Dhillan Bhardwaj

This Derby born, self-made entrepreneur with a larger than life personality, founded the influential label, Ratchet Clothing. Using fashion as a way to celebrate diversity, individuality and freedom, Ratchet took the Internet by storm having gained tens of thousands of followers on Facebook within its first month of starting.
It all began when Dhillan dropped out of a photography course during his first year of college. Keen to hone his talents, Dhillan began experimenting with tie-dye designs in his family’s garage before opening his first shop in Long Eaton. Soon the sales picked up and the Ratchet Empire fast flourished, employing 17 people in a few short weeks.
Now with a social presence of over half a million followers, Dhillan uses his voice to campaign passionately for causes such as equality, mental health and social injustice. He can regularly be seen and heard on BBC News, Sky News and BBC Asian Network.

The Ratchet Clothing Story

In this seminar I will be explaining my story on making a million at 16 starting my fashion business in my garage and to where it has got me today, including celebrity cliental, helping other fashion brands get to where they want to be today and how the power of social media got me to the top.


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