Payal Singhal's LFW line inspired by Chintz

Mumbai, July 31 : Designer Payal Singhal is set to showcase a collection titled Chintz, which is inspired by the age-old printed fabric of the same name, at the forthcoming winter-festive edition of Lakme Fashion Week (LFW).


Rakhi gets designer makeover

New Delhi, July 30 : Designers Kajal Bihani and Mitali Kalantry of the brand The Anouk have come up with a unique collection of rakhis and lumbas, which can also be worn as a fashion accessory.


Try crossbody bags for effortless summer style

London, July 30 : Don't let the sun impact your style quotient. Be effortless with a crossbody bag as the accessory doesn't only let you look glamorous, it is also comfortable to carry.


Manish Malhotra designs Kareena's look for 'Singham 2' song

Mumbai, July 30 : Fashion designer Manish Malhotra has styled Kareena Kapoor's look for the promotional "Singham 2" song composed by Yo Yo Honey Singh.


Amit Aggarwal to display tribal influences at LFW

Mumbai, July 30 : Designer Amit Aggarwal is set to open the winter-festive edition of the Lakme Fashion Week (LFW) with a line inspired by the tribal look.


Want to be stylish? Try Anuradha Ramam's party line

New Delhi, July 29 : Love to party? Check out Anuradha Ramam's latest offering masterpieces "unconventional party collection".


Gear up for Shruti Sancheti's ode to silk at LFW

New Delhi, July 29 : Designer Shruti Sancheti will pay an ode to the glorious and sumptuous fibre Silk at the forthcoming Lakme Fashion Week, starting Aug 20.


Pick comfortable footwear for monsoon season

New Delhi, July 29 : Keep leather shoes away from your sight, focus on grip and go for easy to maintain footwear when it is raining cats and dogs.


Shantanu, Nikhil to showcase nature-inspired designs at LFW

Mumbai, July 29 : Designer duo Shantanu and Nikhil Mehra have tied with mineral water brand Himalayan to showcase a collection inspired by nature at the Lakme Fashion Week winter-festive 2014.


Kids show for first time at LFW Winter/Festive 2014

Mumbai, July 28 : The Lakme Fashion Week (LFW) Winter/Festive 2014 will be held Aug 20-24, and will feature a children's fashion show for the first time, organisers said here Monday, adding that the shows this time will be "bigger and better".


Be game for playful nails

New Delhi, July 26 : Let your nails look nail-o-licious by colouring them with pop hues or with the help of a few accessories.


Varuna D Jani wows women with solitaire range

Mumbai, July 25 : Jewellery designer Varuna D Jani targets modern women, who want to look glamorous yet subtle, with his new selection of solitaire range. Intricate details are the high point of the collection.


LFW: Kareena to be showstopper for Manish Malhotra

Mumbai, July 25 : Bollywood actress Kareena Kapoor will walk the Lakme Fashion Week Winter/Festive 2014 ramp as a showstopper for designer Manish Malhotra.


Missed couture fest? Buy designer creations online

New Delhi, July 25 : If you missed the opportunity to witness the haute couture at the recently concluded India Couture Week (ICW) in the capital, here's a chance to get your hands on some of the designers' creations while sitting at home.


Know your style to stay stylish

London, July 24 : Finding your own personal style can take years. British fashion stylist Rachel Davis, who has worked with the likes of Elle Macpherson and Daisy Lowe, says that it is important to know your own body and follow the style accordingly rather than aping someone else.


Fashion trend 2014: Pom-poms rule the roost

London, July 24 : Clothing for summer has been given a girly and fun edge with trims of pom-poms adorning everything - from skirts, dresses, tops and shorts.


Do's, Don'ts for monsoon bride

New Delhi, July 24 : Monsoon weddings may be a hit as they score high on the romantic factor, but they spell skin and hair problems for the brides. To get a radiant skin, girls should adhere to certain rules like shunning oil and going for less cosmetics, said an expert.


