Ashna A Kalra is a 27-year-old Couturier who went to the U.K in 2004 to study B.A Fashion at University of Northampton. She studied Fashion design, Footwear design and Textile design in her three years at University, specializing in woman’s clothing.
During her study at University she had a short stint with Joop, Schwarzkopf, Richard Nicoll and Ashish Soni. After her graduation she worked as a freelance designer for French Connection, Burberry, Nicole Farhi and Aurora Fashions.
While she was working with these various brands, she also started her own handbag line called Ashna Gupta, which were beautifully hand made clutch bags encrusted with Swarovski crystals. Later she started the couture label, ‘Ash Haute Couture’. The designer is now participating in the forthcoming LA Fashion Week in October 2012.