Futuristic Fashion

Renowned architect, Zaha Hadid’s innovative building designs, structures and patterns influence fashion designers, Riddhi and Siddhi’s latest futuristic collection. The design showcase has bright western silhouettes with edgy cuts, quirky design patterns and strong structures. The twin sisters have used accentuated shoulders all through the collection to add an element of androgyny. Riddhi and Siddhi [...] Jan 17, 2014

Maharaja of Madrid Meets Indian Princess in a Fashionable Soiree

Spain met India in a fashionable soiree at the India Bridal Fashion Week. Ace designer JJ Valaya brought in Spanish influences in his Indian bridal wear. Replete with embroideries, texturing and luxury, the silhouettes were nothing short of grandiose. The dramatic setup of the ship further emphasised the theme. Off shoulder gowns, jacketed lehengas, lehengas, [...] Jan 17, 2014

Block B: More than a one-hit wonder?

There are about 150-Korean pop idols produced each year in South Korea and many only enjoy just a fleeting moment of fame. Boy band Block B is among the lucky ones having their third album released but they say it’s all earned from sweat and tears. Duration:02:00 Jan 17, 2014

Dos and Donts of Accessorising

She is a fashion designer from Hong Kong, who knows it all when it comes to accessorising women. Mona Shroff, believes that sporting the apt jewellery with clothes makes one stand out in crowds. Her dazzling collection at the recently concluded ABIL Pune fashion week, takes inspiration from the beautiful and vibrant Mediterranean women. The [...] Jan 16, 2014

What Interests the New Age Bride?

The Indian bride is all set to go bold, dramatic and experimental, if Gaurav Gupta’s collection is anything to go by.  Gaurav’s show started with a dramatic sheer black sequined gown and the striking bold theme continued through the show.  He juxtaposes strong and sensual elements with his use of strong and sensual cuts, embroideries [...] Jan 16, 2014

Nitya Bajajs Love for Peplums

Europe’s historic monuments, intricate sculptures, rich paintings, and vibrant culture played a strong influence on the cut, fabric, embroidery and colour used in her designs. Nitya who has an eye for detail, has worked to highlight the back of every silhouette in her collection by creatively inter-fusing transparent fabrics with embroidery. Glamourous diva, Mugdha Godse, show stopped for the designer [...] Jan 14, 2014

When Nature Meets Fashion

Withered leaves, buried flies and prehistoric fossils come alive on the ramp with Nachiket Barve’s collection. Taking inspiration from fossils and other earthly creations, the designer carefully juxtaposes extreme rigidity from the substances and soft fashion elements. Insects, corals, rocks, and flowers get transformed into imprints, appliques and embroidery on pure fabrics. The earth tone colours used further [...] Jan 15, 2014

With Love from the Garden of Eden

Inspired from their travels, designer duo Falguni and Shane peacock created their bridal collection ‘Garden of Eden’; and they literally brought their inspiration onto the ramp with floral headgear and embroideries. Their feminine silhouettes were a combination of sensuality and elegance. The colours they played with like pistachio, pink, red, white, ivory and gold, are [...] Jan 15, 2014

Kate Moss "ber British catwalk model": photographer

It's been 26 years since the skinny girl from south London was spotted at JFK airport but Kate Moss, who celebrates her 40th birthday on Thursday, is still on top of her game. Duration: 01:05 Jan 15, 2014

UK's largest art fair kicks off 26th edition in London

The London Art Fair, the UK's largest fair for modern British and contemporary art, opens the cultural year with its 26th edition at the Business Design Centre, in Islington, from 15 to 19 January 2014. Duration: 01:04 Jan 15, 2014