Rekha Designer / Founder of La' Agra

Rekha Ananthanpillai, is the designer and founder of La' Agra. 

After 10 years in a traditional business career Ananthanpillai launched her namesake brand La' Agra. La' Agra is a line of women's wear inspired by South Asian Design Elements. The brand seeks to embrace the artisanal craftsmanship from South Asia into modern aesthetics. The brand launched in Fall 2022 debuting the inaugural collection, The Pleated Blues. 

Ananthanpillai completed her undergraduate at Elon University and has her MBA from Emory's Goizueta business School

Welcome to La’ Agra, where the timeless allure of South Asian craftsmanship blends seamlessly with contemporary fashion narratives to create something truly unique. Dive deeper into our world, exploring the vision behind our brand, our founder’s journey, and the exquisite collections that have captivated hearts. 

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The Visionary: Rekha Ananthanpillai

Rekha Ananthanpillai is not only the heart and soul behind La' Agra but also its founding visionary. Transitioning from a decade-long traditional business career, Rekha launched La' Agra in the Fall of 2022 to celebrate and show appreciation for her South Asian heritage.

model wearing the dolce top with sleeves and the belle skirt

A Synthesis of Tradition and Modernity

At La' Agra, we blend the timeless beauty of South Asian artisanal craftsmanship with contemporary fashion. Our commitment to inclusivity and quality shines through handwoven designs, unique fabrics, and vibrant patterns, reflecting the rich cultural heritage in modern wear.

Embracing small-batch production, we ensure each piece embodies exclusivity and high-quality craftsmanship. By blending traditional techniques with modern wear, we create inclusive fashion that transcends boundaries, offering a sophisticated wardrobe that respects the past while embracing the future.

model wearing the viviana dress

Crafting the Collections

Our collections embody diversity, innovation, and a commitment to ethical fashion. Every piece tells a unique story, meticulously crafted with dedication and attention to detail.

The Pleated Blues Collection was our inaugural release and laid the groundwork for what our brand stands for: a fusion of contemporary style with the rich tradition of South Asian craftsmanship. Our Opulence collection takes luxury to new heights, blending rich fabrics with intricate designs. Each piece from this collection promises an experience, elevating everyday elegance to opulent charm.

Join Our Journey

As La' Agra continues to grow and evolve, we invite you to be a part of our story. Explore our captivating collections, immerse yourself in the world of modern artisanal fashion, and discover pieces that speak to your soul. Don’t forget to follow us on social media to stay updated on our latest designs and initiatives.