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New Media: A new platform for fashion industry
New Media: A new platform for fashion industry

Social media has opened doors to new and emerging designers with small budgets to push their creativity and contribute to the fashion world by actively staying plugged-in. Designers and brands now...

India gears up to rule the intimate apparel market
India gears up to rule the intimate apparel market

The growing demand for fashionable intimate apparel in India is providing a boost to the innerwear market. Fibre2fashion gives an overview of the biggest players domestically and globally along with...

And Fashion said: Let there be light
And Fashion said: Let there be light

For over a hundred years, Forster Rohner AG has stood for high-quality embroidery. They produce embroideries for elite fashion houses, and range from ready-to-wear to haute couture. With their new...

Getting social: Luxury brands explore new media platform
Getting social: Luxury brands explore new media platform

Should luxury brands make their presence felt on social media? Can social media work in favour of luxury brands? Fibre2Fashion introspects how being on social media can help brands expand reach,...

Subscription box service: Thinking outside the box
Subscription box service: Thinking outside the box

Most of us are shopping addicts. The first thing people think about spending weekends or when they get a pay check is how they can escape to that mall and be part of the shopping frenzy....

Deciding on the Brand name for your fashion label
Deciding on the Brand name for your fashion label

In today's marketplace with thousands of products and services being rapidly commoditised, a brand name helps to stand out and establish a clear identity in the market. The brand name in itself...

Design in India, make for the world
Design in India, make for the world

Dr. Darlie Koshy's pioneering contributions to fashion and design education over the last quarter of a century has been well acknowledged by academia, industry and policymakers alike. A Doctorate in...

Fashion gets personal with blogs
Fashion gets personal with blogs

There was a time when the internet was used to exchange documents and to read up.As the time passed, it has became a tool to communicate with, shop, influence people and even write online journals....

Still hidden
Still hidden

The lack of an established supply chain is hampering growth of the innerwear industry. The shortage of high quality raw material for innerwear means brands which focus on quality need to import raw...

'Approval procedures need to be swift'
'Approval procedures need to be swift'

Improvisation of infrastructure, reforming labour laws, investing in a skilled labour force, implementing the Goods and Services Tax (GST) and most importantly, speedy approvals are some of the...

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The ‘apparel’, ‘clothing’, ‘garment’, ‘fashion’ and ‘lifestyle’ industries have undergone two...
Posted by
Dr. Darlie Koshy | Aug 20,2015
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
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
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
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
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
It was in 1987 that Asif Merchant got into the business of wholesaling of footwear. He bought from...
Posted by
Asif Merchant | Sep 02,2015
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
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
Effective quality management starts with a quality policy. Effectiveness is the extent to which...
Posted by
Pradip Mehta | Jan 23,2016