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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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Sonam, Shabana make their way to DCW (With Images)


August 10th, 2012 - 2:11 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 10 (IANS) Bollywood's leading ladies are adding glamour to the Delhi Couture Week (DCW). After veteran actress Sharmila Tagore walked the ramp, young and stylish Sonam Kapoor ... Read more...

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‘Big brands don’t necessarily make big money’ (With Images)


August 1st, 2012 - 1:44 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 1 (IANS) Big brands don't guarantee big money, says top designer Raghavendra Rathore."A good designer never designs for himself but instead understands the market conditions and in-builds ... Read more...

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Dongre’s tribute to Indian textiles at LFW (With Images)


July 28th, 2012 - 2:39 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, July 28 (IANS) Designer Anita Dongre is set to pay tribute to Indian textiles with a collection called "Urban Princess" at the forthcoming Lakme Fashion Week, which begins Aug ... Read more...

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Who says short girls can’t flaunt gowns? (With Images)


June 6th, 2012 - 11:42 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 6 (IANS) Who says you need to be svelte and tall to carry off a long dress or cocktail gown with panache? Celebrities like Hilary Duff, ... Read more...

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Indian embroidery, needlework making Western inroads: Falguni-Shane (With Image)


June 4th, 2012 - 12:10 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 4 (IANS) If their cuts and designs brought them fame, they also earned them an impressive client list that boasts of the likes of Britney Spears, ... Read more...

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‘Gangs…’ male dominant, but with strong women: Huma Qureshi


May 19th, 2012 - 3:38 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 19 (IANS) Anurag Kashyap's "Gangs of Wasseypur", being screened at the 65th Cannes International Film Festival, is a male-dominated script, but had room for strong female ... 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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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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‘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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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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Omani, Indian designers team up for a cause


March 1st, 2012 - 7:19 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 1 (IANS) Indian and Omani fashion designers came together to create awareness against female infanticide through a fashion show that supported the Save The Girl Child initiative.From ... Read more...

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Lakme Fashion Week to pay tribute to Indian textiles


February 29th, 2012 - 11:36 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Feb 29 (IANS) The Lakme Fashion Week (LFW) summer/resort beginning Friday will be a tribute to Indian textiles. It will dedicate a full day to Indian craftsmanship and textiles."As ... Read more...

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Jessie J flaunts Indian designers’ gown at Brit Awards (With Images)


February 23rd, 2012 - 4:43 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 23 (IANS) International singer Jessie J chose Indian designer duo Falguni and Shane Peacock's creation for the red carpet of the recently held Brit Awards 2012.She ... Read more...

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West on backburner: Designers endorse Indian heritage


February 22nd, 2012 - 2:52 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 22 (IANS) Are Indian designers done with Western influences? Many are travelling the length and breadth of the country in search of traditional craftsmanship, colours and techniques ... Read more...

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Thumbs up for Tokyo fashion week from Indian designers


February 18th, 2012 - 10:02 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 18 (IANS) The first-ever Tokyo Fashion Week on an Indian runway has got a thumbs-up from Indian designers, who termed it a great step towards cross-cultural activities ... 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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Indian designers: Merry time in global arena (2011 In Retrospect) (With images)


December 19th, 2011 - 4:30 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 19 (IANS) When international pop icon Lady Gaga flew down here, she sported desi designers Nida Mehmood and Tarun Tahiliani's creations and was not the first ... Read more...

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Indian fashion weeks are interactive: British jewellery designer


December 10th, 2011 - 5:16 pm ICT by IANS
Bambolim (Goa), Dec 10 (IANS) Inspired by India's diverse culture and beautiful fabrics, British jewellery designer Cornelis Van Andel shifted base to India 20 years back. And she feels Indian ... Read more...

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Time to unveil our own Victoria’s Secret: Indian designers


December 8th, 2011 - 5:45 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, Dec 8 (IANS) Call it swimwear, beachwear or resort wear -- the market for this segment has so far been neglected in the country but designers feel the ... Read more...

