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Krishna displays handcrafted embroidery, French knots at LFW


August 6th, 2012 - 12:45 am ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 5 (IANS) Designer Krishna Mehta displayed her ethnic Indian creations at the Lakme Fashion Week 2012's third day, celebrated as the Indian Textile Day.Krishna's collection featured a wide ... Read more...

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Wearability, comfort are important for me: Debarun Mukherjee (With Images)


August 5th, 2012 - 8:42 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 5 (IANS) Debarun Mukherjee Sunday showcased a wide range of traditional clothing for both men and women, including layered skirts, high collared tops, pleated pants, saris and sherwanis ... Read more...

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Wearability factor gets prominence at LFW


August 5th, 2012 - 7:45 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 5 (IANS) The wearability factor seems to have inspired most of the young designers at the ongoing Lakme Fashion Week-Winter Festive 2012. From Payal Kapoor, to Mayank Anand ... Read more...

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Kirron walks the ramp, adds film flavour (With Images)


August 5th, 2012 - 5:46 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 5 (IANS) Looking graceful in a light rich ivory brocade sari with traditional rudraksh designs embroidered all over it and a pink kajeeveram blouse, Kirron Kher Sunday walked ... Read more...

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Anushka Khanna to debut at LFW with ‘Floral Fragments’ (With Image)


July 26th, 2012 - 7:47 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, July 26 (IANS) Designer Anushka Khanna is all set to debut at the forthcoming Lakme Fashion Week winter-festive 2012, with a collection titled Floral Fragments."The theme of the show ... Read more...

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Accessorise or try a bikini sari when on holiday (With Images)


April 11th, 2012 - 1:40 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 11 (IANS) The holiday season is round the corner and you don't know what to pack? Designers suggest jazzing up the resort wardrobe with accessories or going ... Read more...

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Omani, Indian designers team up for a cause


March 1st, 2012 - 7:19 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 1 (IANS) Indian and Omani fashion designers came together to create awareness against female infanticide through a fashion show that supported the Save The Girl Child initiative.From ... Read more...

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Pam Mehta offers Floral Fiesta (With Images)


January 11th, 2012 - 2:50 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 11 (IANS) Designer Pam Mehta has unveiled a "luxurious, sensuous and colourful" collection titled The Floral Fiesta -- an infusion of colours, embellishments and fabrics with an ... Read more...

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Wooden masks from Ghana huge draw at IITF


November 18th, 2011 - 6:52 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 18 (IANS) Authentic tribal face masks, wall-hangings in bright colours and paintings depicting waterfalls of west Africa are a huge draw at the Ghana stall at India ... Read more...

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Himachal exhibits artefacts at trade fair


November 17th, 2011 - 10:46 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 17 (IANS) The centuries-old, globally acclaimed dying art forms of Himachal Pradesh are displayed at the on-going India International Trade Fair here, an official said Thursday.Live demonstration ... Read more...

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Go for Pakistani fashion this Eid: Archana Kochhar


November 6th, 2011 - 2:25 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 6 (IANS) Designer Archana Kochhar, known for her traditional couture, has launched an exclusive line inspired by Pakistani fashion to celebrate Eid-ul-Zuha, which is on Monday. "With ... Read more...

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Himachal reviving Chamba art forms


October 30th, 2011 - 6:22 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, Oct 30 (IANS) To protect and revive the decades old, globally acclaimed dying art forms of the erstwhile princely hill state of Chamba, Himachal Pradesh is training and improving ... Read more...

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Flush of colours Manoviraj Khosla’s show


September 4th, 2011 - 10:58 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 4 (IANS) Manoviraj Khosla?s name is synonymous with bright colours, and this time too at the Van Heusen India Mens Week Sunday, the designer didn?t shy away ... Read more...

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Anna breaks fast after 288 hours, common man triumphs


August 28th, 2011 - 3:38 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 28 (IANS) An unparalleled 12-day movement that coalesced people across India on the need to eradicate corruption and saw the political establishment unite came to fruition ... Read more...

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Orissa erupts in joy, celebrate Anna’s victory


August 28th, 2011 - 2:18 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, Aug 28 (IANS) Celebrations broke out in several parts of Orissa Sunday with people bursting crackers, breaking into impromptu jigs and distributing sweets to mark Anna Hazare breaking ... Read more...

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From traditional to sexy, blouses get retro makeover


August 17th, 2011 - 1:40 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 17 (IANS) Remember the days when a blouse meant going to the nearest 'matching centre' to pick up rubia or cotton yardage to go with that ... Read more...

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Mariah Carey to release perfume trio


June 16th, 2011 - 2:03 pm ICT by IANS
London, June 16 (IANS) Singer Mariah Carey is set to release a trio of perfumes named after her songs 'Inseparable', 'Never Forget You' and 'Vision of Love'.The singer will launch ... Read more...

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Chronicle of fashion foretold: Orange for winter


April 19th, 2011 - 11:51 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 19 (IANS) If you like to think six months ahead, then think orange. Designers say the colour will dominate fashion next winter not only in India but ... Read more...

