Fashion for a cause

The Impulse stall that was part of the recently-held North-East festival held at the Indira Gandhi National Centre for the Arts From culinary delicacies, to literary discussions, photo exhibitions, artisans displaying their crafts and of course, rock music, last week’s North East festival was a dazzling showcase of everything the region is known for. The … Read more Fashion for a cause

Plus Size Men Fashion Tips: 5 Small Ways To Dress Better

The fashion industry is notoriously unforgiving for the larger man. Or at least, it used to be. Yes, runways are still populated by Amazonian ectomorphs, but on the high street, brands are waking up to the fact that the average man is getting bigger and no, he doesn’t want to be fobbed off by yet … Read more Plus Size Men Fashion Tips: 5 Small Ways To Dress Better

Fashion addiction: expensive clothes hid my loneliness – then I gave 90% of them away

I was brought up with certain religious rules about what I could and could not wear – no bare arms, no bare legs – and, as a teenager, I longed for the sort of outfits I wasn’t allowed. Once, on a shopping trip to Birmingham with school friends, I tried on halter necks, short skirts … Read more Fashion addiction: expensive clothes hid my loneliness – then I gave 90% of them away

Urban Chat: Contemporary fashion at Jakarta Fashion Week

“They thought we were all about traditional or artisanal products.” So quipped my businesswoman friend Racquel who recently assisted a small French business group to see the fashion potential in Indonesia. I chuckled, not entirely blaming that group for holding the stereotype. Except for select industry insiders who have regularly attended our fashion events or … Read more Urban Chat: Contemporary fashion at Jakarta Fashion Week