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63 designers finalised for WIFW spring/summer edition


September 14th, 2012 - 4:32 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 14 (IANS) The spring-summer edition of the Wills Lifestyle India Fashion Week (WIFW) returns with an exciting list of 63 designers who will showcase their contemporary collection ... Read more...

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Now Dutch designers join hands with Indian fashion industry (With Images)


August 10th, 2012 - 7:36 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 10 (IANS) After Japan, now the Dutch fashion industry collaborates with Indian designers for a collection that will debut on the opening day of WIFW Spring Summer ... 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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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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Pankanj-Nidhi head for International Woolmark Prize


July 20th, 2012 - 2:41 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 20 (IANS) Indian designer duo Pankaj and Nidhi, who has been named the winners of the International Woolmark Prize India award, will now compete with international designers ... Read more...

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Taxing fashion shows: High Court declines to interfere


May 16th, 2012 - 2:33 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 16 (IANS) Declining to interfere with the imposition of entertainment tax on ramp shows organised by the Fashion Design Council of India (FDCI), Delhi High Court has ... Read more...

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International Woolmark prize comes to India, shortlists 10 designers


May 10th, 2012 - 7:56 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 10 (IANS) The International Woolmark Prize, known for nurturing talents like Yves Saint Laurent and Karl Lagerfeld, has come to Indian shores for the first time and ... Read more...

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Indian designers need to tap own tradition: Australia Fashion Week founder (Interview)


March 25th, 2012 - 1:50 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 25 (IANS) Indian designers are not doing enough to tap the country's traditional textiles and crafts, which are readily inspiring the foreign world, says Simon P. Lock, ... Read more...

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WIFW: Celebrating 60 years of Indo-Japan ties through fashion


February 18th, 2012 - 8:21 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 18 (IANS) Three Japanese designers made their runway debut during the ongoing Wills Lifestyle India Fashion Week (WIFW), celebrating 60 years of successful diplomatic relations between India ... Read more...

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Sex worker’s life lights up the Fashion Week ramp


February 18th, 2012 - 12:35 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 17 (IANS) A sex worker's life was the inspiration for leading designers of India to make a strong plea against human trafficking through their fashionwear at the ... Read more...

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Boycott zoos, urge Mahima, Gulshan


February 15th, 2012 - 8:27 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 15 (IANS) Bollywood's bad man Gulshan Grover and actress Mahima Chowdhary have urged people to help free animals from zoos, where they lead a caged and restricted ... Read more...

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WIFW widens horizon - fuses fashion with social cause (IANS Preview)


February 14th, 2012 - 8:50 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 14 (IANS) From business opportunities to introducing new faces, from focusing on social causes to collaborating with Japanese designers, the autumn-winter edition of Wills Lifestyle India ... Read more...

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Japanese designers to showcase at WIFW


February 7th, 2012 - 9:44 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 7 (IANS) Three designers from Japan will showcase their collection durings the autumn-winter edition of the Wills Lifestyle India Fashion Week (WIFW) in a show titled Tokyo ... Read more...

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Shantanu-Nikhil to open WIFW 2012


January 31st, 2012 - 3:17 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 31 (IANS) Designer duo Shantanu-Nikhil will Feb 15 open the autumn-winter edition of Wills Lifestyle India Fashion Week( WIFW) 2012 at the Pragati Maidan here.WIFW organiser Fashion ... Read more...

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138 designers to participate in WIFW autumn-winter 2012


January 27th, 2012 - 8:34 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 27 (IANS) The upcoming edition of Wills Lifestyle India Fashion Week (WIFW), to be held next month, will witness a record number of 138 designers showcasing their ... Read more...

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WIFW Autumn/Winter 2012 to start Feb 15


December 2nd, 2011 - 2:04 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 2 (IANS) The Wills Lifestyle India Fashion Week (WIFW) Autumn/Winter 2012 -- five days of fun, fashion and glamour -- is expected to kick off Feb 15, ... Read more...

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Gaurav Gupta wins international designer award


October 25th, 2011 - 7:57 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 25 (IANS) Designer Gaurav Jai Gupta has won the award for the Most Commercial Collection at the International Apparel Federation (IAF) designer awards. "I am humbled and honoured ... Read more...

