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2 days ago
Delhi kids get high on fashion at IKFW

New Delhi, March 1 (IANS) Fashion is not just for grownups. Vibrant attires and stellar performances by children enthralled the audience on Sunday at the Delhi edition of the India Kids Fashion Week (IKFW) 2015. The two-day event, which started on Saturday at The Grand hotel here, saw children sharing the ramp with confidence and style with the blue blood of the fashion fraternity.

5 days ago
Big B named Timeless Fashion Icon

Mumbai, Feb 27 (IANS) Apart from his memorable performances on screen, Indian cinestar Amitabh Bachchan is also known for making style statements with designer jackets, suits, sherwanis, kurtas and pyjamas off screen. No wonder then that he was honoured with the 'Timeless Fashion Icon' accolade by Filmfare Glamour Style and Fashion. Big B took to his official blog to share his views over...

21 days ago
As common as it gets: Designers okay Arvind Kejriwal's style

New Delhi, Feb 11 (IANS) His sloppy pants, loose untucked shirts and casual footwear may not make a hip fashion statement, but AAP chief Arvind Kejriwal, who will take oath as Delhi chief minister for the second time on Saturday after another stunning electoral victory, reflects the common Indian man through his choice of dressing, Indian designers say. When IANS asked a few designers if...

1 month ago
Indian consumer has growing appetite for luxury brands: British designer

New Delhi, Jan 28 (IANS) A growing clientele with an appetite for luxury products makes India a conducive market for global fashion designers to make inroads, says British designer Alice Temperley, whose creations have been worn by the likes of The Duchess of Cambridge, Halle Berry and Jennifer Lopez. She has launched her fashion brand Temperley London in the Indian market. An an...

1 month ago
Gauri Khan to design Satya Paul's 30th anniversary line

Mumbai, Jan 21 (IANS) Fashionista Gauri Khan, entrepreneur and wife of Bollywood superstar Shah Rukh Khan, will lend her creativity to Satya Paul to mark the fashion brand's 30th anniversary. She says it will reflect her personal style. My signature line of clothing for Satya Paul will showcase a distinctive aspect of my own personal style. Co-creating and endorsing a line for one of Ind...

1 month ago
Vivienne Westwood pays tribute to Prince Charles

Paris, Jan 20 (IANS) Fashion designer Vivienne Westwood paid tribute to the Prince of Wales at Milan Fashion Week by displaying a collection of notes praising his environmental work. The fashion designer, 73, honoured the 66-year-old royal during her autumn-winter 2015 menswear show, according to the Daily Telegraph newspaper, reports femalefirst.co.uk. I want to pay tribute to P...

2 months ago
Sushmita announces second edition of Jabong fashion week

New Delhi, Dec 19 (IANS) Former beauty queen and actress Sushmita Sen Friday launched the second edition of Jabong Online Fashion Week and also announced the jury for the event. Nandani Nhalla, Noyonika Chatterjee, Varun Bahl, Vidya Tikari, Lubna Adams and Colston Julian will be on the judges panel. With its second season, the online fashion portal aims to provide a platform to y...

2 months ago
A year of 'Modification' in India-US ties

Washington, Dec 17 (IANS) India-US relations are poised for a takeoff after an eventful year and a historic election that transformed India's new leader Narendra Modi from a US pariah to a partner ready to chalein saath saath. Modi hobnobbing with Russian President Vladimir Putin and doing business as usual with Moscow, signing deals including one for 12 Russia-built nuclear units when t...

4 months ago
My WIFW collection homage 'evergreen Rekha': Wendell Rodricks

New Delhi, Oct 11 (IANS) Rekha is a fashion icon since the 1970s, says National award winning designer Wendell Rodricks, who paid homage to the evergreen star through his collection titled Yoga Calm at the fourth day of ongoing spring summer edition of Wills Lifestyle India Fashion Week (WIFW). Rekha is dear friend. She is a sister and we share a common philosophy of Yoga, positivity and...

5 months ago
Positive word-of-mouth makes 'Khoobsurat' a hit

New Delhi, Sep 26 (IANS) Sonam Kapoor and Pakistani sensation Fawad Khan-starrer Khoobsurat might not have minted Rs.100 crore in a week, but the Shashanka Ghosh directorial has managed to earn a profit, thanks to positive word-of-mouth, says its co-producer. Anil Kapoor and his daughter Rhea had joined hands with Walt Disney Studios to co-produce Khoobsurat, a remake of the 1980 Rekha s...

