A graduate in Fashion Design from the batch of 2005, NIFT Mumbai, Bhawna was a finalist in Lakme Fashion House which brought her the opportunity to showcase her art to industry icons like Donatella Versace. She has been introduced to the elegance of Indian handloom and embroideries by the designer duo – Abu Jani – Sandeep Khosla. In 2006, she debuted with Lakme Fashion week. Bhawna’s creations emerge from her belief that art is a way of connecting with the universe. A motto she believes in : “You and I, the unconscious play over the script of inspiration”. A music enthusiast. Also, loves to travel and read. She is passionate, romantic and loves Pink.


Label “Bhawna Rao Couture” carries the identity of the designer herself. It’s an amalgamation of being edgy and elegant. Label`s style is a unique fusion of western and eastern culture. Intricate hand embroideries with figure enhancing silhouettes being its major strength.
Bhawna Rao has dressed up several Bollywood celebrities and is also Official designer for Miss India 2017. The gowns are sophisticated, graceful and dramatic being favorite for the Red carpet.

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