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12-Dec-2017 New Delhi

Young designers shaping up fashion industry with new thoughts, ideas

Padma Raj Keshri, Helena Bajaj Larsen, Mohammed Mazhar, Ayushman Mitra and Anvita Sharma along with Asit Barik are some of the young names in the design world who want to change the way fashion is perceived in India.They are the winners of the 25th Gen Next...

05-Dec-2017 Abu Dhabi

Fashion not limited to runway, red carpet: Designer Prabal Gurung

New York-based Nepalese designer Prabal Gurung, who has designed the uniform for the Grid Girls for Formula 1 Etihad Airways Abu Dhabi Grand Prix, says fashion is not restricted to the red carpet or the runway anymore."We live in a changing world. No longer...

02-Dec-2017 New Delhi

Fashion now more competitive : Abhinav Mishra

Designer Abhinav Mishra, who started his eponymous fashion label in 2009, feels fashion in India has now become a more competitive market.So, he says it is important for young entrants in the industry to have more knowledge about trends."Nowadays, people are...

02-Dec-2017 New Delhi

Nikhil Thampi's ode to late designer Azzedine Alaia

Fashion designer Nikhil Thampi created a look for actor Esha Gupta inspired by Azzedine Alaia's body of work as a homage to the late designer.The actress wore he look at the Filmfare Glamour and Style Awards on Friday night.Tunisian-born designer Alaia dressed...

01-Dec-2017 Mumbai

Consumers today like to own what is seen on runways : Nishka Lulla

Designer Nishka Lulla says that consumers today have became the part of "global social media community" and take no time to buy what they see on runways."In recent times, there has been a huge shift towards the 'See Now, Buy Now' model in the fashion industry....

01-Dec-2017 New Delhi

I've really not given Bollywood a thought : Manushi Chhillar

Her dance performance on "Nagada sang dhol" song during Miss World 2017 pageant made many of her co-contestants think that she is a "Bollywood actress", but Manushi Chhillar is not eyeing Bollywood as of now. She wants to complete her medical education after...

30-Nov-2017 New Delhi

Manushi Chhillar meets Narendra Modi

Newly-crowned Miss World Manushi Chhillar met Prime Minister Narendra Modi here on Thursday.Manushi was accompanied by her parents and brother."Ms Manushi Chhillar, Miss World 2017 calls on PM Narendra Modi in New Delhi," a Press Information Bureau (PIB) tweet stated.Along...

29-Nov-2017 Hyderabad

Change is everything : Manushi Chhillar

Newly-crowned Miss World Manushi Chhillar believes that change, and not success, is everything."I think change is everything, something common in all entrepreneurs."We not only love what we do but we want change that is why we do it," she said at the Global Entrepreneurship...

28-Nov-2017 Mumbai

Stint with psychology helped me understand human needs : Nikhil Thampi

Designer Nikhil Thampi, whose designs have been worn by celebrities like Deepika Padukone, Kareena Kapoor Khan and Katrina Kaif, says his transformation from a psychology student to a designer was not smooth."I definitely think it has helped immensely," Thampi...

28-Nov-2017 Mumbai

Neeta Lulla designs ensemble for Ivanka Trump

Ace Indian designer Neeta Lulla has been commissioned to design an outfit for US President Donald Trump's daughter and adviser Ivanka Trump, who arrived in India amid tight security early on Tuesday to attend the Global Entrepreneurship Summit (GES) in Hyderabad.Describing...

27-Nov-2017 Mumbai

Manushi Chhillar offers prayers at Siddhivinayak Temple

Newly-crowned Miss World 2017 Manushi Chhillar and her family members on Monday offered prayers at the Siddhivinayak Temple at Prabhadevi here, an official said."She came here with her family at 5.15 am for 'darshan' and spent sometime at the temple premises," well-known...

26-Nov-2017 Mumbai

Thanks for showering me with love : Manushi Chhillar on India welcome

India's Manushi Chhillar, who made the country proud by winning the Miss World 2017 and landed here to a warm welcome, thanked fans for showering her with love."I thank each and every one who came to welcome me. It was overwhelming and I am grateful for your...

18-Nov-2017 Sanya (China)

India's Manushi Chillar wins Miss World crown

India's Manushi Chillar on Saturday won the coveted Miss World 2017 title at a glittering event here, ending 16 years of drought for India at the international pageant.Priyanka Chopra was the last winner from India in 2000.Chillar, 21, looked emotional as the...

08-Nov-2017 New Delhi

Designer Anita Dongre cant wait to meet Queen Mathilde

Anita Dongre is looking forward to meet Queen Mathilde of Belgium who is visit India with her husband King Phillipe. The designers says she is excited to discuss some of the common interest issues like "women's empowerment" with her.King Phillipe and Queen...

