WIFW SS 13 – Backgrounder of the Event and the Delights

It takes 700-800 workmen to get the show rolling in a matter of 5 days as they work 24X7 before the curtains rise for the biggest fashion extravaganza—-the Wills Lifestyle India Fashion Week Spring-Summer 2012 with 132 runway and stall designers set to showcase their designs from Oct 6-10. As Hall No. 18 at Pragati Maidan gets an elegant makeover the two MSAs will seat up to 1,200 guests (600 each), but it is undoubtedly the décor that pushes the proverbial style envelope. Read more

Asmita Aggarwal Blogs on the Make-Up Trends this Spring Summer

As Mickey Contractor gives finishes touches to a model backstage, he remembers the rule he set for himself—-keep it simple. So the eyes, this season, in most WIFW shows were nude, with just a bit of sheen, gloss or eye conditioner is used on bare eyelids. “The mouth has a pop of colour, with a little accent on cheeks to make them shiny and stand out,” he adds. Read more

Day 5 at WIFW SS 13 – Sum Up!

Jenjum Gadi didn’t need to fly to South Africa or Mexico to get his inspiration, it was right here in the busy streets of the capital where he found the humble gota and he decided to elevate it to new heights. The sparkle of the fabric stayed but Jenjum used it intelligently to spice up the borders of his kaftans, pure white kurta ends shimmered with a touch of purple, but it didn’t stop at that—there were gota paneled saris and ingeniously lines on the sides of haldi coloured trousers for men. Read more

Day 4 of the WIFW SS 13 Sum-up

Sexy, flirty and feminine, these three words best describe fashion’s most stylish sisters Gauri and Nainika Karan. With a rainfall of high slits, scooped backs, exaggerated shoulders, and fabric swirls around the body the girls made sure they stayed true to their signature—high on glam. Read more


Our hunt for the coolest accessories to flaunt in Spring Summer 2013 continues. The first two editions of this series have already thrown up diverse options to suit different personal styles. Here are some more ideas to elevate your style with the right accessory in the coming summer. Read more

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