Gentle touch: there’s a fine balance between haute joaillerie and light-as-air fabrics

Precision cuts and non-precious metals are the contemporary take on classic styles ‘Ca Cartonne’ cuff in coated aluminium, titanium and diamonds, by Suzanne Syz. ‘Aria Passionata’ brooch in gold, lacquer, rubies, garnets, diamonds and central 22.51ct rhodolite garnet, from the Chaumet est un Fête collection, by Chaumet. ‘Tiare’ earrings in blackened gold, diamonds and rubies, … Read more Gentle touch: there’s a fine balance between haute joaillerie and light-as-air fabrics

A burst of fabrics!

Designer Gaurav Jai Gupta’s show that was supported by the Australian Foreign Affairs and Trade departments made a strong fashion statement with a variety of fabrics that had its characteristic touches on clothes. Gupta’s show for his label ‘Akaaro’ was an innovative and exciting experience in textile and various weaves. His “Irreverence” collection ensured that … Read more A burst of fabrics!

It’s a wrap: Here are the best fabrics for scarves to wear during the monsoon

Cotton, polyester and chiffon are the fabrics that you should stick to while buying scarves during the rainy season, say experts. Ritika Taneja, head-director and business head (fashion), ShopClues, and Tanvi Malik, co-CEO, FabAlley, list down fabrics that you should pick up while shopping for scarves in the monsoon:   * Cotton scarves: An ideal for summer … Read more It’s a wrap: Here are the best fabrics for scarves to wear during the monsoon

Al Fresco Functional Fabrics Launches The Wesley Mancini Outdoor Fabric Collection

Wesley Mancini, Ltd., recently announced that it has launched a new outdoor line of fabrics with Al Fresco Functional Fabrics. Wesley Mancini, Ltd., is owned by Wesley Mancini, the International Textile Alliance (ITA) lifetime achievement award winning designer. Mancini has teamed up with industry leading outdoor fabric trendsetter, Al Fresco Functional Fabrics. The new line, … Read more Al Fresco Functional Fabrics Launches The Wesley Mancini Outdoor Fabric Collection