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25 years and going strong

25 years and going strong

Oct 09,2017 , 01:24 AM IST | Life Style
#Designers like Abraham and Thakore, Anju Modi, Ashish Soni, JJ Valaya and Payal Jain are among those who will celebrate a quarter century in the industry with their works at the forthcoming Amazon India Fashion Week (AIFW) Spring/Summer 2018. They feel the Indian design industry has evolved over the years and it is now time for young designers to stop looking at Paris and Milan for inspiration --
The end of thin models!

The end of thin models!

Aug 23,2017 , 12:24 AM IST | Amaravati Tab
Ace designer Wendell Rodricks presented the 'aLL PRIMERO' collection at the plus size show at Lakme Fashion Week (LFW) Winter/Festive 2017 in Mumbai.
Narendra Kumar gets creative with  backdrop

Narendra Kumar gets creative with backdrop

Aug 22,2017 , 02:24 AM IST | Amaravati Tab
Ace designer Narendra Kumar's show has always been something quite out of the ordinary and this time around at the Lakme Fashion Week (LFW) Winter/Festive 2017, he turned an emotional movie of love and family into a visual fashion showcase on the ramp, to feature a wardrobe for members of the bridal entourage.
Creativeness to label took over my film career: Manish Malhotra

Creativeness to label took over my film career: Manish Malhotra

Aug 22,2017 , 02:17 AM IST | Amaravati Tab
Ace designer Manish Malhotra, who started out as a costume designer in films and has now clocked 27 years in the field, says he never imagined that one day his business of fashion and his creativeness towards his label, will take over his film career.
Indian fashion industry must embrace safety: Dusanj-Lenz

Indian fashion industry must embrace safety: Dusanj-Lenz

Aug 21,2017 , 04:52 AM IST | Amaravati Tab
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 about a global movement that desires greater transparency, sustainability and ethics in the fashion industry.
Kriti Sanon on her career evolution

Kriti Sanon on her career evolution

Aug 21,2017 , 12:10 AM IST | Cinema
Actress Kriti Sanon says her films "Raabta" and "Bareilly Ki Barfi" have helped her evolve both as an actor and as a person. "I personally feel that you need to grow with every film.
Young designer brings child abuse, women trafficking issues on Lakme Fashion Week ramp 

Young designer brings child abuse, women trafficking issues on Lakme Fashion Week ramp 

Aug 17,2017 , 06:08 AM IST | Amaravati Tab
Sumiran Kabir Sharma, one of the Gen Next designers at the Lakme Fashion Week (LFW) Winter/Festive 2017, displayed a line-up that was more than just "beautiful dresses" here on Wednesday.
Now, Japanese matcha is a health choice

Now, Japanese matcha is a health choice

Jul 13,2017 , 01:19 AM IST | Hyderabad Tab
With Indian consumers getting more aware and conscious of healthy eating, consumption of green tea, gluten-free products or super foods has seen a rise. Matcha, a green tea from Japan, is an ingredient being innovatively used in ice creams, cupcakes and donuts.
I'm not obsessed with future: Sushant Singh Rajput

I'm not obsessed with future: Sushant Singh Rajput

Jul 11,2017 , 12:37 AM IST | Cinema
He neither dwells on his success, nor does he keep thinking about the future. Actor Sushant Singh Rajput, who has delivered memorable performances in films like `Kai Po Che!’ and `M S Dhoni: The Untold Story’, says his focus has always been about doing things he likes irrespective of their result.
Indian designers to showcase craftsmanship in Moscow

Indian designers to showcase craftsmanship in Moscow

Jul 05,2017 , 11:51 PM IST | Hyderabad Tab
Indian designers like Meera Mahadevia, Priyadarshini Rao, Gaurav Jai Gupta and more are excited to showcase the Indian textile and craftsmanship in a contemporary way at the forthcoming Collection Première Moscow (CPM), a fashion trade fair in eastern Europe.
Handwoven textiles must be incorporated in industry responsibly: Designer

Handwoven textiles must be incorporated in industry responsibly: Designer

Jul 04,2017 , 02:16 AM IST | Amaravati Tab
Handwoven textiles are definitely in focus right now in India, but it could be dangerous if it is only a trend -- like most other things in fashion -- says designer PayalKhandwala.
Miss India talks about periods

Miss India talks about periods

Jun 29,2017 , 01:09 AM IST | Hyderabad Tab
he 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 hygiene through her intiative Project Shakti.
Bling bling of the sequins

Bling bling of the sequins

Jun 18,2017 , 11:29 PM IST | Hyderabad Tab
Sequins and shimmer are fashion lovers first choice but getting overboard can create the biggest fashion faux pas. Designer Aditi Somani says that sequins have always been in vogue with different exploration techniques for different seasons. 
India’s youth in tune with global trends

India’s youth in tune with global trends

Jun 15,2017 , 12:32 AM IST | Hyderabad Tab
Blackberrys launched a new collection for the Indian youth. The Autumn-Winter 2017 and Spring-Summer 2018 urban collections were launched at a partner connect programme recently.
Up close and personal with Anita Dongre

Up close and personal with Anita Dongre

Jun 06,2017 , 11:38 PM IST | Hyderabad Tab
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, who has created a revolution with her brand House of Anita Dongre Limited (HOAD), feels plagiarism is a by-product of the fashion industry.
Quirky, cool food trucks going places literally!

Quirky, cool food trucks going places literally!

May 24,2017 , 05:16 AM IST | Commoner
The food truck trend is on a high. After the quirky, colourful and mobile food-on-wheels concept began catching on at different spots in various cities, food truck festivals and reality TV shows have become the order of the day.

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