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Vegan leather makes a compassionate fashion statement

The concept of vegan leather as a cruelty-free alternative to regular animal skin leather is emerging as fast fashion is being replaced by sustainability and compassion in both India and the US. Leather however is a dominant textile in both countries, so their technique for creating vegan fabric looks very different. Wura Layiwola, Nikki Baerson, Isabelle Marak, Jocelyn Peshia, Jamie Maron from the US and Supriyo Hazra and Yogesh Tyagi from India report on the trend  

Waste not, recreate

Bhavini Parikh’s start-up Bunko Junko creates trendy statement pieces with upcycled fabrics and waste generated by the fashion industry, Paromita Pain writes

When less is more: Capsule wardrobes drive sustainable fashion in the US and India

When University of Georgia student Kyndal Coleman moved into her college apartment, she discovered she’d have to make do with a small closet. So she pared down her wardrobe to keep just a few versatile essentials.

WWAD 2022: People with disability walk the ramp, share tales of courage and inclusivity

Kolkata/IBNS: On the same day when India's eastern metropolis was hosting the city edition of the country's most iconic fashion show with Bollywood showstoppers, cheers, hoots and applause also reverberated the Science City auditorium where the models who strutted down a catwalk were very special. They were all People With Disability (PWDs).

Fashion stems in the land of Shikaras as Kashmir breaks a stereotype

Srinagar: India's treasured daughter Kashmir, which is believed to be a conservative society with many women still following clothing that covers most of their bodies, witnessed its first Fashion Show called 'The Kashmir Fashion Show' recently.

Fashion in the time of Corona

Covid 19 has already changed the way we have lived so far when we took many things for granted. But as a sign of human resilience, people are also slowly adapting to the change. That includes dressing up fashionably still but keeping in mind the safety concerns. Anju Munshi takes a look at the current scene

Fashion designers Shivan & Naresh showcase their luxury holidaywear at Dapper

Kolkata/IBNS: That the world of fashion is increasinly delving into traditional art forms was recently evident at a two-day pop up show organised by Dapper, a Kolkata-based multi-designer menswear store. 

I don't follow any rules or science of fashion: Gaurav Gupta

Celebrated fashion designer Gaurav Gupta recently unveiled his brand's debut couture store at Galleria 1910 in Kolkata. In a chat with our correspondent Souvik Ghosh, he opens up about fashion, his brand and more

Enhance your glam quotient this festive season with Nakshi’s ‘Pujo Tribe’ collection

Kolkata, Sep 13 (IBNS): Nakshi, an organisation that works with artisan clusters across India, has launched its festive fashion wear that draws inspiration from art forms across the globe.

‘Shoes speak louder than words’, Don’t they?

While half of the population is busy competing for the standard engineering, medical and law courses in India, only a handful strive for a career in a field as atypical as ‘Shoe-Designing’

Marks & Spencer debuts on Amazon India

Vijayawada, January 28, 2017: Marks & Spencer (M&S) on Tuesday debuted on online store Amazon.in, making it even more convenient for customers across India to shop its clothing and beauty ranges.

Kolkata designer Dolly Parekh launches wedding collection with actor Ravi Shaw

Kolkata, Dec 1 (IBNS): Dolly Parekh, ace fashion designer and owner of Dolliz Kasba, recently launched her new wedding collection in the presence of actor Ravi Shaw, who is currently being seen in Zee Bangla's Radha.

Green fashion

Sustainability is a living concern today with issues like global-warming and climate-change posing a huge threat to the planet. How is the fashion designer community responding to the call for sustainable fashion? Pramita Bose probes

All That Glitters

It’s not time yet to say goodbye to the sequins. In fact, glitter is getting all the attention in the current apparel scene, finds Pramita Bose

Meanswear: A dandy band

Slick fashion wears in both formal and casual segments catch the fancy of today’s men who too unfailingly love to groom themselves and admire their mirror image. Pramita Bose reports on the latest trends