Kanchan Kulkarni, designer and owner of the internationally famed fashion label, Kara by KK, a high fashion prêt meets couture brand from Dubai beholding the multiethnic beauty of UAE as its muse, accepts an award for International Design at the Society Icons 2016 Awards this month.

The awards event glittered with the presence of Bollywood actors, A-List celebrities, and international icons and personalities for the adjunction and bestowing of the various qualifying participants on this highly revered platform. From Mugda Godse, R. Madhavan, Divya Khosla Kumar and Alka Yagnik to Rakesh Roshan, the event saw upcoming celebrity designers, artists and enthusiasts being awarded.

Kanchan Kulkarni, Founder and Designer, Kara by KK, said, “It is truly an honor to be invited to the Society Icons 2016 Awards and receiving this accolade in the capacity of an International Designer for my label, Kara by KK. To be surrounded by a host of actors and celebrities during my time on the stage was a magical experience. As an NRI with a fashion label that the world can relate to, I am deeply grateful to be lauded and commended by peers and supporters in my country, and appreciate being acknowledged for my hard work and perseverance to give Kara by KK the reputation it holds today.”

Kanchan Kulkarni, award-winning fashion designer, at the Society Icons 2016 Awards
Kanchan Kulkarni, award-winning fashion designer, at the Society Icons 2016 Awards

Kara by KK is a Dubai-based brand that draws inspiration from the stunning apparel of the modern Arabian woman, with silhouettes and cuts from the west instilled with a meticulous craftsmanship that gives the label its own unique flair. Kara by KK is the hobbyhorse of Kanchan Kulkarni, a fashion designer, Icon, mother of two and philanthropist. Kanchan has been awarded the Society Icons award applauding her great innovations and contribution to the fashion world, as well as her personal achievements, including the Kara Foundation, a not-for-profit fund that uses Kanchan’s own income to support health and education programs for underprivileged children the world over.

About Kara by KK: Founded by Kanchan Kulkarni, Kara by KK is a Dubai-based international brand with an artistic blend of shapes and design from several cultures to pay homage to the global spirt of fashion which goes beyond boundaries. With her childhood set in the Middle East, Dubai-bred Kanchan’s design aesthetic is inspired by the multi-cultural environment in which she lives along with the grace of abayas adorned on beautiful Emirati women in the UAE. Kara by KK is home to vibrant party and bridal couture as well as daily wear crafted from the highest quality silks.

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