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Indian fashion designer Niki Mahajan is a recipient of Yuv Rattan Award. Read on to explore her biography, profile and collection.

Niki Mahajan

Label: Maska

An expert in fabrics and a recipient of Yuv Rattan Award, Indian fashion designer Niki Mahajan has made a mark in the fashion circuit with her unique sense of designing and use of textiles. She has been working since a couple of decades, not only trying to make a place for herself in the world of glamour, but also for putting the enormously endowed artisans in the book of fame. Bringing out their artistic capabilities and helping them with a better standard of living, Niki Mahajan is eyeing out every possible way to expose the huge talent reserves of India globally.

Career and Success
Niki Mahajan has been working in the fashion industry for the past two decades, upholding the works of talented artisan from the states of Bihar, Gujarat, Rajasthan, Assam and the other remote areas of the country. The designer has achieved a Yuv Rattan Award for excellence in promoting the production of unique fabrics, by the Ministry of Textiles, Government of India. Niki has created a new fabric called "Reeds", which is made by splitting grass and treating it with natural elements. Working along with people who have received national acclaim from their own states, Niki Mahajan has been a lucky person to learn the art of making fabrics from the grass root level.

Brand and Clientele
Niki Mahajan, with her exclusive line of garments, has managed to entice people all around the country. She retails her outfits, under the lable 'Maska', from stores in Bangalore, Chennai, Cochin at Folio, Oorja at Hyderabad, Kali at Kolkata, Casa at Pune, L'affaire, Heritage and her own studio at Vasant Vihar, New Delhi and the Designer Studio, Mumbai. An expertise in trousseau, occasion-wear and prêt line, she excels in making garments with a difference. She combines innovative surface treatments with surprising color ways, making it an unusual product.