24-Oct-2017 New Delhi

French designer seeks exposure for his art in India

 Known as the "king of unconventional" in the fashion world, veteran French designer Jean-Charles de Castelbajac is smitten by the "smiles and colours of India", where he hopes to showcase his craft.After over four decades in the industry, Castelbajac, who...

15-Oct-2017 New Delhi

Would love to make women oriented film : Divya Khosla Kumar

Filmmaker Divya Khosla Kumar, who has made films like "Yaariyan" and "Sanam Re", says she would love to make women oriented films as women are now in every field and doing wonders."I would love to if I get an amazing script," said Divya. However, when it comes...

15-Oct-2017 New Delhi

Vaani Kapoor doesnt consider herself 'fashionable' actress

Vaani Kapoor, who walked the runway for designer Payal Jain at the ongoing Amazon India Fashion Week (AIFW) Spring-Summer 2018, says she is not one of the fashionable actresses in Bollywood."I don't think I am one of the fashionable actresses in Bollywood...

09-Oct-2017 New Delhi

Madhu Jain to celebrate three master weaves at AIFW

Madhu Jain says she is going to celebrate three master-weaves and motifs at the forthcoming Amazon India Fashion Week (AIFW) Spring-Summer 2018. The ace designer says they are a glorious offering to Indias rich and diverse textiles tradition."Internationally...

29-Sep-2017 New Delhi

Designer Gaurav Gupta to launch first unisex fragrance

brated designers in the fashion industry and is adding another feather to his cap by launching his first unisex fragrance named AGAIN.A personalized preview of his new venture will take place in Paris on Saturday to take guests through the journey of the creation...

26-Sep-2017 Mumbai

Gauri Khan designs sets for Cirque le Soir's India debut

Celebrity interior designer Gauri Khan has lent her creativity to design the sets for a 'one night only' party by London nightclub Cirque le Soir here ahead of Halloween's Day.The party is slated for Wednesday."We want to create an electrifying and enchanting...

26-Sep-2017 New Delhi

Women of all age groups fit my design ideology, says Sonaakshi Raaj

 Designer Sonaakshi Raaj, who has styled Bollywood actress Kriti Sanon and Tiger Shroff , says that she caters to all those women who wants to look fashionable and have an eye to choose the right trends."For me its always about women's wear from all walks of life....

25-Sep-2017 New Delhi

Too new a designer to venture into fashion weeks : Tanira Sethi

She is the daughter of the president of the country's apex fashion body Fashion Design Council of India (FDCI) but that never made her step into fashion weeks from the start. Young designer Tanira Sethi says that she is too new a name in the industry to...

23-Sep-2017 New Delhi

Tanira Sethi's love for textiles reflected well in second line

Designer Tanira Sethi, daughter of Fashion Design Council of India President Sunil Sethi, says that she has always been fascinated with textiles and heritage and her second line is a perfect reflection of her design aesthetics.Titled "Birds of a Feather- Origami...

15-Sep-2017 New Delhi

Rocky Star to present 'Maya' at London Fashion Week

Ace designer Rocky Star is excited to expand the reach of Indian fashion on an international podium one more time with his participation at London Fashion Week on Saturday.He is set to showcase a collection titled "Maya" at the fashion gala that has started...

14-Sep-2017 New Delhi

Indian craftsmanship to be celebrated during London Fashion Week

Inter National Institute of Fashion Design (INIFD) and London School of Trends (LST) in collaboration with Fashion Scout London will celebrate the craftsmanship of emerging Indian fashion designers on India Day being celebrated at Fashion Scout during London...

09-Sep-2017 New Delhi

Nisha JamVwal’s Biopic will motivate billions worldwide

Nisha JamVwal has been listed at the fourth highest position amongst the Top ten profiles with the highest google+ followers in #india preceded only by the Dalai Lama, Narendra Modi and T Series.Celebrity Columnist, Interiors Architect and Actor, Nisha JamVwal’s...

20-Aug-2017 Mumbai

Indian fashion industry must embrace safety : Dusanj-Lenz

The Indian fashion industry needs to embrace the highest safety standards, says Suki Dusanj-Lenz, country co-ordinator for Fashion Revolution India.For this, India must first stop using chemicals that are banned in the rest of the world, she said, talking...

19-Aug-2017 Mumbai

Time to include India in global fashion plan: Designer Manish Arora

Known for working with a riot of colours and psychedelic prints to produce quirky designs loved all around, ace designer Manish Arora says it is the time when India should not be separated from the world in terms of fashion as the customer has become global."I...

18-Aug-2017 Mumbai

Haven't thought about styling for films : Anavila Misra

Designer Anavila Mishra of the brand Anavila says she enjoys the process of creating collections and has not thought about styling in films."We have actually worked on looks of one of the leading ladies, who is coming... I can't reveal that right now but I love...

