Indigo Ora by Ridhi Mehra & Atelier Mon

The rise and rise of talented, twenty-something, Indian fashion designers…Young designers like Arpita Mehta, Payal Singhal and Ridhi Mehra have wowed crowds with their debut fashion shows and follow up with successful collections. These young designers are like a breath…

Interview with Le Trousseau Couture designer Khushboo Kaplesh

We sat down with Dubai based designer Khushboo Kaplesh and asked her about her fashion label Le Trousseau Couture, working with Dutch designer Iris van Herpen, the Dubai fashion scene and more… Could you tell us more about your fashion…

Premia India Runway Week Season 2

Premia India Runway Week Season 2 took place from the 16th until the 18th of april 2014 in New Delhi, India. The Indian Federation for Fashion Development (IFFD) has organized this three day event. This season fashion designers showcased their…

Fashion Forward Dubai Season 3

Fashion Forward Dubai season 3 took place last week in Dubai, UAE. The hottest designers of the Middle East gathered in the city to showcase their latest collections. The Middle East knows many talented designers, presenting a variety of contemporary…

Namrata Joshipura: Wills Lifestyle India Fashion Week AW14

Namrata Joshipura launched her autumn/winter 2014 collection during the latest season of Wills Lifestyle India Fashion Week. Namrata was the grand finale: the show kicked off with dancing aliens and laser lights…the ramp lit up with blue, neon lights resembling…

Personal Style: Kaftan Chic by Shweta Wahi

This is part two of our personal style shoot, which was put together to celebrate the first anniversary of The Fashion Orientalist. For this photo shoot I worked together with a couple of talented people. I got in touch with…

Wills Lifestyle India Fashion Week AW14 #WIFW

The Fashion Design Council of India (FDCI) presents Wills Lifestyle India Fashion Week (WIFW) took place from the 26th of March until the 30th of March in Delhi last week, showcasing fashion looks for the seasons ahead. Designers from all…

Personal Style: Little Black Sari

I recently organized a personal style shoot to celebrate the first anniversary of The Fashion Orientalist. This is our very first personal style article for which I worked together with a couple of talented people. I got in touch with…

Spring fashion by Syrian-born designer Rami Al Ali

Spring has arrived which means we get to review the most beautiful spring collections. Rami Al Ali has been on our radar for quite some time. He is a noted fashion designer from Syria who has designed a beautiful collection…

Lakmé Fashion Week: Highlights Summer Resort 14

Lakmé Fashion Week summer/resort 2014 took place from the 11th of March until the 16th of March 2014 and showcased India’s hottest designers. A large variety of summer/resort collections hit the ramp last week, from traditional multi-colored sari’s and sexy,…