In a thrilling automotive twist, the spotlight is now on Abhishek ‘Monty’ Agarwal, a dynamic 33-year-old graduate of the prestigious Indian Institutes of Technology (IIT), who has emerged as the youngest owner of the luxurious Mercedes-Maybach S680 in India. This captivating tale not only unfolds the success of a determined individual but also delves into the seamless fusion of sophistication and automotive prowess.
Who is Abhishek ‘Monty’ Agarwal?
Agarwal is an IIT Bombay alumnus who is founder of luxury fashion house Purple Style Labs (PSL). His firm also owns the women’s designer label Pernia’s Pop-Up Shop. He founded the company in 2015. He got a funding of Rs 3 crore in 2016. Agarwal is reportedly an automobile enthusiast and a “luxury connoisseur”.
He is also a former banker who has worked at the Deutsche Bank as an Equity Derivatives Structurer. Agarwal did his schooling from St Paul’s School. Despite being a fashion entrepreneur, he has not studied the field.
Interestingly, he did BTech and MTech in Aerospace Engineering from Indian Institute of Technology Bombay. At IIT Bombay, Agarwal held the highest student office of General Secretary Hostel Affairs, as per his LinkedIn profile. His personal interest as a shopper drove him to build a luxury label. He wants to build PSL as India’s version of the global fashion giant LVMH Moet Hennessey Louis Vuitton.
Chronicles of Ambition: Unveiling the Remarkable Past History of Abhishek Agrawal from IIT
It has been less than 10 years since Abhishek ‘Monty’ Agarwal founded Purple Style Labs (PSL) with a small start-up funding of Rs 3 crore. His company is on its seventh round of funding as I write this, and has become India’s first Indian fashion conglomerate.
Agarwal, 34, is a fashion outlier. Raised in Rourkela, Odisha, he came to Mumbai’s IIT Bombay as an engineering student. He loved fashion and he loved wearing suits. So much so that he was the only one wearing a white linen suit on Fridays at his first job for Deutsche Bank. When everyone began talking about start-ups, he wanted his own too.
“I wanted to build India’s equivalent to LVMH,” he says. The Louis Vuitton-Moet Hennessy group is the world’s largest luxury conglomerate, its founder Bernard Arnault, is currently the richest man in the world, ahead of Jeff Bezos and Elon Musk. “But LVMH had a Christian Dior deal, when I launched I had nothing.” Agarwal started an office with 20 fashion graduates and began by distributing 30 small fashion designers
Features and Specifications-
Here are some specs for the 2023 Mercedes-Maybach S 680 4MATIC Sedan:
- Engine: Handcrafted 6.0L V12 biturbo
- Power: 621 hp @ 5,250-5,500 rpm
- Transmission: 9G-TRONIC 9-speed automatic
- Cargo capacity: 505 L
- Acceleration: 0-100 km/h in 4.5 seconds
- Fuel economy: 20.5 L/100 km in the city and 11.5 L/100 km
- Passenger capacity: 5, with an optional 4-passenger capacity
In retracing the footsteps of Abhishek ‘Monty’ Agrawal, his remarkable journey emerges as a testament to unwavering determination and the pursuit of excellence. From academic achievements at IIT to becoming the youngest owner of the luxurious Mercedes-Maybach S680, Monty’s story is an inspiration. His past history is a narrative of resilience, ambition, and the art of turning dreams into reality. As we close this chapter, it’s clear that Monty Agrawal’s story is far from over, and we eagerly await the next chapters of his inspiring saga.”
Disclaimer: The information presented in this article is based on available sources and may not be 100% accurate.