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JJ Valaya completes 20 years, rolls out vintage tour (With Images)


April 19th, 2012 - 5:18 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 19 (IANS) Indian couture king JJ Valaya has completed two decades in the fashion industry and, to celebrate the occasion, he is ready to roll out a ... Read more...

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Parna Ghose to showcase at Vancouver Fashion Week (With Image)


March 20th, 2012 - 7:51 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 20 (IANS) Indian-American fashion designer Parna Ghose has been invited to show her Fall-Winter collection at the Vancouver Fashion Week starting Friday."I am proud to be invited ... Read more...

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Ritika Bhasin offers multi-purpose trousseau (With Images)


February 4th, 2012 - 3:45 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 4 (IANS) Designer Ritika Bhasin, known for her festive collection, has created a unique range of multi-purpose bridal wear, which has exquisite suits-cum-gowns that can be used ... Read more...

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Winter of discontent for brides? No way, say designers (With Images)


January 3rd, 2012 - 1:34 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 3 (IANS) The chilly winter and bridal wear might seem an oddity. But not any more, thanks to the modern-western fusion by designers who have created layered ... Read more...

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Fahad Hussayn steals show at Pakistan Bridal Week (With Images)


December 20th, 2011 - 3:17 pm ICT by IANS
Lahore, Dec 20 (IANS) Young designer Fahad Hussayn took the lion's share of compliments on the second day of the ongoing Pakistan Fashion Design Council L'Oreal Paris Bridal Week, thanks ... Read more...

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Deepika Govind’s new designs mix style, power


November 15th, 2011 - 3:25 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 15 (IANS) Inspired by Norwegian playwright Henrik Ibsen's play "A Doll's House", designer Deepika Govind's new collection is a combination of fearless and delicate substance for modern ... Read more...

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Pre-bridal outfits on Preeti Ghai’s shelf


August 24th, 2011 - 5:54 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 24 (IANS) Creativity and innovation are a must for designers to keep abreast with the times and with this in mind, Preeti Ghai has come up with ... Read more...

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Hema, Esha add glamour at Lakme Fashion Week


August 19th, 2011 - 10:40 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 19 (IANS) Bollywood actresses Hema Malini and Esha deol raised the mercury on the third day Friday of the ongoing Lakme Fashion Week (LFW) Winter/Festive 2011 when the ... Read more...

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‘Paparazzi’ with Umrao Jaan, Lady Gaga at Lakme Fashion Week


August 17th, 2011 - 10:38 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 17 (IANS) The first day of the Lakme Fashion Week (LFW) Winter/Festive 2011 brought to the table an eclectic mix of paparazzi culture and a unification of Umrao ... 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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Norway attacker’s remote Varanasi connection


July 26th, 2011 - 10:05 pm ICT by IANS
Varanasi, July 26 (IANS) Norway's mass murderer Anders Behring Breivik, whose bombing and shooting spree in Oslo left atleast 76 people dead, has a remote Indian connection. The combat badges ... Read more...

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I was skeptical about walking the ramp: Sharmila Tagore


July 25th, 2011 - 12:02 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 24 (IANS) Veteran actress Sharmila Tagore, who modelled for designer duo Ashima-Leena on the third day of the Synergy1 Delhi Couture Week (DCW) Sunday, said that she ... Read more...

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After ‘Munni’, ‘Sheila’, Bollywood gets ‘Jalebi bai’ (With Image)


March 21st, 2011 - 8:16 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 21 (IANS) Following the success of item numbers like "Munni badnaam" and "Sheila ki jawaani", Bollywood actress Mallika Sherawat will now be seen in a sizzling song ... Read more...

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Court slams official for lapses in child workers’ rescue (Lead)


March 21st, 2011 - 6:35 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 21 (IANS) The Delhi High Court Monday came down heavily on sub-divisional magistrate (SDM) of Geeta Colony in east Delhi for poor handling of an NGO-led operation ... Read more...

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Official blamed for lapses in child workers’ rescue


March 21st, 2011 - 6:07 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 21 (IANS) The Delhi High Court Monday came down heavily on sub-divisional magistrate (SDM) of Geeta Colony in east Delhi for poor handling of an NGO-led operation ... Read more...

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Guess who’s invited to Madhuri’s dinner? The three Khans!


February 8th, 2011 - 1:09 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 8 (IANS) If Madhuri Dixit were to throw a party at home, which three Bollywood stars would she choose to invite? "Well, I guess I'll choose all the ... Read more...

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Red ramp, muted tones highlight of Seema Singh’s show


November 20th, 2010 - 10:27 pm ICT by IANS
Pune, Nov 20 (IANS) Pune-based designer Seema Singh's dazzling collection on the final day of Pune Fashion Week (PFW), was a treat for fashion aficionados for its earthy tones and Indo-western designs. ... Read more...

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A mix of nature, fashion at bridal week show


November 1st, 2010 - 12:14 am ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Oct 31 (IANS) Day three of the ongoing Aamby Valley India Bridal Week saw a mix of nature and fashion with a collection brought together by designer duo Mona Lamba and ... Read more...

