The Indian fashion industry is mostly seen overpowered by Bollywood industry but if you follow fashion closely, you will know how crucial role models play in the business. Many fashion designers even in India have over and over chosen a good runway model over super popular Bollywood actress. The supermodels in India extremely showcase the diversity, gorgeousness, sharp edgy features and class.
'Supermodel' is more relevant a term for the foreign fashion industry as in India models do not get as much credibility as much Bollywood actresses get. The supermodels in India are extremely classy and they ooze confidence and beauty which is fierce. Runway models are more about striking features than the typical beauty cliches and these models absolutely show diversity in that.
Here are female supermodels of India that will make you go 'Woah!':
1. Lakshmi Menon
She started her career in modeling after she completed her college in Sociology. She is not only one of the top models in India, she has done multiple shows with international designers like Hermès, Givenchy, H&M, J Crew, Bergdorf Goodman, Bloomingdales, Neiman Marcus, and Nordstrom.
2. Rachel Bayros
Started her modeling journey at the age of 16 in Bengaluru. At the age of 33, she is still very much relevant in the fashion industry and now she lives in Dubai now with husband Pedro.
3. Sonalika Sahay
The striking than beautiful face of Sonalika is more prominent as the print model. Extremely photogenic, she is the combination of flawless beauty and now proud mother of two beautiful girls.
4. Archana Akil Kumar
On the runway, she is the ramp scorcher. This free-spirited is one of the popular faces in Lakmé Fashion Week. Archana Akhil Kumar has taken the modelling scene by storm right now right from the word 'Go'.
5. Bhumika Arora
She is a refreshing change in the modeling business. The 28-year-old was born in Karnal, India is a lesson of what Indian women need to be represented as.
6. Radhika Nair
Known for her strikingly unique features with covetable curls, brows and bone structure, she made her big fashion world entrance. She is the first Indian woman who got the chance to walk a Balenciaga runway, isn't that cool?
7. Ujjwala Raut
Starting from winning the Femina Look of the Year in 1996 and becoming the face of the fashion industry, she is bold and beautiful. She is India’s first supermodel and walked for designers including Yves Saint Laurent, Roberto Cavalli, Dolce & Gabbana, pretty amazing right?
8. Rasika Navare
The Pune girl is one of the promising Indian models who have made it big. She was, at first a bit apprehensive about modelling but later she followed it up with Sephora Canada, Givenchy Middle East and appearances in several international magazines.