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Make jute great again: Can India reboot the humble hessian for the 21 century?
India

Make jute great again: Can India reboot the humble hessian for the 21 century?

Experts predict that jute bag industry alone will be worth more than $3 billion by 2024

Jute bag industry alone will be worth more than $3 billion by 2024, predict experts
India

Jute bag industry alone will be worth more than $3 billion by 2024, predict experts

Nearly all of the world's jute is grown in India and Bangladesh, because of the conducive humid climate and availability of cheap labour, but both countries lack upgraded machinery

Emporio Armani celebrates 40 years and other highlights from day 2 of Milan Fashion Week
Arts & Culture

Emporio Armani celebrates 40 years and other highlights from day 2 of Milan Fashion Week

On the runway, the simple fashion response to lockdown is denim and knitwear, and easy-to-wear shoes.

Delhi restaurant denying entry to saree-clad woman is another reminder of India's reckoning with Western ideals
Arts & Culture

Delhi restaurant denying entry to saree-clad woman is another reminder of India's reckoning with Western ideals

Aquila may not have it down as a written rule, but it needs to sensitise its staff to respond carefully to the cultural heritage of its primary clientele: Indians.

Sabyasachi's new collection target of social media ire, netizens slam designer for prohibitive price tag
India

Sabyasachi's new collection target of social media ire, netizens slam designer for prohibitive price tag

Internet users have called out Sabyasachi for his inflated costs, saying that the new line of sarees look 'dated' and 'dull'

Explained: As Shein returns to India following 2020 ban, a look behind the company's meteoric rise
Lifestyle

Explained: As Shein returns to India following 2020 ban, a look behind the company's meteoric rise

The e-commerce platform will re-launch in India on Amazon during the two-day Prime Sale.

How designer Demna Gvasalia's vision and ingenuity reinvented Balenciaga couture 53 years after its closing
Fashion & Trends

How designer Demna Gvasalia's vision and ingenuity reinvented Balenciaga couture 53 years after its closing

In the Balenciaga salons at 10 Avenue George V, as much as everything was kind of the same, it was also completely different.

As US reopens, secondhand clothing business expected to double as many go on a wardrobe purge
World

As US reopens, secondhand clothing business expected to double as many go on a wardrobe purge

The post-pandemic shopper is more environmentally conscious and is showing a greater appetite for clothes that have good resale value, rather than disposable fast fashion.

French order probe on allegations against Uniqlo, Zara over forced labour of China's minority community
World

French order probe on allegations against Uniqlo, Zara over forced labour of China's minority community

Inditex, the Spanish owner of Zara and other top brands, Uniqlo, the French fashion group SMCP, and the footwear manufacturer Skechers are accused of using cotton produced in the Xinjiang region.

Made by 100 Hands: How an Amritsar-Amsterdam-based shirt label is the world’s most expensive
Lifestyle

Made by 100 Hands: How an Amritsar-Amsterdam-based shirt label is the world’s most expensive

100 Hands, a boutique shirt company run by husband-wife duo Akshat Jain and Varvara Maslova, made Robb Report’s Best of the Best list, considered the ultimate accolade in luxury.

Dolce & Gabbana hold first live show since pandemic, inspired by southern Italy's lighting installations
Arts & Culture

Dolce & Gabbana hold first live show since pandemic, inspired by southern Italy's lighting installations

Designers Domenico Dolce and Stefano Gabbana called their collection 'light therapy' for a world that has been mostly denied large gatherings for the last 15 months.

Victoria's Secret attempts brand turnaround by swapping angels for achievers like Megan Rapinoe, Priyanka Chopra
Entertainment

Victoria's Secret attempts brand turnaround by swapping angels for achievers like Megan Rapinoe, Priyanka Chopra

For decades, Victoria’s Secret’s scantily clad supermodels with Jessica Rabbit curves epitomised a certain widely accepted stereotype of femininity. Now, with that kind of imagery out of step with the broader culture and Victoria’s Secret facing increased competition and internal turmoil, the company wants to become a leading global “advocate” for female empowerment.

British designer Matty Bovan on winning International Woolmark Prize 2021: Want to bring local materials, practices to new audiences
Arts & Culture

British designer Matty Bovan on winning International Woolmark Prize 2021: Want to bring local materials, practices to new audiences

Bovan won the 2021 International Woolmark Prize and the Karl Lagerfeld Award for Innovation, becoming only the second designer to win both awards in the same year.

Christie's to hold sale of creations by designer L’Wren Scott; collection to include pieces worn by Mick Jagger, Penelope Cruz
Entertainment

Christie's to hold sale of creations by designer L’Wren Scott; collection to include pieces worn by Mick Jagger, Penelope Cruz

Scott was known for her elegant creations in lush fabrics; among her many influential customers was former first lady Michelle Obama.

Scrubs in style: How fashion designers are catering to healthcare workers' needs, tastes by creating medical garments
Arts & Culture

Scrubs in style: How fashion designers are catering to healthcare workers' needs, tastes by creating medical garments

As dress codes are being re-evaluated everywhere, including at financial institutions and schools, why should medical workers be exempt?

Drones, an Anna Wintour puppet, projections: Inside brands' experiments with tech for fashion weeks
Arts & Culture

Drones, an Anna Wintour puppet, projections: Inside brands' experiments with tech for fashion weeks

In 2014, Fendi sent three drones down the runway to film a show. The move created excitement, but also raised concerns related to hyper-surveillance.

Angela Missoni resigns after 24 years as creative director of eponymous Milan fashion house
Lifestyle

Angela Missoni resigns after 24 years as creative director of eponymous Milan fashion house

Design director Alberto Caliri, who has worked alongside Missoni for 15 years, will take over the creative role for an interim.

Valentino announces decision to abandon use of real fur: 'Stance is perfectly in line with values of our company'
Arts & Culture

Valentino announces decision to abandon use of real fur: 'Stance is perfectly in line with values of our company'

The decision follows a growing number of big fashion names renouncing the use of animal fur, including Armani, Prada and Gucci.

Halston review: An aesthetically luxuriant, emotionally vacuous biopic on American minimalist fashion designer
Entertainment

Halston review: An aesthetically luxuriant, emotionally vacuous biopic on American minimalist fashion designer

Halston is fresh, lush, leud, extravagant, and enjoyed just as thoroughly as it is forgotten.

As Bodice turns 10, designer Ruchika Sachdeva shares her approach to luxury and the design process
Lifestyle

As Bodice turns 10, designer Ruchika Sachdeva shares her approach to luxury and the design process

In a country where high-end fashion is largely associated with occasion wear, Sachdeva offers an alternate approach to luxury: stripping off ornamentation to focus on pain-staking construction and harnessing Indian artisanal techniques to create utilitarian, comfortable garments that can be worn forever.