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Kareena helped in brand building: Pankaj-Nidhi


August 8th, 2012 - 4:24 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 8 (IANS) Designer duo Pankaj and Nidhi Ahuja say getting actress Kareena Kapoor as the showstopper added value to their brand when they presented their collection at ... Read more...

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Wendell displays his ‘Timeless’ collection at LFW


August 5th, 2012 - 1:19 am ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 4 (IANS) Designer Wendell Rodricks showcased his new collection titled "Timeless", featuring long dresses, georgette circle dupattas, satin silk long line cholis, kurtas, high waist dhoti among others, ... 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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Payal Kapoor to revive Benaras motifs at LFW (With Images)


July 20th, 2012 - 4:06 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, July 20 (IANS) The rich culture and tradition of Benaras seems to have faded and designer Payal Kapoor plans to revive this with her collection - Notes from the ... Read more...

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Nicole Richie, a mood dresser


July 8th, 2012 - 4:52 am ICT by IANS
London, July 8 (IANS) Her socialite life demands Nicole Richie to wear different looks everyday, but she says she is an "emotional dresser" and dresses only according to her ... Read more...

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Designer captures woman’s beauty in Pakeezah


July 7th, 2012 - 5:54 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 7 (IANS) Ethereal beauty and grace -- this and the innocence of woman that fashion designer Amit Talwar has tried to capture in his new collection called ... Read more...

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Woodland forays into kids segment


June 9th, 2012 - 1:16 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 9 (IANS) After catering to men and women, footwear and apparel brand Woodland has ventured into a product line for kids."Kids segment is one of the fastest ... Read more...

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India surpasses $300 billion exports target


April 19th, 2012 - 6:37 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 19 (IANS) India's exports surpassed the $300 billion target in 2011-12 despite a slowdown in demand in major markets like the United States and Europe, Commerce Secretary ... 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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Go for stylish holiday wear this summer (With Image)


March 29th, 2012 - 2:26 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 29 (IANS) Planning a holiday? Go for asymmetric hem shirts and wrap dresses, says designer Kiran Uttam Ghosh who feels vacation wear needs makeover in terms of ... Read more...

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India asks Kenya to cut duties on textile imports


March 20th, 2012 - 9:24 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 20 (IANS) India Tuesday asked Kenya to reduce duties on imports of textiles, especially man-made fibres, from this country.During a meeting with his Kenyan counterpart Chirauli Mwakwere ... Read more...

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Kashmiri flowers gulaala, giltoor inspire Manish Malhotra’s collection


February 18th, 2012 - 3:05 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 18 (IANS) Renowned designer Manish Malhotra brought curtains down to the third day of ongoing Wills Lifestyle India Fashion Week (WIFW) by showcasing an elegant collection ... Read more...

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Saris with a twist by Kiran Uttam Ghosh (With Images)


January 14th, 2012 - 2:00 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 14 (IANS) Designer Kiran Uttam Ghosh, known for her chic and glamourous designs, has presented a modern avatar of the six-yard sari for the new-age woman.The ... Read more...

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Sari as resort wear? Why not, asks designer Anupamaa


December 9th, 2011 - 2:48 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, Dec 9 (IANS) You'd think a bikini, a swimsuit or a kaftan would be apt as resort wear, but designer Anupamaa Dayal surprised everyone when she showcased saris as ... Read more...

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Needed institutes to train cutters and tailors


December 9th, 2011 - 1:47 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, Dec 9 (IANS) Designers alone cannot produce resort or beach wear. Cutters and tailors need to be trained to ensure that the end product is immaculate, says designer James ... Read more...

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GTN to invest Rs.200 million in apparel market


November 22nd, 2011 - 9:36 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Nov 22 (IANS) GTN Industries Group, an integrated yarns, fabrics and apparels group, Tuesday announced that it would invest Rs.200 million in its mercerized cotton garment facilities to boost ... Read more...

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Model slips at Vineet Bahl’s show


October 12th, 2011 - 8:57 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 12 (IANS) "What's a fashion show without little goof-ups", asks designer Vineet Bahl, during whose show Wednesday model Tinu Verghis fell while sashaying down the ramp on ... Read more...

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Shoe collection is like dream come true: Cheryl Cole


October 12th, 2011 - 9:31 am ICT by IANS
London, Oct 12 (IANS) Singer Cheryl Cole, who has collaborated with stylistpick.com for her shoe collection, feels it's like dream coming true."I have not felt this excited in a long ... Read more...

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Thane factory fire toll is four


September 23rd, 2011 - 12:18 am ICT by IANS
Thane, Sep 22 (IANS) Four workers were charred to death and 14 injured Thursday in a major fire which engulfed a cloth factory in Dombivali town in this Maharashtra district. The ... Read more...

