India

Christian Louboutin visits Level Shoes during their Dear India campaign.

Parties

Louboutin’s Love of India

Level Shoes celebrates the designer’s lifelong love of the country with an in-store appearance and dinner, part of the department stores’ “Dear India” campaign.

clock October 20, 2017Ritu Upadhyay

Samant Chauhan collection Spring 2018

Designer and Luxury

Amazon India Fashion Week Blossoms All Around

Floral looks were all over the runways during Amazon India Fashion Week.

clock October 19, 2017Mayu Saini

American Eagle Outfitters' I Can unisex denim jacket.

Retail

American Eagle Heading to India With New Licensing Deal

The retailer already has licensing deals in China and Hong Kong.

clock September 20, 2017Kali Hays

The new Jo Malone London store in the Palladium mall.

Fragrance

Jo Malone London Opens Shop in India

The Estée Lauder-owned brand banks on its ingredient story to resonate with the Indian consumer.

clock September 7, 2017Mayu Saini

Bollywood star Esha Gupta for designer Amit Aggarwal at Lakme Fashion Week Winter Festive 2017.

Fashion Trends

Lakme Fashion Week Blends Sustainability and Glamour

The five days of shows focused on the use of more indigenous textiles, craft and simpler cuts.

clock August 24, 2017Mayu Saini

Photo courtesy of Colored Organics.

Markets

Organic Fashion Line Reinvigorates ‘Ethical Manufacturing’

Colored Organics manufactures and promotes organic, sweatshop-free apparel across its entire product line.

clock August 18, 2017Tracey Greenstein

Manish Malhotra at India Couture Week.

Designer and Luxury

India Couture Week Sparkles and Shines for Bridal Market

Opulence, glamour and embroidery were designers’ focus as the couture week marked its 10-year anniversary.

clock August 10, 2017Mayu Saini

Xander Group founder Sid Yog.

Retail

The Xander Group Digs Into India’s Retail Market

Sid Yog, founder of The Xander Group, talks about the developer’s expansion and the difference between “malls” and “centers.”

clock August 3, 2017Mayu Saini

Retail

India E-tailers Jockey for Position After Flipkart-Snapdeal Talks Collapse

The collapse of the deal has major significance for global firms that have invested in the Indian market, including Amazon.

clock July 31, 2017Mayu Saini

International Woolmark prize in the Indian subcontinent and Middle east regional womenswear winner Bodice.

Designer and Luxury

Bodice, Antar-Agni Win Regional Awards for Woolmark Prize

Indian designers won the International Woolmark Prize for the Indian subcontinent and Middle East region.

clock July 28, 2017Mayu Saini

Ants Among Elephants: An Untouchable Family and the Making of Modern India

People

An Untouchable From India Tells Her Family’s Tale

Sujatha Gidla’s new book is “Ants Among Elephants: An Untouchable Family and the Making of Modern India.”

clock July 24, 2017Lorna Koski

Anita Dongre Grassroot in SoHo.

Fashion Scoops

Anita Dongre Grassroot Opens First U.S. Flagship

The line — which aims to support traditional Indian handicrafts — has set up shop in SoHo.

clock July 6, 2017Misty White Sidell

Indian Prime Minister Modi tours the exhibition.

Markets

India Eyes Doubling Textile, Apparel Sector by 2025

A major three-day event focused on the country’s apparel and textile sector and outlined growth strategies.

clock July 3, 2017Mayu Saini

L Capital Asia's Bijou Kurien

Retail

L Capital’s Bijou Kurien on the Growth of India’s Retail Market

The former executive at Reliance and current board member of L Capital Asia discusses the trends in the market, both at bricks-and-mortar and online.

clock June 26, 2017Mayu Saini

Government and Trade

India Ratifies ILO Child Labor Rules

The ratification of the two conventions is expected to bring almost half a billion children and adolescents up to 18 years of age under legal protection.

clock June 14, 2017John Zarocostas

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