Abdul Halder was born in the city of joy - Kolkata, India. He was brought up in Kanpur and in his formative years itself, had always wished to be a fashion designer. He started designing at the age of 19. He received professional education in his field at the Pearl Academy of Fashion and it is after graduating from there that his true ambitions came to life.
After completing his education, Abdul Halder worked as a designer for Deja Vu under Sanjay Malhotra and then moved to Milan in 2003. Internationally he worked for Italian fashion house, SB Italia and took in the fashion and cultural atmosphere. During the second half of 2006 he returned to India to establish himself professionally at Lakme Fashion Week in October in the Generation Next category of designers. He presented a range of white weddings gowns in his first show at Lakme Fashion week. Also having won an award from Hindustan Times for the youngest achiever in fashion design he went on to present collections for 11 seasons at Wills Lifestyle India Fashion Week and Lakme Fashion Week. It is during this period that he got an opportunity to present his collection at the United Nations headquarters in New York during July 2008. But this wasn’t the only exciting and nerve wrecking moment in his life. Another milestone in his life that propelled him to fame was designing for the late ‘King of Pop,’ Michael Jackson. The opportunity to design a collection for Mr. Jackson came through his pianist Miss Roberta Swedien , a legendary classical musician. She assigned his team and him the task for designing a whole range inspired by Indian Maharajas’ for him.