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20 years on, being gay will be a non-issue: Wendell Rodricks


September 19th, 2012 - 1:40 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 19 (IANS) Twenty years on, being gay will be a non-issue, says Indian fashion guru Wendell Rodricks, who wants people to look at gay relationship as a ... Read more...

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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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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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‘Designers compromise on quality to bring prices down’ (With images)


August 8th, 2012 - 2:34 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 8 (IANS) With the Indian fashion growing immensely and young designers entering the market, it is an uphill task to make profits. Ace designer Tarun Tahiliani feels ... Read more...

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I don’t believe in showstoppers: Pallavi Jaikishan


August 3rd, 2012 - 6:14 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 3 (IANS) Veteran designer Pallavi Jaikishan says she has never believed in the concept of inviting Bollywood celebrities as showstoppers, and she will continue to maintain her mantra ... 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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Kareena shows different shades of Bollywood ‘heroine’ (With Images)


July 23rd, 2012 - 4:25 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 23 (IANS) A picture is worth a thousand words and the first look of Madhur Bhandarkar's "Heroine", with Kareena Kapoor lying upside down, wearing a ... 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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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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From glamour to business, Rajasthan Fashion Week promises to be grand


May 23rd, 2012 - 6:28 pm ICT by IANS
Jaipur, May 23 (IANS) The Pink City is all set to host its first ever fashion week and the three-day Rajasthan Fashion Week (RJW) extravaganza promises a heady mix ... 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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Rahul Mishra named best womenswear designer


May 8th, 2012 - 6:56 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 8 (IANS) Indian designer Rahul Mishra was adjudged the best womenswear designer by Cotton Council International (CCI) Tuesday for his creations with the fabric."I am feeling extremely ... Read more...

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Hrithik Roshan voted ultimate style icon


May 2nd, 2012 - 5:46 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 2 (IANS) Bollywood star Hrithik Roshan has been voted as the ultimate style icon in an online survey conducted by Yahoo! India, while Aishwarya Rai and ... 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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Corporate backing must for fashion brands: Designers


April 4th, 2012 - 3:35 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 4 (IANS) The Rs.2.9 billion (over $57 million) Indian fashion industry is looking up and designers feel corporate support is a must for a further boost as ... 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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Designer Anita Dongre launches menswear line


March 26th, 2012 - 5:44 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, March 26 (IANS) Designer Anita Dongre, known for her ethnic womenswear line, has now forayed into menswear collection. She is excited about her initiative."Excited about my foray into menswear," ... 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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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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Jaipur boy wins sixth edition of ‘The Debut’


March 1st, 2012 - 8:30 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 1 (IANS) Jaipur boy Aman Verma Thursday triumphed at the sixth edition of "The Debut", an initiative by Wills Lifestyle to recognise young fashion designer here.He ... Read more...

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The drape is reborn - sari gets sexy avatar (With Image)


March 1st, 2012 - 3:34 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 1 (IANS) Tied low on the waist, pinned high on the shoulder, paired with a mismatching blouse, woven in traditional fabric or crafted in sexy chiffon, ... 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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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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‘Fashion weeks just have entertainment value’ (With Image)


January 23rd, 2012 - 1:50 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 23 (IANS) Expressing concern over the growing number of fashion weeks, designer Rahul Mishra, who is known for his contribution to Indian handlooms and has featured ... Read more...

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Oprah to don green Sabyasachi sari in Jaipur


January 20th, 2012 - 6:07 pm ICT by IANS
Jaipur, Jan 20 (IANS) An apple green sari with an embroidered black choli is what celebrity talk show host Oprah Winfrey will wear to a dinner at the City ... Read more...

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Indian fashion in a great moment: Spanish designer (With Images)


January 8th, 2012 - 11:29 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 8 (IANS) The Indian canvas appears like a paradise for those who love colour, according to veteran Spanish designer Agatha Ruiz de la Prada who believes Indian ... Read more...

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‘Let’s Design Season 4′ announces 13 finalists (With Image)


December 30th, 2011 - 9:13 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 30 (IANS) Cotton Council International (CCI) has announced 13 finalists for the fourth edition of its "Let's Design" contest who will compete with each other on a ... Read more...

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Designer Pria Kataaria honoured in Dubai (With Image)


December 27th, 2011 - 2:42 pm ICT by IANS
Dubai, Dec 27 (IANS) Indian designer Pria Kataaria Puri has won the International Designer of the Year award for her contribution to the fashion world at the annual Masala ... Read more...

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