Get curly locks using hair straightener

New Delhi, July 24 : Can you get curly locks using a hair straightener? It's easy to do it yourself at home, suggests celebrity hairstylist Asgar Saboo.


Four Pakistani designers to make LFW debut

Mumbai, July 23 : Lakme Fashion Week (LFW) Winter-Festive 2014 will host four Pakistani designers Faiza Samee, Rizwan Beyg, Sania Maskatiya and Zara Shahjahan.


BMW India Bridal Fashion Week 2014 to begin Aug 7

New Delhi, July 22 : The sixth edition of BMW India Bridal Fashion Week (IBFW) 2014 will be held from Aug 7 to Aug 10 here.


Esha Gupta endorses Splash Fashions

New Delhi, July 22 : Splash Fashions has roped in "Jannat 2" fame actress Esha Gupta as its new brand ambassador for the Indian sub-continent.


ICW 2014: Bollywood stars outshine design aesthetics

By Nivedita, New Delhi, July 21 : Design aesthetics and creativity may have impressed fashion patrons at the just concluded Shree Raj Mahal Jewellers India Couture Week 2014 certainly, but it was Bollywood celebrities who hogged maximum publicity.


Try celebs' beauty trends to look glamorous

Los Angeles, July 21 : It is time to take inspiration from Hollywood stars like Jessica Alba's summery smoky eyes or Judy Greer's braided hairstyle and try their beauty trends.


ICW: Manish Malhotra portrays old world charm with 'Portraits'

New Delhi, July 20 : Trust Manish Malhotra to create something different. The ace designer created an old world charm at the Shree Raj Mahal Jewellers India Couture Week (ICW) with 'Portraits', an amalgamation of vintage embroidery on contemporary silhouttes, and wowed the gathering.


Fashion shows are my weddings: Manish Malhotra

New Delhi, July 20 : At 47, ace fashion designer Manish Malhotra is among the country's most eligible bachelors. But he says he marries his "fashion shows" every six months.


Feels 'you've arrived': Aditya as Manish Malhotra's showstopper

New Delhi, July 20 : Aditya Roy Kapur's presence on the Shree Raj Mahal Jewellers India Couture Week (ICW) ramp was met with a loud cheer. Flaunting a heavily embroidered gold sherwani, the actor said walking for Bollywood's favourite designer Manish Malhotra almost feels like "you've arrived".


Manish Malhotra paints perfect 'Portraits' at ICW

New Delhi, July 20 : Ace fashion designer Manish Malhotra's 'Portraits' showcase at the Shree Raj Mahal Jewellers India Couture Week (ICW) was an amalgamation of vintage embroidery on contemporary silhouttes. Bollywood's young talents Alia Bhatt and Aditya Roy Kapur turned confident showstoppers on the ramp.


Get your beach wave hairstyle right

Londo July 19 : Beach wave hairstyles are perfect to be worn throughout the day and into the evening, on the beach, at festivals and summer events. It's easy to do at home too!


Vibrant colours, designs: Manish Arora's Kaleidoscope line wows couture lovers

New Delhi, July 18 : An offsite venue, loads of glamour and out-of-the-box offerings, Manish Arora's show at the ongoing Shree Raj Mahal Jewellers India Couture Week (ICW) turned out to be an absolute delight for all couture lovers with his line's psychedelic colours, trendy prints and unique designs.


Varun Bahl lends modern touch to Indian-wear staples

New Delhi, July 18 : It wasn't saris, but sari pants and no 'kalis' in Anarkali suits at Varun Bahl's Fall 2014 haute couture showcase at the Shree Raj Mahal Jewellers India Couture Week (ICW) here Thursday night.


Evolve your look with every season, says hairstylist Rod Anker

By Saumya Mathur, New Delhi, July 17 : It's a good idea to change your look with every season to avoid boredom, says international celebrity hairstylist Rod Anker.


