Starstruck moments from Lakme Fashion Week Winter-Festive 2016

Lakme Fashion Week Winter-Festive 2016 was a celebration of a lot of things. From sustainable fabrics to fading Indian weaves and techniques, new labels to established names, a plus size show to children on the ramp, show-stealing razzle-dazzle to show-stopping celebrities. As great as the stars and the outfits looked, the big question is – …

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What couture week 2016 was like…

So India Couture Week 2016 happened last week and we’re just getting out of the couture-induced coma after 5 days of star-studded style, splendour and sparkle. Drapes and capes Persia and Russia Pastels and florals Vintage and royal Chokers and corn rows Motifs and minarets Peacocks and prints Off-shoulders and opulence Sheer and septum rings …

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The best way to attend fashion week (all the fun, none of the fatigue)

To everyone who goes through the I-have-nothing-to-wear syndrome. To all the cool people who get the frow fatigue. To those who wish they were there, but can’t be there. We’ll be your eyes and ears this fashion season! 45 designers. 30 shows. 5 days. A brand-new venue. The first ever menswear and accessories shows. Here’s what’s in store. …

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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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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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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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A fairytale by Anju Modi

Once upon a time There was a girl who never grew up Stuck in a world filled with mundanity She escaped to her own little world of fantasy A world where everything was good, every moment meaningful, every creation beautiful Once upon a time There was a girl who was a free spirit With her …

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Because nobody writes letters anymore

Dear alter ego, It’s time for a tête-à-tête Care to make it a duet? Every once in a while Let’s introspect on your signature style While you sport Aviators I look through my rose-tinted glasses You play with plaid My heart blooms for florals You wear out your denim overalls I treasure my vintage chemise …

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AIFW AW15 – The grand grand finale

What happens when 25 designers come together for one show? Chaos or creativity? Madness or magic? Definitiveness or drama? The grand finale of the first ever Amazon India Fashion Week was a melange of everything. Showcasing their own individual interpretation of India’s rich handicraft tapestry, each of the 25 designers presented 2 ensembles to celebrate …

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