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Bollywood Fashion Making A Mark

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It’s not just the song and dance sequences in Bollywood, the nickname given to the Indian film industry, that is attracting attention but also the fashion. One of the most famous costume designers, and now a fashion designer, Manish Malhotra has said that on screen Indian fashion has finally bounced back and consciousness and stylish clothes are being seen more and more on the silver screen. In the 90’s it was all about being as loud and »

The Kurti – India’s Contribution to Fashion

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The cycle of fashion keeps repeating itself every now and then but few style statements keep repeating themselves, the Kurti {tunic} is definitely one of those classics that have stood the test of time and repeats itself. The Kurti is India’s contribution to the world of fashion. From one corner of the world to another stores are filled with them, and other trinkets inspired by the subcontinent. Many celebrities are slipping into them as well. Some people »

OOVOO Handbags

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Something really exclusive can come out of something that totally happens by chance. Oovoo Handbags is one such example of a chance meeting between two women gone as far as being featured on Time Magazine. The owner/all-in-one bag boss is Pauline Lewis. She left the corporate world three years ago and traveled back to Asia. She was inspired by the women she met along the way and started to work with one Vietnamese designer in particular: Ms. »

Siwy Denim

Siwy is a label that was launched in the Spring of 2005 in downtown NYC. The concept behind the line is merging the traditional ideas of classic American denim with the styling of familiar shapes. The combination of a tailored fit, expert construction and superb wash detail, Individual taste and style are satisfied through the array of fine washes and silhouettes developed at America’s best wash and sewing facilities. Siwy uses only the best, high quality American »

iPod Jeans from Levi’s

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Levi’s is joining the digital revolution with their latest take on jeans. They are called the RedWire DLXs. Levi’s has designed RedWire jeans for men and women seamlessly incorporating fashion, function and technology by combining stylish denim and the iconic iPod. By fall these hi-tech denims are going to be at a mall and levi’s outlet near you. They come with a built-in docking cradle for iPod and retractable headphones. Initial reaction has been met with ho »

Rag Bags

A long time favourtie accessory ‘the bag’ is constantly being reinvented. But this time the reinvent has caught the imagination of whoever comes across it. RagBag is a Netherlands company that is making waves with environmentalists and fashion conscious youth at the same time. How is this possible? Well, the bags known as Ragbags are fashionable products made from recycled plastic bags collected by ‘ragpickers’ in the slums of New Delhi, India. Plastic rags are collected, washed, »