How not to look fat in your clothes

London, July 17 : Clothes can make you look and feel great, no matter the size of your body, but be wary of adding visible pounds with the style choices you make.


Masaba Gupta, Amit Aggarwal to open LFW 2014

Mumbai, July 17 : Designers Masaba Gupta and Amit Aggarwal together will start the winter-festive 2014 edition of Lakme Fashion Week.


Sabyasachi's 'Ferozabad' Collection marks Shree Raj Mahal Jewellers India Couture Week opening

By Rachna Kapoor , New Delhi, July 16 : Day one of the Shree Raj Mahal Jewellers India Couture Week (ICW) kicked off with ace designer Sabyasachi showcasing his new collection "Ferozabad".


Couture week 2014 to celebrate Indian elements

By Nivedita, New Delhi, July 14 : Fashion Design Council of India's (FDCI) six-day India Couture Week (ICW) is back with yet another edition of glamour and glitz. A line-up of famed designers is ready to mesmerise the style connoisseurs with latest in haute couture, and they promise to explore rich craftsmanship of Indian culture with their designs.


Rani Mukerji to attend Sabyasachi's show at ICW

New Delhi, July 14 : Bollywood beauty Rani Mukerji, who rarely makes appearances at fashion events in the capital, is making an exception for good friend and designer Sabyasachi Mukherjee's opening show at the Shree Raj Mahal Jewellers India Couture Week 2014 Tuesday. However, she won't be seen as a showstopper,


IIJW: Lisa Ray 'honoured' to walk for Farah Khan Ali

Mumbai, July 14 : Canada-born Indian actress Lisa Ray will Monday night add sparkle to the fashion ramp at the India International Jewellery Week (IIJW) as the showstopper for Farah Khan Ali's show.


Human hair to design your wardrobe!

London, July 13 : The next best thing to create home goods and high-end designs is here: human hair.


'Queen' Kangana, Anju Modi's showstopper at couture week

New Delhi, July 12 : Kangana Ranaut will walk the ramp for veteran designer Anju Modi at the forthcoming edition of Shree Raj Mahal Jewellers India Couture Week 2014. The Bollywood actress and fashion icon has been chosen for her old world charm.


NID becomes 41st institute of national importance

New Delhi, July 12 : India's premier design institute, the National Institute of Design(NID), has been accorded the status of "institution of national importance" by an act of parliament, making it the 41st institute to have such a status.


Mayyur Girotra's special edition for Ramadan

New Delhi, July 12 : Designer Mayyur R. Girotra has unveiled a new classic and glamorous collection aimed at women celebrating Ramadan.


Get stylish with fancy rain-friendly footwear

New Delhi, July 11 : Wearing plain Jane rubber slippers or old sandals should be passe in the monsoon season! Try putting your best foot forward with a range of fancy rain-friendly shoes.


'Shab' within my area of expertise, experience: Wendell Rodricks

New Delhi, July 11 : A designer of repute, Goa-based Wendell Rodricks usually stays away from "chaotic" Bollywood, but has bent the rules for director Onir because he feels the script was well within his "area of expertise" as he has seen such characters in his "25 years in fashion".


Flaunt your mid-length bob hair celeb style

London, July 10 : The mid-length bob is turning out to be a much loved hairdo this season among celebrities like Kylie Jenner, Jessica Alba and Gemma Arterton. With some easy-to-do hairstyles, you can get your look right at home too.


Huma Qureshi to be Rimple-Harpreet's showstopper

New Delhi, July 9 : Actress Huma Qureshi is set to walk the ramp as a showstopper for designer-duo Rimple and Harpreet Narula on the final day of the forthcoming edition of Shree Raj Mahal Jewellers India Couture Week 2014, starting July 15.


Make a style statement in tube skirts

London, July 9 : Tube skirts are definitely a must-have wardrobe staple for summer, and with the Kardashian sisters - Kim and Khloe - constantly flaunting their curves in them it is making a glamorous comeback.


