Jewellery gets a ‘council’

The Commerce Ministry on Tuesday announced the formation of a Domestic Council for Gems & Jewellery to bring the industry’s domestic business stakeholders under one umbrella so that they could evolve a unified approach to promote growth in the sector. “This Council will help in tapping new opportunities in the already existing large domestic market,” … Read more Jewellery gets a ‘council’

Plus-size fashion gets glamorous in India, but plus-size women are still just fat

Body positivity is slowly making it to the mainstream in India. For instance, Lakme Fashion Week, the country’s biggest fashion event, has had plus-size models walking down the runway since 2016. But the baggy and somewhat frumpy clothing often on show reveal the perennial problem: options are limited for women above a certain size, and the rules … Read more Plus-size fashion gets glamorous in India, but plus-size women are still just fat

Danielle Brooks Gets Real About Sizeism in Fashion

The first time Danielle Brooks saw herself on a billboard was an emotional experience. “This was baby Dani’s biggest dream come true and I was so elated that I got to be myself,” says Brooks of last year’s towering Times Square image bearing her body in all its natural beauty. “I didn’t have to lose … Read more Danielle Brooks Gets Real About Sizeism in Fashion

Haute couture fashion week gets pastels, petals and pinkness

Haute couture fashion week began in Paris on Sunday with a markedly different look to previous seasons. There were still layers of sequins and waterfalls of tulle cascading from models’ Giacometti-like bodies on the catwalk, but many of the staggering creations came from outsider brands who were new to the schedule. The most significant incomer was Rodarte, … Read more Haute couture fashion week gets pastels, petals and pinkness