Gurleen Quits CARMA To Run Manish Malhotra’s Flagship Store

CARMA and Indian Fashion has a karmic connection. A centuries old royal stable opposite the Qutub Minar was converted by Lekha Poddar as India’s first fashion boutique – CARMA. Lekha’s daughter-in-law Malvika Modi Poddar better known as Dimple Poddar was the proud owner of India’s first high-fashion boutique and running the operations was Gurleen Kaur, […]

L Capital’s LVMH-Like Model For India is Still Unclear

The Private Equity (PE) arm of  Paris-based LVMH Moet Hennessy Louis Vuitton – L Capital with Ravi Thakran at the helm of affairs gave a lot of hope to the Indian Fashion Fraternity to see ‘corporatisation’ of Indian Fashion Industry. Ravi Thakran being an Indian led the Desi fash-frat to unjustifiably believe that L Capital […]

Wise On AISHWARYA’S Part To Go For A SABYASACHI Creation

The latest outing of Aishwarya Rai Bachchan in London at the opening of Bvlgari Hotel and Residences did not attract scathing criticism from Fashion Police on her baby weight. The credit I feel should go to designer Sabyasachi Mukherjee who has mastered the art of covering and concealing ‘muffins and donuts’ with the super voluptuous […]

Sabya Rocked; Manish Malhotra fRocked…

The Day 1 at Couture Week had Sabyasachi Mukherjee showcasing his collection. His signature look was extended in his couture collection where Sabyasachi extensively used Bhagalpur and Murshidabad Silks. Intricate tapestry work, ornate embellishment with pearls and dori embroidery on voluminous kalidar lehengas sure would allure the bride-to-be(s). Loosely woven plain lehenga with gold sequined borders and sheer net lehengas paired […]