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Indian brocade big time hit among Europeans


October 31st, 2011 - 12:55 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 31 (IANS) Brocade fabrics - that is what many Europeans request for when their friends visit India, says Spanish designer Ana González, pointing out that the traditional ... Read more...

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Cocktail sari for Gaga - if only!


October 28th, 2011 - 3:39 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 28 (IANS) Lady Gaga may be known for her outrageous attires, but how about a cocktail sari for the flamboyant singer? And handwoven kurta-pyjama for members of ... Read more...

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Mumbai auction raises $750,000 for Indian elephants


October 18th, 2011 - 11:55 am ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Oct 18 (IANS) A collection of African gemstone jewellery fetched $750,000 at an auction here by Sotheby's, part of a fundraising initiative for conservation of Indian elephants, the organisers ... Read more...

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Indian designers unfazed by Hermes sari plans


October 16th, 2011 - 3:03 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 16 (IANS) With French luxury brand Hermes launching a limited edition sari range, designers in India feel this will bring healthy competition in the market. They believe ... Read more...

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Approached for two Bollywood films: Paris Hilton


September 24th, 2011 - 9:28 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Sep 24 (IANS) International celebrity Paris Hilton claims to have received two Bollywood offers and says she is open to working in the Hindi film industry, provided she ... Read more...

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Sharmila-Pataudi made perfect couple, say designers


September 23rd, 2011 - 5:15 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 23 (IANS) If there's anything that comes to the minds of Indian designers about Mansur Ali Khan Pataudi other than his royal style, it is his chemistry ... Read more...

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Fashion is a difficult and turbulent career: Ritu Kumar


September 8th, 2011 - 1:54 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 8 (IANS) Ritu Kumar, a pioneer of the Indian fashion industry who has proved her mettle with her ethnic Indian creations, says the fashion world may ... Read more...

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No need to look beyond Indian crafts, say designers Mona-Pali (With Images)


August 26th, 2011 - 12:26 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Aug 26 (IANS) It is time to promote local craft in the west, say designer sisters Mona Lamba and Pali Sachdev, who have helped revive dying techniques such ... Read more...

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Not far behind: Indian men’s fashion catching up


August 23rd, 2011 - 1:33 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 23 (IANS) Fashion in India is headed in a new direction - the male closet. The market is at a nascent state and dominated by traditional wear like ... Read more...

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LFW Winter/Festive 2011 all about business (Curtain raiser)


August 15th, 2011 - 3:19 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 15 (IANS) There will pret and couture collections from top notch designers and there will be a fair share of glamour and glitz. But the main focus of ... Read more...

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Bridal Asia 2011 to start Sep 30


July 10th, 2011 - 2:41 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 10 (IANS) The three-day wedding extravaganza Bridal Asia, know as one stop destination for brides and grooms, will start here Sep 30. This year designers from Pakistan ... Read more...

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Celebs don’t value Indian designers: Farah Khan Ali (With Images)


June 30th, 2011 - 7:44 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 30 (IANS) Jewellery designer Farah Khan Ali is on cloud nine after international singer Beyonce Knowles chose to sport one of her crowns for a new ... Read more...

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Shah Rukh Khan not skipping IIFA Awards


June 21st, 2011 - 9:33 am ICT by IANS
Toronto, June 21 (IANS) Wizcraft, the organizers of the International Indian Film Academy (IIFA) Awards, have denied reports that Shah Rukh Khan may skip the awards ceremony ... Read more...

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Manish Arora, Narendra Kumar tie up with Debenhams


May 18th, 2011 - 8:16 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 18 (IANS) Now Indian designers Manish Arora and Narendra Kumar's pret lines will be accessible to the customers as they have tied up with global department store ... Read more...

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Contest for national design quality mark


May 16th, 2011 - 6:58 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 16 (IANS) The India Design Council, the national strategic body for design in India, has called for entries for a new India Design Mark symbol.The India Design ... Read more...

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