Daniel Syiem Profile
Daniel Syiem knew that the fashion world was his destination when he realized his true vocation- fashion. He is the Co-Founder & Partner of Daniel Syiem’s Ethnic Fashion House, taking on the mantle of Creative Head & Lead Designer. His latest SS 16 collection will be launched at Fashion International during London Fashion Week, September 19th 2015. In May 2015 Daniel showcased at the International Fashion Encounter, Toronto, Canada 2015 upon invitation, amongst top designers from Latin America & the Middle East. He launched his S/S 2015 collection at Fashion International during London Fashion Week at the iconic Royal Horseguards Hotel. His S/S 2014 collection was launched at the Couture Fashion Week, New York at The New Yorker Hotel, Madison Avenue, New York. Recently, he showcased an indigenous collection at the Second Global Meeting of the Indigenous Peoples Forum at IFAD Headquarters, Rome on 12th February 2015 promoting the tribal weaves of North East India. On World Environment Day he did a show for Forests & Environment Department (FED), the Meghalaya Basin Development Authority (MBDA) and Worldview Impact in line with the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) theme - Raise Your Voice and Not The Sea Level in Shillong, Meghalaya, his hometown. He has showcased in the North East Fashion Fest, Delhi and the Lakme Fashion Week Winter/Festive 2013. He received a tremendous response from the press, fellow designers as well as national and international buyers. His debut in the Summer/Resort season of Lakme Fashion Week made the fashion industry sit up and take notice of this talented designer. Currently Daniel Syiem is regularly invited to showcase his collections at all prestigious fashion platforms in India and worldwide.
His collections have received great reviews and have been featured in top magazines like Grazia, Platform, Klicks Fashion, Eclectic North-East, Elle, Vogue and Harper’s Bazaar.The Eastern Chronicle cited him as an achievement for Meghalaya for the year 2013. In 2000, he won the North-East Best Designer Award and there has been no looking back since. He has presented various collections all over India and his repertoire of fashion shows is immense. He has a string of awards recognizing his unique international style and focus on promoting organic and ethnic material exclusive to the North-East region of India. His forte in Western Wear is apparent in the clean silhouettes, seamless fluidity and interesting drapes in his collection. Blending fashion and style with the essence of traditional cloth, the label Daniel Syiem has started making waves nationally and internationally.