"Our mission is that it should be a major economic activity for Indian growth and Make in India," said Alok Kumar, Development Commissioner of Handloom in the Textiles Ministry.
Kumar's initiative to honour weavers from Banaras is supported by the Ministry of Textiles to revive the handloom weaving in the city.
Rixi Bhatia and Jayesh Sachdev of Quirkbox, made one of the most powerful statements of the day.
With retro music, yesteryear supermodels, and a collection steeped in drama, veteran designers Abu Jani and Sandeep Khosla opened Lakme Fashion Week Winter/Festive 2015 in Mumbai
The designers Shikha and Vinita presented a collection inspired by distortion, called Error 508: Loop Detected.
After brief hiatuses, some of Lakme Fashion Week’s most promising prodigies are back on the Mumbai ramp for the Winter/Festive 2015 season.
Now you can watch Lakmé Fashion Week Winter/Festive 2015 live thanks to the partnership between LFW and Ogle, an on-demand streaming platform.
With their sights trained on exotic locales, designers are set to bring flavours of different cultures and exotic destinations to Lakme Fashion Week Winter/Festive 2015.
With 35 sophisticated looks, the debut collection of am:pm (Ankur Modi, Priyanka Modi) at Lakme Fashion Week Winter/Festive 2015 will be dedicated to woman of substance.
The highlight of this exhibition— it promises a hand-picked selection of designer bridal finery, jewellery labels and even décor options— is well-known designer Mandira Wirk.
Often, women find themselves in a fix over repeating their valuable jewels at parties and weddings. Eves24.com provides lending services aimed at those who prefer matching but real, certified and authentic jewellery over artificial accessories.
Close on the heels of the Amazon India Couture Week, the BMW India Bridal Week and Vogue Wedding Show, a two-day bridal exposition titled Runway Bridal is all set to roll out in Delhi from August 19.
As her indigenous label, Grassroot, opens in Bandra, designer Anita Dongre speaks on its philosophy, contemporising crafts, and her green lifestyle.
Double dose of inspiration, technique and clothing, this is what Nitin Chawla’s Lakme Fashion Week Winter/Festive 2015 collection is all about.
Domenico Dolce of Italian luxury industry fashion house Dolce & Gabbana says that after doing 'some soul-searching' he has realized that his IVF 'synthetic' children comments were 'inappropriate'.
Online portals are offering patrons an Independence Day sale, providing them with the best of fashion, lifestyle, home and electronic products at slashed prices.
Fashion designer Anita Dongre's newest baby is Grassroot, a craft-based sustainable line, which will be officially launched on Wednesday.
You could be beautiful in one country and not even the slightest bit of attractive in other.
Ace designer JJ Valaya's latest collection 'The Bolshoi Bazaar', which showed a cultural mix of elements from Russia and India, left guests at the seventh edition of the BMW India Bridal Fashion Week here mesmerised.
Meera Ali on playing costume designer for husband Muzaffar Ali’s ambitious period drama Jaanisaar
For Lakme Fashion Week, Ritu Kumar creates a collection that aims to revive the rich weaving techniques of Varanasi.
To celebrate 15 years of Lakme Fashion Week this year, its organisers have planned interesting things like presenting a line up of 100 designers, including those by 21 debutantes.
Pause, play, stop, play again”. These staccato words rang out repeatedly through the main show area during Manish Malhotra’s final rehearsal for his Amazon India Couture Week 2015 finale.
Going beyond conventional bridalwear, ‘Husn-e-Taa’iraat’ was detailed with Persian embroidery that included multi-coloured flowers, long-tailed birds, fruits, elephants and camels.
His Haute Couture Fall 2015 presentation “The Song of the Flower”, part of Amazon India Couture Week in the Capital, was no exception.
Gaurav Gupta’s “Silt & Cipher” managed to create an impression at Amazon India Couture Week.
Rahul Mishra’s debut collection on Day Two showed restraint and highlighted the designer’s love affair with embroideries and weaves.
The opening night at Amazon India Couture Week 2015 saw designer Sabyasachi Mukherjee go intense and edgy with scarlet soles by Christian Louboutin to match the mood.
Sabyasachi inaugurated the sixth Amazon India Couture Week (AICW) in collaboration with noted French footwear designer Christian Louboutin.
Designer Anju Modi references heritage in her latest collection, inspired by Persia.
Be it palazzos or flared skirts, flaunt your colourful kurtis with different bottom wear instead of just sticking to the usual salwars.
Wearing the right colour and the right style with the perfect blue denim is a must. Blue denims can be paired with a crisp sky blue shirt and also with a white collared shirt, says an expert.
Collect a few tools and add a beautiful touch to your little blank canvasses on the tip of your fingers without spending big, says an expert.
It was while working on Sanjay Leela Bhansali's upcoming "Bajirao Masatni" that designer Anju Modi fell in love with the Persian culture and decided to take inspiration from it for her couture line.
Amazon India Couture Week 2015 opens in Delhi today with 12 couturiers set to showcase their collections over five days.
Designer Suket Dhir, who won IWP regional finale for menswear category at Dubai recently, says he doesn't feel any pressure for the finale round, scheduled for January next year.