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‘Ishkq In Paris’ important for Preity and me: Designer (With Images)


September 5th, 2012 - 2:36 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Sep 5 (IANS) Designer Surily Goel says that Preity Zinta's debut production venture "Ishkq In Paris", where she has experimented with lots of scarves and overcoats, is important for ... Read more...

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Dimple Kapadia is our silent muse: Sandeep Khosla


August 18th, 2012 - 1:51 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 18 (IANS) Designer duo Abu Jani and Sandeep Khosla, who have completed 25 years in the fashion industry, have had their longest association with actress Dimple Kapadia and ... Read more...

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Designer gives sari the Dutch touch (With Image)


August 16th, 2012 - 2:03 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 16 (IANS) He loves Indian embroidery and traditional Indian unpolished jewellery and has used the sari's draping and pleating technique in his dresses. Dutch designer Jan Taminiau, ... 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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Big B, Judi Dench to launch Abu-Sandeep’s book in London (With Images)


August 11th, 2012 - 3:00 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 11 (IANS) Designer duo Abu Jani and Sandeep Khosla are set to formally launch their book titled "India Fantastique" to celebrate their silver jubilee in the Indian ... 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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Fashion goes beyond ramp; gets wearable, affordable (LFW Review)


August 8th, 2012 - 3:49 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 8 (IANS) Creativity, glamour and unusual designs are a common phenomena at fashion weeks, but the recently concluded Lakme Fashion Week Winter-Festive 2012 focussed more on the ... Read more...

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Pallavi Jaikishan goes traditional at LFW


August 4th, 2012 - 1:35 am ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 4 (IANS) Veteran designer Pallavi Jaikishan's collection made a grand opening at the 13th Lakme Fashion Week commencing here Friday, with the line displaying traditional wear for women ... Read more...

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‘Government must use designers to create cultural identity’


August 3rd, 2012 - 4:48 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 3 (IANS) The Indian fashion design fraternity needs "complete support" from the government so that they can help in creating more employment opportunities as well as in ... Read more...

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Beyond designing, Ritu Beri eyes lifestyle space


August 2nd, 2012 - 1:37 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 2 (IANS) She is one of the rare names in the Indian fashion fraternity whose international presence and impact are wider than at home. Now designer ... Read more...

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A debut after 40 years and book in making, Pallavi Jaikishan on a roll


July 21st, 2012 - 5:15 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 21 (IANS) Veteran designer Pallavi Jaikishan, who has completed a successful run of 40 years in the fashion industry this year, is set to make her debut ... Read more...

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Designers pen fashion bibles; legacy for younger lot


July 20th, 2012 - 2:57 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 20 (IANS) Moving from needle and thread, fashion connoisseurs are putting pen to paper in a bid to share their experiences and expertise with the younger lot. ... Read more...

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Neeta Lulla to present ‘Radha’ at LFW


July 17th, 2012 - 3:56 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, July 17 (IANS) Neeta Lulla will present a collection named Radha at the Lakme Fashion Week winter-festive 2012 and clarifies that it is not traditional."The name of my collection ... Read more...

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Vera Wang announces separation from her husband Arthur Becker


July 12th, 2012 - 5:36 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Los Angeles, July 12 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Fashion designer Vera Wang and her husband Arthur Becker have decided to part ways. They have had been married for 23 years. They also have 2 ... Read more...

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Indian men now spending time before mirror: Varun Bahl (With Image)


June 25th, 2012 - 5:32 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 25 (IANS) From being conscious about their wardrobe to following trends, Indian men folk have started taking care of their clothing, says designer Varun Bahl and ... Read more...

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Finland’s Merimekko seeks Indian market with bold designs


June 17th, 2012 - 3:59 pm ICT by IANS
Helsinki, June 17 (IANS) Leading Finnish textile and clothing design company Merimekko is keen to enter the Indian market and make a splash with its bold colours and designs, ... Read more...

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Kristen Stewart and Robert Pattinson win the 2012 MTV Movie Best Kiss Award


June 4th, 2012 - 8:32 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Los Angeles, June 4 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Kristen Stewart and Robert Pattinson have won again the 2012 MTV Movie Award for Best Kiss, for the fourth consecutive year. The two Twilight actors, who ... Read more...

