Wearing your mother’s restored brocade dupatta to a wedding? Getting a lehenga stitched using your grandmother’s vintage sari? Knowingly or unknowingly, you’re a part of the upcycling process, which means recycling a used product to create a new one of higher quality and value. This trend, part of the sustainable fashion movement, has been endorsed … Read more From Indian brides to Bollywood celebs, fashion lovers embrace upcycling
Designer duo Swati and Sunaina, who came together in 2007 with the aim of rediscovering the lost treasures of Indian woven textiles and offering them to a discerning audience, say the country’s handloom industry is still a very disorganised sector despite being so huge. And as it is disorganised, the precision required to meet quality standards and … Read more Indian handloom industry still disorganised: Designer duo Swati and Sunaina
EDM fans in India have been waiting for this moment for months now. Finally, The Chainsmokers are here in India, and tonight, they’ve taken Mumbai’s music-lovers by storm. Andrew Taggart and Alex Pall, the two DJs who landed in India earlier this evening, are performing in Mumbai’s Mahalaxmi Race Course–and they’ve been dressed by an … Read more The Chainsmokers perform in Mumbai dressed in apparels by an Indian designer
After romancing red and twirling much on the Emmys red carpet last year, Priyanka Chopra took quite a risk at the 69th Primetime Emmy Awards, when she changed up her look dramatically. For the awards gala held in Los Angeles, US, on Sunday evening, Priyanka wore a custom-made gown by the French label Balmain — … Read more Priyanka Chopra’s body-snug gown at Emmys 2017: Is it a yaay or nay for Indian designers?