Khadi: Breaking historical shackles, the humble fabric now belongs to the future

For Mahatma Gandhi, khadi was symbolic of self-reliance, sustenance and hardwork. And, almost a century after his swadeshi movement propelled the nation to stand on its feet, the handspun and handwoven fabric continues to capture the zeitgeist of the generation. With the rise of everything handcrafted in fashion, khadi, too, has seen a new lease … Read more Khadi: Breaking historical shackles, the humble fabric now belongs to the future

Jeans, saris and the Little Black Dress: An exhibit at New York’s MoMA looks at iconic garments

On display at The Museum of Modern Art are 111 high-impact items like Levi’s 501 jeans, the little black dress, the sari, the pearl necklace and even tattoos — all part of the cultural heritage of the West and elsewhere in this century and the 20th. In MoMA’s first exhibit on fashion since 1944, the … Read more Jeans, saris and the Little Black Dress: An exhibit at New York’s MoMA looks at iconic garments

Dressing up for festive season? Here are 6 common mistakes to avoid when wearing jewellery

Over-accessorising, multiple hair accessories and out of trend pieces are some of the common jewellery mistakes that one should avoid, say experts. Vikalp Bothara, founder of online platform Jewellerkaka.com, and Siddharth Garg, director, S2R Jewellers, list down some blunders to avoid. * Wearing big danglers with a neckpiece having layers and multiple bracelets is a … Read more Dressing up for festive season? Here are 6 common mistakes to avoid when wearing jewellery