Rajesh Pratap Singh dedicates shirts range to Laurie Baker


Rajesh Pratap Singh dedicates shirts range to Laurie Baker

by Sujata Sachdeva
25 Jun 2015

Designer Rajesh Pratap Singh has unveiled a new design in classic and evergreen white shirt range inspired by and dedicated to the British-born architect Laurie Baker, who died in 2007.

“This season Rajesh Pratap Singh's white shirt is dedicated to the Gandhi of architecture, 'Laurie Baker', which defies the rules of the classic men's shirt," said a statement issued on behalf of the designer. Made from soft and sturdy cotton, the shirt is hand-stitched. Clean, classic and sophisticated white shirts have been synonymous with the Rajesh Pratap Singh label over the years. The Baker Shirt is available at Rs 11,150.

Rajesh Pratap Singh belongs to the vibrant and colourful state of Rajasthan. After graduating from NIFT Delhi, he worked in the fashion industry for two years before introducing his own line of men and women's clothing in 1997. He has been closely associated with Indian fabric mills and has had developmental and research based collaborations with several of them. Internationally, he has been showcasing his collections at the Paris Fashion Week. He was the first Indian designer to be invited by Vogue Italy to do a show at the Milano Unica in Milan City in 2011.