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People told me I am fat: Tyra Banks


May 19th, 2012 - 9:25 am ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, May 19 (IANS) Super-model Tyra Banks says she used to get letters saying she was too fat."When I was a model I was a four (size 4) and ... Read more...

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Cufflinks to carpets, Rohit Bal spreads design net wide (Interview)


May 15th, 2012 - 1:00 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 15 (IANS) Rohit Bal, one of India's best known designers with over two decades in the fashion industry, says he is experimenting and expanding his ... Read more...

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Rohit Bal casts Arjun in princely look for Cannes


May 14th, 2012 - 6:32 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 14 (IANS) Rohit Bal and Arjun Rampal are known for their strong bonding, both on and off the ramp. Now the designer has created a special ... Read more...

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Not mere tailors, Indian designers hit back


May 13th, 2012 - 4:02 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 13 (IANS) Indian fashion is growing and its designers are not mere tailors, say industry experts irked by Manish Arora's comment that designers here primarily cater ... 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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‘Incredible India’ luring fashion world with business sense: Pakistani designer (With Images)


April 15th, 2012 - 3:35 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 15 (IANS) The Indian fashion industry, with its talent, craft, textile and business sense, is luring the international fashion world with a vengeance, says Pakistani designer Sahar ... Read more...

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Pakistani textile brand to open 200 stores in India


April 14th, 2012 - 6:31 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 14 (IANS) Pakistan-based fashion house Sefam, which already has a store in the capital's Greater Kailash market, is planning to expand its network in India with 200 ... Read more...

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Now comes Rajasthan Fashion Week!


March 28th, 2012 - 8:25 pm ICT by IANS
Jaipur, March 28 (IANS) Indian fashion world's already crowded lineup has got one more fashion week - Rajasthan Fashion Week (RFW). The first edition of the three-day event will start ... Read more...

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A fashion show to mark 100 years of Bihar (With Image)


March 27th, 2012 - 5:28 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 27 (IANS) Bihar-born designers Samant Chauhan and Arun Tiwari are set to mark 100 years of Bihar with a fashion show called "Silks of Bihar".Eco Tasar Silk ... 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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Indian is gorgeous, a perfect amalgamation of world culture: Italian designer (Interview) (With Images)


March 24th, 2012 - 12:33 pm ICT by IANS
Jaipur, March 24 (IANS) India is a melting pot of cultures across the globe and the country's evolving fashion industry is a testimony to it, says well-known Italian designer ... Read more...

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No fame, money in modelling: Abhishek Malik


March 22nd, 2012 - 7:54 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 22 (IANS) After struggling for fame and money in the modelling world for three years, Delhi boy Abhishek Malik has finally got lucky with a key role ... Read more...

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Top-notch luxe fashion designers discuss emerging trends


March 20th, 2012 - 5:56 pm ICT by IANS
Jaipur, March 20 (IANS) It's time to take the fashion industry forward with some of the best creative minds from from India and abroad, including well-known Italian designer Angela Missoni, ... Read more...

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Designer Gaurav Gupta to showcase at Alchemy


March 18th, 2012 - 7:22 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 18 (IANS) Designer Gaurav Gupta, who has completed six years in the fashion industry, is excited about showing his collection at the Alchemy in London.Alchemy, a ... Read more...

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Designers, not celebrities in focus at LFW (Rerview)


March 7th, 2012 - 5:27 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, March 7 (IANS) Designers, creativity and the unsung heroes of the style world hogged the limelight at the just-concluded Lakme Fashion Week summer/resort 2012. The five-day event highlighted ... Read more...

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Britain’s Princess Beatrice wants ‘real job’


March 3rd, 2012 - 6:37 pm ICT by IANS
London, March 3 (IANS) Princess Beatrice, fifth-in-line to the British throne, will not be performing royal duties for the queen but wants to get an actual job.The 23-year-old elder daughter ... Read more...

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Jamia Bazaar’s second edition gets bigger, better


February 11th, 2012 - 8:01 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 11 (IANS) After the roaring success of the first season, the second edition of Jamia Bazaar is expected to witness wide participation from females in Jamia ... 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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