The other day I was at the event organized by Elle Breast Cancer Awareness and Ogaan Cancer Foundation to create awareness for breast cancer and also to raise funds for the same. Standing there I thought that there should be more such efforts to create more funds for the needy suffering from cancer using fashion as a platform. Read more
A few months back, I had the opportunity to meet Francois Henri Pinault, chairman of PPR, the conglomerate that owns the Gucci Group.
As you may know, Gucci Group has several luxury labels under its umbrella such as Gucci, Yves Saint Laurent, Bottega Veneta, Bedat & Co, Sergio Rossi, Balenciaga, Alexander McQueen, Stella McCartney, etc. Read more
There was a time, not so long ago, there were only a handful of fashion designers in India. Those days, whoever were in the business did their job seriously. Read more
In India we fashion models have celebrity status. Not that I have any problems with that, it’s just that I see that getting on to them and some of them even lose sight of their work. And that’s what I have a problem with.
Abroad, models are never given celebrity status unless they are supermodels such as Kate Moss or Alec Wek. Read more