Early look at fall fashion

Early look at fall fashion

Chunky turtlenecks and puffer coats may not be on your mind, but it’s never too early to look ahead to the fall fashion season. We picked five trends that are showing up in women’s clothing that is available now or will be in the coming weeks and months. These trends were also spotted on runways last February when designers unveiled their Fall/Winter 2017-18 collections during New York Fashion Week – often in more dramatic or exaggerated forms, of course. This is only a short list, but it’s a start if…

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Food prints are a rage this season. Make the best of this delicious fashion trend

Food prints are a rage this season. Make the best of this delicious fashion trend

Food has been a major source of inspiration for many international design houses. In 1937, designer Elsa Schiaparelli showcased a Lobster dress that became quite a rage. Later, many designers such as Stuart Weitzman and Italian luxury fashion house Moschino came out with food-inspired collections. Chanel also launched a limited edition milk carton shaped minaudière which was a hot selling piece. And in Spring Summer 2017, Dolce & Gabbana showcased a pizza-pasta inspired collection. The trend is becoming popular in India with fashionistas wearing their love for food on their…

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Meet the frockers if you’re fascinated by fashion

Meet the frockers if you’re fascinated by fashion

Meryl Streep and Anne Hathaway star in The Devil Wears Prada. DO MOVIES like September Issue and The Devil Wears Prada intrigue you? If you like fashion films and documentaries on designers then Frock Club – a group that goes behind the scenes to learn more about the fickle, fast-paced world of fashion – has something to offer. Local freelance pattern engineer Ruth Povall started Frock Club to educate people about the fashion industry, and hosts concerns about the sustainability of fast fashion, the decline of quality hand-made fashion in…

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The Late-Night Fashion Wars

The Late-Night Fashion Wars

    If the suit is dead, as doomsayers never tire of proclaiming, then late-night television must be dressed for its glamorous wake. Few other areas of pop culture, as it turns out, have shown greater loyalty to this standby, a form of dress designers seem determined on casting into oblivion. While crickets may be the sound heard in the suit sections of many department stores, and a high-end-janitor look continues to reign among European designers, cold opens have stealthily become catwalks of the air. Hermès, Salvatore Ferragamo, Burberry, Valentino…

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Fashion week preview: What to expect as the runway rolls out in Delhi

Fashion week preview: What to expect as the runway rolls out in Delhi

For autumn/winter 2017, the Indian weaver’s prowess meets design and textile innovation at the fashion week which is ready to get underway in Delhi. And, the focus is also back on menswear as well as creations that celebrate gender fluidity. Fashion Week in Delhi kicks off on Wednesday. Madhu Jain’s creations (above) will take on the runway on the opening day too.(Avantika Meattle) Fashion week season is back, and autumn/winter 2017 looks all set for a designer makeover. Here’s what to expect from the four day showcase in the Capital…

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From shiny leather to flying fur: 6 big fashion takeaways from Paris Fashion Week

From shiny leather to flying fur: 6 big fashion takeaways from Paris Fashion Week

A creation of Indian designer Manish Arora on display during Fashion Week in Paris on Thursday. (Reuters) As the Paris Fashion Week autumn-winter shows reach their conclusion, we look at the biggest womenswear trends so far on the catwalk: Mad hatters A model presents a creation by French designer Johanna Senyk as part of her Fall/Winter 2017-2018 women’s ready-to-wear collection for the label Wanda Nylon during Fashion Week in Paris. (Reuters) Paris has fallen head over heels for hats. This week has seen an unprecedented sprouting of headwear on the…

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Sonam Kapoor Slams Fashion Critics, Says ‘I’m Proud Of My Body’

Sonam Kapoor Slams Fashion Critics, Says ‘I’m Proud Of My Body’

Sonam Kapoor in Mumbai. Actress Sonam Kapoor slammed the paparazzi for taking pictures of her from an awkward angle at a recent event in Mumbai. The 31-year old actress wore a ruffled collar Rasario Atelier jumpsuit at an event on Thursday and the shutterbugs clicked pictures of the Neerja actress from an unflattering angle which later made headlines. Sonam slammed the media outlets which assumed that she was “uncomfortable” in the couture and said on Twitter: “I was very comfortable in my outfit. I said a lot of pertinent things,…

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I started living my life to my highest potential: Malini Ramani, fashion designer-turned-yoga guru

I started living my life to my highest potential: Malini Ramani, fashion designer-turned-yoga guru

I started living my life to my highest potential: Malini Ramani, fashion designer-turned-yoga guru This New Year, we start a column on people whose life has been transformed by walking the spiritual path I’ve been learning yoga since I was six years old. My mother had gifted a children’s yoga book and I started experimenting with fun poses. The journey from being a learner to a teacher of yoga has changed my life. It was in 2006 that I turned to spiritual yoga – more meditative. The transformation from a…

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Bollywood’s biggest fashion bloopers of 2016

Bollywood’s biggest fashion bloopers of 2016

  From unflattering silhouettes to confusing drapes, here are the worst outfits of 2016: 1. Sonam Kapoor This year, even Sonam made it to the list. The box-y gown didn’t appeal us at all and the sheer patch revealed too much. The only thing we liked about this look, was her make-up. (Image courtesy: PTI) 2. Ranveer Singh This time Ranveer went too Befikre with his look. This difficult-to-explain outfit became a hot discussion on the internet and we’re still trying to figure it out. (Image courtesy: Twitter) 3. Deepika…

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OMG: Sonam Kapoor stuns at Paris Fashion Week!

OMG: Sonam Kapoor stuns at Paris Fashion Week!

  If there’s one actress who hasn’t stopped wooing people with her breathtaking fashion choices, it’s Sonam Kapoor. And, the Kapoor babe is back to doing what she does the best – taking our breath away, this time at the Paris Fashion Week. Sonam was spotted at Ralph and Russo’s Haute Couture Fall/Winter 2016-2017 show, as part of Paris Fashion Week. Looking lovely in an oversized flared embellished white coat with a high-low hemline (a Ralph and Russo creation) teamed up with pointed toe pumps and a smart clutch, Sonam…

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