Mumbai, Aug 4 : India's premier fashion and trade platform, Lakme Fashion Week continues to celebrate its 15 glorious years of fashion.
Mumbai, Aug 3 : Rajkumar Rao, Jackky Bhagnani, Patralekha and Ileana D'Cruz were some Bollywood celebrities who walked the ramp and lent their support to charity organisation Smile Foundation. The profits made from the event would be used to educate girls.
New Delhi, Aug 3 : The Amazon India Couture Week (AICW) 2015 ended on a grand note on Sunday with some of the country's finest garment designers showcasing their creativity on the ramp. But the five-day extravaganza left a big question mark about whether the Indian fashion industry will ever go beyond bridal when it comes to couture.
New Delhi, Aug 2 : Actress Aditi Rao Hydari says she is inspired by the fashion sense of three Bollywood divas -- Kangana Ranaut, Deepika Padukone and Sonam Kapoor.
New Delhi, Aug 2 : In the desire to flaunt polished bodies, clean and smooth arms and legs, well-heeled Indian men and women are thronging salons and beauty clinics to shear off ungainly fuzz with waxing, hair removal products and technology. There are also do-it-yourself kits to help wherever you go.
New Delhi, Aug 2 : Painting a journey of fashion in the world of Bollywood from black and white era to the contemporary, designer Debarun Mukherjee gave a cinematic twist to the ramp of 2015 edition of Amazon India Couture Week (AICW) here.
New Delhi, Aug 2 : Designer Reynu Taandon used the runway of ongoing 2015 edition of Amazon India Couture Week (AICW) here as a time-machine.
New Delhi, Aug 1 : Moisture and humidity levels hit a high during the rainy season, and this can leave your jewellery damaged. Go for plastic jewellery items that come in bright and vibrant colours and avoid metallic jewellery, says an expert.
New Delhi, July 31 : Actress Kalki Koechlin, who is renowned for her unconventional, character-driven performances onscreen, showed her prowess on the ramp as the show-stopper for fashion designer Gaurav Gupta at the Amazon India Couture Week 2015 here.
New Delhi, July 31 : Fashion designer Rahul Mishra kicked off day two of the Amazon India Couture Week 2015 (AICW) with an elegant collection that showcased hand-embroidered floral patterns to sheer handloom textiles that created a harmonious blend of myriad hues.
New Delhi, July 30 : The second edition of Artisans Bazaar, a curated sale of some of India's best contemporary and craft-focussed designers, will be held in the capital on Saturday.
New Delhi, July 30 : Once the venue is selected, it's the look for the wedding day that people think about. For destination wedding, one may debate that carrying real jewellery might be a risky affair, but to look perfect on D-day the jewellery needs to be special too.
New Delhi, July 30 : French footwear designer Christian Louboutin, whose globally famous red soles added high-end spunk to Indian designer Sabyasachi Mukherjee's show at Amazon India Fashion Week (AICW) 2015, said he was left mesmerised with the "civilised" form of couture in India.
New Delhi, July 29 : Ace designer Suneet Varma, who has collaborated with brands like Judith Leiber, arttd'inox and Azva, has now finished designing a jewellery line for Swarovksi. The collection will be launched at the forthcoming BMW India Bridal Fashion Week starting from August 7.
New Delhi, July 27 : Queen of Bollywood Kangana Ranaut is set to walk the ramp as a showstopper for Manav Gangwani at the Amazon India Couture Week 2015, starting here from July 29.
New Delhi, July 27 : Actress Chitrangada Singh will walk as a showstopper for Kolkata-based designer Debarun Mukherjee at Amazon India Couture Week (AICW) 2015.
New Delhi, July 27 : Designers like Abu Jani Sandeep Khosla, Anita Dongre, Ashima Leena, Falguni Shane Peacock, Gauri Nainika and Tarun Tahiliani will showcase their creative excellence in bridal couture here from August 7-11.
New Delhi, July 27 : He entered the film industry as a costume designer when the concept of "costume designing" was alien to many. Designer Manish Malhotra, who has enjoyed a successful run of 25 years in Bollywood, says the industry helped him evolve and gave him a platform to explore and experiment with his creativity.
