WangkheiPhee: weaving traditions.

Posted by - December 19, 2020

Written and pictures by Nidhi Athokpam As the wedding season draws closer, the weavers of Manipur are as excited as the brides. In a typical Meitei wedding, you would get to witness the excitement of the celebrations through a colorful palette of ethnic wear. This is tied down at the same time to the solemnity

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Patricia Zadeng: Resume to natural fibers

Posted by - August 3, 2019

For generations, people of Northeast had the perfection in the art of traditional weaving with natural yarns such as cotton, linen and silk. However due to urbanization weavers started weaving using synthetic yarns and that of course blemished the artistic uniqueness of the conventional weaving. Nevertheless, a graduate from the National Institute of Design, Ahmedabad

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The Platform: 7th Annual Fashion Runway Show 2019

Posted by - July 8, 2019

NeW Bureau Many do not know why fashion shows happen or what the impact of the fashion show is. Fashion design is not just about cutting and sewing, it is a very artistic and also a technology department. Fashion is all about self-expression and using such platforms like runway shows are perfect for creating awareness

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Northeast India Fashion Week

Posted by - May 18, 2019

Northeast India Fashion Week, a platform that sets and creates a bridge between the Loinloom/Handloom Weavers and Fashion Designers. The Northeast India Fashion Week took place on 26th April in a packed audience at the Conference Hall, Hotel Acacia Dimapur. The fashion week was a month’s long preparation by the Chief Operating Officer Gloria Ovung

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Gaurav Gupta’s Sensational Opening Show Was A Fabulous ‘unfolding’ For Lakmé Fashion Week Summer/resort 2019 at The Grand Royal Opera House

Posted by - February 15, 2019

The “(Un)folding” Gaurav Gupta’s sensational show at The Royal Opera House was a memorable opening for Lakmé Fashion Week Summer/Resort 2019. A Gaurav Gupta show not only has fantabulous creations that boggle the mind but there is drama, dance and spectacular visual effects. As the curtain slid apart, the stage was draped in folds of

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Day One At Lakmé Fashion Week Summer/resort 2019 Closed With The Usha Silai Initiative And Rohit Bal’s Touching Emotional Fashionable Tribute To Kashmiri Craft

Posted by - February 15, 2019

The Usha Silai Project has empowered hundreds of women all over India by teaching and providing them with knowledge. At Lakmé Fashion Week Summer/Resort 2019 the Usha Silai Project moved into the Kashmir Valley and launched a new Kashmir Cluster that undertook teaching the ladies to sew and thus, empowered the village women. Usha Silai

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Interview of  Taba Nabam Akaa

Posted by - January 19, 2019

Empowered, Entrepreneur and Social worker Taba Nabam Akaa fashion designer from Arunachal Pradesh, she won the Best Designer award at Fbb Femina Miss India 2017. She has showcased her collection at London Fashion week in 2015 and other various fashion weeks in India. Also Miss Universe 2012 Olivia Culpo have worn her dress during her

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Half Full Curve, Saaksha And Kinni and Vineetrahul brought eastern and western glamour to open day four at Lakmé Fashion Week Winter/Festive 2018

Posted by - November 8, 2018

The second season of the half Full Curve collection was full of vibrant colours and styles at Lakmé Fashion Week Winter/Festive 2018 Mumbai, 25th August 2018: The “half Full CURVE” label returned to Lakmé Fashion Week Winter/Festive 2018 for the second season with a great fashion offering for all sizes. Created by Rixi Bhatia (of

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Posted by - October 12, 2018

Ever since Sohaya Misra unveiled her ‘Chola’ label at Lakmé Fashion Week Summer/Resort 2016, Gen Next show, she has created a niche for her label. The ‘Chola’ label has been a favourite of Bollywood icons like Neha Dhupia and Sonam Kapoor Ahuja when she appeared on the fashion scene. Her extreme, layering, asymmetric, silhouettes and

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‘Shades of a Diva’ comes alive through Monisha Jaising’s gorgeous collection at Lakmé Absolute Grand Finale

Posted by - September 18, 2018

World’s biggest entertainment company Cirque du Soleil opened for the finale with a special sneak-peek of their newest show ‘BAZZAR’ world premiering in India in November with BookMyShow Lakmé Absolute Grand Finale has always been a momentous end to the 5- days of fashion and this Winter/ Festive 2018 upped the grandeurquotient by manifolds. MonishaJaising,

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