Indian retail giant, Reliance Brands Limited (RBL) has taken a 40 percent stake in 16-year-old luxury brand Manish Malhotra for an undisclosed sum, the companies said Friday.
Global brands are hungry for a bigger slice of India’s $30 billion luxury market but they aren’t exploiting the country’s colossal film industry to its full potential.
South Asia’s fashion designers are fond of sending famous faces down the runway. But as Amazon India Fashion Week kicks off, how successful are these ‘celebrity showstoppers’ and can they backfire?
India remains one of the most conspicuous growth opportunities for a global luxury market stuck in a rut.
The ‘Make in India’ campaign is raising the profile and prospects of India’s garment and textile industry.
A bonanza awaits fashion entrepreneurs who can build bridges between India and Pakistan. But can business interests overcome a deeply troubled past?
BoF speaks to Anaita Shroff Adajania, the stylist behind the current Vogue India cover featuring Bollywood megastar Aishwarya Rai Bachchan, about her career trajectory and the inner workings of fashion and film in India.
On Thursday night, leading players from the Indian fashion community gathered in New Delhi to celebrate the country’s valuable contribution to the global fashion industry.
As fashion's centre of gravity moves steadily south and east, driven by the changing global distribution of both wealth and fashion creativity, Paris' monopoly on the dazzling couture trade is being challenged by a handful of new overseas events with their own ideas about couture.
Yesterday, in Part 1, BoF’s editor-in-chief Imran Amed spoke to designers, show organisers, media executives and former brides to learn why weddings are such big business in India. Today, get to know the couture-level designers that cater to the top end of the country’s bridal market, the opportunities for international luxury brands and the forces set to shape the market in the years to come.
"The focus moves to Mumbai on March 22 as another five-day event, Lakme Fashion Week, kicks off... expect to see a continuation of a trend that has
Front Row at Lakmé Fashion Week | Photo: BoF