Friday, Sep 30, 2022

Lakme Fashion Week

Adapt or Die: The Present, Future and the Business of Indian Fashion

Nov 05, 2021 Srishti Jha

While many industries have tried to gear up for changes in the post-pandemic world, the fashion world has remained in a state of paralysis since the Covid-19 pandemic.

Pragya Kapoor: Gaurav Gupta’s Collection At LFW Reminds Us How We Can Turn Our Waste Into Wealth

Oct 12, 2021 Prateek Sur

‘Kedarnath’ and ‘Chandigarh Kare Aashiqui’ producer Pragya Kapoor was seen attending the Gaurav Gupta show at the Lakmé Fashion Week. She talks about how the collection is a great way to bring attention to plastic pollution.

Kareena Kapoor Khan Back On The Runway At The FDCI X Lakmé Fashion Week

Kareena Kapoor Khan Returns to the runway with Gaurav Gupta’s Collection after a hiatus of more than a year.

Check Out Ranna Gill’s Tribal Fashion At The FDCI X Lakme Fashion Week

Oct 11, 2021 Lachmi Deb Roy

Working on a base of pure cotton, satin, linen and chiffon, Ranna’s versions of the tribal prints merged creatively with the textures.

A Sneak Peek At Gaurav Gupta’s Collection That Took Birth In The Ocean

Through his collection at The FDCI x Lakmé Fashion Week, designer Gaurav Gupta aims to minimise carbon emissions and help alleviate the worsening climate change.

10 October, 2021

Payal Jain’s ‘Earth Song’ Collection Is A Message For The Fast Vanishing Forests And Wild Life

Lachmi Deb Roy

Designer Payal Jain’s process of designing was repurposing recycling and reinventing old garments at the FDCI x Lakmé Fashion Week.

09 October, 2021

Rajesh Pratap Singh Takes Sustainable Fashion To Another Level At The FDCI x Lakmé Fashion Week

Lachmi Deb Roy

The showcase featuring ‘The Master’s Words’ collection and film ‘The Search’ was a mix of fashion, theatre and film curated to bring alive a retro vibe.

09 October, 2021

Chandra Prakash Jha: My Collection Is about Normalcy, Normal Life

Lachmi Deb Roy

Designer Chandra Prakash Jha’s collection at the FDCI x Lakmé Fashion Week Sustainable Fashion Day was inspired by the humble life of tribes in Jharkhand.

08 October, 2021

Mrunal Thakur Rocks In J J Valaya’s Collection At FDCI x Lakmé Fashion Week

Lachmi Deb Roy

For the past three decades, J J Valaya’s collection has always been steeped in grandeur and glory and inspired by the ancient civilizations and cultures of the spice and silk routes.

07 October, 2021

Lakme Fashion Week AW 2021: Caught Between The New Normal And Old Patterns

Srishti Jha

The Lakme Fashion Week Autumn Winter 2021 is underway and it has an interesting new take on the world of fashion. Here's all that's happening at the LFW AW 2021.

02 October, 2021

Khadi: The Fabric Of The Future

Lachmi Deb Roy

Expanding the colour palette, westernizing the cuts, and creating new trends in itself, the Khadi fabric has transcended itself as a sustainable fabric of the future.


07 August, 2021

I Was An Outsider, Not Conventionally Good-Looking Skinny Girl: Masaba Gupta

Eshita Bhargava

Masaba Gupta opened up about her journey as a designer, her excitement on completing 12 years, self-love, and much more.

23 March, 2021

Designer Ruchika Sachdeva’s Collection Steals The Spotlight At Lakme Fashion Week Finale

Lachmi Deb Roy

“I think Indian fashion can never really be discussed sans its artisans,” says Lakmé Absolute Grand Finale designer, Ruchika Sachdeva.

18 March, 2021

Manish Malhotra’s Collection Is A Journey Of Classic Aesthetics To Dynamic New-Age Look

Lachmi Deb Roy

Manish Malhotra’s collection at the FDCI X LFW inspires a sense of reminiscence and reflects upon the transient nature of time.

17 March, 2021

Gender-Neutral Fashion At The Lakme Fashion Week By Akshat Bansal

Lachmi Deb Roy

Akshat Bansal’s ‘Bloni’ which talks about Inclusivity and Queer fashion rules the stage at the phygital Lakme Fashion Week

16 March, 2021

Ritu Kumar’s Collection At FDCI X LFW Is About Sustainability And Modern Minimalism

Lachmi Deb Roy

Ace designer Ritu Kumar’s collection reflects modern minimalism with a bohemian culture and includes yarn dyes, a mix of floral prints, patchwork with different laces and geometric designs.

12 March, 2021

Lakme Fashion Week: Recycling Of Fabrics Is The New Fashion Mantra: GenNext Designers

Lachmi Deb Roy

Fashion must now be timeless, sustainable and waste less, say Lakme talent-hunt winners.


04 March, 2021

Lakme Fashion Week 2021 Goes ‘Phygital’

Lachmi Deb Roy

The Lakme Fashion Week to take place from March 16-21, will open with Anamika Khanna show.

Photo Gallery

A farmer sits near his red chillies at a deserted APMC market, during the weekend curfew imposed by the Karnataka government to curb the spread of COVID-19, in Hubballi.

PTI Photo

Delhi Chief Minister & AAP National Convenor Arvind Kejriwal being welcomed by women supporters during his door-to-door campaign ahead of the Goa Assembly elections, in Goa.

PTI Photo

A health worker collects swab sample of a woman for COVID-19 test, amid concerns over rising Omicron cases, in Gurugram.

PTI Photo

Traffic jam on a road at Shalimar Bagh during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.

PTI Photo/ Shahbaz Khan

The Lajpat Nagar market wears a deserted look during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.

PTI Photo/ Shahbaz Khan

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The Future of Universities: Can India Overcome The Digital Divide?

The pandemic has made it clear that virtual learning is here to stay. In the West, the big question is whether it will dilute the quality of the college experience and education. In India, which grapples with digital divide, the question remains whether this will reach most people at all.

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Super Immunity, Natural Vaccines, Covid Gods: A Desi Guide To Denying The Pandemic

Even after two years of the Covid-19 pandemic, many 'informed' individuals in India continue to deny the virus with unscientific claims and unfounded data. The latest? Omicron will end the pandemic.

Jan 08, 2022 Rakhi Bose

What Is The Future Of The Liberal Arts In Asia?

Across Asia there are deeply entrenched obstacles to a mode of higher education that is liberal in multiple senses – disciplinary and epistemological but also social and political.

Jan 01, 2022 Saikat Majumdar

Nagaland To Lakhimpur Kheri: Rights, Regimes And Restitutions in Times Of Turbulence

The two incidents in the recent past, one in Mon district of Nagaland and the other at Lakhimpur Kheri in Uttar Pradesh, undermined the core principles democracy and federalism.

Dec 28, 2021 Tanvir Aeijaz