from a well respected family of freedom fighters and academicians of Gangapur,
in Ballia district of Uttar Pradesh, Shikha has been raised in an environment
that is both very traditional and progressive at the same time.
grandfather Sri S. D. Sharma was a highly respected teacher at the Modern
School, New Delhi. Her father Dr. H. N.
Sharma is an eminent educationalist and social worker. He has also had the
distinction of serving as the political advisor to the former Prime Minister of
India, the late Mr. Chandrashekharji.
natural flair for creativity and art found expression in the field of fashion
design. She was encouraged by her family to pursue her passion and she applied
for admission at the premier design school of India, the National Institute of
Fashion Technology, New Delhi. After graduating at the head of her class, she
had the honor of being selected, on a full scholarship, by the world renowned
Institute Superior de Design at Naples, Italy to study further at their
Institute. Here she had the privilege of interacting with the top names in
international fashion and her vision, design sensibility and aesthetic sense
won her the respect and praise of all.
her return to India, in a very short time, she was able to establish a niche
for herself in the highly competitive world of fashion design in India.
Recognized as one of the bright young talents in the field, her skill and hard
work has led to her labels ' Hi Fashion Women's Wear' and 'Indian Wear and Accessories'
being well known both in India and abroad for their quality and excellence.
Shikha's strong standing in the fashion world led to her being the youngest
member nominated to and serving on the most prestigious, Fashion Design Council
Despite her achievements in the world of
fashion, she continues to stay extremely grounded. Shikha is deeply connected
to her traditional culture and background and has learnt and embraced the best
of Indian values and traditions in her life.
gentle, caring person with a strong sense of family, she has a great ability to
adjust to any situation and interact with all she meets with humility and kindness.
She loves to read and is also an accomplished cook as well as a painter of