presentation of India's greatest Epic).
  • L'oreal (Fashion presentations for L'oreal product launches)
  • Lee Cooper (India) Pvt. ltd.
  • Lifestyle International (P.) Ltd.
  • Tagore International School (school uniforms)
  • Raymond Apparel Ltd.
  • Fuzion (feature film) / Chapter one Productions (Costume Director for the movie)
  • Sutra Restaurant (Uniforms for the fine dining Asian restaurant)
  • Hotel Park Royal
  • Floats (Uniforms for the night club staff)
  • Apara Motels
  • Fire Bal (Uniforms for the night club staff)
  • Café (Uniforms for the café staff)
  • INDIA LIVE News Channel (Anchor's wardrobes)
  • Jay Pee Hotels (uniforms for Jay Pee Palace, Agra)
  • Haryana State police (winter uniform jacket)