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Whats Jattinn Kochhars Message to Kochi?

He has no formal training in fashion; the art of designing comes naturally to him. Designer Jattinn Kochhar’s clothing line is popular for its clean cuts, stylish designs and comfort. Shruthi in a chat with Jattinn before his show at Kochi Fashion Week, 2013, finds out what the designer has in store for his audience. [...] Nov 23, 2013
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Nida Mahmoods Tribute to Cinema

Bollywood is larger than life, and Nida Mahmood’s tribute to it stood up to its grandeur. The angry young man, crime master gogo and basanti came alive, in digital prints and mirror imaging, on fabric. The collection an ode to the 100 years of cinema worked with a myriad colour palette of greys, greens, pinks, [...] Nov 23, 2013
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A PeekABoo with Jamdani

Designer Rahul Mishra, whose forte is to infuse ancient Indian heritage with modern design techniques, takes to a traditional Bengali fabric to create the same magic. The simplicity and elegance of jamdani, inspired Rahul’s latest spring summer collection at the WLIFW, 2014. Modish kaftans, unconventional sarees, zipped jackets, printed capes, high slit gowns, and stylish [...] Nov 22, 2013
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Go Denim this Spring Summer

Designer duo Niket and Jainee play with denim as their base fabric for their spring summer collection. The duo broke the myth of denim only being used for your jeans and dresses; they incorporated the fabric into their sarees, tunics, tops and gowns. And the colour palette swings between blue and white. Actress Urvashi Routela [...] Nov 22, 2013
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Go Magical with Aurora

Fashion designer Vedangi Agarwal’s latest spring summer collection depicts the magical shades of the morning dawn. The collection titled Aurora plays with subtle pastel shades and strokes of gold shimmer brings the same freshness and beauty as the early sunrise. The glamourous floral gowns and draped dresses with a touch of gold embroidery and texture, [...] Nov 21, 2013
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Karishma Tanna: I Feel Like Getting in This Lehenga

One of the greatest compliments to a bridal designer is that a girl who isn’t even remotely thinking of getting married wants to get married only to wear his creation. And actor Karishma Tanna wants to head the marriage way thanks to designer AD Singh. Karishma walked the ramp for AD at the Punjab International [...] Nov 21, 2013
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Bohemian Romance on the Ramp

Chic, vibrant and romantic, these words best describe fashion designer Pallavi Singhee’s collection at the WLIFW SS, 2014. Inspired from Bohemian romance and old European flavours, Pallavi has crafted delicate beaded tops, draped silhouettes, flowy pallazos, long jackets, and sexy dresses. The use of a subtle colour palette with hues of off whites, champagne pinks, and [...] Nov 20, 2013
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From Sketch to Ramp

Floral fantasy came alive on the ramp with designer Payal Pratap’s inspiration, from Chintz printing, taking shape into sketches and finally silhouettes. The collection comprised a lot of separates that not only adds a new dimension to the look but also help you maximise your wardrobe.  Interesting earrings left a lasting impression and so is [...] Nov 20, 2013
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Hollywood Comes Alive with La Dolce Vita

Ashish N Soni’s classy monochromatic collection ‘La Dolce Vita’, inspired by the glitz and glamour of Hollywood’s 1950s, was a befitting finale for the recently concluded WLIFW SS, 2014. A lavish red carpet set up and a grand orchestra complete with professional musicians and a singer set the backdrop. The models, in well tailored tuxedos, [...] Nov 19, 2013
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Swapnil Shinde @ BFW WF13

Think Swapnil Shinde, think experimental. Acid in wonderland is a collection that works with neon colours, pvc fabric and much more. While Swapnil’s clothes are usually too experimental for off the ramp, he introduced a line that is wearable too. And that’s where the challenge was for him. Adding the glam quotient to his show [...] Nov 19, 2013
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No Catfights in Deepika and Priyankas World

The Goliyon Ki Rasleela- Ram Leela stars Ranveer Singh and Deepika Padukone were in Pune to promote their film at the launch of Cinepolis theatres. The duo worked up a good chemistry, but one thing Deepika wanted to avoid building was a controversy. When she was asked to comment on Priyanka Chopra’s item song in [...] Nov 19, 2013
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A Modern Tweak to the Rajputana Tribe

The Rajputana tribe has made an effective return through Samanth Chauhan’s latest collection at WLIFW SS 2014. The delicate bird wings, lion skulls and other strong motifs crafted in gold, add great texture to the white silhouettes. The skillful juxtaposition of the rigid tribal elements with smooth fabrics, garnered the nature inspired designer a lot [...] Nov 18, 2013
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Go Sexy and Sassy with Quiet Vanity

Sexy, sophisticated and sassy ‘Quiet Vanity’ surely ticks every checklist for a woman. The high slits, play with transparency and sheer adds a touch of tease and edge to the collection. The silhouettes are strong yet soft and the feminine cuts accentuate the look. The duo also moved away from their favourite black to work [...] Nov 18, 2013
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Androgynous Fashion with a Cotton Tweak

This designer who believes in equality between men and women, translates the same thoughts creatively even onto the ramp. Using men’s wear sensibilities and design techniques, designer Josh Goraya creates similar attire for both men and women. Juxtaposing masculine cuts with delicate printed fabrics, Josh has designed stiff trousers, long jackets, stylish bermudas and printed [...] Nov 17, 2013
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Wick it Up with Vaishali S

Vaishali S loves to work her magic around with natural Indian fabrics. For her spring summer 2014 collection she weaves glamourous outfits with a mosaic of monochrome, cutwork, transparency and cuts. The silhouettes were simple yet complex credits to the detailing. Vaishali restricts herself to a solid colour palette of blue, black and white for [...] Nov 17, 2013