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  • NAME OF COMPANY: KOPAL

  • YEAR FOUNDED: 2013

  • BORN: INDIA

  • CURRENT RESIDENT: NEW YORK

  • SCHOOL: FIT NY

  • PAST WORK EXPERIENCES: BOTTEGA VENETA, RALPH LAUREN, KENNETH COLE, CONVERSE

  • INSPIRATIONS: I HAVE ALWAYS BEEN DRAWN TO THE RURAL, SIMPLER, ARTISANAL LIFE. I SPEND VACATIONS WORKING WITH LOCAL ARTISANS, TRAVELING TO BOLIVIA, PERU, BRAZIL, ECUADOR, MOROCCO, AND OF COURSE INDIA. THROUGH MY TRAVELS I BEGAN DEVELOPING STRONGER FEELINGS AND IDEALS, WHICH DEFINE AND DRIVE MY LINE TO CREATE AN AGELESS, AUTHENTIC, ALL NATURAL LINE, MODELED AFTER HOW I LIVE MY LIFE. MY VISION IS TO REACH CUSTOMERS THAT ARE PURVEYORS OF SUSTAINABLE FASHION AND UNDERSTAND THE QUALITY BEHIND HANDMADE FABRICS AND DETAILS, OFFERING A TIMELESS AND CURATED LUXURY LIFESTYLE BRAND. IT IS A LIFESTYLE CHOICE FOR ME/MY CUSTOMER AND NOT A TREND CHOICE.

  • INTERESTS: TRAVELING, COOKING, POETRY, PHOTOGRAPHY

  • FAVORITE MATERIALS: INDIGO, CHEESE CLOTH, HANDMADE WOODEN PRINT BLOCKS