Rajesh Pratap Singh did what he does best at the Wills Lifestyle India Fashion Week Grand Finale – show guests that if you know how to cut, the rest will come naturally along with plenty of appreciations. Read more
I have followed designer duo David Abraham and Rakesh Thakore and their Abraham & Thakore ever since its inception about 17 years ago and I say that this label is one of the most revered ones in the country for its originality, unfussy styles and perfect finish. Read more
On the second day of the delayed Wills Lifestyle India Fashion Week on Friday, things seems to have fell in line with each other well. Afternoon marked a scintillating showing by designers Pankaj & Nidhi from the repose of the regulars at showings. Read more
As the second day of Wills Lifestyle India Fashion Week became the first day be default on Thursday, as the event failed to kick start one day before owing to fire safety hazards failures, one thing seemed somewhat clear: seasonal themes do not work with Indian designers. While the stipulated theme was autumn/winter, the collections appeared on the runway were all bore summer feel. Read more
There was a time when our fashion designers used to do theatrics on the fashion runway. You know, the kind of outlandish stuff that made people say that what designers show on the fashion runway is totally unwearable. Read more
I was at the Lakme Fashion Week in Mumbai last week and for each show I sat next to one of the leading fashion writers in the world Colin McDowell, who among many things also writes for the Sunday Times London.
As we sat and watched show after show, I realized that the interest of the West, especially in such stalwarts in fashion writing as Colin, lay in the portrayal of India in a format which is acceptable to the West. Read more
Lakme Fashion Week (LFW) is on but with a difference this time. It wears a new look now with the organizers opting to a summer/resortwear theme as opposed to a season based theme.
When the event got kicked off on Friday I was wondering whether people have finally got themselves over with their fancy for film stars on the fashion runway. Read more