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Smooch On With Shiseido

Today marks #InternationalKissingDay! Forget the distance and prepare to send kisses to loved ones (far and near) as Japan’s largest beauty brand, Shiseido, launches their premiere interactive, digital experience titled “Rouge Rouge Kiss Me.” Created as a collaboration between Tokyo-based creative firm TeamLab and their collective–an interdisciplinary group that includes CGI animators, engineers, mathematicians, architects, editors, programmers, […]

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Recap: PFDC Sunsilk Fashion Week 2016

The Pakistan Fashion Design Council (PFDC) held its ninth annual PFDC Sunsilk Fashion Week (PSFW) from March 10 to 13, 2016 in Lahore’s Expo Center. This year, PSFW welcomed two new sponsors: Destinations, Pakistan’s premier travel and lifestyle magazine, and Huawei, the Chinese technology giant that is venturing into taking active roles in varying industries. Both companies are working with the […]

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Padma Lakshmi in THEIA Couture for amfAR New York Gala

Padma Lakshmi stunned in a fuchsia crepe gown from THEIA Couture’s Spring 2016 collection and an Edie Parker clutch, at the amfAR Gala in New York City on Wednesday, February 10, 2016. She’s a well known Indian-American actress, model, author, television host (popularly known for Bravo’s “Top Chef”), executive producer, and philanthropist. The sleeveless, v-neck, racer-back, […]

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FIT Museum’s "Fairy Tale Fashion" Showcases Prominent Indian Designers

By Zainab Koli In a land far far away, in a special exhibition at The Museum at FIT, there is a world where fairy tales come to life. This “Fairy Tale Fashion” exhibit, organized by associate curator Colleen Hill and on display until April 16, 2016, draws a connection between the magical gowns that grace […]

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Modern Edge for Fall: Bollywood Meets Fashion Week

From Alexander McQueen to Jean Paul Gaultier, for decades designers from all over the world have embraced the rich culture of India. Although the traditional brightly colored sari is the piece of clothing most universally associated with Indian fashion, there is so much more. Cutting-edge Indian fashion designers are gaining acclaim, and celebrity clients out […]

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Highlights from Amazon India Fashion Week’s SS16 Collections

The Fashion Design Council of India (FDCI) recently showcased Spring/Summer 2016 collections from 115 designers during its five days of shows, as part of Amazon India Fashion Week (AIFW), in association with Maybelline. Formed in 1998, the FDCI is an independent, nonprofit organization based in New Delhi that works with Indian fashion designers to promote […]

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New Reality Series on South Asian Bridal Shopping

Figuring out what you want to wear at your wedding is easy, finding an outfit that will meet your expectations is a lot harder, paritculary when living in the US. Edison-based bridal and fashion boutique Nazranaa has taken an innovative approach to the whole process. They have created a web series that showcases brides and […]

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NYFW: The South Asian Connection S/S 16

Spring Summer 2016 It was an interesting New York Fashion Week with South Asian designers showing contrasting collections such as the structured elegance of Bibhu Mohapatra, to Naeem Khan’s utterly feminine line. We saw newcomer Red Ghagra’s line of socially conscious contemporary fashion and of course, the forward-thinking looks for Sachin + Babi and the party that […]

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#BeReal with Fashom's Mitali Saxena

New York City, Sept 12 2015: Whenever style-conscious Mitali Saxena would travel, she would research what other people were wearing in her destination cities so that she could pack her outfits accordingly. Increasingly frustrated by the photoshopped, “glossy” body images of models and bloggers, Mitali decided to create an app that would show (and celebrate) […]

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Shehnaai Couture Celebrates 10 Years  as NYC’s Multi-Designer Fashion Studio

May 19, 2015, New York City: Shehnaai Couture celebrated 10 years as New York’s premier Indian Multi-designer Studio representing top designers from India with a celebration attended by over 350 celebrities, clients, guests and media held at NYC’s favorite Indian fusion hotspot, Pranna. Guests included news anchor Joya Dass, comedian Anish Shah, actors Anaam Shahjahan […]

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