New Delhi, July 25 : Designer Anju Modi, who opened her flagship store at Defence Colony here, says that she loves working on new projects and reaching new clients.
New Delhi, July 25 : Kolkata-based designer Debarun Mukherjee will launch his debut bridal-festive 2015 collection in association with Indian wear label 'Heroine' at Amazon India Couture Week(AICW) 2015 organised by the Fashion Design Council of India (FDCI).
Mumbai, July 25 : Fashion designer Masaba Gupta, known for creating quirky designs, is gearing up for the upcoming Lakme Fashion Week winter-festive 2015.
Mumbai, July 24 : Textile designer Gaurang Shah will unveil 'Samyuktha', a collection inspired from the epic and dramatic love story of the 12th century king Prithviraj Chauhan and Samyuktha, at the forthcoming winter-festive 2015 edition of Lakme Fashion Week (LFW) here on August 27.
Dubai, July 23 : India's fashion designer Suket Dhir and Dubai-based womenswear label Taller Marmo were announced as the menswear and womenswear winners of the 2015-16 International Woolmark Prize India, Pakistan and the Middle East regional final.
New Delhi, July 22 : Designer Varun Bahl, who is going to display his creations at an offsite show at Amazon India Couture Week 2015, says couture has always been very close to his heart.
Milan, July 21 : Italian fashion designer Elio Fiorucci, known for pioneering stretch jeans, is dead. He was 80.
Mumbai, July 21 : With an eclectic mix of designers weaving cutting edge fashion with creativity, the winter/festive edition of Lakme Fashion Week (LFW) 2015 will showcase 32 designers for the Emerging and Jabong Stage categories here.
New Delhi, July 21 : In today's professional world, it's not just your hard work that matters but also the way you dress yourself. From avoiding running shoes to opting for well-tailored clothes can help in impressing your seniors and colleagues.
New Delhi, July 20 : Online fashion destination Koovs has announced the second edition of "Koovs Goes to College", giving one 'Lucky Ambassador' a chance to pursue a course at the London College of Fashion.
New Delhi, July 19 : Ace fashion designer Manish Malhotra is set to present Couture Soiree, an evening reminiscent of the old world charm from the 1950s, at the forthcoming Amazon India Couture Week 2015 here.
New Delhi, July 18 : Indian men have developed a deeper understanding of fashion and make independent choices as far as style is concerned, says designer Narendra Kumar Ahmed, who has dressed the likes of Amitabh Bachchan, Kabir Bedi and Neil Nitin Mukesh.
New Delhi, July 17 : Avoid whites and long trousers or skirts too look more professional and feel comfortable at work during the monsoon season, says an expert.
New Delhi, July 17 : The Treasury of Trousseau, a four-day event with participation by designers like Niharika Khan, Aki Narula and Mohan Neelakantan here later this month, is aiming to be a platform to help prospective brides and grooms to get the perfect look for their wedding.
New Delhi, July 17 : Ace designer Rohit Bal is set to create a world of fantasy through an off-site show during the Amazon India Couture Week (AICW) 2015, at which Rahul Mishra, the first Indian to win the coveted International Woolmark Prize (IWP), will debut.
Mumbai, July 15 : Six new faces will take to the ramp as models at the forthcoming winter-festive 2015 edition of Lakme Fashion Week (LFW).
Mumbai, July 15 : All brides wish to shine on their wedding day. How about getting the top wedding trends straight from the designers?
New Delhi, July 14 : Put your most fashionable foot forward this monsoon with bright colours, layering and turned-up hems.
New Delhi, July 14 : From floral to paisley to bright colours, treat yourself to fun innerwear even if it's raining cats and dogs.
New Delhi, July 14 : A special edition of Celebrating Vivaha, a wedding exhibition to be held in Mumbai and Delhi later this month, will see fasion designers like Rina Dhaka and Rohit Verma launching their new bridal collections.
New Delhi, July 14 : Designer Gautam Gupta's autumn-winter 2015 collection titled "On The Way" is an ode to the journey of free-spirited women with a vision to explore unknown lands.
Mumbai, July 12: Clothes in the sports arena has gone high fashion keeping with today's mood, Pramita Bose discovers
New Delhi, July 11 : Purnam, a community organisation, will present its summer festive exhibition titled Rakhi - The Thread of Love - later this month with an emphasis on Indian handlooms.
