Category: India Fashion Week

March 26, 2010 / Collections
March 26, 2010 / Collections

Big Bird, is that you? Photo courtesy of WIFW.

March 26, 2010 / Collections

The Motherland has lost her modesty. Welcome to the New India, my dears. She’s no longer hidden from view. Printed lace,…

March 25, 2010 / Collections
March 23, 2010 / Collections

Dearest Goddess of Spring, Embrace us with your warmth. Wrap us in fantasy. Show us your true colours. We await the…

January 5, 2010 / Collections

Let’s face it. Fashion is fickle. While we women may dabble in a trend here, a fad there, some key fashion…

October 17, 2009 / Collections
October 16, 2009 / Collections
August 28, 2009 / Collections
August 3, 2009 / Collections

It seems whenever I watch old films – Bolly or Holly – I look at the craftsmanship, the art and the…

May 3, 2009 / Collections

All this recent talk of prints and Princes reminded me of the regal state of menswear lately.

Old world princes are to be had whether it’s Rajput or recent influence. Raghavendra Rathore has the lineage – both royal and rag-trade. His family origins date back to the maharajahs of Jodhpur and he’s trained at Parsons, having worked for DKNY and Oscar de la Renta before launching the Rathore Jodhpur label in the mid ’90s.

Indian Prince at Rathore Jodhpur AW09
Modern Indian Prince at Rathore Jodhpur AW09
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The Maharajah of Nawanagar, b. 1872
Etro's Rock and Roll Regalia
Etro's Rock and Roll Regalia
Etro embellishes their modern heir to the throne with rock and roll cool and colour. Bhupendra Singh of Patiala shows off rocks of a different nature during his reign from 1900-1938.
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Bhupendra Singh Maharajah of Patilia, b. 1891
April 27, 2009 / Collections
March 28, 2009 / City Style

This world can be a crazy place. Sometimes, life – and people – can drain you. If I’ve learned anything in…

March 26, 2009 / Déjà Vu
March 22, 2009 / Collections