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Dia Mirza walks ramp at Mumbai’s fashion show


October 30th, 2010 - 7:41 pm ICT by ANI
By Shaikh SharikMumbai, Oct.30 (ANI): Bollywood actress Dia Mirza walked the ramp for designer Rocky S during the ongoing India Bridal Week collection in Mumbai.The event not only showcased traditional dresses ... Read more...

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Navratra festival, a boon for filigree artisans in Orissa


October 12th, 2010 - 8:10 pm ICT by ANI
By Sarada LahangirCuttack (Orissa), Oct.12 (ANI): The Hindu festival of Navratra has come as a boon for filigree artisans in Orissa.Filgree is an art of twisting and turning gold and silver threads ... Read more...

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Rina Dhaka disappoints at couture week


October 10th, 2010 - 5:44 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Oct 10 (IANS) A show-stopper cannot always lend grace to a fashion show as the outfits being displayed play a pivotal role. This was evident during Rina Dhaka's show at the ... Read more...

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Obama’s Oval Office gets a makeover


September 1st, 2010 - 2:01 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Sep 1 (IANS) The Oval Office is sporting a modern look with new and re-upholstered furniture, cream-coloured carpet, fresh paint and wallpaper. The president's desk, called the Resolute, however remains unchanged. New ... Read more...

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Auction For ‘Mad Men’


August 14th, 2010 - 10:10 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
August 14, 2010 (Sampurn Wire): The head honchos at "Mad Men' are beginning an auction. They intend to sell off seriously desirable pieces for the stylish and chic TV series.The ... Read more...

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A nostalgic Lara walks ramp for Rina Dhaka


July 25th, 2010 - 7:22 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 25 (IANS) Model-turned actress Lara Dutta says it was a nostalgic feeling when she walked the ramp for designer Rina Dhaka at the ongoing Pearls Infrastructure Delhi Couture ... Read more...

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Traditional apparels dominate fourth day of Chennai Fashion Week


July 11th, 2010 - 5:15 pm ICT by ANI
Chennai, July 11 (ANI): As a tribute to Indian ethnicity and heritage traditional wear were showcased on the fourth day of Chennai International Fashion Week here.The apparels were designed by Jyotthi, ... Read more...

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Overweight and dig net saris? Here’s what to do


March 30th, 2010 - 10:10 am ICT by IANS
By Radhika Bhirani New Delhi, March 30 (IANS) Net saris are a rage at parties and weddings this season but don't go for it if you are short and fat, advise designers. If ... Read more...

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Esha Deol wants to be a ‘runaway bride’


March 27th, 2010 - 12:46 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 26 (IANS) Bollywood actress Esha Deol, looking beautiful in designer Rocky S' bridal lehenga-choli, said walking down the aisle in any designer's collection is a far fetched dream for ... Read more...

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Koena Mitra becomes demure Radha at WIFW


March 26th, 2010 - 5:21 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 26 (IANS) The otherwise bold and sexy item girl Koena Mitra turned into a fashionable Radha for fashion designer Joy Mitra's collection showcased at Wills Lifestyle India Fashion Week ... Read more...

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Scribe becomes showstopper at WIFW


March 25th, 2010 - 9:03 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 25 (IANS) Journalists usually find place in the audience at fashion weeks but here was one exception. Delhi-based scribe Malvika Nanda made a unique showstopper at designer Aastha Bahl's ... Read more...

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Style watch: Roshni Chopra likes to mix and match


February 23rd, 2010 - 7:34 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
February 23, 2010 (Sampurn Wire): Our Bollywood babes have been known for their fashion endeavors, from styling their characters in films to flaunting their best on the red carpet. In a ... Read more...

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Designers Barkha ‘n’ Sonzal dress up santoor maestros


February 3rd, 2010 - 11:42 am ICT by Sampurn Wire
Feb 3, 2010 (Sampurn Wire): Snazzing up old wine in a new bottle the designer duo of Barkha "n' Sonzal dressed up the santoor maestros Pandit Shivkumar Sharma and Rahul Sharma ... Read more...

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Manish Malhotra’s trousseau line for contemporary brides (With Images)


December 14th, 2009 - 3:07 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 14 (IANS) Celebrity fashion designer Manish Malhotra has launched a contemporary yet traditional trousseau line for today's bride that is rich in velvets, brocades and his favourite nets. "This ... Read more...

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A colourful festive collection for trendy girls (With Images)


September 25th, 2009 - 6:57 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 25 (IANS) With the season of marriages and festivals arriving, where everyone wants to look good, the designer duo Hemant-Nandita have developed a collection meant for today's trendy girl. "Our ... Read more...

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Now, Banarasi saris get Geographical Indications status


September 20th, 2009 - 8:59 pm ICT by ANI
By Girish Kumar DubeyBanaras, Sep 20(ANI): To prevent imitation of the famed Banarasi saris, known for exquisite embroidery and thread work, the Government has secured it with the Geographical Indications (GI) status.The ... Read more...

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Benaras saris and brocades now get exclusivity stamp


September 17th, 2009 - 8:10 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 17 (IANS) Like Basmati rice, Alphonso mangoes and Scotch whisky, the latest merchandise to be protected under 'geographical indication' are India's Benarasi saris and brocades, renowned for their intricate ... Read more...

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