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Jun 09 2020 22 mins  

Creativity through the lens of a fashion designer 

"Creativity is anything that gets your blood rushing, your heart pumping, your stomach fluttering"

After  a  successful  career  as  a  physical  therapist,  CEO  and Creative  Director,  Zankhna  Parekh  decided  to  pursue  her  first love  -  fashion.  Zankhna  Designs  was  established  in  2012  to cater to strong, powerful, trailblazing women who still wanted to be effortlessly stylish all while putting cracks in the glass ceiling. She  felt  there  was  a  need  in  the  luxury  space  for  elegant, timeless  clothing  made  of  pure  and  rich  fabrics,  hand  done embroideries that caters to such strong and elegant women. 
Zankhna  is  a  role  model  and  inspiration  for  young  women entrepreneurs everywhere. Her new label, Zaftan™ is a modern twist  on  the  traditional  Kaftans,  carefully  cut  and  styled  to  suit the  fashion  needs  of  generation  x,  y  and  Z,  hence  the  name Zaftan™. Zankhna's  designs have international  flair, influenced by her three geographical upbringing and backgrounds.
Her  designs  have  been  featured  and  graced  the  covers  of multiple  magazines  and  print  media.  She  has  appeared  on multiple TV and radio shows as well as on Celebrity Corner on the  Dorothy  on  TV  Show.  She  also  serves  as  an  on-camera talent  for  the  website  eHow.com,  which  has  more  than  100 million visitors every month. She served from 2008 to 2010 as a Glambassador  and  Style  Council  member  for  Glamour magazine and has had the opportunity to attend fashion shows and events around the country and all over the world. 
Zankhna  has  been  able  to  dress  many  celebrities  both  locally and  internationally  including  recent  clients  such  as  Hollywood actress Rhoda Griffis, TIME Magazine's Athlete of 2019 and US women’s  national  soccer  team  player  Jessica  McDonald,  and Grammy nominee Falguni Shah. Zankhna Designs is a socially conscious and pro-green company. We believe in giving back to our community, recycling unused fabrics, producing elegant and timeless  clothing  that  is  not  disposable  fashion  hence decreasing  our  footprint  on  this  earth,  we  never  use  products tested on animals, we follow ethical trade practices and ensure all employees receive fair wages.

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