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5 days ago
Modern women in focus in Ritu Kumar's latest line

New Delhi, Aug 27 (IANS) Designer Ritu Kumar has come up with her autumn winter line that draws its inspiration from traditional prints of Rajasthan and Kutch. The target audience is contemporary women. Ranging from kurtis, skirts, suits and short jackets, the collection comprises of varied styles for both day and evening wear, said a statement. The collection is available in col...

7 days ago
Use handloom fabrics in unconventional way: Ritu Kumar

New Delhi, Aug 25 (IANS) Veteran fashion designer Ritu Kumar, who works with local weavers and artisans across the country regularly, says that by using handloom fabrics unconventionally, people in the design fraternity can give a new lease of life to the craftsmen. At a talk here at The Lodhi here Monday evening, she took a group of textile-mad people through a presentation about the co...

8 days ago
Ritu Kumar campaigns for craftsmen

Mumbai, Aug 24 (IANS) Veteran designer Ritu Kumar has launched an initiative titled 'Beautiful Hands Make Beautiful Work' to recognise the work of craftsmen. The campaign will feature a series of videos released over time with an objective to portray the people and craft behind Ritu Kumar label. The videos will narrate the story behind the identity, craftsmanship and the revival of India...

17 days ago
'Kareena a perfect Ritu Kumar muse'

New Delhi, Aug 15 (IANS) Award winning veteran fashion designer Ritu Kumar, two of whose creations have been worn by Kareena Kapoor in a song from Singham Returns, says the actress is a perfect muse for her designs. In the song Kuch toh hua hai from Singham Returns, which released Friday, Kareena is seen flaunting ethnic yet contemporary outfits from the Ritu Kumar Label collection. <...

21 days ago
Four injured in Pakistan firing in Jammu

Jammu, Aug 11 (IANS) Two troopers and two women were injured Monday as Pakistan Rangers opened fire at Indian positions on the international border in Jammu district, an official said. Police sources told IANS here that two Border Security Force (BSF) troopers - Head Constable Sunil Kumar and Constable Bishnoi - were injured when the Pakistani army resorted to unprovoked firing at four p...

5 months ago
Gurgaon Fashion Week to start April 17

Gurgaon, March 25 - The first edition of Gurgaon Fashion Week will begin April 17. The event is expected to be a bi-annual one with summer and winter editions. Founded by Neha Verma, the four-day fashion week promises opportunity to accelerate trade through the presence of buyers as well as throw the limelight on the hottest trends this season, said a statement. To be held at Galaxy...

5 months ago
Gurgaon Fashion Week to start April 17

Gurgaon, March 25 - The first edition of Gurgaon Fashion Week will begin April 17. The event is expected to be a bi-annual one with summer and winter editions. Founded by Neha Verma, the four-day fashion week promises opportunity to accelerate trade through the presence of buyers as well as throw the limelight on the hottest trends this season, said a statement. To be held at Ga...

10 months ago
Flaunt leather accessories with Indian prints

New Delhi, Oct 24 - It's time to flaunt leather accessories like bags, satchels and iPad cases with Indian ornamental designs. Fashion designer Ritu Kumar has launched a leather accessories collection with Indian prints like Jamavar, hand-block and chintz. Colours like dark reds, browns and blacks highlight the beauty of the prints, said a statement. Simple leather has been beautifie...

11 months ago
I want to empower women, says Neeru Bajwa

New Delhi, Oct 6 - Actress Neeru Bajwa has become a big name in the Punjab film industry, thanks to the success of Jatt and Juliet movies. Now she wants to use her name and fame to empower women. Neeru, who made her debut in Punjabi movies in 2004 with Asa Nu Mann Watna Da, is now ready to take a plunge as a producer, a field that not many Punjabi women experiment with. My productio...

1 year ago
Shoes, bags fest back to woo capital's fashionistas

New Delhi, Aug 29 - From exclusive shoes made by ace designer Ritu Kumar to enchanting pairs by brand Swati Modo - take your pick from a plethora of options available at the second edition of Shoe and Bag Festival, starting here Sep 4. DLF Promenade, a mall in the Vasant Kunj area of south Delhi, is organising the extravaganza for those who love to make a statement with their footwear an...

