Bangalore, India28 January 1989
|Education||University of Michigan|
|Occupation||Fashion Designer and Fashion Blogger|
Riya Kodali from Detroit Michigan, currently living in Bangalore she is an avid designer and fashion blogger. She has many passionate fans on her designer collection. Winner of several national and international awards she has a made a mark in the fashion industry globally. Her collections have run the ramp in several fashion shows including the times of India. femina Mss diva and Bangalore fashion week. Amongst those who have run the ramp with Riya include Ms. Lisa Ray and Urvashi Rautela. Riya has the crafted her designer creations with a strong sense of colour. Her designs are based on the theme of the occasion and spirit of the season. Her repertoire includes designing for silver screen stars, affluent businessmen, and families across the globe. She has also styled and designed for brides and bridegrooms all over the world, giving them something out of the world for their big day
Career:[edit | edit source]
Riya started her designing career in Detroit Michigan wherein she held several designer exhibitions showcasing her art, paintings, and designer wear. Her deep passion for creativity got her back to India. She harnessed the local talent and traditional Indian artisans, spending time and effort to hone their skills and bring them to world class standards. In 2015 she opened her dream design house at Koramangala, Bangalore.
Her abundant energy also drew her to open other companies including in the field of infrastructure and software applications. She also runs a charitable trust to support the needy.
Personal Life:[edit | edit source]
Riya spent her early life and schooling in Mysore before moving to Detroit Michigan to pursue higher education. As a child, she excelled in almost every venture including academies, art, sports and extracurricular activities. She is a zealous, curious, highly motivated, flexible, persistent, hardworking, independent, sensible, honest, fun loving, obsessively creative, ago-getter, a born artist, a psychologist, an entrepreneur by profession who is excessively passionate about what she does.
Entrepreneurial ventures:[edit | edit source]
Riya Kodali engineering pvt ltd – for infrastructure projects
Anawave System and Solutions Pvt Ltd – for embedded systems and software application
Riya Kodali Design House - Bepoke Luxury designer wear
Awards and recognition:[edit | edit source]
Best Luxury Women’s wear designer 2016 by times of India
Best Luxury men’s designer 2017 by times of India
Most creative fashion influencer award 2017 by times of India
India’s most promising fashion designer 2017 by the ministry of Indian Affairs
Asia’s best bridal wear designer 2018 by international Excellence Award, Thailand
Asia’s woman of substance 2018 by Ministry of Indian Affairs
Philanthropy:[edit | edit source]
Runs a charitable trust to help the needy and unemployed women
References[edit | edit source]
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