Meet new & booming Indian apparel exporters! | Apparel News India
Home » News » Apparel Exporters News » Meet New Booming Indian Apparel Exporters

Meet new & booming Indian apparel exporters!


READ MORE ON active wearApparel News IndiaIndian Apparel Exporter

Tushar Sharma (R) with JS Kohli of YogueActivewear

Tushar Sharma (R) with JS Kohli of Yogue Activewear

Even established Indian apparel exporters are keeping no stone unturned as the current market conditions are quite difficult.Despite knowing that…, few young companies are not only entering into apparel export industry, but are growing too. All these firms, having a niche focus, participate at international sourcing fairs and explore new customers from across the world for further growth and new opportunities.

Meet Tushar Sharma,an IIT Delhi pass out… Rather than exploring engineering, he forayed into designer fitness apparels and value-added yoga wear. Tushar, now the CEO of  Yogue Activewear (Noida), initiated this company two years ago… “We tried to add fashion element to a normal boring sports clothing. My enthusiasm for fitness brought me into apparel sector and interest in manufacturing pushed me to start my own factory,” he said. Apart from having its own brand and making for overseas labels, the company is also exporting to the US and European markets.

Tanushree and Pradipta Basu, Founders/Designers and Directors of Shorshe Clothing

Tanushree and Pradipta Basu, Founders/Designers and Directors of Shorshe Clothing

Another booming exporter is Mehjabeen Ansari, Creative Director of Mehjabeen, Noida, whose strength is designing. Although Mehjabeen and Mohammad Imran, Head – Sales & Marketing of the company have extensive experience of the fabric industry, but their garment division is just three years old.The company primarily focuses on Bohemian fashion, which is in demand in South America and some parts of Europe.  “We produce selective designs and that is why we are never out of business. Our designs are very rare in the market, so buyers have to come to us for that,” said Imran, who started with one and now has 8 to 10 buyers.

Also ReadIndia’s Godwit Khadi, a startup with passion for khadi

Tanushree and PradiptaBasu, Founders/Designers and Directors of Shorshe Clothing

Mehjabeen Ansari (L) and Mohammad Imran of Mehjabeen, Noida

Not only in Delhi-NCR, this tide of budding apparel entrepreneurs can be seen in Kolkata as well… Just a year old into apparel export business, Tanushree and Pradipta Basu, Founders/Designers and Directors of Shorshe Clothing feels proud in being called – the limited edition brand. All the products of this company are handwoven/khadi (sourced from Bihar and West Bengal) but are very modern in design. “With focus on sustainability, we use vegetable dyes…, and when it comes to fashion, our silhouettes are very western,” mentioned Tanushree, who prefers small orders from buyers. As top brands are coming up with sustainable clothing lines, both are enthusiastic about future opportunities in the segment. Apparels of the company start from US $ 10 and goes up to US $ 100.

For the detailed article on these companies,read the upcoming issues of Apparel Online India magazine.


Have some news? Let us know on

Recommended by Apparel Resources

Taiwanese garment factory in Vietnam engulfs in massive fire

Firefighters were battling a massive fire that erupted at a Taiwan-based Kwong Lung’s Meko Garment Company, which specializes in feather processing and garment...

Indian apparel exporter Superhouse believes innovation drives success

“To have a mindset for innovation is what keeps you always ahead of others,” believes Mohd. Faiz, Owner of Superhouse Limited, a US...

Indian sportswear manufacturer Vella Sports aims to expand its reach

“People in remotest villages feel proud to wear our brand Vella,” says a confident and young owner of Vella Sports Ashish Dudeja, who...

India’s Satya Knitwears to start its own processing plant

Exporting tees to clients like Superdry in England and Switzerland, Ludhiana’s (India) emerging apparel exporter Satya Knitwears (associated with knitting machine supplier firm PK International and having started apparel business...

Indian apparel exporter Aakriti Creations takes ‘customer satisfaction’ on priority

“We believe in serving the same client. There is nothing more satisfying than that,” believes Aditya Mathur, Director, Aakriti Creations Private Limited. The...

Solstice achieves 30% efficiency boost via innovative training programme

Solstice, a Dhaka-based apparel export house, has proposed the framework of training programme derived from the “Design Thinking” ideology aimed at de-stressing workers on the shopfloor to enhance efficiency. The...

Silver Spark Apparel’s Ethiopian factory to be operational by May

India-based Silver Spark Apparel, a subsidiary of Raymond Group, is expecting to start its Ethiopian (in Awasa) factory in May this year. As per the schedule, the factory was to...

Bangladesh’s MK Sweaters to install 40 SHIMA SEIKI machines

MK Sweaters, a Bangladesh-based export house set up in 2003 by Md. Salim Rana, Chairman and Russell Rana, Executive Director of the company, has created unique blends of spandex, acrylic...

Gokaldas Exports to open 4 units in Andhra Pradesh (India)

Indian apparel exporter Gokaldas Exports Limited (GEL), which has an annual turnover of Rs. 113,749 lakh and 25,000 direct employees in 23 units...

Apparel exporter Virender Textiles expects 25% growth this fiscal

Founded by S P Gupta in 1973, Gurgaon-based garment export house Virender Textiles is moving into multiple directions and expecting good growth. The company, with the capacity of one lakh...