New Delhi, March 27 : It was a show unique in its own way as some of the known stylists, designers and editors of fashion magazines turned models for brand 11.11/eleven.eleven at the ongoing Amazon India Fashion Week (AIFW). Designer Shani Himanshu and Mia Morikawa feel that they cater to the common man and hence this different presentation.
By Natalia Ningthoujam, New Delhi, March 27 : Indian women are "so beautiful", says London-based makeup artist Tara Moghaddam and says she is in love with the bright colours of India and would love to do make-up for Indian stars.
By Nivedita, New Delhi, March 27 : David Abraham of brand Abraham & Thakore (A&T), whose designs have been acquired by Victoria & Albert Museum in London for its permanent collection, says he has no qualms if a local shopkeeper imitates his designs as he feels that's how fashion will move on.
New Delhi, March 27 : Designer duo Abraham & Thakore's (A&T) showcase of their autumn-winter 2015 range at Amazon India Fashion Week (AIFW) was all about recycling material in a contemporary way. Old saris and fabrics were layered and hand-stitched together to make something afresh.
New Delhi, March 27 : It was time for the darker shades of winter to take over the ramp of the Amazon India Fashion Week here, with designers Malini Ramani and Rina Dhaka taking to the stage to present their collections with a recurring naturalistic theme, tying them up together.
New Delhi, March 26 : The scenic beauty of Kashmir has always been a source of inspiration for many designers but the Hemant-Nandita duo took it to a different level, showcasing the timeless allure of the state's Gulmarg resort through their range that personified undying techniques, delicate embroideries, scenic beauty and extravagant handicrafts and clothing.
New Delhi, March 26 : The Indian fashion industry is separated into two major events -- Mumbai's Lakme Fashion Week and Delhi's Amazon India Fashion Week. But ace designers Rohit Gandhi and Rahul Khanna feel it's time to get united and represent the industry as one fashion body.
By Sugandha Rawal, New Delhi, March 26 : A prince, princess, magnificent castles, swans and a ship emerging out of turbulent waves - the words may seem to pop out of a fairytale, but these are some of the elements that designer Anju Modi used to showcase her collection 'How to write a fairy tale' at the Amazon India Fashion Week (AIFW) here.
By Sugandha Rawal, New Delhi, March 26 : Ace designer JJ Valaya turned a fashion platform into a cultural cauldron by infusing elements of Russia and India into his collection 'The Bolshoi Bazaar', which he showcased at the Amazon India Fashion Week here.
By Nivedita, New Delhi, March 26 : A self-trained designer and an aesthete, Nikasha Tawadey made her debut in the Indian fashion industry in 2006 with her eponymous label 'Nikasha'. The designer feels the industry has grown to a point wherein designers are confident about their own inspirations rather than looking to the West for influences.
Mumbai, Mar 25 : Sushant Singh Rajput and Dibakar Banerjee are all set to launch a fashion line which is inspired by the era Detective Byomkesh Bakshy is set in.
New Delhi, March 25 : Known for subtle yet fashionable lines, designer Rajesh Pratap Singh on Wednesday left the audience at the Amazon India Fashion Week (AIFW) mesmerised with a black-and-white collection, which paid homage to medical practitioners who dedicate their life to the betterment of society.
New Delhi, Mar 24 : During the Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week in New York, OPPO, a global technology brand with presence in North America, Europe and Asia, partnered with celebrity fashion designer Ly Qui Khanh to present its unique design inspiration.
New Delhi, March 24 : Beat the heat this summer by sporting a Kaftan, a variant of the robe or tunic, which has been worn by several celebrities around the world.
New Delhi, March 24 : A new title sponsor, over 100 established and rising designers, a fashion label from Bollywood actress Shraddha Kapoor and promotion of Khadi as its main theme, the 25th edition Amazon India Fashion Week (AIFW) will see glamour at its best when it kicks off here on Wednesday.
Mumbai, Mar 23 : The national-award winning actor, Rajkummar Rao walked the runway for Kunal Anil Tanna on Day 5 at the Lakme Fashion Week (LFW) Summer/Resort 2015.
Mumbai, Mar 23 : Young designer Kunal Rawal reinvented Indian and western designs in his signature masculine look at LFW this season.
By Nivedita, Mumbai , March 23 : Since the past 15 years, the Lakme Fashion Week has been promoting India's rich handloom culture and giving a worthy platform to budding designers. The summer-resort edition of the fashion gala, which concluded on Sunday, was again a step forward in that direction.
Mumbai, March 23 : Blending in the art of 'sculpting' and 'de-sculpting' with structured drapes, designer Anamika Khanna brought the curtains down on the Lakme Fashion Week Summer/Resort 2015 here.
By Nivedita, Mumbai, March 23 : Her red carpet appearances may portray that the uber stylish Kareena Kapoor Khan's wardrobe is full of chic designer gowns, but the Bollywood actress says her personal fashion is about "jeans and shirt" and that she feels "comfort" is the best style.
