The birth of the design Ladakh began due to necessity. With the recession, came the challenges to overcome in style and fashion In Sydney Australia, friends Zi Juan and Keith started their journey to create a new designer label. Ladakh tops and rompers quickly caught on and before they knew it, Ladakh had gone international. It seems the world recognized quality, craftsmanship and fun in the styling that the team put together. The advancement into more exploratory areas of fashion brought them into Ladakh denim shorts and jumpsuits and in 2005, Ladakh was voted Number 1 Women's wear brand by Rag Trader magazine. The celebs seen wearing Ladakh include Catt Sadler and Kristen Cavallari.