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Vidya present to support Sabyasachi at WIFW finale


April 11th, 2011 - 12:53 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 10 (IANS) It was a splendid tribute to contemporary and classic fashion at the Wills Lifestyle India Fashion Week (WIFW) grand finale Sunday as the ramp ... Read more...

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For creativity, say no to commerce: Sabyasachi Mukherjee (Interview)


April 9th, 2011 - 12:31 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 9 (IANS) One of the biggest names in Indian fashion feels commercial viability is diluting the creativity of designers. Sabyasachi Mukherjee also says it is of ... Read more...

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Straight from Africa, stale jungle safari at WIFW


April 9th, 2011 - 1:31 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 9 (IANS) Terming their line "bold", designer duo Shantanu and Nikhil launched another label - S&N; Drape - on the third day of the Wills Lifestyle India ... Read more...

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My art is my aspiration for Telangana: Thota Vaikuntam (With Images)


March 12th, 2011 - 2:31 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 12 (IANS) The art of Thota Vaikuntam, leading Indian figurative painter, remains loyal to the aspiration for autonomy and a distinct socio-cultural identity of his native ... Read more...

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X-rays reveal why van Gogh paintings are losing their shine


February 15th, 2011 - 1:29 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 15 (ANI): Scientists have discovered why some paintings of Vincent van Gogh and other artists of the late 19th century are losing their shine.Using sophisticated X-rays, they have identified a ... Read more...

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Establish healthy traditions to keep winter blues at bay


January 19th, 2011 - 6:36 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Jan 19 (ANI): Avoiding workouts, staying indoors and overindulging in foods usually leave many of us depressed during the winter months.Now, researchers at the University of Missouri-Columbia have suggested that people ... Read more...

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Step up activities to keep winter blues away


January 19th, 2011 - 3:09 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Jan 19 (IANS) Staying indoors or overeating leave most people feeling cheated during the winter months.University of Missouri-Columbia researchers suggest trying out activities and habits that promote health with spouses, friends ... Read more...

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German court rules bosses can order women to wear bras to work


January 13th, 2011 - 2:09 pm ICT by ANI
London, Jan 13 (ANI): A court in Germany has ruled that bosses have the right to order their female employees to wear bras while at the workplace.Along with that their immediate superiors ... Read more...

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Colourful, kitschy Indian fashion a hit abroad


December 16th, 2010 - 2:06 pm ICT by IANS
By Radhika Bhirani New Delhi, Dec 16 (IANS) Time was when the Indian fashion industry was considered immature for its bright colours and embellishments, but not any more. Bags with imprints of ... Read more...

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Ritu Kumar brings royalty on ramp with Sharmila, Soha


December 4th, 2010 - 3:49 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 4 (IANS) Celebrated designer Ritu Kumar brought royalty on the ramp as yesteryears' heroine Sharmila Tagore and her actress daughter Soha Ali Khan walked as showstoppers for her couture ... Read more...

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SAB TV’s ‘JJ’ reminds of ‘Karamchand’, ‘Pink Panther’


November 16th, 2010 - 7:47 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 16 (IANS) A look at SAB TV's upcoming detective show "Jaankhilavan Jasoos" may remind you of Inspector Clouseau of "Pink Panther" or the carrot munching detective of "Karamchand", but ... Read more...

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Himachal offers discounts on woolens, handicraft items


October 31st, 2010 - 5:45 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, Oct 31 (IANS) To spread the Himachali warmth during this festive season, the Himachal Pradesh Handicrafts and Handloom Corporation is offering discounts on woollens and handicraft items."From hand-knitted woollens like ... Read more...

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Fashion conscious? Think neutral hues and khaki


October 28th, 2010 - 9:05 am ICT by IANS
By Shilpa Raina New Delhi, Oct 28 (IANS) Winter is yet to set in, but in case you are planning way ahead, here's what to wear next summer. Dump the shocking pinks, yellows ... Read more...

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Nida Mahmood creates sparks with ‘Machis’ line


October 27th, 2010 - 1:00 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 26 (IANS) Young and quirky designer Nida Mahmood set the ramp on fire with her collection 'Machis" at the Wills Lifestyle India Fashion Week (WIFW) Tuesday. Her show, though ... Read more...

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How whales can help planes to fly better, by Prince Charles


October 20th, 2010 - 4:08 pm ICT by ANI
London, Oct 20 (ANI): Prince Charles has highlighted the extraordinary advances being made with the help of lessons learned from the natural world in his new book 'Harmony.'In this extract, the Prince ... Read more...

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Himachal’s Kinnaur weavers to benefit from trademark


October 20th, 2010 - 3:35 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, Oct 20 (IANS) With the Kinnauri shawls receiving the prestigious Geographical Indications (GI) tag, over 1,000 weavers involved in the creation of the iconic shawls stand to gain the most."The registration ... Read more...

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Durga Puja fervour grips north Bengal


October 16th, 2010 - 12:38 pm ICT by IANS
Siliguri (West Bengal), Oct 16 (IANS) Durga Puja festivities in north Bengal, while matching the rest of the state in fervour and enthusiasm, have their own distinctive touch.The local Nepalis have their ... Read more...

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