Experts predict that jute bag industry alone will be worth more than $3 billion by 2024
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
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
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
Internet users have called out Sabyasachi for his inflated costs, saying that the new line of sarees look 'dated' and 'dull'
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
In the Balenciaga salons at 10 Avenue George V, as much as everything was kind of the same, it was also completely different.
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
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.
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
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
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
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
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
As dress codes are being re-evaluated everywhere, including at financial institutions and schools, why should medical workers be exempt?
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.
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'
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
Halston is fresh, lush, leud, extravagant, and enjoyed just as thoroughly as it is forgotten.
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.