Founder, Design Head
AGAATI | Sustainable Womenswear
Saloni Shrestha is the founder of AGAATI with more than nine years of experience in designing women’s ready-to-wear collections. After receiving an MBA from Amity, India and graduating in fashion design from Parsons, The New School, Saloni trained in couture and ready-to-wear at reputed fashion houses such as Oscar De La Renta, Diane Von Furstenberg, Zac Posen and Naeem Khan. Her designs are narratives inspired by nature, culture and artisanal heritage.
Saloni is a native of the Himalayas and the purity of nature, diverse cultures and vibrant textiles around which she has grown up is at the cornerstone of her creative process. She is passionate about creating a positive influence for artisans and the environment. Her core mission with AGAATI is to use fashion as a positive force, celebrating women and their power to change the world, one dress at a time.