Jigar- Class of 2010
Jigar, born and brought up in Gujarat, Ahmedabad is presently the co-founder and creative head at Megha &Jigar. He found himself at JD Institute of Fashion Technology, Delhi with the pursuit of becoming a fashion designer hence encountering his inherent quality of creativity and taking it to the maximum level.
From the very initial days of college, Jigar aced at designing and sketching and soon started designing costumes for commercial films thereby earning an internship as well.
By the time he graduated, his personality was brimmed with achievements as he won the awards for the most innovative, creative outstanding, costume design awards, and won awards in many other competitions. He worked under various designers and designed costumes for advertisements as well. He went on to do styling projects for movies like ‘Do Duni Char’ and ‘Reincarnation’ which was invited to an international film festival.
He even got selected and worked with Manish Malhotra for Shabana Azmi’s Mizwan Fashion show. With all this valuable experience in his stride, he co-founded Megha&Jigar and thus began his journey in the world of wedding couture.
His experiences helped him bring intricate techniques and finesse to structures and silhouettes that are created at Megha &Jigar. Jigar lends his individuality to the label in the form of sensitivity and passion to his craft and creation, which can be found at the core of all their designs.
As a child he used to sketch garment on all the models and celebs in the magazine, leaving his engineering field when he finally decided to go to Delhi and learn more about fashion. That’s how he found JD Institute of Fashion Technology. His first client was Rupal Dalal. She was the first one who gave him the opportunity to design clothes for her from where he started his journey in fashion.
Initially with stitching and getting into real fashion was not easy for Jigar as he had no backup support financially but he worked hard and reached to this level.
Now Megha and Jigar have their two flagship stores, one in Delhi and other in California and 16 other multi-designer stores. Celebrities like Neha Dhupia,Tabu,Vidya Balan,Nimrat Kaur,AkritiKakkar, Ishita Raj Sharma,Adah Khan, Adah Sharma, Shreya Ghoshal, Sunny Leone,Saina Nehwal,Shirin Sewani,Urvashi Rautela,Sarya,Jasmin Bhasin, Amrita Arora, FeminaMiss Grand India 2019 Shivani Jadhav and Miss India World 2019 Suman Rao wore several designs of Megha& Jigar.