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Shanaya Kapoor is winter fashion goals in floral puffer jacket, tan suede pants

Shanaya Kapoor raises the bar of street style fashion this winter as she oozes oomph in a floral print puffer jacket with tan suede pants and we can't take our eyes off 
Shanaya Kapoor is winter fashion goals in floral puffer jacket, tan suede pants(Instagram/shanayakapoor02)
Shanaya Kapoor is winter fashion goals in floral puffer jacket, tan suede pants(Instagram/shanayakapoor02)
Updated on Nov 26, 2021 09:24 PM IST
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ByZarafshan Shiraz, Delhi

Rakul Preet Singh shows how to ‘be your own boss’ in geometric print co-ord set

Rakul Preet Singh channels her inner sartorial queen to slay in a sultry geometric print co-ord set and we can't help but take fashion cues from the diva to add it to our semi-formal wardrobe
Rakul Preet Singh shows how to ‘be your own boss’ in geometric print co-ord set(Instagram/rakulpreet)
Rakul Preet Singh shows how to ‘be your own boss’ in geometric print co-ord set(Instagram/rakulpreet)
Updated on Nov 19, 2021 01:59 PM IST
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Reliance buys 52% in designer labels of Ritu Kumar in luxury bet

  • Reliance Retail did not disclose financial details of the transaction, but said its majority stake acquisition included buying out the 35% stake held by Everstone Capital in India's Ritika Pvt Ltd, the company that owns Ritu Kumar brands.
Reliance Retail, the country's biggest retailer run by billionaire Mukesh Ambani, also has partnerships with global brands such as Burberry and Jimmy Choo through joint ventures and franchises.
Reliance Retail, the country's biggest retailer run by billionaire Mukesh Ambani, also has partnerships with global brands such as Burberry and Jimmy Choo through joint ventures and franchises.
Published on Oct 19, 2021 07:46 PM IST
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Shanaya Kapoor lays bold date night fashion cues in 6.6k halter-neck dress

  • Even before her big Bollywood debut, Shanaya Kapoor is making heads turn and her sizzling look in Label Ritu Kumar's black floral print halter-neck short dress is enough to back our claim
Shanaya Kapoor lays bold date night fashion cues in <span class='webrupee'>₹</span>6.6k halter-neck dress(Instagram/shanayakapoor02)
Shanaya Kapoor lays bold date night fashion cues in 6.6k halter-neck dress(Instagram/shanayakapoor02)
Updated on Sep 30, 2021 08:26 AM IST
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ByZarafshan Shiraz, Delhi

Shanaya Kapoor raises hotness bar in black sequin short dress, faux fur jacket

  • Shanaya Kapoor makes the weekend look oh-so-hot as she shells out a sizzling party-worthy fashion cues in a black cowl neck sequin short dress and camel hooded faux fur jacket from Label Ritu Kumar
Shanaya Kapoor raises the hotness bar in a black sequin short dress, faux fur jacket(Instagram/shanayakapoor02)
Shanaya Kapoor raises the hotness bar in a black sequin short dress, faux fur jacket(Instagram/shanayakapoor02)
Updated on Sep 26, 2021 05:51 PM IST
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Yami Gautam gives her own sultry twists to Boho jumpsuit, shirt-blazer dresses

  • Yami Gautam takes the Internet by storm with sizzling pictures from latest photoshoot as she goes bold in shirt and blazer dresses by Indian fashion designers or slays the chic look in Boho jumpsuits, corset-skirt set and we are in awe as we take fashion cues
Yami Gautam gives her own sultry twists to Boho jumpsuit, shirt-blazer dresses(Instagram/zunailimalik/salechav)
Yami Gautam gives her own sultry twists to Boho jumpsuit, shirt-blazer dresses(Instagram/zunailimalik/salechav)
Updated on Feb 07, 2021 06:29 PM IST
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ByZarafshan Shiraz

‘Tis the season of neutrals

Is it a surprise that the colour of a particularly challenging year is as neutral as it comes?
Neutral Hues blend in, no matter how extensive or elaborate the outfit; Art direction: Amit Malik Styling assistant: Tanya Aggarwal; Make-up and hair: Shaan; Models: Archita Mahalwal and Anil Singh;(Purple Thoughts Management); On Archita:Dress, Ritu Kumar;slippers, Melissa; On Anil: Kurta and trousers, AntarAgni; shoes, Adidas(Hari Nair)
Neutral Hues blend in, no matter how extensive or elaborate the outfit; Art direction: Amit Malik Styling assistant: Tanya Aggarwal; Make-up and hair: Shaan; Models: Archita Mahalwal and Anil Singh;(Purple Thoughts Management); On Archita:Dress, Ritu Kumar;slippers, Melissa; On Anil: Kurta and trousers, AntarAgni; shoes, Adidas(Hari Nair)
Updated on Dec 09, 2020 04:40 PM IST
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Bhanu was self-effacing and underplayed

Designer Ritu Kumar shares snapshots of her colleague and friend of many years
Costume designer Bhanu Athaiya, India’s first Oscar winner, passed away at her residence on Thursday after prolonged illness at the age of 91
Costume designer Bhanu Athaiya, India’s first Oscar winner, passed away at her residence on Thursday after prolonged illness at the age of 91
Updated on Oct 17, 2020 12:39 PM IST
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How Chinese imports are destroying our traditional textiles, writes Ritu Kumar

To preserve its traditions and jobs, India must stop textile-related imports from China
From Europe to Central Asia and now India, dependence on China is destroying indigenous traditions(REUTERS)
From Europe to Central Asia and now India, dependence on China is destroying indigenous traditions(REUTERS)
Updated on Aug 18, 2020 11:23 PM IST
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Pandemic Puzzle: What to wear for your wedding

