Debarghva Bairagi and Navonil Das or better known as Dev R Nil from Kolkata are celebrated in India for rendering unconventional prints onto clean silhouettes.
Dev studied fashion at NIFD, Kolkata and Nil completed his education in fashion from Canberra Institute of Technology, Australia. The duo launched their label in 2004 and showcased their debut line at the first Lakmé Fashion Week in 2006 where they were instantaneously recognized for their quirk and insert of effortless sensuality.
Their work led them to receive the 2012 ELLE India Style Awards followed by the launch of their flagship store in 2014 at Alipore. The duo uses luxurious fabrics, surface texturing and a whirlwind of inspiration season after season to create classic-tailored pieces that are timeless.
#IndelustDiaries takes you behind-the-scenes into the studio and workshop of Dev R Nil. Watch Chapter 16 of our mini-docu series: