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Designer Mumtazs Hip Brocade Suits for Men

For designer Mumtaz Khan, the three essential elements that make a good silhouette would be colour, print and craftsmanship. His splendid design showcase titled ‘jalsa’ at the recently held PIFW, 2013, was all about these elements coming together flawlessly. Using rich desi fabrics, the designer has crafted experimental western wear for both men and women. Mumtaz’s [...] Nov 8, 2013
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Why Does Actor Smriti Khanna Love Punjab?

She is gorgeous, talented and definitely the new face to look out for in Indian cinema. Actor Smriti Khanna, recently debuted in a Punjabi film and her skills on the screen have already been garnering some serious attention from people. Smriti made her ramp appearance at the recently concluded PIFW, 2013, for Gurnam’s in an [...] Nov 7, 2013
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Nishanth and Rahul @ BFW WF13

Designer duo Nishanth and Rahul transported everyone to the Mughal era. The duo was strongly influenced from Mughal paintings and beautifully translated them onto their garments in the form of embroideries of flora and fauna. The lehengas and anarkalis with their cut and colour theme cater to the modern yet traditional bride. Take a look [...] Nov 7, 2013
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What it Takes to Be a Good DJ?

Although the designers and the models steal the limelight at a fashion show, there is yet another important person without who the fashion weeks would be lifeless. Just imagine pretty models donned in designer wear walking down the ramp with absolutely no music! Impossible to imagine, right? Gurpreet speaks with DJ Chinu and finds out [...] Nov 6, 2013
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A Magical Play of Colours

The magical play of colours in the sky during dawn inspires designer Vedangi Agarwal’s latest collection at the recently concluded WLIFW SS14. Playing with hues of gold and pastel shades, the designer has crafted fashionable western silhouettes such as gowns, frocks and draped dresses. This collection titled Aurora also highlights uniquely designed yokes, interesting drapes [...] Nov 6, 2013
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Monapali @ Pune Style Week 2013

Are you bored of teaming your kurtas in the same way? It’s time to say your goodbyes to your salwars, leggings and of course the jeans cause it’s time to experiment with pallazos and lehengas. And a designer duo who can teach you how to do it right is Mona and Pali. For their latest [...] Nov 5, 2013
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Go Sexy with Black

You look into your wardrobe and realise you have nothing apt to wear for a big event? Don’t hit the panic button, just take a look at ace Indian fashion designer, Rocky S’s latest red carpet collection which is a blend of elegance and comfort. His show at the recently held PIFW, 2013, had flowy [...] Nov 5, 2013
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How to Dress Sexy Yet Elegant?

Don’t you want to dress sexy yet elegant? We all want to, don’t we? And tapping on this desire designers Sulakshana Monga and Surpiya came up with a collection that will help you achieve this look. The duo play with soft fabrics like silks, nets and jute to create gowns, jackets, suits and other contemporary [...] Nov 5, 2013
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Maushmi Badra @ BFW WF13

Strong silhouettes in a mix of net, tissue, velvet, brocade and cotton paid tribute to the various facets of a woman. And the brain behind this collection is designer Maushmi Badra. The talented designer intricately crafted the strength, beauty and warmth of women with the play of colours, cuts and work. The collection is elegant [...] Nov 4, 2013
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Choker Bali Tribute to Rituporno Ghosh

The loss of Rituporno Ghosh prompted designer Joy Mitra to give the great story teller a befitting tribute through his work.  The collection titled ‘Choker Bali’ translated the elegance, grandeur, drama and the essence of Rituporno’s film in the form of silhouettes. Working with blacks, creams and gold Joy created voluminous anarkalis, tunics, crop tops, [...] Nov 4, 2013
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Gopal and Manali @ BFW WF13

Designer duo Gopal and Manali’s winter collection translates traditional tribal fabric into contemporary silhouettes. The designers also incorporated other elements that screamed tribal – hats and traditional baskets. The colour palette moved from earthy to bright. The sleeves were experimental and had a flare of avante garde to them. However, the usp of this collection [...] Nov 3, 2013
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Accentuated Shoulders are In

A lavish lifestyle and the juvenile yet regal way of dressing of French queen Marie Antionette was the crux of designer Dolly J’s spring summer inspiration. She played with long gowns, dresses, peplums and sarees in a colour palette that swings between cream, coral and black. Accentuated shoulders and saddle collars inspired from the queen’s [...] Nov 3, 2013
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Riyaz Gangji @ CFW 2013

Think bridal, think Riyaz Gangji. The designer along with his wife, Reshma has been making bridal dreams come true for nearly two decades. From dealing with shy brides to bridezillas’ they have seen it all, and they bring this experience into all their garments. For their design showcase at Chennai International Fashion Week, the duo [...] Nov 2, 2013
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Go Indigo For Spring Summer with Ashish and Vikrant

Whether it’s a holiday or an evening out, if effortless styling is on your mind then Ashish and Vikrant’s wide range of silhouettes are your answer. The duo has worked with a restricted colour palette of indigo and ivory to make dresses and gowns with altering hemlines and cuts. Interesting bagru prints through pleating and [...] Nov 2, 2013
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Chandani Kumari Singh @ BFW WF13

Blue blooded designer Chandani Kumari Singh is working towards the revival of dying arts, and for this she is giving the overtly traditional designs a pass and working with an interesting blend of traditional and contemporary. Chikankari, pearls, aari and pitta work adorn her uniquely styled kurtis and shararas in hues of beiges, whites and [...] Nov 2, 2013