This artisan-led apparel and accessories brand is providing employment to 500 Gujarati women

Since 1996, Okhai has been supporting local women artisans in the villages of Mithapur district in Gujarat by training them in the crafts of appliqué and embroidery. In the Okhamandal region of Gujarat, Tata Chemicals Society for Rural Development (TCSRD) is giving employment and hope to hundreds of women. The Okhamandal region, primarily a drought-ridden … Read more This artisan-led apparel and accessories brand is providing employment to 500 Gujarati women

American apparel and accessories brand Gap comes online with Amazon Fashion

New Delhi: India’s leading textile to retail conglomerates, Arvind Lifestyle Brands Limited has formed an exclusive partnership with Amazon Fashion to sell American apparel and accessories brand Gap online, the company said in a statement today. Gap merchandise will be available through a dedicated brand store on Amazon and one can buy Gap’s Summer 2017 … Read more American apparel and accessories brand Gap comes online with Amazon Fashion

Modest fashion brand looks towards Pakistan

A file photo of Tokyo Modest Fashion Show. PHOTO: MVSLIM.COM LAHORE:  The rise in Pakistan’s fashion retail industry in recent years has been gigantic, creating space for local as well as global brands which feed the lifestyle needs of the affluent and the rising middle class. This is especially the case in women’s apparel category, … Read more Modest fashion brand looks towards Pakistan

Playa, jewellery designer Lucy Folk’s new brand: from Bondi beach to Europe?

It’s less than six months since Lucy Folk opened her first multi-brand boutique, Playa, in Sydney’s Bondi Beach, and already she’s thinking of where else it might work. “I’d love to do one in Byron Bay,” she says. “And somewhere beachside overseas. Europe would be great because of the culture.” Playa is an interesting extension … Read more Playa, jewellery designer Lucy Folk’s new brand: from Bondi beach to Europe?