Wednesday, 5 October, 2022

Topic: Fashion

Reliance Retail launches first in-house luxury fashion store ‘Azorte’ in Bengaluru

The new store is expected to compete with the likes of Mango and Zara, and cater to millennials and Gen Z.

SubscriberWrites: Professionalism cannot be used as an excuse for denying jobs based on hair colour, tattoos

Organisations should look into aptitude instead of scrutinising for tattoos and hair colours as 'viable' reasons for denying jobs to eligible candidates, writes Aditya Sundaray.

1990s house music and fashion are back — unfortunately, so is a 1970s economy

It may be fear of recession that’s driving today’s obsession with all things early ‘90s. The period was characterised by a dismal economy and large-scale unemployment.

Size-inclusive brand ‘PowerSutra’ celebrates your hidden curves with its customised clothing options

With the aim to bring sustainable and affordable fashion solutions to the table, Dr. Pooja M founded PowerSutra which yields an option for customization of outfits for all sizes.

No more room for athleisure and casual wear, fashion is back in fashion

The era of sweatpants is long gone, as consumers now trend towards bolder, fancier outfits in a renewed, post-pandemic world.

It’s sabka saath, sabka vikaas, sabka libaas for PM Modi—but there are some fashion no-gos

Narendra Modi dresses to impress and include, as evident in the wide variety outfits he has donned over the years. But there is an obvious exception.

Urfi Javed is Rakhi Sawant 2.0 of street fashion. She has a lesson for TV’s ‘maryada’

Bigg Boss OTT star Urfi Javed might be the queen of controversy, but her attitude also keeps winning as many hearts. She can't be trolled.

Tailor to Tzars: The story of the Indian ‘master cutter’ in Russia who dresses Modi, Putin

From Ethiopia, Kenya, Congo and Angola, to finally Moscow’s Red Square — Sammy Kotwani's Imperial Tailoring has been the choice for the world's elites.

Sabyasachi x H&M shows everyone has a hot take, even at cost of pulling down Indian talent

For all the fussing, the social media trolling has only worked as free marketing for Sabyasachi’s H&M collection, which reportedly sold out within minutes this week.

Fashion fundraiser Baradari begins today, aims to empower, provide financial cushion for artisans

Over 70 top designers including Sabyasachi and Manish Malhotra have contributed clothes for an e-commerce sale in the Baradari fundraiser, which is endorsed by Kareena Kapoor Khan.

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File photo of Chinese military band on Palace Square | Wikimedia Commons

No traditional deterrence—PLA has its own agenda at Ladakh. Deter, compel, make India accept

The Chinese term for deterrence differs from the English term in International Relations literature. China combines deterrence and compellence strategies.

Indian refiners scout for oil deals ahead of EU ban on Russian crude imports

European Union ban on Russian crude imports from 5 Dec will drive European refiners to buy more Middle East oil, putting them in competition with Asian buyers.


IAF chief Air Chief Marshal V. R. Chaudhari with Defence Minister Rajnath Singh | Twitter/ @IAF_MCC

Need organisation structure best suited to Indian conditions, IAF on theatre commands

The IAF chief said the model of integration that India adopts must be future-ready, must reduce levels of decision-making, and capitalise on the strength of all three services.

India’s hijab supporters will lose even if they win SC battle. Because the real war is political

In a highly polarised time, cornered minorities tend to lean back and protect the roots and fundamentals of what is so dear to them. Politically, it can often be a bad trap.