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Chhapa: Making a Mark

Chhapa is a brand that works with artisans and uses hand block printing techniques to give a contemporary spin to tradition. The apparel industry may have the dubious distinction of being the second highest polluter but there are conscientious brands that want to change this. And Chhapa is doing this one block at a time.… Read More Chhapa: Making a Mark

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KANELLE by Kanika Jain

KANELLE, a women centric brand that makes clothing that are stylish, effortless and easy to wear ensembles. Kanika Jain, Founder & Creative Director, KANELLE created the brand in 2011 and is named as a combination of ‘Kanika’ and ‘elle’, which basically means ‘Kanika’s creations for her’. Her collections include separates that are timeless and are… Read More KANELLE by Kanika Jain

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Ura Maku Designer Manjushree Saikia

Ura Maku is a sustainable clothing brand that is looking to rebuild Indian handlooms with an eco-friendly fashionable twist. The brain child behind contemporary natural fabrics label Ura Maku, Designer Manjushree Saikia, Textile Design graduate from NIFT Mumbai is all about freedom of expression. Incidentally Ura Maku as a brand is all about giving the… Read More Ura Maku Designer Manjushree Saikia

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Pantone’s Classic Blue in Apparel

Classic Blue, the Pantone colour of the year is a versatile hue that elevates simple, sophisticated silhouettes into high fashion looking pieces. Recently, Pantone announced that its 2020 Colour of the Year as Classic Blue, a shade reminiscent of the sky at dusk. Naturally then Classic Blue is expected to rule the trends in all… Read More Pantone’s Classic Blue in Apparel

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Taaka Clothing: A Stitch in Time

Taaka is a conscious clothing brand that merges handloom textiles with needlework to create garments that have a distinct identity The heritage of Indian crafts and handlooms is so huge that it is always a huge source of inspiration. And this is how Taaka was born. Natasha Tyagi Sachdeva, Founder, Taaka & Head of Design… Read More Taaka Clothing: A Stitch in Time

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Via East – Brand Profile

Via East is a brand that is completely focused on handloom saris that are sourced from weavers and sold online. Via East is an online ethnic wear brand that focusses on Indian textiles and the myriad art forms associated with it. The platform showcases a range of saris that are made for the modern, progressive… Read More Via East – Brand Profile

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A Legacy of Textiles – Vimor Handloom Foundation

Vimor Handloom Foundation is an enterprise that turned 45 years recently and is an enterprise driven by people, art, culture, handloom enthusiasts. Established in 1974, by Chimy Nanjappa and Pavithra Muddaya, Vimor is involved in research, conservation and design of handlooms and weaving traditions across India. As a charitable foundation, Vimor also works in close… Read More A Legacy of Textiles – Vimor Handloom Foundation

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Apparel trends for 2020

It is that time when a New Year comes knocking and also the time to forecast the apparel trends for the year and this time for a new decade too. As the curtains go up on a New Year, Apparel speak to industry experts and apparel manufacturers to give you the low down on how… Read More Apparel trends for 2020

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Ayurganic by Lecoanet Hemant

Ayurganic by Lecoanet Hemant is a label that epitomizes all things environment with clothes that are sustainable and based on the principles of Ayurveda. Lecoanet Hemant has been exclusively using Global Organic Textile Standard (GOTS) certified cotton that is hand treated following the century old Ayurvedic recipes to create garments free of synthetic chemicals and… Read More Ayurganic by Lecoanet Hemant

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Children Apparel

The children apparel market is expanding and is growing at an average CAGR of 8% to 9% per annum that augurs well for the segment. A key factor driving the Indian kids wear market is the country’s huge growing population which is 1.37 billion. Children apparel includes clothing for kids between 1 and 14 years… Read More Children Apparel