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19-Feb-2017 New Delhi

Young designers go 'desi' with inspirations

The continued efforts of veteran designers like Ritu Kumar, Sabyasachi Mukherjee and Wendell Rodricks to bring Indian textiles to the fashion forefront is motivating younger talent to value the country's rich handloom heritage instead of looking abroad for...

16-Feb-2017 New Delhi

Don't reproduce what's already there: Rohit Bal to young designers

He has been in the fashion industry for over 25 years and has seen many aspirants try their luck. But, says veteran designer Rohit Bal, though there is a lot of talent, many newcomers don't follow their instinct for originality.His advice for them: "Don't...

14-Feb-2017 New Delhi

Would like to do reality TV shows: Designer Rohit Verma

Fashion designer and TV personality Rohit Verma says he is keen to do a reality show like "Jhalak Dikhhla Jaa" or host a talk show on the small screen.Verma has earlier been part of TV shows like "Bigg Boss 3" and "Zor Ka Jhatka: Total Wipeout". He was also...

13-Feb-2017 New Delhi

India-born Badiani to showcase at New York Fashion Week

India-born US-based designer Premal Badiani will showcase Indian fashion at New York Fashion Week. She says it could open an avenue for Indian textile makers.Badiani's latest collection 'Root Cause' is based on soft and fluid silhouettes in warm shades of maroon....

08-Feb-2017 New Delhi

Fashion Lab gives hope to Tihar's women inmates

Tihar Jail and Pearl Academy have jointly set up a fashion laboratory at the prison under which women inmates will be encouraged to learn life sustaining skills.Nandita Abraham, Pearl Academy CEO, says she is super excited for this initiative, which seeks...

06-Feb-2017 New Delhi

Gaurang Shah vs LFW debutant: Designers in plagiarism battle

Established designer and textile revivalist Gaurang Shah has accused Lakme Fashion Week (LFW) newcomer Shailesh Singhania of showcasing "exact replicas" of his 2012 creations.The latter, on the other hand, is wondering what he has copied and says this sort of behaviour...

05-Feb-2017

CATWALK against CANCER from IDT Students

FASHION SHOW FOR REAL FIGHTERS- A tribute to Cancer Patients was given by IDt in Gujrat. On the occasion of world cancer day a renowned fashion institute of Surat, Institute of Design and Technology joined hands with New Civil hospital to platform an awareness...

05-Feb-2017 Mumbai

Designers use their platform to raise awareness : Ritu Kumar

Veteran designer Ritu Kumar says the Indian fashion industry is not only about style but substance too as designers today use their platform to discuss about issues.Kumar, who started her career in 1969 and has great understanding of ancient designs and the...

05-Feb-2017 Mumbai

Fashion industry has embraced handlooms with admiration : Designer

He has given a luxurious twist to the dying art of weaving and popularised the use of Khadi. Award-winning textile designer Gaurang Shah is more than happy that the Indian fashion industry has welcomed handlooms."As a textile designer, I would like to say...

04-Feb-2017 Mumbai

Indian fashion industry grossly underrated : Designer Payal Singhal

Designer Payal Singhal, who has clients across the globe in places like New York, Miami, Hong Kong and London, feels the Indian fashion industry -- despite the hard work that's going into it -- is "grossly underrated".Singhal, whose forte is wearability, versatility...

04-Feb-2017 Mumbai

Designing for movies, runway equally challenging : Nishka Lulla

Nishka Lulla, daughter of National Award winning designer Neeta Lulla, has helped her mother in costume designing for actors in movies, and has also showcased her own work on the ramp. She says designing for the silver screen and the runway are equally challenging.Asked...

27-Jan-2017 Mumbai

Splash to showcase its SS17 collection at Lakme Fashion Week

The UAE-based fast fashion retailer Splash, will be showcasing its Spring Summer’17 collection at Lakme Fashion Week. For the first time, a retail brand will unveil its collection at this prestigious fashion event with a runway show. Scheduled for 3rd February,...

26-Jan-2017 New Delhi

Fashion academy students participate in Khadi India tableau

Students of Pearl Academy, which has made Khadi an inclusive part of its fashion education, on Thursday participated in the Khadi India tableau at the 68th Republic Day parade here on Thursday.This was in continuation with the fashion, design and business institute's...

