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11-Jul-2021 New Delhi

Of glamour and celebration

Veteran fashion designer Manish Malhotra has collaborated with Blenders Pride to design its limited-edition pack. He says his legacy, built over 30 years, is highlighted on the packaging, which embodies a seamless "blend of fine craftsmanship" that reflects...

30-Jun-2021 New Delhi

Endorsing India's artisanal heritage

Designer Monica Shah founded the Chanakya School of Craft to help "empower women from underprivileged backgrounds with the right resources, knowledge, and skills, as well as to help sustain Indian arts and crafts".She hopes to pass unique arts and crafts to the...

24-Apr-2021 Mumbai

Manushi Chhillar roped in by Unicef for World Immunization Week

Former Miss World Manushi Chhillar has been roped in by Unicef to raise awareness of the need for immunisation of children in India. She says Covid-19 should not disrupt childrens access to life-saving childhood vaccines."Vaccines have helped generations of...

22-Apr-2021 Mumbai

'Give being vegetarian a try for Earth Day' : Manushi Chhillar

Former beauty queen Manushi Chhillar features in a new campaign for People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals (PETA), India, that encourages everyone to ditch meat on the occasion of Earth Day on Thursday. She says, for her, staying vegetarian was a personal...

08-Apr-2021 Colombo

Ex-SL beauty queen arrested after pageant fiasco

Caroline Jurie, the 2019 winner of the Mrs. Sri Lanka who tried to seize the crown of this year's winner Pushpika De Silva leading to a brawl on stage, has been arrested over the incident, local media reported on Thursday.Police Spokesman DIG Ajith Rohana confirmed...

22-Mar-2021 New Delhi

Ananya Panday for designer Ruchika Sachdeva closes FDCI x LFW

Fashion designer Ruchika Sachdeva closed the phygital FDCI x Lakme Fashion Week as she launched her collection 'Ready. Set. Play.', with Bollywood actress Ananya Panday as the showstopper.Ananya, who is also the brand ambassador of Lakme, was seen sporting a...

21-Mar-2021 New Delhi

Bollywood high on Day 5 of FDCI x Lakme Fashion Week

The joint phygital showcase by FDCI x Lakme Fashion Week on its final day would see Bollywood personalities like Ananya Panday, Dia Mirza, Aahana Kumra, Lara Dutta, among others turn showstoppers and dazzle the ramp.The first live showcase presented by 6Degree...

20-Mar-2021 New Delhi

Fashion Industry in India : Supermodel Monty Deswal (Himanshu)

India is a country with an ancient clothing design tradition, yet an emerging fashion industry. Though a handful of designers existed prior to the 1980s, the late 1980s and the 1990s saw a spurt of growth. This was the result of increasing exposure to global...

20-Mar-2021 New Delhi

Feminine design philosophy

Designer duo Gauri and Nainika reveal that their latest collection is inspired by the many months of 2020 they spent in quarantine.They were inspired by life in the slow lane -- enjoying the view of the moon, the setting sun, blooming flowers. One can find an...

14-Mar-2021 Mumbai

My show won't work in theatres : Masaba Gupta

Fashion designer Masaba Gupta, whose series "Masaba Masaba" would soon be out with its second season, said the concept of the show would not work on the big screen.The Indian audience is still looking for a "larger-than-life" experience when they go to watch...

16-Feb-2021 Mumbai

Candid with Miss India World 2020 Manasa Varanasi

Manasa Varanasi, a 23-year old Computer Science Engineer who has been crowned Miss India World 2020, says she was never really interested in modeling. Hyderabad-based Manasa was working as a Financial Information Exchange (FIX) analyst with a financial software...

15-Feb-2021 New Delhi

Does fashion ignore the 40-plus woman?

I am 47-years-old and have worked in fashion for over 25 years; earning every smile line on my face and those extra few kilos around my mid area. Unfortunately, the industry I work in writes off every woman over the age of 45. Of course, we all know the...