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Business at fashion week broke all records: FDCI chief (Review)


October 13th, 2011 - 3:56 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 13 (IANS) The five-day Wills Lifestyle India Fashion Week (WIFW) spring/summer extravaganza ended Wednesday with business breaking all records, said Sunil Sethi, president of the Fashion ... Read more...

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If Deepika Padukone has a Christian wedding


October 11th, 2011 - 2:18 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 11 (IANS) Deepika Padukone's wedding plans may not be on cards anytime soon but actress has already decided who to contact for her D-day.The actress, who ... Read more...

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Business, not Bollywood, in focus at WIFW: FDCI chief


October 7th, 2011 - 12:33 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 7 (IANS) With over 120 designers, 200 buyers and an expected revenue of at least Rs.30-35 crore, the focus of the upcoming spring-summer edition of Wills ... Read more...

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Fashion weeks don’t drive business: Former FDCI chief


October 2nd, 2011 - 11:36 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 2 (IANS) Fashion weeks are giving recognition to new designers, but they are not driving business growth, says Vinod Kaul, a former director of the Fashion Design ... Read more...

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Focus on brand building at mens week (Review)


September 5th, 2011 - 6:22 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 5 (IANS) Branding more important than business seems the mantra for deisgners making men?s wear in the country! There were not too many buyers at the ... Read more...

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Celebrities? Who knows? But trends for sure at men’s week (Curtainraiser)


September 1st, 2011 - 3:31 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 1 (IANS) The third edition of the Van Heusen India Mens Week (VHIMW) will bring in some hidden surprises when it comes to having celebrities on ... Read more...

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17 brands to participate in India Mens Week


August 21st, 2011 - 2:52 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 21 (IANS) Well-known designer Arjun Khanna will inaugurate the third edition of Van Heusen India Mens Week (VHIMW), while Tarun Tahiliani and 15 other leading designer ... Read more...

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Johar, Bahl to present Van Heusen India Men’s Week finale


August 20th, 2011 - 5:00 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 20 (IANS) The grand finale of the third edition of Van Heusen India Men's Week (VHIMW) is going to witness immaculate, well-tailored garments from filmmaker Karan ... Read more...

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Manish Malhotra may participate in men’s fashion week


July 26th, 2011 - 8:53 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 26 (IANS) Celebrity designer Manish Malhotra, who missed the second edition of the Van Heusen India Men's Fashion Week last year, will reportedly take part in the ... Read more...

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Buyers’ resolute thumbs up to Delhi Couture Week (Review)


July 26th, 2011 - 6:09 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 26 (IANS) The Synergy1 Delhi Couture Week (DCW) that concluded late Monday with an impressive showcase by veteran designer Rohit Bal was a huge hit with ... Read more...

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Couture week gets bigger, better; Madhuri to walk at opener (Curtainraiser)


July 21st, 2011 - 4:22 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 21 (IANS) A new title sponsor, the best of designers and an ideal business platform for participants to widen their customer-base - the second edition of ... Read more...

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Van Heusen’s men’s week to start Sep 2


July 14th, 2011 - 3:52 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 14 (IANS) The three-day fashion extravaganza of Van Heusen India Men's Week (VHIMW) will begin Sep 2 at the Grand Hotel here."VHIMW is the only men's fashion ... 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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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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14 Indian entries for WOW awards 2011


April 7th, 2011 - 10:30 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 7 (IANS) After India won a title at the World of Wearable Art (WOW) awards in New Zealand last year, 14 student designers from this country have ... Read more...

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WIFW kicks off, creatively done up venue surprises guests


April 6th, 2011 - 4:04 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 6 (IANS) The autumn/winter edition of the Wills Lifestyle India Fashion Week (WIFW) started Wednesday at the same venue as the last time, but there was a ... Read more...

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WIFW to continue with fashion quiz


April 4th, 2011 - 2:45 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 4 (IANS) "Whats Haute", a fashion quiz that made its successful debut at last season's Wills Lifestyle India Fashion Week (WIFW), returns for the autumn/winter edition beginning ... Read more...

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Designers work overtime, say WIFW important for business


April 1st, 2011 - 1:00 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 1 (IANS) The glitz and glamour extravaganza, Wills Lifestyle India Fashion Week (WIFW) Autumn-Winter 2011, opens here April 6 and designers are working overtime to put their ... Read more...

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