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West splashes $1 mn for Kardashian’s birthday


September 18th, 2012 - 2:42 pm ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, Sep 18 (IANS) Singer Kanye West has reportedly splashed out a whopping $1 million on girlfriend, socialite Kim Kardashian's birthday preparations.Kardashian, who turns 32 Oct 21, is fretting ... Read more...

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Rohit Bal wants to dress up Riya Sen


August 20th, 2012 - 1:24 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Aug 20 (IANS) Well-known designer Rohit Bal, known for his signature peacock and lotus motifs, wishes to dress up Riya Sen whom he describes as "the most beautiful face"."Riya ... Read more...

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Fashion photographer Prabuddha Dasgupta dead


August 12th, 2012 - 11:48 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 12 (IANS) Acclaimed fashion photographer Prabuddha Dasgupta died Sunday, his colleagues in the fashion industry said. He was 58. A versatile personality, Dasgupta was recipient of ... Read more...

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Marriage talk makes Katrina uncomfortable (Movie Snippets)


August 12th, 2012 - 5:57 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 12 (IANS) Actress Katrina Kaif might have played bride on-screen many times, but off-screen she is not so comfortable talking about marriage.As the 28-year-old walked Saturday ... Read more...

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Indian couture all about bridal wear: Manish Arora (With Image)


August 11th, 2012 - 1:32 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 11 (IANS) Wedding-wear primarily dominates the Indian couture wear market, and justifiably so, says internationally known designer Manish Arora, who has returned to showcase his collection ... Read more...

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Walking the ramp is fun for me: Sharmila Tagore


August 9th, 2012 - 10:58 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 9 (IANS) Veteran actress Sharmila Tagore, who walked as a showstopper for designer duo Ashima-Leena for the ongoing Delhi Couture Week (DCW) here Thursday, revealed that ... Read more...

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Trends don’t work, says JJ Valaya


August 9th, 2012 - 8:35 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 9 (IANS) Ace designer J.J. Valaya doesn't believe in the concept of trends. He says each person should create his or her own fashion identity."I don't believe ... Read more...

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DCW puts spotlight on opulence, grandeur and business (Preview)


August 7th, 2012 - 2:44 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 7 (IANS) Couture has its roots in ancient history when each garment was equated with fantasy, opulence and creativity. This is exactly what the third edition of ... Read more...

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Sharmila Tagore to walk for Ashima-Leena at DCW (With Image)


August 5th, 2012 - 8:18 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 5 (IANS) Bollywood veteran Sharmila Tagore will be the showstopper for designer duo Ashima and Leena Singh at the third edition of Delhi Couture Week that gets ... Read more...

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Delhi Couture Week grand finale to feature Sabyasachi


July 29th, 2012 - 4:57 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 29 (IANS) Sabyasachi Mukherjee, known for blending the ethnic and the modern, will bring the curtains down on the third edition of Delhi Couture Week next ... Read more...

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Marital status no bar in modelling world


July 24th, 2012 - 1:43 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 24 (IANS) There may be little space for married actresses in Bollywood, but the modelling world in India is pleasantly dominated by names like Sonalika Sahay, Noyonika ... Read more...

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Tahiliani’s Couture Exposition to start July 25


June 28th, 2012 - 8:44 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 28 (IANS) Ace desinger Tarun Tahiliani is back with his Couture Exposition - the fourth edition is set to start July 25 with the theme of Jewel ... Read more...

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Gypsy theme nursery for Simpson’s new born


May 10th, 2012 - 4:05 pm ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, May 10 (IANS) Singer Jessica Simpson and fiance Eric Johnson are planning a 'gypsy' theme for their new-born daughter's nursery."Jessica is very pretty and feminine, but she didn't ... Read more...

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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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Unconventional films are a safe bet: VJ Ayushmann


March 14th, 2012 - 3:46 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, March 14 (IANS) Veejay-turned-actor Ayushmann Khurrana is making his big screen debut with the unconventional film "Vicky Donor", a film about sperm donation and, says it is safer ... Read more...

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Hidesign now forays into luxury line


March 11th, 2012 - 5:27 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 11 (IANS) Indian leather accessories brand Hidesign is foraying into a luxury line that is exclusively styled by Milanese designer Alberto Ciaschini.Ciaschini, who has been leading the ... Read more...

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UV-resistant swim suits from Shivan-Narresh at LFW


March 2nd, 2012 - 9:52 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, March 2 (IANS) Bringing their unusual touches to swimwear again, designer duo Shivan-Narresh Friday showcased special swim suit line, which is resistant to ultra-violet rays, at the ongoing Lakme ... Read more...