11-Feb-2021 New Delhi

Manasa Varanasi bags Miss India World 2020 title

Manasa Varanasi, an engineer from Telangana, has bagged the VLCC Femina Miss India World 2020 title. Haryana's Manika Sheokand was declared VLCC Femina Miss Grand India 2020 while Uttar Pradesh's Manya Singh crowned VLCC Femina Miss India 2020 Runner Up.In...

05-Jan-2021 New Delhi

A beauty pageant spreads awareness about menstrual hygiene

National beauty pageant Diadem Miss India and Mrs India Legacy focussed on women empowerment and spreading awareness about menstrual hygiene with the launch of its campaign #Masiksatya."Diadem comes with a social message and this year also we wanted to highlight...

18-Nov-2020 Mumbai

Manushi Chillar recalls winning Miss World title

Manushi Chillar on Wednesday walked down the memory lane and recalled the moment when she was crowned Miss World three years ago on this day."It was an absolute  honour for me to bring back the Miss World crown to India three years back. It was a really...

04-Nov-2020 New Delhi

Veteran designers launch their collection at virtual IRW

The virtual edition of IFFDs India Runway Week that concluded recently saw veteran fashion designers like Rohit Bal, Ashima Leena, Abhinav Mishra, Amit GT and others showcase their collection in a digital format.Ball, the finale designer, showcased an affordable...

27-Oct-2020 Mumbai

Covid revamp: Fashion outlets flourish as farm-fresh hubs

In recent days, people passing by some of the biggest fashion hubs in Mumbai rub their eyes in disbelief at what they behold.Instead of the familiar eye-catcher multi-hued  designer garments hanging in the windows, they witness luscious fresh vegetables,...

23-Oct-2020 New Delhi

JADE's latest launch caters to millennial bride

Designer duo Monica and Karishma of JADE held a virtual launch of their latest collection 'The New School of Bride' on Day 3 of the ongoing digital edition of the Lakme Fashion Week.The collection focuses on millennial brides who like to mix "traditional styles...

19-Oct-2020 New Delhi

Designers Rohit Gandhi, Rahul Khanna close phygital edition of SS'21

Designers Rohit Gandhi and Rahul Khanna closed the first-ever phygital edition of Lotus Make-up India Fashion Week, Spring Summer '21 with their line called Parallax on Sunday.Parallax is a collection created for the "new modern" bride and groom, as the designers...

18-Oct-2020 New Delhi

Shantanu and Nikhil, Tarun Tahiliani play with silhouettes

Veteran designers Shantanu and Nikhil and Tarun Tahiliani launched their collections virtually at the ongoing digital edition of Lotus Make-up India Fashion Week, Spring/Summer 2021.Under their new label S&N, Shantanu and Nikhil showcased their collection...

17-Oct-2020 New Delhi

Myriad designs: Day 4 of LMIFW SS'21

The digital edition of the Lotus Make-up India Fashion Week Spring Summer 2021 opened Day 4 with designer Nikhita Tandon of Mynah Designs launching her collection 'Enchanted' through a film presentation.The clip was streamed on various social media handles...

16-Oct-2020 Mumbai

Was excited to be on sets with Akshay sir : Manushi Chhillar

Former beauty queen and Bollywood debutante Manushi Chillar says she was excited to be on a film sets with superstar Akshay Kumar.Manushi makes her Bollywood debut opposite Akshay in the upcoming historical drama, "Prithviraj"."I'm thrilled to be back on the...

16-Oct-2020 New Delhi

Keeping it light and feminine

Designer Suneet Varma makes yet another digital outing as he presents his latest collection at the first-ever phygital edition of Lotus Make-up India Fashion Week, Spring Summer '21.Titled 'The eternal lightness of being- to love, to hold, to kiss', is a hopeful...

13-Oct-2020 Mumbai

Manushi Chhillar joins Akshay Kumar for 'Prithviraj' shoot

Former beauty queen and Bollywood debutante Manushi Chhillar has joined actor Akshay Kumar for the shoot of their upcoming film, Prithviraj.Manushi posted a picture on Instagram from her make-up room. She is seen taking a mirror selfie.Akshay started shooting...

10-Oct-2020 New Delhi

A guide to fashion filmmaking

The Fashion Week film is here to stay. It does seem like the most socially responsible way of continuing with the fashion week system.The first fashion week to embrace a full digital format was London Fashion Week in June. You would think going digital would...