22-Dec-2016 New Delhi

Rise of e-shopping, rise of counterfeit fashion

The surge of online stores has made it easy for shoppers to buy products from across the globe. Designers, however, feel that while technology has helped the Indian fashion industry grow, there are a few downsides, including easy access to designs leading...

20-Dec-2016 New Delhi

Handloom, understated trendsetter connecting masses with classes

From the country's apex fashion body giving prominence to handwoven fabrics at shows to the Ministry of Textiles collaborating with top-notch fashion brands and designers for collections promoting indigenous textile, and social media buzzing with hashtags...

18-Dec-2016 New Delhi

Kate Middleton got us lot of global headlines : Anita Dongre

Designer Anita Dongre, who featured in Googles official list of top searches of the year 2016, says though her brand always had global presence, Duchess of Cambridge Kate Middleton's decision to wear her creation generated a lot of buzz around the world.Kate...

17-Dec-2016 New Delhi

Eating disorder a quick fix for models : Elena Fernandes

Supermodel Elena Fernandes says eating disorders for models, who are not-so-thin, naturally is a "quick fix". She also says that there is lot of pressures in society to look in a certain way.Asked if models do follow a very strict diet, starve or even turn bulimic...

16-Dec-2016 New Delhi

Be 'swadeshi' in fashion : Designer Madhu Jain

The Indian design fraternity and consumers must realise the importance of being "swadeshi" -- a concept in indigenousness promoted by Mahatma Gandhi -- in their fashion statements, says veteran designer Madhu Jain, who is gearing to launch a new eco-friendly...

02-Dec-2016 New Delhi

Exhibitions are good for weavers : Aneeth Arora

Designer Aneeth Arora, who is showcasing natural block printing and Bandhini through her label Pero at the second edition of Nayaab exhibition here, says that exhibitions are beneficial for weavers.The three-day Nayaab exhibition, which began on Thursday, has...

25-Nov-2016 Panaji

Wendell Rodricks collaborates with Serendipity Arts Festival

Ace designer and Padma Shri awardee Wendell Rodricks has collaborated with the Serendipity Arts Festival 2016, which is set to take place from December 16-23 here.Rodricks will be exhibiting Histories: Goan Costume, which is an amalgamation of 10 objects...

08-Nov-2016 New Delhi

Gauri, Nainika to create capsule line for online platform

Designer duo Gauri and Nainika are launching a capsule collectiopn of elegant yet fun dresses as part of a collaboration with e-commerce platform Koovs.com.The line, titled Gauri & Nainika X Koovs, will launch on November 18.Recognised for their elegant and...

29-Oct-2016 New Delhi

Masaba Gupta found designing children clothing line tougher

Fashion designer Masaba Gupta, who recently created a collection for children, says designing a line for little ones is tougher than creating a range for adults.Asked which is tougher -- designing kidswear or adult wear, Masaba told IANS: "Definitely the kidswear....

26-Oct-2016 New Delhi

Customers look for creativity, novelty in jewellery: Designer

Customers are increasingly looking for the novelty factor in jewellery purchases, says Sangeeta Dewan, who has over 20 years of designing experience and is currently the principal designer at Indian brand Zoya.The latest launch of the brand, from the House of...

19-Oct-2016 Mumbai

Richa Ranawat unveils WeDesi collection

Fashion Designer Richa Ranawat has unveiled a new Indo-Western line titled WeDesi under her label StyleInn, based here.The designs bring the best of two worlds together with sophisticated cuts from the West that are embellished with unique Zardozi work from...

16-Oct-2016 Jalandhar

Beating The Drums Begins The Grand Finale

This day is a remarkable day for all the contestants who made up to the grand finale round of this beauty pageant, Miss Punjab 2016, Pageant with a purpose. This day for all the girls is undoubtedly a day full of joy, excitement as well nervousness.The entire...

13-Oct-2016 Chandigarh

Awareness Is Also An Important Part Of Beauty Pageants

The Managers Network’s Miss Punjab 2016, pageant with a purpose, has proved that this pageant does not revolve around beauty and fashion only but focuses on important concerns of a girl’s life. Breast cancer is an important concern among females these days...

12-Oct-2016 New Delhi

Tanieya Khanuja dedicates new line to mothers, sisters

For the Amazon India Fashion Week Spring Summer 2017, designer Tanieya Khanuja has worked on a collection titled The Bridge, which aims to promote the idea of how a woman can be helped by mothers, sisters and girlfriends to walk through tough times with...