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Socks turn shoes, shirts go topsy-turvy at VHIMW


September 3rd, 2011 - 10:29 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 3 (IANS) It was an experimental journey for designer-duo Ankita and Anjana Bhargav at the Van Heusen India Men's Week Saturday as they converted socks into shoes ... Read more...

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Troy Costa goes for black ink theme for VHIMW


August 31st, 2011 - 6:05 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 31 (IANS) Designers take inspiration from various things around them to design clothes, but Troy Costa's source is unique -- he has drawn inspiration from the colour ... Read more...

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Classic silhouettes inspire Ankita-Anjana for men’s fashion week


August 29th, 2011 - 4:28 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 29 (IANS) Designers Ankita and Anjana Bhargav of label ANKY will showcase a collection inspired by classic silhouettes but with a modern touch titled 'NOWthen' at the ... Read more...

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Work behind every Indian garment is unique: Filipino fashion blogger


August 22nd, 2011 - 3:45 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 22 (IANS) Filipino blogger Bryan Grey Yambao began tapping away at the keyboard from the age of 17 to express his views on global fashion and has ... Read more...

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Jaya Rathore explores heritage weaves for bridal line (With images)


August 18th, 2011 - 11:32 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 18 (IANS) Kolkata-based designer Jaya Rathore, who takes inspiration from Indian art and craft, has once again gone back into time by using heritage weaves and embroideries ... Read more...

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Thousands protest against chemical plant in China


August 14th, 2011 - 1:13 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Aug 14 (IANS) Thousands of residents staged a protest and scuffled with police Sunday morning in the northwestern port city of Dalian seeking relocation of a chemical plant over ... Read more...

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Rosily Paul impresses with handmade jewellery at IIJW


August 1st, 2011 - 9:47 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 1 (IANS) Designer Rosily Paul, who specialises in modern and customised jewellery designs, promoted handmade jewellery at the India International Jewellery Week (IIJW). She took inspiration from nature ... Read more...

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Rina Dhaka makes jute dazzle with Swarovski crystals (With image)


June 8th, 2011 - 7:51 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 8 (IANS) Rina Dhaka says her new summer collection brings two worlds together as she has mixed the shine of Swarovski crystals with jute. The designer has ... Read more...

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Two-day shutdown called in garment, hosiery industry


March 12th, 2011 - 11:24 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, March 12 (IANS) The readymade garment and hosiery industry Saturday has called for a two-day shutdown in the industry across the country from March 14 to protest imposition of ... Read more...

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Mandira eager to wear Masaba’s outfits after delivery


March 12th, 2011 - 8:29 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, March 12 (IANS) Actress-model-presenter Mandira Bedi who loves wearing designer Masaba's outfits regrets that she can't sport any of her dresses showcased at the Lakme Fashion Week as she ... Read more...

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Masaba excited about father Viv’s presence at LFW show


March 12th, 2011 - 7:49 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, March 12 (IANS) Designer Masaba was excited that her father, noted ex-cricketer of West Indies Vivian Richards, made it to her show at the ongoing Lakme Fashion Week (LFW) ... Read more...

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Blake Lively gets her fashion sense from her mother


March 4th, 2011 - 3:04 pm ICT by ANI
Sydney, March 4 (ANI): Blake Lively says it was her mother who helped to shape her own fashion sensibilities.The actress, who is the new face of Chanel's ad campaign for its "Mademoiselle" ... Read more...

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Kate Middleton dethrones Lady Gaga as top fashion buzzword


February 9th, 2011 - 6:22 pm ICT by ANI
Wellington, Feb 9 (ANI): Kate Middleton is the top fashion buzzword for the upcoming fashion season that starts in New York on Thursday, according to a new survey.The Global Language Monitor, ... Read more...

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Lakme Fashion Week: Delhi Designer Sisters To Showcase Their Fantasy Collection


January 29th, 2011 - 1:52 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
The LFW in Mumbai is soon to have the Grand finale week and surprise –surprise there are no Mumbai based top designers on the list of the finale week for ... Read more...

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Emma Watson unveils her final range for People Tree


January 28th, 2011 - 5:31 pm ICT by ANI
London, Jan 28 (ANI): 'Harry Potter' star Emma Watson has unveiled her third and final range for the ethical fashion label People Tree.Watson, 20, who is pictured posing against a battered old ... Read more...

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Saris: Hot And Back In Vogue Like Never Before


January 17th, 2011 - 5:56 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
Saris are back in vogue. Well, not that they were ever totally out of it though.However, with the trend to try on more and more variations in the traditional garment ... Read more...

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