Narendra Kumar (fashion designer)

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Narendra Kumar (fashion designer)
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Born (1960-03-21) March 21, 1960 (age 63)
Mumbai, Maharashtra, India
Alma materNational Institute of Fashion Technology (NIFT)
OccupationFashion designer
  • Designer of the year at MTV style awards
  • Kingfisher ‘Designer of the year (2006)

Narendra Kumar launched his own label in 2000.[1] He is also one of the pioneers of men’s fashion in India.[2] Kumar is also the Creative Director Amazon Fashion (India).[3]


Early life

Kumar graduated from the National Institute of Fashion Technology (NIFT), Delhi in 1990.[1]


In 2000, Kumar launched his own label after gaining invaluable experience on both the design and business end of a highly competitive fashion scene and collaborating with India’s leading textile companies.[1]

In addition to the fashion weeks across India, Kumar has also showcased his work at the Australia Fashion Week, the Los Angeles Fashion Week and the Dusseldorf CPD Fashion Fair.[4]

He is the only Indian designer to feature in Esquire’s Big Black Book of Style in 2013.[5] In 2013, Kumar became a creative director at, the first ever Indian fashion designer to do so.[6]

In 2017, Kumar started a new label FKNS (Fake New) as a high-end brand for the millennials.[7]

Awards and recognition

1. Designer of the year at MTV style awards[4]

2. Kingfisher ‘Designer of the year 2006’[4]

3. Listed as the one of the 50 best Mens store in the world by Esquire Black Book of Style[8]

Store locations

Kumar’s store is located in Mumbai at Bandra reclamation[9]

In the media



  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 "NARENDRA KUMAR". Strand of silk. Retrieved 3 April 2020.
  2. "NARENDRA KUMAR". Tech Fashion Tour. Retrieved 3 April 2020.
  3. "Indian fashion industry doesn't need any validation from the West anymore: Narendra Kumar Ahmed". Hindustan times. 21 March 2017. Retrieved 16 Apr 2020.
  4. 4.0 4.1 4.2 "Narendra Kumar". Fashionfad. Retrieved 3 April 2020.
  5. "Narendra Kumar Goes Global via Esquire's Book of Style". IDIVA. Retrieved 16 April 2020.
  6. "Top designer, Amazon creative director, bottle-seller". Retrieved 3 March 2020.
  7. "Streetwear Is Dying. Long Live Streetwear". 5 January 2020. Retrieved 3 April 2020.
  8. "Narendra Kumar Goes Global via Esquire's Book of Style". IDIVA. 25 January 2013. Retrieved 3 April 2020.
  9. "Narendra Kumar opens flagship store in Mumbai". The Economic Times. Retrieved 3 April 2020.

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