Royal Indian Jewellery Auctioned For A Whopping $109 Million

NEW YORK:  An auction of royal Indian jewellery at Christie’s here has totalled almost $109 million, with a jade-hilted dagger of Mughal emperor Shah Jahan, a ceremonial sword of the Nizams of Hyderabad and a bejewelled medieval huqqa setting world records. These objects, among a total of 400, went under the hammer at the “Maharajas … Read more Royal Indian Jewellery Auctioned For A Whopping $109 Million

This German-born ‘Tamil ponnu’ builds fashion for Indian women

Jacqueline Kapur dons many hats – entrepreneur, designer, equestrian sportsperson, restaurateur, and mother. She is now famous as the founder of Ayesha Accessories, a contemporary fashion brand for young women. One among the very few women solo-entrepreneurs in the country, however, is not Jacqueline’s only claim to fame. Her relationship with India itself is special. Jacqueline Kapur, Founder, … Read more This German-born ‘Tamil ponnu’ builds fashion for Indian women

Kangana Ranaut’s blue saree looked like an Indian take on Elsa’s Frozen gown

Kangana Ranaut was all about a fairy-tale look when she attended a wedding in Mumbai on Sunday. The actor channeled Elsa, the queen from Disney’s Frozen, in a powder blue Anita Dongre saree, which had an elegantly embellished floral detailing that ensured maximum impact. Kangana’s sheer saree from the designer’s spring summer 2018 collection Songs … Read more Kangana Ranaut’s blue saree looked like an Indian take on Elsa’s Frozen gown

5 select trends of the Indian apparel market

India is a high-growth, fast-changing retail apparel market, with significant new growth opportunities for both foreign and domestic players. As a result of this, the Indian apparel industry is witnessing some specific trends. 1Sustainable & Eco-Friendly Manufacturing As the country is confronted with pollution issues, it has become imperative for textiles industries to adopt eco-friendly strategies. The … Read more 5 select trends of the Indian apparel market