After the grand success of the first ‘Ritu Kumar’ fashion outlet at BurJuman Mall, one of the most sought-after fashion designers of India, Ritu Kumar, opens her second in UAE, at the Festival City, Dubai. The store, situated on Level 1 of the Dubai Festival City, is in its soft opening stage as the official inauguration will be done the designer herself on September 20, 2016. Her flagship UAE outlet at BurJuman is currently under renovation as part of the relaunch of BurJuman Mall, and it will open for public on September 3, 2016.
Throughout the 45 years of career, the veteran designer most of the biggest Bollywood stars and International celebrities such as late Princess Diana. Even though Ritu Kumar has been making designs on her name, launched the diffusion line, Label, in the year 2002. The 71-year-old designer started her career in 1969 from Kolkata, India and became the leading designer with over 27 stores across India. She is famous for her traditional and contemporary designs. Kumar has been recognized with a large number of awards, including Chevalier des Arts et des Lettres of France and Padma Shri, fourth highest civilian award in India, for her contributions to textile, fashion, culture, and craftsmanship.