10-Oct-2016 Mumbai

Athiya Shetty to walk for Masaba Gupta at AIFW

Actress Athiya Shetty, also the brand ambassador of Maybelline New York, will walk for designer Masaba Gupta at the Amazon India Fashion Week (AIFW) 2017.The 28th edition of AIFW, in association with Maybelline New York, will be held from October 12-16 at the...

07-Oct-2016 New Delhi

Sarah Jessica Parker is so interesting : Indian stylist

Indian stylist and costume designer Arjun Bhasin, who has styled actress Sarah Jessica Parker for American TV show "Divorce", says he deliberately steered away from her "Sex and the City" image to create a "new identity" for her.Parker is best known for her...

01-Oct-2016 Patiala

Semi Finale Will Represent The Beauty In Royal City Patiala

The Managers Network has set a platform for girls to walk the ramp and fulfill their dream of winning a beauty pageant. The Managers Network ‘Miss Punjab 2016’ pageant with a purpose now stand to fulfill their dreams and bring out their abilities and confidence...

28-Sep-2016 New Delhi

Gigi Hadid's Tommy Hilfiger line now in India

International designer brand Tommy Hilfiger's first ever collaborative collection with reigning supermodel Gigi Hadid titled TOMMYxGIGI is now available in India.The collection was recently showcased at New York Fashion week as part of the brand's See now, Buy now...

28-Sep-2016 New Delhi

Masaba Gupta ties up with Maybelline New York for AIFW SS'17

Designer Masaba Gupta's show at the Amazon India Fashion Week (AIFW) spring/summer 2017 edition will be sponsored by Maybelline New York.Masaba will showcase her latest creations on October 15 here at the NSIC Grounds, where the fashion extravaganza will begin...

27-Sep-2016 New Delhi

KOOVS.COM collaborates with London-based illustrator

Online fashion destination KOOVS.COM has collaborated with London-based illustrator Hattie Stewart to launch her first ever ready-to-wear and accessories collection.Recognised for her unique and playful illustrations, which extend through art and fashion, the...

23-Sep-2016 Milan (Italy)

Kanika Kapoor attends Milan Fashion Week

Singer Kanika Kapoor was spotted sitting in the front row of ace fashion designer Roberto Cavallis show at the ongoing Milan Fashion Week.The "Baby doll" hitmaker was spotted in the front row on Thursday at the fashion gala, which commenced on September 21....

23-Sep-2016 New Delhi

Hand crafted jewellery brand to showcase collection at Nimai

Showcasing its handcrafted jewellery inspired by royal jewels from the Rajput and Mughal eras, jewellery brand Swara is set to present its collection at multi artist concept jewellery store Nimai in the capital for the first time.With the help of research, innovating...

19-Sep-2016 New Delhi

Swarovski ties with 11 designers for new jewellery collective

Swarovski Professional marked its 15-year journey in India by unveiling an exclusive collective titled "Confluence" in association with 11 known designers of the fashion fraternity.The collection of exquisite jewellery has been designed by some of the top fashion...

18-Sep-2016 New Delhi

Creativity needs nurturing : Couturier Suneet Varma

One of India's foremost couturiers, Suneet Varma says being a fashion designer doesn't mean he has to participate in every fashion event, as he believes creativity needs a lot of nurturing.Apart from his own widely popular brand, Varma has multiple tie-ups...

17-Sep-2016 New York

Marc Jacobs defends models' dreadlocks

Fashion designer Marc Jacobs has defended himself for using dreadlocks in his show during a fashion week, after being widely criticised for "cultural appropriation".The 53-year-old was criticised for cultural appropriation after celebrities like Kendall Jenner,...

17-Sep-2016 New Delhi

When 5-year-old turned showstopper for designer Varija Bajaj

Designer Varija Bajaj's collection on the opening day of the India Runway Week on Friday was inspired by the uniforms of Super Heroes and was showcased with interesting headgear to match to the theme. However, the highpoint of the show was 5-year-old year old...

15-Sep-2016 New Delhi

Khadi is the fabric of the future: Designer Bibi Russell

Bangladeshi designer Bibi Russell, who works closely with Indian artisans for her fashion creations, foresees a bright future for khadi -- a fabric that Mahatma Gandhi used as a symbol of protest against the British Raj -- provided it is "contextualised" and is...

