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Jay Ramrakhiani

Occasions Elegance Wear

It is believed that by early 19th century, Varanasi weavers had moved away from weaving cotton and started working on fine organza silk. History has it that the fame of Banarasi sarees had long peaked during the Mughal era in the 1600s. Traditional motifs were then combined with Persian designs, whi

Karan Arora

Karan Arora

Bridal couture created with rich Indian heritage, exquisite craftsmanship and bespoke designs are what best describe the work of designer Karan Arora. Known to use indigenous skills and traditional fabrics, Karan Arora talks to Fibre2Fashion about the growing demand for bridal couture and design cha

Pranav Mishra

Huemn

Designers Pranav Mishra and Shyma Shetty’s Huemn is known for its androgynous and bold styling. The duo amalgamate international fashion with traditional tribal embroidery to create contemporary and wearable designs. Pranav Mishra discusses with Fibre2Fashion the trends for Spring/Summer 2016 in men

Judy Frater

Somaiya Kala Vidya

Among the many honours showered on Frater, including Fulbright and Ford Foundation fellowships, she has received an Ashoka Foundation fellowship for developing the Kala Raksha Vidhyalaya. Meher Castelino, in a one-on-one with Judy Frater.

Yash P. Kotak

Bombay Hemp Company

One of the directors of Bombay Hemp Company, Yash P. Kotak, speaks to Meher Castelino about hemp and its future.

Robert Brunner

Devereux

Golfwear and menswear brand Devereux is set for greener pastures. Robert Brunner, creative director of the emerging USA-based brand shares insights with fibre2fashion.com

Silvia Venturini Fendi

Fendi s.r.l

Yes, my confidence and positive attitude are my strengths and should be every other persons too.

Wendell Rodricks

Wendell Rodricks

We should not compare India and the West. There are things we do that they can never do. And vice versa. Each country has its own specialisation.

Ritu Kumar

Label Ritu Kumar

‘Classics will return’ "There are a lot of people wearing western clothes in India. At the same time, there is strong demand for Indian fashion.

Igor Chapurin

Chapurin

Now we can see the Russian trend in international fashion. And Russian themes inspire a lot of designers in France, Italy and Japan. I as a Russian designer never use our Russian style in a vulgar way.

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