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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...

A Question of Scale
A Question of Scale

The global fashion industry has an opportunity to create large-scale environmental and social change for millions if it is moving in the right direction. Cuttings from the patternmaking, waste...

The Luxury of Renting
The Luxury of Renting

Beyond the obvious potential benefit of attracting new loyalists, rental confirms a principle of luxury fashion—that its designs are timeless because they do not follow trends and their brands appeal ...

Glittering upbeat malls usher in Diwali
Glittering upbeat malls usher in Diwali

Diwali is here, crackling with hope, fervour and celebrations. Pandemic-harried businesses and consumers are looking for cheer as the year draws to a close. With social distancing and masks part of...

All you need to know about cosplay, its history and relevance
All you need to know about cosplay, its history and relevance

Cosplay generally stands for costume play and is a performance art where the participants who are called ‘cosplayers’ generally wave fashion accessories and costumes in order to represent a specific...

3 Tips On Choosing the Best Clothing Manufacturer For Your Small Business
3 Tips On Choosing the Best Clothing Manufacturer For Your Small Business

Designing and manufacturing clothing is a multifaceted business. Once you’ve decided on the right business model and niche for your clothing line, you then must think about the garments themselves....

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