Sustainable fashion: This designer turns cloth sacks into stylish purses. See pics

In the last few years, top fashion designers and brands across the world – from McCartney to Louis Vuitton – have promoted sustainable fashion. In India too, upcycled clothing is getting popular. Now, an entrepreneur from Ivory Coast is hoping to score an international fashion hit by recycling the cloth sacks that the country uses to ship cocoa … Read more Sustainable fashion: This designer turns cloth sacks into stylish purses. See pics

So, as it turns out, binge-drinking causes binge-eating

Scientists have found that the brain cells in mice that stimulate the urge to eat can be activated by alcohol as well as by hunger–a discovery that could help explain why binge drinking often leads to binge eating. In an experiment, mice subjected to a three-day “alcoholic weekend” were found to eat significantly more food … Read more So, as it turns out, binge-drinking causes binge-eating

Online lifestyle brand The Label Life turns one; introduces new features

Mumbai-based ‘The Label Life’, an e-commerce lifestyle brand, has completed one year of successful operations. Catering to the modern Indian woman, Thelabellife.com, founded by Preeta Sukhtankar, believes in marrying content with commerce and providing the shopper with a personal touch. The site engages with over a million women a day across its website and social media … Read more Online lifestyle brand The Label Life turns one; introduces new features

Demonetisation effect: Jewellery trade scenario turns bleak

Gandhi Road, Ongole’s main jewellery market, sees thin crowds nowadays in the wake of scrapping of high-value notes by the Centre. The footfalls to gold shops has dropped to single digit from about 50 since the commencement of the marriage season since Diwali as a majority of sales are only through cash. Only some big … Read more Demonetisation effect: Jewellery trade scenario turns bleak