18-Aug-2017 Mumbai

Gaurav Jai Gupta's show, a burst of fabrics

Designer Gaurav Jai Gupta's show that was supported by the Australian Foreign Affairs and Trade departments made a strong fashion statement with a variety of fabrics that had its characteristic touches on clothes.Gupta's show for his label 'Akaaro' was an innovative...

17-Aug-2017 Mumbai

Don't want to alienate elder people: Masaba on youth friendly brand

Masaba Gupta's designs are perhaps more relatable to the young crowd, given the edgy and quirky look. The designer agrees, but says she makes sure not to consider a certain age group in mind while making collections."We are a very youth friendly brand, but...

16-Aug-2017 Mumbai

Today's youths understand fabric: Ritu Kumar

Ace designer Ritu Kumar, who has been an epitome of handloom fashion in India, says that the current generation of Indian youth definitely understands fabric but the only thing they doesn't understand is that why "it needs to be complicated"."We tried and...

14-Aug-2017 New Delhi

Will give Chainsmokers an edgy Indian flavour : Designer Neeta Lulla

A kurta with a bomber jacket -- that's the fusion style that veteran Indian designer Neeta Lulla is planning to create for the widely popular American DJs The Chainsmokers, who are set to debut in India next month.Lulla is hoping to create an edgy yet...

07-Jul-2017 Hyderabad

Designer to show 'demonetisation' themed line at fashion week

Hyderabad-based designer Althea Krishna is excited to present her collection titled "Demonetisation" at Hyderabad Sailing Week on Saturday.The collection is showcased at the fashion show titled Regatta Ball. As part of the ball, the sailors themselves would do a fashion...

30-Jun-2017 New Delhi

Fashion :Not much comparison between my mother and me: Nishka Lulla

Fashion designer Nishka Lulla says her work doesnt get compared to that of her mother and National Award winning designer Neeta Lulla.Since her mother has already established a name for herself, Nishka says the challenge is to be different. "There isn't much...

29-Jun-2017 Gandhinagar

Fashion : India a country of living crafts, textiles : Anavila Misra

Designer Anavila Misra, who is going to showcase her textile driven collection at Textiles India 2017 to be inaugurated by Prime Minister Narendra Modi here on Friday, says that textile has been a part of Indian culture, and exploring the same to give it contemporary...

26-Jun-2017 New Delhi

Want to educate women about menstrual hygiene: Miss India World 2017

She comes from Haryana, is all of 20, is studying medicine and has just won the Miss India World 2017 crown. Manushi Chhillar is focused on winning the Miss World title for India, but her life's mission, she says, is also to spread awareness about menstrual...

24-Jun-2017 New Delhi

Products should have emotional connect too: Neil Foley

Designer Neil Foley feels storytelling has become an important aspect of product designing, and says the product should not only be functional to the consumer but establish a deeper emotional connect too."Design is a continuously changing and evolving process,...

19-Jun-2017 Mumbai

Dining must be delightful experience : Gauri Khan

Interior designer Gauri Khan, who has lent her creativity to a new restaurant here, says she believes that dining must be a beautiful experience with the right ambience and setting."Dining should be a delightful and a beautiful experience," Gauri said in a statement.She...

19-Jun-2017 New Delhi

Virat is easiest, inspiring person to work with : Nandita Mahtani

Designer Nandita Mahtani, who is styling Indian skipper Virat Kohli for past five years, says he is one of easiest and inspiring persons to work with as he knows what looks good on him and is always open to try something different."As his stylist since the past...

15-Jun-2017 New Delhi

Indian bridal wear gaining recognition world over : Abhinav Mishra

Designer Abhinav Mishra, who has opened a new bridal store Leela here, says bridal wear is the primary market for India and the segment is gaining recognition the world over."In the Indian fashion industry, I see bridal wear as the primary market. We Indians...

14-Jun-2017 Chennai

Demand for 'Baahubali' superhero toys surprising : Uday Bhaskar

The popular characters Amarendra Baahubali and Bhallaladeva from S.S. Rajamouli's "Baahubali" franchise can now be brought home in the form of figurines. Uday Bhaskar, the brain behind the idea, sees them as Indian superheroes."We have always had toys based...

06-Jun-2017 New Delhi

Plagiarism is by-product of fashion industry : Anita Dongre

Her designs are widely replicated by shop owners, and bought by those who want to ace their style quotient in an affordable way, but designer Anita Dongre feels plagiarism is a by-product of the fashion industry. However, she says a true fashionista will...

03-Jun-2017 New Delhi

Want to pin Indian jewellery on global luxury map: Nirav Modi

His sparkling diamond jewellery designs have been flaunted across international red carpets by celebrities like Kate Winslet, Viola Davis, Priyanka Chopra and Deepika Padukone. India-born designer Nirav Modi says he is passionate about pinning Indian jewellery...

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