India

TAIKA by Poonam Bhagat: The Art World meets Fashion

A friend told me to look into a brand called TAIKA, by Indian designer Poonam Bhagat. I was pleasantly surprised when I reviewed her collections. You might not know this about me, but I am a big art fan and…

India Fashion Summit 2013: Swati Modo Shoes

During Holi and Easter we celebrated the start of spring and brought more color and warmth into our hearts and wardrobes. One thing I am not sure about is, if I still fit into my spring outfits after all of…

Fashion Event: India Fashion Summit – 29th of March, Delhi

Fashion enthusiasts, keep Friday the 29th of March reserved for a fashion packed day at the India Fashion Summit 2013. The event will take place at The Eros Hilton, Nehru place, New Delhi. After a successful first edition in 2012,…

Introducing the Indian Federation for Fashion Development (IFFD)

In 2011 BBC India Business Report presenter Nidhi Dutt wrote, the Indian fashion industry is still in its infancy on an international level when compared to other countries. Although the industry has been growing in the past few years, it…

100 Years of Indian Cinema: Manish Malhotra at Lakmé Fashion Week

Lakmé Fashion Week kicked off yesterday with a selection of top designers presenting their summer/resort 2013 collection on the runway. One of my highlights is the talented duo Shivan & Narresh. They presented some fiercely sexy bathing suits, modern saris…

Top designs: Wills Lifestyle India Fashion Week AW2013

Wills Lifestyle India Fashion Week has come to an end after five days of non stop Indian fashion design. Designers have shown us their autumn-winter 2013 collections. Giving us insight into their creative minds by sharing the hip and happening…

Bollywood Costume Design: Manish Malhotra

If you see the name ‘Manish Malhotra’ appear in the credit list of a Bollywood film, you know you are in for a fashion treat! Malhotra has designed costumes for many leading actresses in Indian cinema and his designs are…

Big name in fashion: Naeem Khan

It was a big surprise when America’s first lady Michelle Obama presented the Oscar for best picture during the 85th Academy Awards. Michelle was wearing a long silver/metallic gown made by Naeem Khan, who has dressed Mrs. Obama on several…

Indian Fashion Designer: Manish Malhotra

When I was a little girl I was obsessed with Bollywood films and had one big wish: To own a Manish Malhotra creation some day. That is why this post puts the spotlight on famous costume designer Manish Malhotra. London…