• Fashion weekends vs fashion weeks

    Fashion weekends vs fashion weeks

    Over the last 14 years, fashion weeks have been the toast of the fashion circuit, But in the recent past, fashion weekends, where customers can buy the goods off the racks without any prior bookings, are gaining prominence. How do retailers, designers and organisers react to these ticketed concepts of fashion weeks, which are a popular phenomenon globally?

  • Breathing life into Chanderi

    Breathing life into Chanderi

    Inspired by the delicate, stunning silks of their ancestors immortalised in Raja Ravi Varma’s paintings, the royal Gaekwad family of Baroda presents Chanderi sarees with real gold and silver zari work, finds Kareena Gianani

  • Farewell, Oscar de la Renta

    Farewell, Oscar de la Renta

    Iconic fashion designer Oscar de la Renta, the couturist who celebrities like Sarah Jessica Parker and Michelle Obama would run to for a red carpet hit, passed away on October 20

  • Fashion designer Oscar de la Renta dead

    Fashion designer Oscar de la Renta dead

    Oscar de la Renta, who designed for several Hollywood stars like Penélope Cruz and Sandra Bullock, for more than four decades, died at the age of 82

  • Mumbai Diwali Special: Treasure map for shoppers

    Mumbai Diwali Special: Treasure map for shoppers

    With Diwali ready to sparkle, and the wedding season almost here, the guide plotted the ultimate map of Mumbai's best designer names to flaunt

  • Bandra goes blingtastic

    Bandra goes blingtastic

    Fashionistas have one more reason to head to Bandra, thanks to Minerali, a multi-designer accessory store that will house names such as Eina Ahluwalia, Nitya Arora, Outhouse and more under one roof

  • Bollywood divas sport classy brogues

    Bollywood divas sport classy brogues

    While heels are a perennial favourite with our B-Town divas, we spotted a few of them in brogues recently

  • Can Marine Drive get this makeover?

    Can Marine Drive get this makeover?

    Fashion designer Raghavendra Rathore, who recently opened a new store cum office in Mumbai, talks about his plans to focus on more than just designing clothes

  • When Sania Mirza turned into 'lady in lace'

    When Sania Mirza turned into 'lady in lace'

    Donning a white anarkali with gold colour embellishment, tennis star Sania Mirza looked like a lady in lace in designer Ritu Pande's creation at the ongoing Wills Lifestyle India Fashion Week (WIFW) spring-summer 2015 here Friday

  • Aditi Rao ups glam quotient at Payal Singhal's show

    Aditi Rao ups glam quotient at Payal Singhal's show

    Aditi Rao Hydari increased the glam quotient of designer Payal Singhal's show at the ongoing Wills Lifestyle India Fashion Week (WIFW) spring-summer 2015 when the actress walked as the showstopper here Friday

  • A fashion masterclass for brides, grooms

    A fashion masterclass for brides, grooms

    Get tips on how to glam-up your looks for the wedding day by taking part in a special bridal workshop by by designer Nivedita Saboo

  • Reinventing the handloom

    Reinventing the handloom

    From fine food, jewellery, and fashion lines to handloom innovations inspired by India’s weaving traditions, the guide picks two exhibitions across Mumbai that celebrate new enterprising projects from across the country, starting today

  • Don your spiritual style mantra

    Don your spiritual style mantra

    One of the most treasured items in my wardrobe are unique pieces picked up from travels around the country — hand-carved earrings made by a wanderlust designer in Goa, a woollen beanie from Sikkim and a T-shirt printed with the face of Shiva from Rishikesh

  • Are you fashionably spiritual?

    Are you fashionably spiritual?

    The spiritual look has been around since the 1990s, but Indian designers continue to be inspired by it and interpret the concept of spirituality through their creations

  • Style and substance

    Style and substance

    The first anniversary celebrations of the French luxury salon brand ‘Dessange Paris’ and the preview of their latest collection ‘Art Stories’ was held on September 28 in partnership with L’Oréal Professionnel

  • Weaving a dying art

    Weaving a dying art

    Swati Agarwal and Sunaina Jalan will soon showcase their Benarasi saree collection in Mumbai. Their brand, SNNA, tries to revive traditional, vanishing Benarasi weaves, finds Nikshubha Garg

  • How young is too young to walk the ramp?

    How young is too young to walk the ramp?

    The Milan Fashion Week’s Spring/Summer edition in September came under the scanner when young Dutch model Roos Abels, who is all of 14, walked the ramp for Prada. Soma Das throws open the ramifications of having teenagers pursue the profession to India's fashion fraternity

  • Collar it with vintage pins

    Collar it with vintage pins

    Are you looking to add a classic touch to your wardrobe? You may want to get your hands on the vintage tie pins, now available at SS Homme

  • Knight in stylish armour

    Knight in stylish armour

    After being honoured with the prestigious Padma Shri earlier this year, fashion designer and couturier Wendell Rodricks was recently bestowed with the Chevalier de l’Ordre des Arts et Lettres by the French government for his contribution to the fashion industry. He opens up about the award and his future work to Dhara Vora

  • Navratri special: Going glam for garba

    Navratri special: Going glam for garba

    With tomorrow being the sixth day of Navratri celebrations, the nine-day fiesta will be gaining steam in Pune. The guide doles out handy advice by designers on how to dress for the occasion