Fashion Week goes consumer?

              Earlier this month, Boston Consulting Group and Council of Fashion Designers of America had a bright idea! They wanted to make fashion weeks more meaningful. So in a move aimed at fixing what they describe as “a broken system,” the CFDA is getting behind a movement to turn the …

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It’s twins!

It’s that time of the year again when the world’s authority on colour declares a ‘Color of the Year’. This year, however, we have not 1, but 2 Colors of the Year – Rose Quartz & Serenity, or as the less-trained eye might call – baby pink and powder blue. Like last year’s Marsala, this …

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Born in Banaras. Worn all over the world.

Picture this: You are offered a refreshingly sweet paan at the entrance, you walk in to a darkish show area that’s lit up with pretty diyas and flowers, there is a live shehanai performance, and the ramp is set against a ghat-inspired backdrop. If you thought this was grand, wait till we tell you about …

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4 things we learnt from Day 4

A great show is all about great storytelling.  Need proof? We have 2! Pero’s slumber party had the audience falling in love with Aneeth Arora. And like any other season, in this collection too she showed us what she does best – sustainable fashion, comfort fits, unexpected cuteness, attention to details, brilliant styling and that …

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The movers & shakers from Day 3

What happens when a nomadic gypsy meets a chic feminine athlete and a love child is born? Ahem, yeah, you want to know what we’ve been smoking. But no, that’s what Day 3 at the Amazon India Fashion Week Spring-Summer 2016 was all about. The third day exuded a casual, easy-breezy, feminine, athleisuresque, wanderlusty vibe that was infectious. Here’s …

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Trendspotting on Day 2 of AIFW-SS16

Fashion Week has been quite a mixture of opposites so far. If day 1 was all about sustainability and structure, day 2 was more free-flowing and graphic prints. So we put our trendspotting glasses on and scouted for some. Here you go: Prama by Pratima Pandey – Floral + Sheer layers. Kolapuris with a hint of …

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All you need to know about day 1 at AIFW-SS16

Octobers in Delhi have a reputation for being seriously fashion-forward. It’s fashion week season after all! And the best way to navigate through the sartorial spectacle of Amazon India Fashion Week Spring-Summer ‘16 is to check out our chatty live coverage on Twitter and visual treat on Facebook. Here are the highs and lows of …

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Cough! We’ve caught the fashion flu. And it’s contagious.

It’s that season again when we go into a fashion frenzy, break into a sweat thinking what to wear, tweet till our nail paint chips off, wake up and sleep with our insta-feed, shutter-stalk every street style star, and get feverish looking at show stopping ensembles. The prognosis confirms us to be Fashion Addicts. And …

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Hello, future ramp-scorchers!

So the Fashion Design Council of India (FDCI) organised a nation-wide hunt for the upcoming Amazon India Fashion Week Spring-Summer 2016 (October 7-11. Yes, it’s almost there!) 11 of the freshest faces this season were handpicked by Ashish Soni, Rohit Gandhi, Paras Bairoliya, Amit Aggarwal, Aparna Bahl, Vidyun Singh and Ambika Anand. Take a lookie and stay tuned for updates.  Join …

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10 bridal trends that will make you say “I do”

Couture in India, has definitely come a long way. From being traditionally (yawn!) bridal, couture today is more experimental than opulent, avant-garde, and even crossing the proverbial gap that divides it from prêt. Quoting Rahul Mishra, the modern Indian bride doesn’t want to wear head-to-toe couture anymore. She mixes a treasured heirloom that’s been passed …

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