The Times Under 40 Achievers Award, North 2022, went to Indian-American fashion designer Anjali Phougat for Emerging Women Entrepreneurs in Fashion. The Times 40 Under 40 Achievers Award ceremony took place at The Westin Gurgaon on June 30, 2022.
The Times 40 Under 40 Achievers Award 2022 recognised and praised 40 of North India’s most promising young corporate executives, entrepreneurs, artists, athletes, musicians, and business professionals.
Anjali Phougat, an Indian-American fashion designer, is one of the well-known names on the list of 2022 recipients of the Times 40 Under 40 Achievers Award. Anjali Phougat has accomplished everything, from taking first place in an Indian beauty contest to establishing a high-end clothing line in the US. She is an example of the kind of innovative, young leader who is prepared to go above and beyond to change business and society. The Times Under 40 Achievers Award, North 2022, went to Anjali Phougat for Emerging Women Entrepreneurs in Fashion.
She was honoured with the award by well-known Bollywood actor Sonu Sood, who also praised her for her achievements and capacity to inspire young people. In addition to being an actor, Sonu Sood also works as a model, a film producer, a humanitarian, and a philanthropist. He won plaudits for his kindness during the pandemic and gained notoriety in India as a real-life hero. The designer, Anjali Phougat, was happy to receive such recognition from the Times, and she was even happier to receive the award from sonu Sood, a real-life hero who is well-liked all over the world.Anjali Phougat promises to keep working to promote India around the world.
Anjali Pougat, has always enjoyed fashion design and began sketching her design when she was 16 years old. She has since produced bespoke ensembles that have won the hearts of people all around the world. Her career in the fashion world began when she won the Miss Haryana title in 2006, and she hasn’t looked back since. Her accomplishments have been a source of great pride for her country and family over the years. She is currently the CEO of Designer Dream Collection, a South Asian luxury business, as well as a social rights campaigner.Anjali’s work is favoured by a number of high-profile celebrities. Harnaaz, the winner of the Miss Universe Pageant in 2021, had her jewellery and various dresses designed by her.• Anjali’s work is the first choice for several to top celebrities. She also designed jewelry and several outfits for the 2021 Miss Universe Pageant Title Holder Harnaaz Kaur Sandhu, and she proudly wore DDC designs during her homecoming in India, USA, Indonesia, and Philippines. Anjali’s outfits were also showcased on the 2021 and 2022 Cannes Film Festival red carpet and New York Fashion Week shows. She has associated & worked with many Bollywood and Hollywood celebrities including Sonu Nigam, Priyanka Chopra’s sister Mannara Chopra, Zeenat Aman, Ashmit Patel, Shakti Kapoor and many more.• Anjali Phougat’s brand Designer dream collection is honored to be one of the top designers in Dress & Attire in New Albany on WeddingWire in 2022 . Also ,14th Annual Couples’ Choice Awards Honor DDC the Top Wedding Designers Nationwide and Abroad• Being a woman of color, Anjali understands what it is like to be discriminated against. Therefore, she pledged to promote inclusivity and acceptance of all people from all walks of life through her business. She deeply respects the LGBTQIA+ community, making her business a safe space for all.• Passionate about craft, Anjali strives to make a name for herself worldwide. Some of her latest achievements include producing a short film that was screened at the Cannes global short Film Festival 2021. The film Inclusion through Unity touched on important topics, such as gender inequality and LGBTQIA+ rights. Her film also received an award at the Global Short Film Awards for Best Short Film.• Quite recently, Anjali launched her new bridal collection and supported a great cause to save soil by Sadguru in her fashion show and Bollywood star Ashmit Patel joined hands with her and wore save soil clothing to support the event organized by Anjali Phougat to save the mother earth.Despite her many achievements, she believes that there is a lot that she needs to do to give back to the world. She hopes that she is recognized for all her efforts, so she can continue to work with the same enthusiasm for her people.