1 year ago
Shoes, bags fest back to woo capital's fashionistas

New Delhi, Aug 29 - From exclusive shoes made by ace designer Ritu Kumar to enchanting pairs by brand Swati Modo - take your pick from a plethora of options available at the second edition of Shoe and Bag Festival, starting here Sep 4. DLF Promenade, a mall in the Vasant Kunj area of south Delhi, is organising the extravaganza for those who love to make a statement with their footwear and h...

1 year ago
Nargis Fakhri goes desi for Ritu Kumar at LFW

Mumbai, Aug 26 - Bollywood actress Nargis Fakhri took on a desi appearance as she walked the ramp for designer Ritu Kumar Monday at the ongoing Lakme Fashion Week - Winter/Festive 2013. The actress looked ravishing in a white floor-length anarkali with a thick green and gold border hemline and heavy embroidery on the neck and sleeves. A beautiful 'maang tika' and neck piece added to her ...

1 year ago
Nargis Fakhri goes desi for Ritu Kumar at LFW

Mumbai, Aug 26 - Bollywood actress Nargis Fakhri took on a desi appearance as she walked the ramp for designer Ritu Kumar Monday at the ongoing Lakme Fashion Week - Winter/Festive 2013. The actress looked ravishing in a white floor-length anarkali with a thick green and gold border hemline and heavy embroidery on the neck and sleeves. A beautiful 'maang tika' and neck piece added to her ele...

1 year ago
Designers and beauty brands - new tie-ups in the making

New Delhi, Aug 25 - If some seasoned fashion designers widened their horizons in 2012 by stepping into the lifestyle space or writing books, popular names of the Indian fashion industry are busy tying up with leading cosmetic brands this year to explore new creative mediums. Take, for example, veteran designer Ritu Kumar. She has teamed up with direct selling beauty company Oriflame to ...

1 year ago
Designers and beauty brands - new tie-ups in the making

New Delhi, Aug 25 - If some seasoned fashion designers widened their horizons in 2012 by stepping into the lifestyle space or writing books, popular names of the Indian fashion industry are busy tying up with leading cosmetic brands this year to explore new creative mediums. Take, for example, veteran designer Ritu Kumar. She has teamed up with direct selling beauty company Oriflame to cre...

1 year ago
Ritu Kumar teams up with Oriflame for accessories range

New Delhi, Aug 7 - Fashion designer Ritu Kumar has teamed up with direct selling beauty company Oriflame to create a range of accessories for women. She has created wallets, handbags and stoles for the joint venture. Models Tuesday introduced the Label by Ritu Kumar limited edition range. The range is professionally created by a team that realises the importance of aesthetics in ...

1 year ago
Ritu Kumar teams up with Oriflame for accessories range

New Delhi, Aug 7 - Fashion designer Ritu Kumar has teamed up with direct selling beauty company Oriflame to create a range of accessories for women. She has created wallets, handbags and stoles for the joint venture. Models Tuesday introduced the Label by Ritu Kumar limited edition range. The range is professionally created by a team that realises the importance of aesthetics in ever...

1 year ago
Sabyasachi returns to Lakme Fashion Week after 5 years

Mumbai, July 31 - Celebrated designer Sabyasachi Mukherjee is making a comeback to the Lakme Fashion Week - after a gap of five years. He will present the grand finale of the forthcoming Winter/Festive 2013 season here Aug 23-27. At the heart of the Lakme Fashion Week lies discovery of the latest talent in fashion which India has to offer. Sabyasachi will be returning in the grand finale...

1 year ago
Sabyasachi returns to Lakme Fashion Week after 5 years

Mumbai, July 31 - Celebrated designer Sabyasachi Mukherjee is making a comeback to the Lakme Fashion Week - after a gap of five years. He will present the grand finale of the forthcoming Winter/Festive 2013 season here Aug 23-27. At the heart of the Lakme Fashion Week lies discovery of the latest talent in fashion which India has to offer. Sabyasachi will be returning in the grand finale th...

1 year ago
Mix of veterans, newcomers at Lakme Fashion Week 2013

Mumbai, July 31 - The Lakme Fashion Week - Winter/Festive 2013 promises to highlight the work of both novice and veteran designers. Unlike last year, when the focus was more on veterans, this year there is an equal distribution. The spotlight will also be on handloom work. The five-day event will start Aug 23. We have a great mix of designers this year. We will be having 50 perc...

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