international fashion

From Hollywood to Bollywood, tribal fashion gets modern makeover


August 19th, 2012 - 2:48 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 19 (IANS) Tribal prints seem to have attracted the fantasy of fashionistas in a big way as a number of Hollywood and Bollywood celebrities are happily ... Read more...

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Pakistani fashion just a click away


August 17th, 2012 - 3:37 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 17 (IANS) Owning a designer Pakistani ensemble is no more a distant dream. Pakistan's leading retail store Labels has launched its online portal and offers 50 designers ... Read more...

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Sonam, Shabana make their way to DCW (Lead with correction in second para)


August 10th, 2012 - 2:35 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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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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Designer Gaurang Shah teams with 250 weavers to revive handlooms (With Image)


June 24th, 2012 - 12:33 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 24 (IANS) At a time when traditional handlooms are fading into oblivion due to growing popularity of embroidered saris in fabrics like georgette and chiffon, designer Gaurang ... Read more...

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Sports joins glamour at Rajasthan Fashion Week


May 26th, 2012 - 2:28 pm ICT by IANS
Jaipur, May 26 (IANS) Glamour may be synonymous with Bollywood, but the second day of the ongoing Rajasthan Fashion Week (RJW) here witnessed a unique amalgamation of sports and fashion ... Read more...

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DLF Brands to open 10 lifestyle multi-brand retail stores


May 24th, 2012 - 10:03 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 24 (IANS) Realty major DLF's lifestyle retail subsidiary DLF Brands Thursday said it plans to open around 10 multi-brand retail "AVE.NEU" outlets by the end of fiscal ... 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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Barbie Apparel’s first couture range for girls (With image)


April 3rd, 2012 - 9:41 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, April 3 (IANS) Barbie Apparel Tuesday announced the launch its first couture party collection for girls aged 2-12 years in India. The line includes summer fashion staples as well ... Read more...

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Aspiring designers impresses at international fashion fest


March 22nd, 2012 - 7:46 pm ICT by IANS
Jaipur, March 22 (IANS) Young, aspiring designers stood out at the concluding day of International Foundation of Fashion Technology Institute (IFFTI) conference with their unique and creative designs reflecting a"global ... 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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Weavers’ woes: Government packages pass them by (Feature) (with images)


February 26th, 2012 - 1:34 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 26 (IANS) Ali Husain Ansari, a weaver of embroidered Mughal textiles and owner of Abdul Ghani Silk in Varanasi town of northern India, says he has not ... Read more...

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Tinu Verghis bids adieu to modelling industry (With Image)


February 21st, 2012 - 7:35 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 21 (IANS) After serving the modelling industry for more then five years, supermodel Tinu Verghis is saying goodbye to the glamour world and says she is ... 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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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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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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Abhishek gets his customised Ferragamo shoes


December 8th, 2011 - 7:07 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 8 (IANS) Bollywood star Abhishek Bachchan has finally received his made-to-order Tramezza shoes from Italian luxury brand Salvatore Ferragamo. He is the first Indian actor to ... Read more...

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Turn on unisex fashion this winter


November 24th, 2011 - 12:50 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 24 (IANS) As winter knocks on the doors, stock up on a mix of bold colours and experimental designs that suit both genders, say experts. Coats, jackets, ... 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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Indian American designer at Dubai Fashion Week


October 20th, 2011 - 10:58 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 20 (IANS) The Dubai Fashion Week (DFW) has for the first time invited an Indian American fashion designer, Parna Ghose, to display her ethnic Indian collection. DFW Spring ... Read more...

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Freida doesn’t shop at flea markets


August 28th, 2011 - 9:38 am ICT by IANS
London, Aug 28 (IANS) "Slumdog Millionaire" star Freida Pinto admits her life has changed ever since she became famous, as she no longer shops from flea markets."I have access ... 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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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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Sonam brings the curtains down on Jewellery Week


August 5th, 2011 - 1:18 am ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 4 (IANS) Actress Sonam Kapoor Thursday closed the second season of the four day jewellery extravaganza - the India International Fashion Week (IIJW), walking the ramp showcasing ... Read more...

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Ankita Chaudhry to debut at Paris’ Pret a Porter (With images)


July 18th, 2011 - 9:10 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 18 (IANS) She is just 25 and Indian designer Ankita Chaudhry, the owner of the SAAJ label, is all set to make her debut at the Prêt ... Read more...

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LFW designers set to bring Ladakh’s hues, shades on ramp (With Images)


July 13th, 2011 - 5:47 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 13 (IANS) Thinles Chosdup and Nirajana Adhya, who will participate in the Lakme Fashion Week's GenNext category, are set to spread the hues and shades of Ladakh ... Read more...

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Manish Malhotra to be LFW grand finale designer


July 5th, 2011 - 5:29 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, July 5 (IANS) Celebrity designer Manish Malhotra has been named the grand finale designer for Lakme Fashion Week (LFW) Winter-Festive 2011, scheduled Aug 16-21 here.Manish had also been the ... Read more...

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Bollywood losing its grip on popular fashion?


May 24th, 2011 - 1:31 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 24 (IANS) Oh how women used to scramble for the latest Bollywood clothes, be it that blue sari Madhuri Dixit wore in "Hum Aapke Hain Kaun" ... Read more...

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Oz retailers fight online rivals with ‘try-on’ charges


April 11th, 2011 - 6:27 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Apr 11 (ANI): Shop operators in Australia have come up with a smart tactic to stop shoppers who use their changing rooms to try on garments that they then buy online.Customers ... Read more...

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Foreign models shine on Indian ramp - designers tell you why


March 4th, 2011 - 1:31 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 4 (IANS) This should be an eye-opener: of the seven new models chosen for this month's Lakme Fashion Week (LFW), only three are homegrown while one is ... Read more...

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Miss Universe, Sanjana Jon extend support to stop female foeticide in India


January 29th, 2011 - 7:52 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Jan 29 (ANI): Ximena Navarrete, the reigning Miss Universe, and Sanjana Jon, an international fashion designer, have urged people to stop female foeticide through the 'Miss Universe-Sanjana Jon Tour'.The ... Read more...

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Megan Gayle to host 3rd season of Project Runway Australia


January 10th, 2011 - 6:36 pm ICT by ANI
Sydney, Jan 10 (ANI): Model turned fashion designer Megan Gayle has revealed that she is ecstatic to have been chosen to host the third season of Project Runway Australia.Gayle, will replace Kristy ... Read more...

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Too many fashion weeks spoilt the year (2010 in Retrospect)


December 23rd, 2010 - 2:05 pm ICT by IANS
By Shilpa Raina New Delhi, Dec 23 (IANS) A fashion week used to be a charming and rare affair. But this year the realisation hit home that an overdose of shows is killing ... Read more...

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Colourful, kitschy Indian fashion a hit abroad


December 16th, 2010 - 2:06 pm ICT by IANS
By Radhika Bhirani New Delhi, Dec 16 (IANS) Time was when the Indian fashion industry was considered immature for its bright colours and embellishments, but not any more. Bags with imprints of ... Read more...

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