As the virus spreads and the economy falters, the country’s fashion industry is nearing crisis point. With sales down, stores closing and artisan supply chains under pressure, designers are digging deep to become even more entrepreneurial.
BoF sits down with the president of the Indian fashion school to hear how the academy weaves a curriculum of local artisanship with international study opportunities to mould its next generation of fashion professionals.
From Levi’s and Gap to Issey Miyake, global brands are tapping the business potential of khadi, the fabric promoted by Mahatma Gandhi during India’s struggle for independence.
BoF has reached its goal of raising $50,000 for The American Civil Liberties Union and UN Refugee Agency — but our work is not done.
Rahul Mishra's jungle-inspired collection was perfectly pretty. But was it enough?
Searching for newness is clearly not Rahul Mishra's raison d’étre, nor should it be. But as he rides a wave of popularity, a more clearly defined silhouette would help do justice to his potential in the bourgeoning market for artisanal eveningwear.
There is love in the way Rahul Mishra clothes are so intricately crafted, and delicately embroidered — but this time he introduced a new urban touch.
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.
The big four fashion weeks are competing more fiercely than ever to attract the best young designers from around the world.
"Every major fashion evolution in womenswear needs its pied piper, whether it was the opulent post-war ‘New Look’ (Christian Dior) or 80s modernism (
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.
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