10 Popular Indian Clothing Brands: All You Need To Know


Don’t we always fall head-over-heels for international fashion brands? We literally go gaga over their collections. All we want is an item with a tag that has a famous brand’s name on it. We follow their social media sites to update ourselves with the latest collections, save money to buy items from those brands and what not. They are readily available online and in shopping malls which make us want them even more. Half of the people out there just buy stuff to show off to their friends on social media that they indeed have bought something expensive from an international fashion brand. Sure they lure us into their trap with their oh-so-classy designs and provide us with the latest trending clothing and accessories but amidst all this don’t we neglect fashion brands originated in our home, India?

Indian brands have surely entered the competition and they do come out with amazing, fashionable pieces as well. Apart from the great pieces produced by them, they are less expensive than the international brands (currency conversion you see!). So, today I shall highlight the popular Indian clothing brands that surely would not disappoint you. You should definitely check out their collection if you have not already.

10 Best Indian Clothing Brands

1. AND

Anita Dongre and her designs are truly commendable. From daily wear to party wear, one can find everything here. Although we find western wear here, it still has it’s roots in India. It was founded in 1995 and is one of the most loved and recognized in India. It is not only well known in India but also known internationally. It has definitely evolved with time and has caught pace with the changing fashion.

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2. Global Desi

Another great label by Anita Dongre, this brand focuses on bohemian styles. The main inspiration for this is the Indian culture. One can find colorful, vibrant, boho-chic clothing here. You know how Indian colorful prints are in fashion, right? You can find it all at Global Desi. Bohemian clothing is trendy right now so you will most definitely love their collection if you are the boho trend follower.

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3. Fabindia

This brand focuses on preserving the Indian culture and it’s ethnic range is truly classy. All products are carefully handcrafted and made from natural elements. Their collections are a great example of simplicity at its best. Apart from clothing (men, women, children), a wide range of furniture, personal care (skin care, health care, hair care) and organic products can be found here.

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4. Chumbak

Initially it wasn’t even meant to be a fashion brand. But with the launch of Collection One (Chumbak’s first apparel launch) this brand has definitely entered the fashion industry. Quirky, colorful, vibrant Indian prints are Chumbak’s inspiration. Apart from a wide range of clothing, footwear and accessories, Chumbak is famous for it’s stationery, furniture, bobble heads, magnets and more. It knows how to keep up with the trends. The tagline is #MakeHappy and it truly does make you happy. All those colors and prints are sure to bring a huge smile on your face.

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5. Harpa

Dresses and jumpsuits are probably the best clothing items that can be found at Harpa. Simple yet trendy designs can be found here. Although it does not have a store of its own, this brand can be found in many shopping websites like Jabong, Amazon, Limeroad, Flipkart, Voonik.  It is quite affordable too.

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6. FabAlley

Another noteworthy brand, this offers everything a girl wants. One wouldn’t believe it was created just three years ago. It has soared to success in a very short time. All the trendy clothes, accessories, bags, footwear can be found at this online store at quite a reasonable price. Daily wear, night wear, ethnic wear, party wear, a girl can find anything what her heart desires here.

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7. Biba

Looking for chic, trendy ethnic wear? Shop at Biba! Affordable fashion is what it is. The best part is that any woman, be it a housewife or a working woman, looking for daily wear or office wear, can find what suits her best. Simple salwar suits to extravagant anarkali suits; Biba is one of the best stops for ethnic wear.

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8. W

The best if you are looking for indo-western outfits. It has 200 stores around India and it loved by all for it’s subtle prints and indo-western patterns of clothing. I love their designs and their play with fusions a lot. It started in 2001 and in 2015 it was named as the most admired women’s Indian wear brand. It went international this year.

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9. Allen Solly

Probably the best Indian brand to find classic work wear. It describes their collection as ‘Friday dressing’. Although, daily wear clothing for men, women and children is also available here. If you are looking for simple and classy clothing this is your kind of a brand.

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10. People

Affordable, simple daily wear can be found here for men, women and children amongst other categories of clothing. I personally love their collection of tee-shirts because lets be real, tee-shirts are our saviors on lazy days! It is one of the recent brands, formed in 2008 and yet has managed to gain a lot of recognition. One can easily spot a People shop at the mall or at online stores.

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So, here they are! The best Indian clothing brands available. These brands cover a variety of categories of clothing and accessories. They are better than most of the international brands so no need to think twice before shopping at their stores. Go ahead and shop your heart out for they have a lot of good stuff in store for you.