The Modern Day Marco Polo
Waris Ahluwalia is driven by a deep and abiding desire to create products, experiences and stories that captivate, transport, and shift perception. HOUSE of WARIS works with artisans in over 20 countries to hatch timeless creations, coveted by collectors and sold at the world’s finest boutiques. This devotion to craft is a chance to bring tradition into the modern age, “It’s not just aesthetics and objects we come across when we seek out craftsmanship – it is humanity – the foundation of my work.” Waris was nominated for the Vogue Fashion Fund, awarded a CFDA Fashion Incubator Grant and included in Vogue’s 10 Most Impactful people.
As an actor Waris has worked with some of the most influential directors of our time including Wes Anderson, Spike Lee, Luca Guadagnino and Deepa Mehta. Believing in the art of storytelling, he appears in a dozen other movie shorts and cinematic creations of his own.
Working across the globe, and across disciplines, Waris exhibits an unwavering commitment to creating a more thoughtful way of living.