Indian handloom industry still disorganised: Designer duo Swati and Sunaina

Designer duo Swati and Sunaina, who came together in 2007 with the aim of rediscovering the lost treasures of Indian woven textiles and offering them to a discerning audience, say the country’s handloom industry is still a very disorganised sector despite being so huge. And as it is disorganised, the precision required to meet quality standards and … Read more Indian handloom industry still disorganised: Designer duo Swati and Sunaina

Festive fashion: Seven style lessons from Manish Malhotra’s star-studded Dubai show

Designer Manish Malhotra is known for dressing Bollywood biggies and brides all across the globe. And, at his recent couture showcase held in Dubai, the inspiration was ample. Here are seven style takeaways from the show: 1.FRINGES, FUR AND PLUMES Add fringes to your look to spruce up your festivities. There’s nothing that spells glamour … Read more Festive fashion: Seven style lessons from Manish Malhotra’s star-studded Dubai show

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