Wednesday, 25 May, 2022
TopicFashion Industry

Topic: Fashion Industry

How are QR codes used in today’s high-fashion marketing? QRTiger will be your best guide

The QR code technology enables the fashion industry to retain old customers and attract new ones and it has set a whole new standard in marketing.

The journey of Vaishali S, from a teen who left home with no money, to the Paris fashion week

Vaishali Shadangule became the first Indian woman designer at Paris Haute Couture Week, that took place early this July. Her collection 'Shwas' was inspired by nature and desi weaves.

Doctors and fashion designers – the incredible journey of duo Rishi Roy & Vibhuti Dhaundiyal

The two met in medical school and fired by a common passion to design, decided to juggle studies with designing work. Today the two doctors are the face behind the label Rishi & Vibhuti.

Mutant Covid virus in mink the latest blow to dwindling fur industry

While mink farming could derail efforts to fight the Covid pandemic, future of Europe’s fur industry seems less certain than ever.

Fat tax — What you didn’t know clothing brands are charging you for

After being called out by fashion watchdog Diet Sabya, brands like Gauri and Nainika and Fuel are now owning up to the practice of discriminatory pricing.

Artisans backbone of fashion, Kareena Kapoor says as she joins fundraiser project for them

More than 100 Indian fashion designers have come together for the Baradari fundraiser project to support weavers, craftspersons hit by Covid-19 and Cyclone Amphan.

Fashion could be going back to basics as Covid keeps shoppers home

Stores are shifting to offering less inventory — a practice that goes against years of steadily expanded assortments of sizes, styles — more out of necessity than choice.

Cutting costs to trimming their losses: India’s garment industry is hanging by a thread

Between selling inventory at half price & using personal savings to pay rent, apparel store owners continue to struggle post-lockdown.

Indians on social media accept maternity shoots of actresses but look down on pregnant models

Maternity shoots seem to be accepted in India if the mother is a Bollywood star, not a model. The flak designer Ayush Kejriwal received recently proves just that.

Wendell Rodricks, Padma Shri awardee fashion designer, dies at 59

Rodricks was found dead at his residence in Colvale village in Goa. Police said the cause of death is being ascertained and investigations are on.

On Camera

YourTurn

US President Joe Biden speaks in the East Room of the White House in Washington, D.C., on 16 August 2021. Biden defended his decision to withdraw US troops from Afghanistan | Samuel Corum | Bloomberg

US blames failure to shut Pakistan border for Afghan defeat. India, please take note

The US could have used its coercive resources to compel Pakistan to shut down the Taliban’s transborder sanctuaries. It chose not to—costing its victory.
Vendors at a store selling edible oils at Begum Bazaar in Hyderabad, India| Photographer: Dhiraj Singh/Bloomberg

Modi govt to allow duty-free import of soybean, sunflower oil, cool surging prices

The government will permit purchases of 2 million tons each of the two vegetable oils per annum this fiscal year and the next, according to a notification by the finance ministry.

Defence

Naval helicopters | Representational image | indiannavy.nic.in

What’s Combined Military Forces-Bahrain? US-backed coalition India joined on Quad sidelines

India is 35th member of the maritime counterterrorism partnership that also includes Pakistan, Australia, Bahrain, Denmark, Egypt, France, Germany and Greece, among others.

Mandir or Masjid? New surveys not needed, just acceptance of truth & move towards reconciliation

That temples were destroyed and mosques built is undisputed history. The past can’t be changed, but we can’t deny the wrongs of the past either before we consider reconciliation.
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