Niharika Adwani is a womenswear designer from India who studied at Parsons School of Design. Her inspiration lies in abstract concepts and feelings that she explores through color and material exploration, specializing in embroidery. Her Indian background also allowed her to experience Indian textile arts and translate traditional techniques to modern clothing. Coming from India also influenced her use of color and prints. Her process consists heavily of research and she bases her projects in context of the world around her.