Mumbai, Mar 23 : : She has always created amazing prints whether it was doodles, legendary Indian heroes or French couture images. For Lakme Fashion Week Summer/Resort 2015 Aartivijay Gupta brought a colourful dimension to her creations with "My World of Glass" inspired by mosaic.
Mumbai , Mar 23 : In a perfect conclusion to the celebration of its 15-year milestone, Lakme Fashion Week Summer/Resort 2015 witnessed a magnificent Grand Finale by design priestess Anamika Khanna. Anamika's collection was inspired by 'Sculpt'- the Lakme beauty statement for the season.
Mumbai, March 23 : Ace designer Wendell Rodricks did not fail to impress yet again with his collection 'Popology' at Lakme Fashion Week Summer/ Resort 2015 presented by Philips.
Mumbai, Mar 23 : : Around the poolside of the Palladium Hotel, fashionistas gathered to view the collection of India's top swim and cruise wear designers. Creators of amazing fashion for 'in' and 'out' of the water, Shivan & Narresh internationally renowned names, took the audience on a fashionable holiday with their "Henri's Garden" collection at Lakme Fashion Week Summer/Resort 2015.
Mumbai, Mar 23 : Ace designer Farah Sanjana showcased her demure but daring collection called 'The Military Diva' at the Jabong Stage during Lakme Fashion Summer/Resort 2015.
Mumbai, Mar 23 : It was a casual walk in a museum that inspired India's ace couturier to create a vibrant colourful collection. Reliance Trends presented The Czar of Couture, Tarun Tahiliani's "Past Modern" collection inspired by the work of The Singh Twins at Lakme Fashion Week Summer/Resort 2015.
Mumbai, Mar 23 : Youthful designer, Ridhi Mehra showcased a timeless spectrum of clothing titled 'A Mirror Affaire' at Jabong Stage during Lakme Fashion Week Summer/Resort 2015. Taken by the intriguing interior decoration of the Sheesh Mahal - the palace of unbelievable beauty, Ridhi incorporated tastefully the essence of the palace onto her garments. Based on oriental charms juxtaposed with the subtleness of the romantic West; a fusion was artistically created to merge the romantic era and the craftsmanship of the Mughals.
Mumbai, March 22 : Think resort fashion and brand Shivan & Narresh is one of the first that strikes the mind. The designer duo did not disappoint, presenting a colourful bouquet of cruise and resort styles at Lakme Fashion Week (LFW) Summer/Resort 2015 here.
Mumbai, March 22 : The ever-so-graceful Shabana Azmi glided down the ramp to an audio of her husband Javed Akhtar reciting couplets from a poem at the Lakme Fashion Week summer-resort 2015 here on Sunday
Mumbai, March 22 : Since the shooting of "Fan" in Croatia kept superstar Shah Rukh Khan from "applauding" his wife Gauri Khan live when she showcased her fashion designing skills at an event here, he took to social media to send out a word of encouragement for her.
Mumbai, March 22 : Fashion designer Krishna Mehta, who has been serving fashionistas with womenswear and menswear since launching her label in 1990, has now launched a footwear range for those "who want more than clothes".
Mumbai, March 22 : The fourth day of the Lakme Fashion Week summer-resort 2015 was a day dedicated to Bollywood, with stars like Shahid Kapoor, Kalki Koechlin and Tamannaah Bhatia walking on the ramp. Ending the day was the beautiful Nargis Fakhri who looked no less than a bride when she flaunted one of the beautiful creations designed by ace designer Suneet Varma.
New Delhi, March 21 : The grand finale of the forthcoming Amazon India Fashion Week (AIFW) -- the 25th edition of the FDCI fashion gala -- will be truly grand with 25 designers coming together to present signature pieces celebrating India's rich handicraft tapestry.
Mumbai, March 21 : Fashion designer Manish Malhotra loves to spend time and converse with evergreen Bollywood actress Rekha while working on her styling for the film "Fitoor".
By Nivedita, Mumbai, March 21 : A creative entrepreneur and wife of Bollywood superstar Shah Rukh Khan, Gauri Khan, who has lent her creativity to Satya Paul to mark the fashion brand's 30th anniversary, says her personal style is more about saris than western gowns.
Mumbai, Mar 20 : Want a bag with multipurpose functions? Wouldn't you like a bag for all seasons? Look no further because "Square Loop" by Kanika Sachdeva will solve all these problems. With minimal styling but offering a clean design sensibility, the brand displayed everything that was contemporary and unisex.
Mumbai, mar 20 : Known for her innovatively designed accessories that have captivated women globally, Nitya Arora's jewellery collection for her 'Valliyan' label was a glitzy show at Lakme Fashion Week Summer/Resort 2015
Mumbai, Mar 20 : Retaliating in the most fashion forward way possible, Dhruv Kapur introduced his collection 'Undress Code' for the brand DRVV at Lakme Fashion Week Summer/Resort 2015.