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Ashish Soni completes 20 years in fashion world, set to celebrate (With Image)


February 9th, 2012 - 7:35 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 9 (IANS) Designer Ashish N. Soni completes two decades in the fashion industry this year and to mark the occasion he will showcase a retrospective of ... Read more...

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Goa was birthplace of Indo-Western garments: Wendell Rodricks (Interview, With Image)


January 27th, 2012 - 1:33 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 27 (IANS) Veteran designer Wendell Rodricks has carried the sartorial legacy of Goa to a new level by documenting it in "Moda Goa" - a first-of-its kind ... 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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World Fashion Week show will be a milestone: Ritu Kumar


October 25th, 2011 - 5:13 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 25 (IANS) Known for her ethnic Indian wear, veteran designer Ritu Kumar is to participate in the first edition of World Fashion Week (WFW) next September as ... Read more...

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Rohit Bal displays ‘Shanti’ with Arjun Rampal on ramp


July 26th, 2011 - 4:23 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 26 (IANS) Amidst fragrance of jasmine flowers filling up the air and soothing piano symphony creating a special mood, fashion designer Rohit Bal brought down the curtains ... Read more...

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Arjun Rampal to attend Rohit Bal’s couture show


July 25th, 2011 - 8:37 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 25 (IANS) Bollywood actor Arjun Rampal will be seen supporting fashion designer Rohit Bal at the grand finale of Synergy1 Delhi Couture Week Monday."On route to ... Read more...

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Shraddha Kapoor steals show for Anju Modi


July 24th, 2011 - 9:55 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 24 (IANS) Actor Shakti Kapoor's daughter Shraddha charmed everyone with her innocence and grace as she walked the ramp for designer Anju Modi on the third day of ... Read more...

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Suneet Varma’s Kamasutra collection fails to impress


July 24th, 2011 - 1:47 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 24 (IANS) Designer Suneet Varma's show on the second day of Synergy1 Delhi Couture Week Saturday failed to leave a lasting impression on fashionistas, who said it ... Read more...

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Shakti Kapoor’s daughter Shraddha to walk for Anju Modi


July 23rd, 2011 - 9:33 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 23 (IANS) Shakti Kapoor's daughter Shraddha, who made her Bollywood debut with "Teen Patti", will walk for designer Anju Modi on the third day of Synergy1 ... Read more...

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‘Kamasutra’ collection by Suneet Verma


July 14th, 2011 - 6:26 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 14 (IANS) Veteran designer Suneet Verma will showcase a collection inspired from 'Kamasutra' at the upcoming Delhi Couture Week (DCW).The Kamasutra, possibly the most celebrated Hindu text ... Read more...

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Delhi Couture Week to be held July 20-24


May 26th, 2011 - 3:25 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 26 (IANS) Gear up for another five-day fashion extravaganza as the dates for the second edition of the Delhi Couture Week have been finalised -- it will ... Read more...

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Elton John turns interviewer to Gaga


May 14th, 2011 - 4:17 am ICT by IANS
London, May 14 (IANS) Singer Elton John, who named pop star Lady Gaga as godmother to his baby son Zachary, quizzed her recently for a fashion magazine about her bizzare ... Read more...

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Designer John Galliano trial set for June 22


May 13th, 2011 - 2:07 pm ICT by IANS
London, May 13 (IANS) Designer John Galliano will reportedly stand trial in Paris June 22 on charges of verbally abusing three people with anti-Semitic and racist slurs on two ... Read more...

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John Galliano sacked from own fashion label following anti-Semitic rant


April 16th, 2011 - 4:04 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Apr 16 (ANI): British fashion designer, John Galliano, has been fired from his own fashion label just weeks after an anti-Semitic outburst cost him his top job at French couture house, ... Read more...

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Malls - where designers love to sell


April 15th, 2011 - 1:30 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 15 (IANS) Step into a mall and you'll spot big labels like Ritu Kumar, Satya Paul, Shantanu-Nikhil and Gauri-Nainika staring back at you. High volumes and visibility ... Read more...

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Designers happy as business takes front seat at WIFW (Review)


April 11th, 2011 - 3:32 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 11 (IANS) This time around, designers at the just concluded Wills Lifestyle India Fashion Week (WIFW) had every reason to celebrate as there was a flurry ... Read more...

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Varun Bahl presents edgy, unconventional line at WIFW


April 6th, 2011 - 11:20 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 6 (IANS) Best known for his silhouettes and cuts, designer Varun Bahl's collection on the opening day of the Wills Lifestyle India Fashion Week (WIFW) used wool ... Read more...

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