Biba Apparels to ramp up store expansion

Biba Apparels Ltd’s revenue grew 32.73% to Rs380.79 crore in the financial year 2014-15 versus the previous year. Bengaluru: Women’s ethic wear firm Biba Apparels Ltd plans to ramp up its store expansion over the next couple of years, especially of its value fashion brand Rangriti, and is looking at adding fashion jewellery to the … Read more Biba Apparels to ramp up store expansion

Time warp: Panerai’s ‘Due’ model is an entirely slimmer proposition

Panerai has gone light-weight for its downsized ‘Due’ model   Irony of ironies, Panerai has downsized. No, not the diameter, which was reduced in certain models to 40mm some years ago for greater wearability by the small of wrist. This time, with the ‘Due’ model, the case thickness is reduced. The name means ‘two’ in … Read more Time warp: Panerai’s ‘Due’ model is an entirely slimmer proposition

Golden touch: Fay Andrada’s pieces 
echo her unorthodox route into jewellery design

Left, making the ‘Ahnka’ earrings. Photography: Eric Chakeen. Right, ‘Tayeh’ earrings in brass and sterling silver, $265; ‘Kristi III’ ear cuff in gold, $288, both by Fay Andrada. Photography: Sean Alexander Geraghty The hand-hammered finishes, off-kilter geometry and faintly primordial feel of Fay Andrada’s jewellery contradict her early career as a graphic designer. There’s no … Read more Golden touch: Fay Andrada’s pieces 
echo her unorthodox route into jewellery design

Costume Jewellery That Makes A Statement

I’ve always enjoyed buying costume jewellery. When I was younger I could indulge whatever fashion phase I was going through with a fabulous piece of high-street bling, without worrying about whether or not I could pay my rent the next month. And I still love to buy it. If you only own one black dress you … Read more Costume Jewellery That Makes A Statement