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Bollywood music not a hit on Indian fashion runways

New Delhi, Aug 18 (IANS) There's instrumental music, jazz, original soundtrack, western classical, live and more, but Bollywood songs are increasingly being given a miss at fashion galas in India. For some fashion designers, Hindi songs distract the audience and for some they don't suit the mood of the collection. In the past, designers like Manish Arora, Rohit Bal and Nida Mahmood used ...

6 days ago
Kim transforms into modern day `Cleopatra'

Los Angeles, Aug 14 (IANS) After transforming into a number of fashion icons including Marilyn Monroe and Audrey Hepburn, reality TV star Kim Kardashian got a chance to channel Elizabeth Taylor's Cleopatra. In a new photo shoot for Violet Grey magazine, make-up artist Pat McGrath transformed the Keeping Up with the Kardashians star into Cleopatra, reports aceshowbiz.com. The make...

29 days ago
Nicole Kidman loves black tights

Los Angeles, July 22 (IANS) Actress Nicole Kidman is in love with black tights. When asked what her favourite fashion trend of all time is, Kidman replied: Black tights. The Moulin Rouge star also said that her biggest fashion icon is model Lisa Fonssagrives, the late Swedish beauty, who is widely considered to be the first ever supermodel. (My fashion icons) are probably...

1 month ago
Sonam will look fashionable even in newspaper: Fawad

Mumbai, July 16 (IANS) Pakistani actor Fawad Khan, who has built a fan following for his good looks and sense of styling, admires his Khoobsurat co-star Sonam Kapoor for her impeccable sense of fashion. She (Sonam) is one helluva fashion icon. She has an impeccable sense of fashion. I always felt that (even) if she wore a newspaper, she would make it look fashionable, the actor said.

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Sonam Kapoor inaugurates Style Loft for Delhi fashionistas

New Delhi, July 1 (IANS) With a high dose of fashion, style and a tad of Bollywood glamour, actress and fashion icon Sonam Kapoor inaugurated Style Loft by Ambika Pillai, housing collections by designers like Pia Pauro and Malini Ramani, here. Style Loft is a multi-brand outlet comprising of exclusive designer apparel and jewellery. The store, which is located in the capital's So...

1 month ago
'Naughty' Sonam Kapoor loved to bully boys

Mumbai, June 22 (IANS) Actress and fashion icon Sonam Kapoor has fond memories of her childhood, especially of playing on swings and bullying boys. While promoting a new venture, Go Bonkers, an indoor playground with many games like soccer, basketball, slides and more for children, here, Sonam said: I used to love slides and I use to bully boys. I would push them, beat them... I was quit...

2 months ago
Carolina Herrera slams revealing gowns

Los Angeles, June 16 (IANS) Designer Carolina Herrera has criticised Kim Kardashian West and Beyonce Knowles's revealing Met Gala gowns and insists stars can't be considered fashion icons if they aren't wearing enough clothes. The 76-year-old has slammed the stars' choice of attire after they opted for sheer, cleavage baring dresses at the prestigious event last month and claims they can...

3 months ago
Jane Fonda praises her derriere

Los Angeles, May 20 (IANS) Actress Jane Fonda says she has always had a good b**. The 77-year-old actress finds it hilarious that people still consider her to be a fashion icon, but she is embracing the opportunity to give a cultural face to older women. I think it's a hoot that, at my age, people are calling me a fashion icon. I realised I didn't have a lot of time left, and I w...

3 months ago
Clooney praises stylish, smart wife

Los Angeles, May 10 (IANS) Nearly nine months after his marriage, actor George Clooney still seems to be in the honeymoon phase with his wife Amal Alamuddin. The 54-year-old kept gushing about her on several occasions while promoting his forthcoming adventure mystery film Tomorrowland. In a conversation with tabloid Entertainment Tonight, Clooney not only praised Alamuddin's beauty and s...

4 months ago
Shah Rukh wins Asian Award in London

London, April 18 (IANS) Bollywood superstar Shah Rukh Khan won an Outstanding Contribution to Cinema honour here at the fifth annual The Asian Awards, where he was seen partying with the likes of One Direction's former band member Zayn Malik. The event was held at the Grosvenor House Hotel on Friday. Shah Rukh said he felt humbled and honoured to receive the award. I say ...

5 months 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 months 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...

6 months 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...

6 months 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...

7 months 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...

7 months 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...

8 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...

8 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...

10 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...

10 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...

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