09-Oct-2020 Mumbai

Manushi Chhillar a fan of 'Bahubali' maker Rajamouli's work

Former beauty queen Manushi Chhillar, who is all set to make her Bollywood debut, says she is a fan of the films of director SS Rajamouli, and can watch his works on the loop."Rajamouli sir is one of the finest filmmakers of our times and I'm a huge fan of...

23-Sep-2020 New Delhi

Falguni Shane Peacock's collection focuses on the new age bride

Designer duo Falguni and Shane Peacock forayed into a full-fledged bridal segment with the launch of their latest couture collection at the digital India Couture Week (ICW), being held digitally for the very first time.The duo presented a fashion film titled...

19-Sep-2020 Mumbai

Don't think your size defines your fitness : Manushi Chhillar

Beauty queen-turned-actress Manushi Chhillar says fitness for her is all about finding a balance, and that is actually a personal experience because each individual has their fitness goals."For me, fitness is all about finding your balance. It's an extremely...

16-Sep-2020 San Francisco

Amazon launches 'Luxury Stores' for fashion, beauty brands

In an attempt to bring high-end brands to its e-commerce platform, Amazon has launched what it calls Luxury Stores for both established and emerging luxury fashion and beauty brands.Amazon has already roped in fashion house Oscar de la Renta as its first...

01-Sep-2020 Mumbai

Kangana Ranaut wears Manipuri phanek for a fashion cause

Actress Kangana Ranaut is thrilled about her Twitter family growing to one million within a few weeks. She also used the occasion to promote Northeast Indian fashion.Wearing a Manipuri phanek, which she calls her "absolute favourite", in a new video, she spoke...

29-Aug-2020 New Delhi

Masaba Gupta: Used to enjoy blind items until it became about me

Fashion designer Masaba Gupta says even after spending 11 years in the fashion industry, she is questioned about her parents and the events of 1988, but she has made her peace with it."I have to say that I used to really enjoy reading blind items until it became...

09-Aug-2020 New Delhi

The Beauty of Bandhani

A vibrant, colourful and exuberant fashion trend seems to have emerged in these uncertain times; the confinement of Covid-19 has seen the resurgence of tie and dye. Judging by social media feeds in the last few months you have either baked banana bread...

02-Aug-2020 New Delhi

Always wanted to do this: Samant Chauhan on his design debut in B'wood

Designer Samant Chauhan marks his debut in designing costumes for Bollywood with Tigmanshu Dhulias film 'Yaara' which features Vidyut Jammwal. The designer says he always wanted to do something different, besides working for his label and that this project was...

11-Jun-2020 Srinagar

Leading fashion designer Nikhil Mehta’s online talk with JK youth

Under JKSDM Covid-19 Lets sKill IT online program, Nikhil Mehta, leading Fashion Designer of India and owner of the leading fashion chain “Ashmina” delivered an online talk to the youth of J&K on employment, entrepreneurship and highlighted the available...

17-Mar-2020 New Delhi

Showstopper Daler at Bombay Times Fashion Week

Known for his golden voice, Daler Mehndi took on a different role last night when he wore Sulakshana Monga's creation as a showstopper at Bombay Times Fashion Week.Daler has continually reinvented his style over the years from long maharaja robes to bright...

17-Oct-2019 New Delhi

ODHNI labeled Miss and Mrs International 2019 as Wardrobe Partner

To promote sustainable fashion ODHNI - North India’s Largest Ethnic Wear Brand participated in The Grand Finale of Miss and Mrs. International India 2019 as their Wardrobe Partner. It was the first beauty pageant to introduce Recycled and Reused attire...

23-Aug-2019 Mumbai

Pooja Hegde, Diana, Tara Sutaria walk ramp on LFW 2019 Day 4

Bollywood actresses Pooja Hegde, Diana Penty and Tara Sutaria on Friday walked the ramp on Day 4 of the Lakme Fashion Week Winter/Festive 2019.Pooja turned showstopper for designer Jayanti Reddy while Diana and Tara closed the shows for Riddhi Mehra and veteran...

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