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#HandloomEveryday: 'Handmade textiles are the greatest form of luxury'

The panellists included the doyen of the style world, Ritu Kumar, sari historian Rta Kapur Chishti, designers David Abraham and Madhu Jain and master-printer Ramkishore Chippa Derawala, who discussed the topic ‘Can our Handloom Heritage of the Past by a Springboard to the Future?’

A Human Touch

With sustainability as its prime focus, The Handmade Collective is offering everything that is organic and recyclable.


Fashion designer Gaurang Shah on identifying, reviving and sustaining handloom

In an interview to indianexpress.com, fashion designer and textile revivalist Gaurang Shah takes us through his journey of pulling out fabrics and designs from the past, bringing it into the present and finding a way to sustain it in the future. 

As carpet crisis looms in Kashmir, traders point to GST jolt

In the earlier tax regime, handwoven carpets were tax-free. People associated with the industry maintain that keeping carpets in exemption list of GST is the only way to keep this centuries-old craft alive.

WIFW spring-summer 2015 to focus on trade, handloom

From new trends to business opportunities, the 24th edition of Wills Lifestyle India Fashion Week (WIFW) spring-summer 2015, will have it all.

J&K weaves plan to save Pashmina; power looms fake

Power loom users argue that they have got registration from the industries department for spinning wool.


More artisans, AC eatery to revive Dilli Haat at Pitampura

Officials believe that the Pitampura Dilli Haat failed as it was a faulty model.

Rate of interest subsidy for exporters hiked to 3%

In a move to boost exports,the government on Wednesday raised the rate of interest subvention for exporters to 3 per

Madhu Jain-Milind Soman set to exhibit Tree of Knowledge at CWG

Tree of Knowledge,a project headed by designer Madhu Jain and Milind Soman will be showcased in CWG Opening Ceremony.