A real look at handloom: Experts talk on India’s finest weaves and share tips to identify fakes

The power of the skilled craftsmen is inherent in every hand-crafted and hand-woven beauty one gets to witness. From lush brocade silks that have an innate royal feel, to luminous, featherweight chanderi cottons — finely-crafted handloom pieces will always win the creative battle over all things machine made. But, while one loves to invest in … Read more A real look at handloom: Experts talk on India’s finest weaves and share tips to identify fakes

India’s Biba Apparels to double exclusive outlets by 2020

Indian women’s ethnic wear brand Biba Apparels will add up to 200 new stores across the country under its flagship brand Biba over the next three years, according to company managing director Siddharth Bindra. The company also intends to triple business from its value fashion brand Rangriti, launched in 2015, from the current Rs 100 crore to … Read more India’s Biba Apparels to double exclusive outlets by 2020

India’s gems and jewellery exports decline in FY18

Surat: The apex body of India’s gems and jewellery sector has predicted that the exports are likely to remain flat in this financial year due to weak demand in the overseas market and the Goods and Service Tax (GST) implementation in India. In the recently published trade data for FY18, the Gems and Jewellery Export … Read more India’s gems and jewellery exports decline in FY18

Milind Soman to co-judge the third season of India’s Next Top Model

Supermodel-actor Milind Soman will be seen co-judging the third season of India’s Next Top Model on MTV along with actress Malaika Arora. Milind says he is amazed with the evolution in the modelling industry. “It amazes me on how things have evolved in the Indian modelling industry. In fact we are almost at par with … Read more Milind Soman to co-judge the third season of India’s Next Top Model