5 Must-Have Looks – LMIFashion Week Spring Summer 19

What’s your fashion persona? No, don’t know yet? Well, look into your closet, closely. Identify the colours, patterns, textures, silhouettes that you’ve stocked over the years. Glance through your Instagram handle-what do you see? Well, that’s your fashion self you’re looking at. There are deeper reasons to the way we dress our mannequins. We match colours to our mood and context to the garment. Day offs and off days, are both aligned with the fashion choices we make consciously or unconsciously. Being fashionable is not following trends but setting them! Have a pick of my picks to construct a carefully Continue Reading

Death of the “Supermodel”

The Insider is back! In its new avatar. So Hola! Recently, Lakme Fashion Week saw many a Bollywood diva and some non-divas walking the ramp. Nothing new- very old and done to death trend now. Many other fashion weeks have been doing this too. What happened to the Supermodel on the ramp? But something that got me thinking about this trend of showstoppers on the ramp- the Bollywood variety. No denying that it gets the attention that probably the designer deserves.  That’s what happened when at a show recently the showstoppers were asked questions and not a single question to Continue Reading

Lakme Fashion Week Day 1: 5 THINGS WE DIG ABOUT THE GYPSET

Lakme Fashion Week 2018 began with the fashion capital of India going abuzz with the fashion chatter on Day 1.  As you would know by now, designer duo Ankur & Priyanka Modi of AM:PM showcased spectacular and glamorous Winter/Festive’18 line – The Gypset at the Day 1 of Lakme Fashion Week 2018. This is why we’re calling it magic! AM:PM by Ankur and Priyanka Modi A GYPSY LIFE  This collection was inspired by the carefree lifestyle of a gypsy woman that paid homage to the GYPSET, a term coined by Julia Chaplin to celebrate the neo-hippie. The collection effortlessly weaves Continue Reading

An Inclusive Fashion Future!

The Chanakya saw in the capital recently the mint new new  Anita Dongre’s Grassroot space, spanning 1500 square feet, that truly emotes the brand’s philosophy – revive, sustain & empower. The décor is accented by elements in rose gold, cork and sustainable sourced wood. Every detail is special in this store, from custom-made racks that give a nod to the humble shuttle (used to handweave fabric) and dreamy wall panels of handwoven chanderi and handspun cotton that tell the journey of the brand. A unique feature in the new interiors is the ceiling that has reels running across with suspended installations of garments, allowing Continue Reading