Friday, 24 March, 2023

Topic: Fashion

Business as usual at the Oscars, with only a little politics

The Oscars red carpet this year remained focused on fashion, and continued its apolitical stance with small nods to social issues.

Karl Lagerfeld, German designer who ruled Chanel for decades, dies

Recognizable for his high-collared shirts, white ponytail, dark sunglasses and black fingerless gloves, Karl Lagerfeld dressed the famous and glamorous right from Princess Diana to Cate Blanchett.

Italian luxury brand could face legal trouble after Maneka Gandhi’s letter for probe

Days after fashion designers Stefano and Niccolo Ricci said they got govt nod to import crocodile skin to India, Gandhi writes seeking probe into the matter.

Indian designs are chic and people here are very elegant, says Stefano Ricci

On this week’s Walk The Talk, Shekhar Gupta converses with Italian fashion designers.

Shalwar qameez and Kaptaan chappals: How Imran Khan is wearing his politics on his sleeves

The man who once wooed the world in blue jeans and sunglasses, has now religiously taken to the simple white ‘shalwar-qameez’

A black model closed Chanel’s autumn fashion show, but don’t celebrate yet

A black model is still considered an adventurous, and not a normal, choice by most top fashion houses. 

Behind India’s glamour industry: Anorexia, Size Zero and the elephant in the room

While loudly denying anorexia exists in Indian modelling scene, many agree that misconceptions around being thin affect today's younger generation.

Supreme Court judge Indu Malhotra to women lawyers: No palazzo pants, dress professionally

Newest judge of the top court says palazzos and 3/4th trousers are not ‘professional attire’. Senior women advocates agree but some juniors don’t.

TalkPoint: Is Justin Trudeau’s fashion diplomacy working in India?

Experts weigh in on Justin Trudeau's first tour of India where there has been more talk about his fashion than his politics.

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File photo of smog in Delhi. Some doctors have called air pollution a bigger threat than Covid-19.| Photo: Suraj Singh Bisht | ThePrint

Air quality is better but not enough to banish air purifiers. Here are options for your room & car

What’s the solution for people who cannot leave Delhi? Air purifiers from Dyson's expensive range to Xiaomi's affordable ones can be of help.

NFRA to conduct audit quality inspections of five audit firms

New Delhi, Nov 16 (PTI) The National Financial Reporting Authority (NFRA) will carry out audit quality inspections of five audit firms, including the...


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In a first, six women officers to enter prestigious Defence Services Staff College

As many as 15 women appeared for the examination, out of which six were selected, including one who has made it to the course along with her husband. 

Why military is more for asserting political will, not just about controlling territory

No matter what tactics, doctrine, or weapon system is used, the objective of any war is to control territory, argues Gen. MM Naravane (retd). But it's politics that matters most.