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7 Steps to growing your fashion brand profitably
7 Steps to growing your fashion brand profitably

Launching the first collection of a fashion brand is just the initial step. It takes a lot more to sustainably grow it over time, requiring discipline and commitment. Supriya Ghurye outlines the...

End-to-end fashion design: A guide for the fashion entrepreneur
End-to-end fashion design: A guide for the fashion entrepreneur

With the growth of e-commerce through platforms like Amazon, Flipkart and Jabong, many would-be fashion entrepreneurs found an opportunity to fulfill their aspirations. While fashion holds the...

"Amid the Intense" autumn/winter 17-18 trends
"Amid the Intense" autumn/winter 17-18 trends

Keeping in mind that the season's topical patterns gesture to past impacts, Autumn/Winter 17-18 is without question energising. A new interpretation of femininity weaves all through, booming an...

Evolution of French fashion from 16th to 19th century
Evolution of French fashion from 16th to 19th century

France was one of the most energetic and creative nations in Western history.The ever-evolving French clothing tradition has remained an inspiration for fashionistas, says Abarma Devi R. Fashion is...

Special, and without precedent
Special, and without precedent

The Copenhagen Fashion Summit is the annual pilgrimage of all those in the textiles-apparel industry who are working on sustainability issues. Over 1,000 professionals had gathered at the Danish...

Cross-pollination of trends
Cross-pollination of trends

Cross-cultural values and ethics have shaped the world of fashion into an awe-inspiring platform, says Riya Jain. With the world becoming a global village, with creative minds growing wider, with...

Clothes maketh a man
Clothes maketh a man

The common perception seems to be that men pay no attention to their clothes; they might as well dress in the dark as they just throw on a pair of pants and a shirt!! Nothing could be more incorrect. ...

Influence of fashion shows on the fashion market and on society
Influence of fashion shows on the fashion market and on society

Fashion shows are a channel of communication between fashion designers and customers where designers showcase new ideas through merchandise on live models. Saranya looks at the impact these shows...

Fashionable fusion wear for preteens
Fashionable fusion wear for preteens

Curious and selective about wardrobe solutions, tweenagers today are as fashion conscious as adults and love to flaunt the latest trends, says Mohita Indrayan. Guess what's spilling out of the...

Fashion is in a flux
Fashion is in a flux

The McKinsey and Business of Fashion Report on State of Fashion argues that the industry is in a flux. Technology, innovation, digitalisation, transparency, fashion immediacy, restructuring of supply ...

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Fanny Vermandel | Jun 24,2016
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Aseem Prakash | Apr 25,2016
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