Shivam Punjya of Behno and Surya Giri of SGBG Atelier are both tapping Indian handcraft to build international fashion brands.
The textile ministry mounted an event at the 2,000-year-old Elephanta caves, a UNESCO World Heritage site, to showcase the country’s designers and textile artisans.
The two leading e-commerce players in India were forced to remove scores of products from their sites.
Tirupur, in southern India, has 5,000 factories — but its focus on cotton is resulting in challenges.
Abu Jani and Sandeep Khosla created the outfits and the decor for the Priyanka Chopra-Nick Jonas wedding — as well as that of Isha Ambani to billionaire Anand Piramal.
While the Alliance gets ready to leave, the Accord is struggling for an extension.
The event added two days of direct-to-consumer sales, while herbal beauty brand Lotus Makeup signed on as the main sponsor.
The government boosted import duties on footwear and jewelry after the Indian rupee hit record lows.
Following the Supreme Court’s lifting of a ban on gay sex, designers said the key now is for acceptance of the LGBT community outside the country’s major metropolitan areas.
Govind Shrikhande has led Shoppers Stop for the last ten years as president and ceo and takes a look at some of the factors facing the $700 billion Indian retail market.