Founder / Director
Born in Rajasthan, India.
Harjosh has been a part of the industry for over 15 years and works independently as a designer, creative director and art enthusiast.
Cementing traditional ethics with radical modernism, Harjosh Goraya aims at fostering a scheme of restrained urbanity. His motivation is the contradiction between undying classic beliefs and uprising neoterics.
The bedrock of Goraya’s work is encouraged by discretion and characterized by conceptual design, current aesthetics, and functional form. Contemplating an engaging identity; his ideas reflect notions of ease and fluency.
Constantly concerned with search, timelessness, and longevity.
In 2006, Harjosh graduated from the National Institute Of Fashion Technology in India with an award for creative excellence.
He was then appointed as the head designer for menswear at Rohit Gandhi + Rahul Khanna. Post six years worth of virtuous work, he branched out.
Post his tenure at Rohit and Rahul, he cultured his namesake label, GORAYA; which essentially spoke of linearity in silhouettes, assortment in gender and identities, and longevity when spoken in terms of vanity.
Harjosh was presented with the title award for the prestigious ‘Let’s Design’ contest which was supported by Cotton Council International and Fashion Design Council Of India.
Arvind x JG
Harjosh collaborated with Arvind Limited, a landmark Denim and Cotton house as a creative consultant in regards to seasonal campaigns and their presence in media.
GORAYA, the label, debuted its first runway collection at India Fashion Week (organized by FDCI) with S/S 2014 which was accepted in proportions for being globally encompassing.
OCM x JG
The textile giant OCM collaborated with Harjosh Goraya to create a selection of bespoke and tastefully tailored garments.
Harjosh was then featured in the book, ‘Fashion India’ by Phyllida Jay, published under Thames and Hudson, a book responsible for representing the history of the Indian fashion industry and its current form/relevance.
Harjosh Goraya progressed in terms of becoming an institution concerned with design at its keel. The orientation now lay with creativity as a whole and not just its dealing with clothing. Clothing, as a bigger agenda, was maneuvered under the typecast of Cultivation.
A multidisciplinary design and creative studio; Neomoral became the headway for further exploration for Harjosh Goraya.