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The Continual Shift of Bridal Fashion
The Continual Shift of Bridal Fashion

As a bride prepares for wedding day, she must plan to purchase more than just a bridal gown. Women no longer dress casually during their engagement season, handpicking the perfect outfit for every...

2021: Fashion Retail Diagnosis and Action Plan
2021: Fashion Retail Diagnosis and Action Plan

The year 2020 is probably the worst ever for many: COVID-19, social movements, terrorism, populism, hurricanes and wildfires. You may have lost a close friend or a family member, or lost your job or...

Values-led collaborations in fashion
Values-led collaborations in fashion

Coronavirus is impacting our democracies, economies, individual and social behaviors… When it comes to fashion, the virus is showing how difficult is to manage a seasonal business in such volatile...

Sustainable fashion is the way out
Sustainable fashion is the way out

The fashion industry is said to be a top polluter accounting for 10 per cent of the global greenhouse gas emissions. The outbreak of the pandemic has only accelerated the need for sustainable...

The Ultimate Guide For Women’s Streetwear
The Ultimate Guide For Women’s Streetwear

Always first to draw inspiration from social changes, women’s streetwear is a fashion category on its own. Often seen as a barometer to what’s next in fashion, women’s streetwear styles impact the...

What Occidental Men Can Learn From Indian Fashion
What Occidental Men Can Learn From Indian Fashion

With unparalleled styles, striking colours, and artisanal cuts, Indian men fashion is a unique world, waiting to be discovered. In recent years, the number of Indian designers gaining recognition on...

Bhanu Athaiya: The Director's Designer
Bhanu Athaiya: The Director's Designer

A director’s designer who followed each diktat with precision, Bhanu worked with top filmmakers both in India and outside. She took control of each and every character in a film, and then created the ...

Facemasks: Unmasking a New Trade
Facemasks: Unmasking a New Trade

Face masks have temporarily turned gilt for textiles and apparel manufacturers, offering unexpected dividends. Teaming up with companies offering anti-microbial solutions, enterprises have flooded...

The Future of Stores
The Future of Stores

Nowadays, we are living the “Retail Apocalypse volume 2” (phenomenon that started around 2010 in USA) and this won´t be the last time experts anticipate the end of retail. Stores will survive as...

Desolate Malls, Serious Buyers
Desolate Malls, Serious Buyers

The vibrant mall culture of India had dimmed to its faintest, and the retail industry has been one of the worst-hit by the mother of all pandemics. Many a glitzy brand outlet has closed down and...

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A few years later, the same process is now taking place in textile printing, and this has never...
Posted by
Gabi Seligsohn | Feb 04,2016
The focus in research and development (R&D) is now more and more set on new sustainable products...
Posted by
Fanny Vermandel | Jun 24,2016
Is your business ready for Textiles 4.0? Before you can say, 'Yes', 'No', 'May be' or 'I don't...
Posted by
Aseem Prakash | Apr 25,2016
A recent PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC) survey concluded that a majority of US companies are having...
Posted by
Bill D’Arienzo | Oct 10,2019
Luxury is a lifestyle, and fashion is just a minuscule part of it. Businesswise-the most visible or ...
Posted by
Abhay Gupta | Dec 23,2016
Imagine a cricketer, once an exciting player but now aged 45, having put on oodles of weight, too...
Posted by
Rahul Mehta | Sep 11,2015
Indians are too enamoured of Hollywood. We can’t help it. We have been conditioned this way. The...
Posted by
Anurag Batra | Sep 02,2015
It was not very long ago that people who shopped online in India were considered 'ahead of time'....
Posted by
Arun Sirdeshmukh | Jan 21,2016
Why do I ask if India can afford to miss the bus again? Because whether we like it or not, whether...
Posted by
Rahul Mehta | Aug 12,2017
Effective quality management starts with a quality policy. Effectiveness is the extent to which...
Posted by
Pradip Mehta | Jan 23,2016