The Woman Behind the Magic
About mani kohli
Our lead designer and founder, Mani Kohli brings Khubsoorat Collection to life. She is one of Europe’s leading designers of haute couture bridal and occasional wear, renowned for her impeccable style and taste – and her selfless contribution to the world of fashion.
Mani has pioneered the term ‘fashion’ in the Indian context opening the way for innovative and artistic interpretation of bridal, diffusion and pret fashion. She is renowned for her timeless, feminine, refined designs, which effortlessly integrate ethnic fabrics and embroideries into a silhouette that is reflective of each client’s personality, body shape, lifestyle and the occasion that they are wearing the outfit for.
Mani is a very hands-on designer whose warmth, sincerity, creativity and effervescent personality endear her to all her clients. She takes pride in the fit of every dress and aims to create the most stunning and innovative of designs for every client that she works with. Mani wants her designs to allow women to feel strong, feminine and glamorous.
She opened the doors to her first boutique in 1985, which today is one of the most sought after brands in the UK. Her designs are frequently featured in top bridal and fashion publications and regularly commissioned by celebrity and high profile clients.
Mani has been celebrated as an entrepreneur with numerous awards and accolades as well as for her contribution to the fashion industry, nurturing and mentoring young fashion talent and campaigning tirelessly for a more ethical and structured industry with professional standards of practice.