7 months ago
Victoria Beckham to sell 600 items from wardrobe

Los Angeles, Aug 6 (IANS) Singer-turned-designer Victoria Beckham will put over 600 items from her wardrobe up for sale in aid of HIV awareness charity. In partnership with designer outlet store TheOutnet.com and famed auctioneers Christie's, who valued the items, Victoria has placed hundreds of her own clothes, shoes and accessories online in aid of women's charity mothers2mothers, repo...

7 months ago
Jumpsuits: Fashion staple for 2014

London, Aug 2 (IANS) Celebrities have been favouring them and the attire has dominated both runway shows and the high street too! Jumpsuits are quite a trend this year. Clothing line George at Asda has said sales of jumpsuits are at an all-time high, as women across the nation are hailing the all-in-one as the latest wardrobe saviour, reports femalefirst.co.uk. With sales set to ...

7 months ago
Esha Gupta endorses Splash Fashions

New Delhi, July 22 (IANS) Splash Fashions has roped in Jannat 2 fame actress Esha Gupta as its new brand ambassador for the Indian sub-continent. Headquartered in Dubai, Splash is Middle East's fashion retailer and part of the Landmark Group, which is retail conglomerate in the Middle East, India, Pakistan, Sri Lanka and Africa. The actress will feature in their campaign scheduled to...

7 months ago
'Queen' Kangana, Anju Modi's showstopper at couture week

New Delhi, July 12 (IANS) 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. The six-day event, starting July 15, will be held at the Taj Palace Hotel here and Modi is going to showcase on day two. Kangana Ranau...

8 months ago
Designing for West gives us creative freedom: Falguni-Shane Peacock

New Delhi, June 28 (IANS) Indian designer duo Falguni and Shane Peacock, who have designed for renowned international figures like Jennifer Lopez, Britney Spears and Lady Gaga, say that it's always fun to make clothes for both 'desi' and 'videshi' stars. But their creative freedom gets restricted while designing for the celebrities in their home country. It's always fun to design for Indian...

8 months ago
Anna Wintour slams red carpet 'business'

Los Angeles, June 21 (IANS) Fashion icon and editor-in-chief of American Vogue Anna Wintour has expressed her dislike of celebrities being paid to wear unadventurous dresses on the red carpet. 'The red carpet, in the United States, has become too much of a business. It's a fact that celebrities are paid to wear everything, and to me that sometimes comes across as very manufactured and not i...

8 months ago
Lisa Haydon roped in as Myntra brand ambassador

New Delhi, June 19 (IANS) Model and actress Lisa Haydon, who was appreciated for her work in Queen, has been roped in to endorse Myntra.com. She hopes her association yields more customers for the e-commerce platform. Calling the brand vibrant and one that provides the latest and most sophisticated fashion trends for shoppers online, Lisa is excited about her latest association with Myntra....

8 months ago
Firth's clothes from 'Kingsman...' to hit stores

Los Angeles, June 13 (IANS) Oscar winner Colin Firth's smart wardrobe for new movie Kingsman: The Secret Service will be made available to fans. The bespoked suits, watches and shoes the actor's dapper spy character Harry Hart wears in the Matthew Vaughn movie, will be available as a 60-piece collection when the film is released in October, reports contactmusic.com. Costume designer ...

9 months ago
US media discovers in Modi a 'new fashion icon'

Washington, June 7 (IANS) From a persona non grata to a new fashion icon - that's how a stunning election victory has transformed Narendra Modi in the eyes of the American media as Washington prepares to welcome India's new prime minister, possibly in September. As if on cue, three major US publications - Time, New York Times and the Washington Post - have all written about his trademark 'M...

9 months ago
Selena Gomez's Indian avatar: Sari, bindi, bangles

New Delhi, May 24 (IANS) Hollywood singer and fashion icon Selena Gomez took a break from wearing sensual dresses and skirts, to drape a traditional Indian sari and completed the look with bindi, bangles and a neckpiece. The 21-year-old, who is reportedly in Nepal on a mission as a UNICEF goodwill ambassador, managed to mesmerize her fans by her India-inspired look in an orange sari and a b...

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