S.Korea's former miners dig up nation-building past

Fifty years ago, several hundred South Koreans went to work in German mines -- the first wave of a flood of Korean migrants whose remittances helped jumpstart one of the great economic miracles of the modern age. Duration: 01:12 Jan 3, 2014

Go Androgynous!

Androgyny takes centre stage in Ruchika Sachdeva’s spring summer collection. Inspired from the waft and weave of fabrics, she plays with checks, lines and grid patterns. The colour palette is subtle with hues of greys, whites and blues.  Ruchika also does not believe in differentiating men and women’s wear and the collection corroborates that. Watch [...] Jan 3, 2014

Back to School this Spring Summer

Alphabet, pencils, sketch pens, books, stickers, geometry box and much more; Niharika Pandey’s collection which is all about these elements, takes you back to the good old colourful school days.  Childhood is special to everyone and designer Niharika takes inspiration from her nostalgic school days for her latest spring summer collection for WLIFW, 2014. Playing [...] Jan 3, 2014

A Japanese director takes on the "nuclear lobby"

Japanese film director Takafumi Ota needed financing for a film that was critical of the Japanese nuclear industry but found no one was interested in funding his project so he turned to the general public. Duration: 02:29 Jan 2, 2014

Want to Go Persian this Spring Summer?

Go Persian this spring summer with fashion designer Charu Parashar. Her collection at the WIFW SS, 2014, carefully incorporates the country’s culture, colourful art and creative weave. Intricate resham work adorns her diverse range of silhouettes such as peplums, pallazos, jump suits, trousers and drape dresses. Wanting to have a raw look for spring summer, [...] Jan 2, 2014

Expression of Lifes Duality Through Fashion

Designer Urvashi Kaur turns toward human emotions for her spring summer collection. Tunics, voluminous tops, peplums, jumpsuits, shararas and asymmetric folds, hemlines and patterns portray the juxtaposition and duality of life. Urvashi plays with organic fabrics like cotton, mulmul, chanderi and linen in hues of reds, greys, ochre and blue to complete her clean and [...] Jan 2, 2014

A Fun Spring Summer with Prints

For people who love travelling and like to keep their dressing chic and comfortable, here’s a refreshing resort wear collection by Gautham Gupta as part of WLIFW SS, 2014.  The flirty collection boasts of maxi dresses, flowy gowns, mid-thigh dresses, hot pants, A-line silhouettes, tunic tops and cropped jackets. Gautham uses vibrant digital prints on [...] Jan 1, 2014

Grandpa Shirts Get a New Look

Designer Sanchita Ajjampur literally stormed into the male wardrobe and gave the boyfriend and grandpa shirt and makeover. Stressing on feminine romanticism, Sanchita made her silhouettes sporty, casual and chic. The colours were muted and so was the bling quotient. The bold metallic accents, digital artwork and use of leather on the shirt frocks, flapper [...] Jan 1, 2014

Turkey rings in 2014

Turkey bid farewell to 2013 on Tuesday with celebrations and a fireworks display in Taksim Square, amid ongoing political turmoil. Duration: 00:53 Jan 1, 2014

Dubai dazzles in global 2014 party

Dubai attempted to smash the fireworks world record as it ushered in 2014 with a bang, as a wave of pyrotechnics swept around the globe to celebrate the New Year. Duration: 00:58 Jan 1, 2014

Bell rings in New Year in Seoul

Bell ringing and pop music has brought in the New Year in Seoul, watched by thousands of people. Duration: 00:36 Jan 1, 2014