Amazon India Fashion Week – Spring Summer 2017

FDCI Amazon India Fashion Week Spring – Summer 2017 took place from the 12th of October until the 16th, showcasing the fashion trends for next summer. I am writing this while seated on the couch, wrapped up in a blanket,…

Best of Lakmé Fashion Week – Winter/Festive 2016

As we are still enjoying the final two weeks of summer, the fashion world is well prepared for the autumn/winter season. There are only a few things I love about the autumn-winter season; tree leaves turning red, yellow and orange…

Interview – West meets East fashion by Earthen Weaves

The Fashion Orientalist often features talented newcomers to the fashion world. We sat down with Aparna from the recently launched label Earthen Weaves. Read about her journey from high-flying investment banker to a beginning fashion designer and find out all about Earthen Weaves!

Spotlight – Luxury Accessories Brand Nomada

Dubai-based brand Nomada is a luxury accessories brand founded by Sana Shakoor and Divya Rashul in 2014 in Mumbai, India.

Fashion Parade London 2016

Fashion Parade London took place on the 31st of May 2016, showcasing South Asia’s finest fashion designers…

Mansi Malhotra SS15 “The Empyreal Ardor”

The Tour The France is not the only important event taking place in France this week…Yesterday Paris Fashion Week – Haute Couture Fall Winter 2015-16 kicked off with shows by Ulyana Sergeenko and Atelier Versace. From July 5th until the…

Elegant looks for Ramadan by EFFA

Effa Al Dabbagh is a Saudi fashion designer, based in Dubai. Her fashion label ‘Effa’ is a unique fusion of Middle Eastern and European influences. Today I want to share more about ‘Effa’ the label and the woman behind it…

Behind The Scenes – The Fashion Orientalist Personal Style Shoot

To celebrate The Fashion Orientalist’s second anniversary, I’ve organized a personal style shoot with the help of several talented people from the beauty and fashion industry. I got the opportunity to work with Indian retail brand Inanna, from which I’ve…

Lakmé Fashion Week Summer/Resort 2015 Highlights

Lakmé Fashion Week Summer/Resort 2015 (LFW) took place from the 18th of March until the 22nd in Mumbai, India. The designer lineup included noted designers like Sabyasachi, Manish Malhotra, Anamika Khanna and Suneet Varma, to name a few, and also…

Rami Kadi ‘Les Illusions Exquises’

Rami Kadi revealed his latest collection ‘Les Illusions Exquises’ during Paris Fashion Week – Haute Couture – Spring Summer 2015 at the Plaza Athénée hotel (which is the luxurious Parisian hotel Carrie stayed at in the final season of Sex…