14-Sep-2016 New Delhi

Flaunt your baby bump in style this wedding season

While celebrities are flaunting their baby bumps with panache, you can be at your fashionable best during your pregnancy too. Opt for semi-fitted styles which flare up waist downwards and use scarves to style up, suggests an expert.Bhavya Chawla, Chief Stylist...

14-Sep-2016 New Delhi

Rocky S can't wait to showcase Indian crafts at London Fashion Week

Designer Rocky S, who is set to showcase a collection of various crafts and techniques of India at London Fashion Week (LFW) on Saturday, feels that fashion is a way of life and is not restricted to any particular region or space. He also says that no matter...

13-Sep-2016 Mumbai

Amyra Dastur to walk in Mysore Fashion Week

Bollywood actress Amyra Dastur will be seen walking as a showstopper for the brand Vijayalakshmi Silks and Sarees at the forthcoming Mysore Fashion Week.The 23-year-old actress says she will hit the ramp on September 18 for the brand."Hi guys, I'm Amyra Dastur...

10-Sep-2016 Ludhiana

Beauty And Confidence On One Platform!

A platform that will change your life and make your dream come true is now set. This initiative to turn every girl’s dream into a reality is taken by The Managers Network who organized the pageant with a purpose for girls to walk the ramp and fulfill their...

10-Sep-2016 New Delhi

Fashion trends for autumn

When you pack away your summer wardrobe to make space for some cosy autumn wear, make sure you add in capelets, velvet and metallic outfits, says an expert.Sidhika Gupta, Fashion Head, Roposo - a fashion and lifestyle social network - has a few tips to help...

09-Sep-2016 New York

NYFW walk was to give courage to acid attack victims: Reshma Quereshi

She was scarred for life after an acid attack, but hopes her story inspires the world in a positive way. Reshma Quereshi, who walked the New York Fashion Week (NYFW) runway to send a message of courage and empowerment to other victims of such attacks, says...

09-Sep-2016 New Delhi

Couture market in India thriving: Designers Ankur, Priyanka Modi

Designer duo Ankur and Priyanka Modi, who established their brand 14 years ago, have now stepped into the couture world. They feel the couture market is thriving in India because of the growing appetite of consumers for luxury in the country."We find the couture...

09-Sep-2016 New York

Sunny Leone, Reshma Qureshi take to New York Fashion Week ramp

Actress Sunny Leone and acid attack victim Reshma Qureshi made strong yet distinctive statements at the runway of the ongoing New York Fashion Week (NYFW) while giving an ode to the rural art of India.The two icons walked for designer Archana Kochhar who presented...

04-Sep-2016 Mumbai

Yuvraj Singh enters fashion world for a cause

Cricketer Yuvraj Singh has forayed into the fashion industry by launching his brand YWC Fashion in collaboration with designers Shantanu and Nikhil.The cricket star says all the profits from his clothing line will be used for the betterment of cancer patients...

03-Sep-2016 New Delhi

28 new faces to walk for AIFW S/S'17

The Fashion Design Council of India (FDCI) conducted the #GETNOTICED female and male model auditions for the Amazon India Fashion Week (AIFW) Spring-Summer 2017 in association with Maybelline New York and 28 new faces will be given chance to walk the runway...

01-Sep-2016 New Delhi

Sushant Singh Rajput launches new collection of Tissot

Bollywood actor Sushant Singh Rajput launched a new collection titled Le Locle Regulatateur of the luxury time piece brand Tissot here on Thursday.Sushant, who looked dapper in a blue printed suit, visited the Tissot shop-in-shop at Kapoor Watch Company, where...

31-Aug-2016 New Delhi

Rajdeep Ranawat to launch spring summer 2017 line in Paris

Designer Rajdeep Ranawat is set to launch his spring summer 2017 line in Paris that takes its inspiration from some of the palaces of India.The designer has explored the state of Rajasthan which is known for its beautiful structures and stunning architecture."Scattered...

31-Aug-2016 New Delhi

Kavita Bhartia to showcase at Artisan's Bazaar

Designer Kavita Bhartia has announced that she will showcase her special capsule collection at the third edition of Artisan's Bazaar at multi-designer store Ogaan on Saturday.The exclusive collection will be exhibited only for a day and the ensembles will be...

30-Aug-2016 Amritsar

It’s Time To See Your Dream Turning Into A Reality!

It’s time to turn your dream into a reality and for that The Managers Network has taken an initiative and set a platform for girls to walk the ramp and fulfill their dream of winning a beauty pageant. The fourth round of auditions took place in the city of...

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