Myntra Fashion Incubator to train, support 11 new designers

Myntra Fashion Incubator to train, support 11 new designers

Bangalore, Dec 12 (IANS) In times when promoting young and creative talent is becoming vital for the Indian fashion industry, e-commerce website Myntra has come up with Myntra Fashion Incubator (MFI), a one-year programme via which it will train and support 11 new faces under its first batch of Designer In Residence (DIR) platform.As part of […]

New app to spot fake designer clothes

New app to spot fake designer clothes

  New York, Nov 13 (IANS) A Japanese company, NEC Corporation, has come up with a smartphone app to spot knock-offs with a single close-up picture.Aimed at retailers more than individual shoppers, the NEC application will have pictures of products in its database taken with a special magnifying lens, the Wall Street Journal reported.The patterns will […]

Leopard print: Autumn fashion must-have

Leopard print: Autumn fashion must-have

  London, Oct 29 (IANS) Leopard is a statement print that never dates, and it’s back with a vengeance for autumn. One should embrace the fashion must-have with open arms but be very careful of choosing the right piece.Such prints may have tacky connotations, but if it’s done right it can look sleek and sexy. The […]

Wendell Rodricks receives French honour

  New Delhi, Sep 27 (IANS) Noted fashion designer Wendell Rodricks has been honoured with Chevalier de l’Ordre des Arts et Lettres for his contributions to the fashion industry. The designer will be conferred with the award at the forthcoming Wills Lifestyle India Fashion Week (WIFW), here.“Thank you France for bestowing on me a distinction that […]

I love traditional Indian wear and saris: Tommy Hilfiger

Tommy Hilfiger Exclusive Interview

New Delhi, Sep 27 (IANS) Indian culture has inspired Tommy Hilfiger since the beginning of his career. The 63-year-old iconic American designer confesses that his heart lies in Indian wear and that he often uses in his creations “Ikkats, block prints and colours that are seen only in Jaipur”.“I have seen amazing Indian clothes and I […]

Golmaal arrives in Delhi

Golmaal arrives in Delhi 2

New Delhi, Sep 26 (IANS) After offering contemporary and affordable fashion to women in Mumbai since 2005, fashion brand Golmaal has now opened two stores here. It launched its stores in Janpath and Meher Chand Market earlier this month, a statement said. Known for their fits, the brand offers various collections of womenswear like kurtis, […]

Sheraton Macao Hotel targets Indian wedding market

Sheraton Macao Hotel targets Indian wedding market

Chennai, Sep 26 (IANS) The Sheraton Macao Hotel in Macao is targeting the Indian wedding segment in a major way, a senior official of the group said Friday. Ruth Boston, general manger, sales and marketing, also said the meetings, incentive, conferences and exhibition (MICE) market from India is on the upswing. “We are now looking […]

Masaba Gupta collaborates with Fiama Di Wills

Masaba Gupta collaborates with Fiama Di Wills

New Delhi, Sep 26 (IANS) Fiama Di Wills has announced its association with designer Masaba Gupta for a special fashion presentation, which will be unveiled at the Wills Lifestyle India Fashion Week Spring-Summer 2015, starting here Oct 8. For the personal care brand, Masaba has co-created a signature collection which is scheduled for unveiling Oct […]

124 designers to showcase at WIFW SS 2015

124 designers to showcase at WIFW SS 2015

New Delhi, Sep 25 (IANS) The forthcoming 24th edition of the Wills Lifestyle India Fashion Week (WIFW) Spring-Summer 2015 will witness the participation of 124 designers, including Rajesh Pratap Singh, Tarun Tahiliani and Wendell Rodricks. While textile revivalist Aneeth Arora will open the five-day fashion event Oct 8, ace fashion designer Rohit Bal will bring […]

Rohit Bal named grand finale designer of WIFW S/S 2015

Rohit Bal named grand finale designer of WIFW S/S 2015

New Delhi, Sep 24 (IANS) Rohit Bal, an expert in creating couture collections, has been finalised as the grand finale designer for the forthcoming edition of Wills Lifestyle India Fashion Week (WIFW) spring summer, starting here Oct 8. The designer is all set to wow his fans with his “sense of aesthetics without any constraints”. […]