Couture Week 2014 set to travel to Kolkata with Anamika Khanna

New Delhi, July 9 : Fashion Design Council of India (FDCI) Wednesday announced that the forthcoming edition of Shree Raj Mahal Jewellers India Couture Week 2014 starting July 15 won't be just a six-day capital-based event. It will also travel to Kolkata, where a special showcasing of designer Anamika Khanna's installation will take place July 27.


Video campaign to promote benefits of cotton

New Delhi, July 8 : Cotton Council International (CCI) has launched a video campaign "Check the Label" to promote the fabric. The funny and engaging videos inspired by iconic Bollywood scenes from films like "Deewar" and "Himmatwala" send out an important message.


How to jazz up your office wear

London, July 8 : Everyone wants to look stylish and comfortable at the workplace. Soft flowing blouses, wide legged pants and draped jackets can help in achieving the desired look.


Wendell Rodricks to style for Onir's 'Shab'

New Delhi, July 8 : Fashion designer Wendell Rodricks, a Padma Shri awardee, has been roped in by Onir to style actor Ashish Bisht for his directorial venture "Shab".


Now red nail paint from Christian Louboutin

London, July 8 : French footwear designer Christian Louboutin, whose designs are marked by the signature red soles, has come up with a bright red nail polish to expand his fashion empire. He says it was a "legitimate" move.


I continue to be in awe of movies: Designer Manish Malhotra

By Nivedita, New Delhi, July 6 : The grandeur in Manish Malhotra's bespoke ensembles is often as larger than life as some of the Hindi films that he designs for. That's because movies have influenced him since childhood, says the acclaimed designer, who has styled a range of Bollywood's screen divas over the years.


IIJW: Sunny Leone to catwalk for brand Apala by Sumit

Mumbai, July 5 : Indo-Canadian adult film actress Sunny Leone, who is currently enjoying her Bollywood journey, will be the showstopper for jewellery brand Â'Apala by SumitÂ' on the first day of the forthcoming edition of the India International Jewellery Week (IIJW), starting July 14.


Indian designer to take 'Women Power' line to New York

New Delhi, July 5 : Indian fashion designer Rosy Ahluwalia is set to take her 'Women Power' collection to New York to showcase it as part of The Splendid India Fashion Closet Tour 2014.


Sabyasachi Mukherjee to open India Couture Week 2014

New Delhi, July 4 : Fashion designer Sabyasachi Mukherjee, known for mixing splendour with art in his creations, will be the opening designer at the Shree Raj Mahal Jewellers India Couture Week 2014, starting here July 15.


Sabyasachi Mukherjee to open India Couture Week 2014

New Delhi, 4 July : Fashion designer Sabyasachi Mukherjee, known for mixing splendor with art in his creations, will be the opening designer at the India Couture Week (ICW) 2014, starting July 15 here.


Amita Bal joins hands with Trishala Dutt to start new trend

San Francisco, July 2 : They both have Indians roots, grew up in the US and are part of the glamour world. Now couturiere Amita Bal and Trishala Dutt, daughter of Bollywood actor Sanjay Dutt and late actress Richa Sharma, have joined hands and are set to give "fashion" a new meaning.


How to create a capsule wardrobe for holiday?

London, July 2 : Packing for a weekend getaway can lead to a love-hate relationship with your wardrobe, but it is necessary to pick only the must have things to avoid the risk of overloaded luggage.


Manish Malhotra to showcase 'Portraits' at Couture Week

New Delhi, July 1 : Bollywood's favourite designer Manish Malhotra will showcase a collection titled "Portrait", inspired by "vintage motifs" that represent neo-brides, at the forthcoming edition of Couture Week here.


From nails to hair, FIFA fever grips Delhi's fashionistas

By Malvika Vaid, New Delhi, July 1 : Football fever has gripped fans across the globe, and the national capital is also riding high on the spirit of the game with enthusiastic young men and women here going for FIFA-themed nail art, tattoos and even haircuts.