Mumbai, Mar 20 : A Kiran Uttam Ghosh show is always an adventure into the world of creative fashion. Her Lakme Fashion Week Summer/Resort 2015 collection was feminine, delicate with inspiring silhouettes in a gentle colour palette.
By Nivedita, Mumbai, March 20 : Known for offering a touch of royalty to his customers with his bespoke ensembles, fashion designer Raghavendra Rathore now plans to give men a complete wardrobe solution through a new ready-to-wear designer label Imperial India Company (IIC), which represents colonial Indo-Western ethos through its product offering.
By Nivedita, Mumbai, March 20 : While many Indian designers are trying to hit international runways with their creations, here is one Briton who is fascinated by Indian handloom and textiles. Designer Natalie Jolliffe of brand Miss Bennett London says that such elements are "real luxury" for someone like her who hardly find such products in her hometown.
By Nivedita, Mumbai, March 20 : Sabyasachi Mukherjee, whose sartorial creations, marked by traditional fabrics and techniques, have made him a globally recognised name in the world of design, believes that national clothing has the power to foster nationalism.
Mumbai, Mar 20 : The fantabulous trio of designers Shovit Dasgupta, Durba Nag and Sharan Kaur, stayed true to their roots while showcasing their collection for their label 'NOTLIKEYOU' at Jabong Stage during Lakme Fashion Week Summer/ Resort 2015.
Mumbai, Mar 20 : Easies and Killer kept the audience in raptures at a fast paced hot stepping show with great music and super styles at Jabong Stage during Lakme Fashion Week Summer/Resort 2015.
Mumbai, Mar 20 : When it comes to regal, sophisticated collections that rival those worn by royalty, Raghavendra Rathore had the perfect offering when his show closed Day Two at Lakme Fashion Week Summer/Resort 2015 with actor Riteish Deshmukh as the showstopper.
Mumbai, March 19 : E-commerce company Jabong.com on Thursday launched the spring summer 2015 collection of Miss Bennett London on the second day of the Lakme Fashion Week's (LFW) summer-resort edition with Bollywood actress Shraddha Kapoor walking the runway for the brand in a sequin dress.
Mumbai, March 19 : The Lakme Fashion Week (LFW) dedicates a day to Indian textiles in every outing and the second day of the summer-resort edition 2015 on Thursday saw felicitation of designers promoting their use and a pitch for greater use by corporates and youth.
By Nivedita, Mumbai, March 19 : The year 2015 is special for him as it marks his quarter century as a stylist for him and 10 years of his label Manish Malhotra. The designer, who has played a key role in promoting Indian fashion globally, says that fashion weeks have come a long way since the time he started out and that business acumen and creativity now go hand-in-hand.
Kolkata, Mar 19 : Make-up artist and dancer Sreenanda Shankar on Wednesday launched new spring summer dresses' collection at Ritu Kumar's latest store Lebel in Kolkata's Quest Mall.
Mumbai, Mar 19 : With two timeless fabrics as their base, Mayank Anand and Shraddha Nigam presented their "Chauraha" collection at Lakme Fashion Week Summer/Resort 2015.
Mumbai, Mar 19 : Anavila Misra breathed fresh air into her collection with 'A Summer Stroll' at Lakme Fashion Week Summer/Resort 2015.
Mumbai, Mar 19 : This season it was the divine tree in Hindu mythology that inspired Gaurang Shah's collection called "Kalpavriksha" at Lakme Fashion Week Summer/Resort 2015.
Mumbai, Mar 19 : : A fashion revolution went into cyber world for the first time in India by Lakme Fashion Week. One of the most popular trendy young designers in the country presented her colourful line on popular social media platform, Instagram.
Mumbai, Mar 19 : Sailex stunned all with his sensual and straight, but stylish collection presented by Reliance Footwear at Jabong Stage during Lakme Fashion Week Summer/Resort 2015.
Mumbai, Mar 19 : Designer Krishna Mehta recreated the boho chic 1970's look for the New Age fashion followers at Lakme Fashion Week Summer/Resort 2015.
Mumbai, Mar 19 : From beauty statements that will inspire summer trends like never before to a revolutionary innovation in makeup, the Lakme Makeup Show presented the best of beauty on Day 1 of the Lakme Fashion Week Summer/Resort 2015.
New Delhi, March 19 : Look chic in breezy jumpsuits or lace dresses this spring-summer.
Mumbai, Mar 19 : Lakme Fashion Week celebrated their 15th edition in true new age style with a unique concept show - a live show via Instagram that was hosted yesterday for designer Masaba Gupta.
Mumbai, Mar 18 : The 19th edition of the Gen Next stars opened Day One at Lakme Fashion Week Summer/Resort 2015 with a show presented by INIFD.
Mumbai, March 18 : Masaba Gupta's show on the opening day of Lakme Fashion Week (LFW)summer-resort 2015 was the first of its kind in India, with the young designer taking her colourful fashion revolution around the globe through photo-sharing site Instagram.