New Delhi, July 11 : Can't get enough of traditional Indian silhouettes? As the Muslim holy month of Ramadan is on, pick a few fashion pieces from designer Sadan Pande's collection titled the 'Motley of Hues', designed for Ramadan.
New Delhi, July 10 : Don't let monsoon mess with your hairstyle. Try different styles which don't require any hair care or styling products, says an expert.
New Delhi, July 10 : Gauri Khan, who goes beyond being a star wife and is a successful interior designer and entrepreneur, says she always had an inclination towards the world of design.
New Delhi, July 10 : India's pioneering designer Ritu Kumar, who has been credited with starting the boutique culture in the country, says she is now focussing her efforts on reaching out to clients in smaller cities with an affordable semi-ethnic line.
New Delhi, July 9 : Cbazaar, one of the largest ethnic fashion e-tailers, has relaunched itself with a new brand identity "EthnoVogue" for its operations across the globe and has associated with ace designer Ritu Kumar who will help reinvent textiles of Indian heritage for the modern era.
Mumbai, July 9 : You may feel hot in the summer, but it's a good idea to put on a pair of socks to maintain hygiene, says an expert.
New Delhi, July 9 : Fashion is moving away from occasion wear and becoming a part of everyday life in India, says well-known designer Narendra Kumar Ahmed, who has a reputation of creating classy menswear and womenswear since over a decade.
Mumbai, July 8 : Deepika Padukone's ethnic attire in Piku has garnered a lot of eye balls leading to ethnic apparel stores introducing apparels in her style from the film to their collection.
New Delhi, July 8 : The market for Indian traditional wear has seen several changes over the years, says designer Archana Kochhar, whose latest line is MUAAK, a new pret couture collection of printed kurtas and anarkalis.
New Delhi, July 8, : India's JD Institute of Fashion Technology has recently signed a Memorandum of Understanding with India Fashion Week London (IFWL), which is scheduled to happen in October to celebrate Asian fashion by popular designers.
Paris, July 8 : Actress Sonal Chauhan, who attended the ongoing Paris Haute Couture Week here on a special invitation from designers Tamara Ralph and Michael Russo, says every girl should own at least one piece designed by them.
Mumbai, July 8 : Celebrated designer duo Abu Jani and Sandeep Khosla, known to straddle both worlds of fashion and interiors effortlessly, will open the winter/festive edition of Lakme Fashion Week winter 2015 starting from August 25 here.
New Delhi, July 8 : Pret-a-porter outfits from Ankur and Priyanka Modi, Pallavi Mohan and many more ace couturiers are now easily available at unbeatable prices online.
New Delhi, July 7 : Teaming the perfect footwear with different ensembles is an important part of dressing right. So own a variety of black pumps and ankle-strap sandals, which can add to the chic factor to your wardrobe, says an expert.
New Delhi, July 6 : If you want to put your best foot forward with your fashion sense in college, but have a limited budget, take care of how you shop. Go for unbranded products and fetch online deals.
New Delhi, July 4 : The pitter-patter raindrops is a welcome sign of the monsoon's onset but with the respite from heat comes the humidity and mugginess playing havoc to your style and comfort. This season put your fashionable foot forward with some tweaks in your wardrobe, says an expert.
New Delhi, July 1 : Skirts have always been a summer-monsoon favourite with most women because of their versatility and comfort, but choose it right according to your shape, mood an occasion. An A-line skirt sits snugly at the waist and a pencil skirt is a fitted skirt that clings to the body and follows its natural shape, says an expert.
Kolkata, Jun 30 : It is that time of the year when people head for holidays, mostly to sea beaches and now, increasingly, to cruises who can afford it. What to wear on the vacation is a dilemma. Fashion designers extend a helping hand to rise to the occasion. Pramita Bose checks out some collections
New Delhi, June 30 : Daniel Syiem, a young designer from Meghalaya who has showcased ethnic apparel in global fashion hubs like New York, London and Rome, is "striving to preserve the dying art of weaving" by making traditional fabric fashionable. He is also working to empower women weavers from his northeastern state.