There’s something about the way crisp light winds itself around the rawness of handmade textiles. It shines through the delicate drapes of leheriyas, the solid patterns of ajrak, and the intricate weaves of the patola, seamlessly. At an ongoing pop-up ...

Coconut water is among the best thirst quenchers in the sweltering months. But there’s more. Did you know that coconut water can be the base material to develop alternative leather?A little known Kerala-based start-up ‘Malai Biomaterials Design’ courted spotlight a ...

Every year, a new crop of designers gain recognition at our fashion weeks. And with each passing year, their eco-conscious stories get stronger. But are they getting it right? Until now, it has been a murky playing field, and with ...

In the high-wattage fashion industry, one man stands apart. Imran Amed is someone whose dinners are attended by the Kardashians, who quickly puts together a panel with Deepika Padukone and Sabyasachi Mukherjee while on a whirlwind trip to India, and ...

I first started writing on beauty in 2002. Since then, I have unwrapped, opened, twisted, slathered, misted, patted and massaged an exhaustive list of products. In terms of volume, I must have discarded a three-storied mountain of vanity. Triple that ...

Did you know that by 2030, the global fashion industry is likely to consume about 118 billion cubic metres of water? That’s enough to fill 48 million Olympic-size swimming pools, according to Pulse of Fashion’s 2017 report. Movements supporting sustainable ...

Soultree uses a paper alternative to bubble wrap and cardboard boxes to ship their products Beauty e-tailer Vanity Wagon has a monthly subscription, the Bellebox, which comes with clean beauty products packed in a cardboard box With the aim of ...

Sarbajit Sarkar or Ranaut Neel as his Instagram followers know him, is on cloud nine. Why wouldn’t he be, he recently walked the ramp for designer duo Abu Jani Sandeep Khosla. Hailing from Teliamura village in Tripura, Sarbajit firmly believed ...

From Parsi gara embroidery on lace to sustainable new-age fabrics, the 20 edition of Lakme Fashion Week at JioWorld Garden in Mumbai featured the latest in summer fashion. Watch the video to know more. A letter from the Editor Dear reader,We ...

Kaushik Velendra was rejected 16 times before he secured admission into Central St Martins, London. From that batch of 36, he was the only one who was placed in the Masters in Menswear Fashion programme.Today, five years on, the 29-year-old ...