You have to get married this year: you’ve decided! But with the challenges of the time, what should you wear? Here are some answers.
Indian designers on how the bridal wear would pan out in times to come post-Covid-19
Indian designers on how the bridal wear would pan out in times to come post-Covid-19
Updated on Aug 09, 2020 11:38 AM IST
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Hindustan Times | ByDrishti Vij

Fast fashion is going to re-think its priorities: Designer Ritu Kumar

Veteran fashion designer Ritu Kumar shares her views on the impact of the lockdown on craftsmen, artisans, and the shift that the Indian handloom sector might see post lockdown. She also speaks about the losses that the fashion houses might register because of market closure, while giving some advice for designers and artisans.
Veteran fashion designer Ritu Kumar shares her views on the impact of the lockdown on craftsmen, artisans, and the shift that the Indian handloom sector might see post lockdown.(File Photo)
Veteran fashion designer Ritu Kumar shares her views on the impact of the lockdown on craftsmen, artisans, and the shift that the Indian handloom sector might see post lockdown.(File Photo)
Updated on May 01, 2020 11:45 AM IST
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New Delhi | ByIndo Asian News Service

Designer Ritu Kumar remembers ‘champion’ Wendell Rodricks

The sudden demise of fashion designer Wendell Rodricks is an irreparable loss to the Indian fashion industry, said ace couturier Ritu Kumar on Thursday.
Designer Ritu Kumar remembers ‘champion’ Wendell Rodricks.(Pradeep Gaur//HT File Photo)
Designer Ritu Kumar remembers ‘champion’ Wendell Rodricks.(Pradeep Gaur//HT File Photo)
Updated on Feb 14, 2020 05:17 PM IST
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Fashion edit: Six ways to make Khadi cool!

The fabric of freedom is getting a contemporary twist. Here’s how you can incorporate it in your wardrobe
Khadi is India’s bedrock fabric because the yarn itself is hand-spun and then handwoven on handlooms. (Location courtesy: Artisan Lab, Delhi; Models: Allen Konyak, Siddhi Vanmali, Aryan Kholia (Savino Scouting); Make-up and hair: Leeview Biswas)(Hari Nair)
Khadi is India’s bedrock fabric because the yarn itself is hand-spun and then handwoven on handlooms. (Location courtesy: Artisan Lab, Delhi; Models: Allen Konyak, Siddhi Vanmali, Aryan Kholia (Savino Scouting); Make-up and hair: Leeview Biswas)(Hari Nair)
Updated on Nov 23, 2019 11:33 PM IST
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Hindustan Times | ByDrishti Vij

Wedding Special: How to wear white at an Indian wedding

While the world separates virginal from white, here’s how the traditional Indian bride has accepted it as a colour of celebration
White is now slowly finding favour as Indian wedding wear (Location Courtesy: Fairmont Jaipur; Art direction: Amit Malik; Styling assistant: Tanya Aggarwal; Models: Tanya Bhardwaj (79models), Vani Verma (Vagavoom) and Dushyant Raghuvanshi; Make-up and hair: Artistry by Anjali Jain. Gown, Frontier Raas; earrings, Soni Sapphire; ring, Resa Fine Jewellery)(Photos shot exclusively for HT Brunch by Shivamm Paathak)
White is now slowly finding favour as Indian wedding wear (Location Courtesy: Fairmont Jaipur; Art direction: Amit Malik; Styling assistant: Tanya Aggarwal; Models: Tanya Bhardwaj (79models), Vani Verma (Vagavoom) and Dushyant Raghuvanshi; Make-up and hair: Artistry by Anjali Jain. Gown, Frontier Raas; earrings, Soni Sapphire; ring, Resa Fine Jewellery)(Photos shot exclusively for HT Brunch by Shivamm Paathak)
Updated on Sep 28, 2019 11:20 PM IST
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Hindustan Times | BySarah Mirza

Anushka Sharma is the youngest, only Bollywood actor on Fortune India’s list of most powerful women

Anushka Sharma is the youngest and only Bollywood actor to feature on the list where Ekta Kapoor also featured ahead of her.
Anushka Sharma is the youngest woman on Fortune’s list of most powerful women in India.(ANI)
Anushka Sharma is the youngest woman on Fortune’s list of most powerful women in India.(ANI)
Published on Sep 22, 2019 08:10 PM IST
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Designer Ritu Kumar on revisiting Kashmir, the Indian fashion industry and her upcoming book

In an exclusive interview, ace designer Ritu Kumar talks about how the valley inspired the clothes for No Fathers in Kashmir, new designers in the Indian fashion industry and her upcoming book.
A still from Ashvin Kumar’s No Fathers in Kashmir.
A still from Ashvin Kumar’s No Fathers in Kashmir.
Updated on May 02, 2019 10:31 AM IST
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Hindustan Times, Delhi | BySrishti jha

Lakme Fashion Week 2018: Sushmita Sen sizzles in a saree, plus 5 bold style lessons

Lakme Fashion Week 2018: From dramatic makeup to sustainable fashion, here are some style lessons for your wardrobe.
Lakme Fashion Week 2018: Sushmita Sen walks the ramp at Lakme Fashion Week 2018.(IANS)
Lakme Fashion Week 2018: Sushmita Sen walks the ramp at Lakme Fashion Week 2018.(IANS)
Updated on Aug 24, 2018 04:00 PM IST
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Lakme Fashion Week 2018: Day 1 saw Prateik Babbar in drag and more edgy outfits

The Winter/Festive edition of Lakmé Fashion Week 2018 kicked off on 22 August and here are the highlights from day 1.
In a major win for gender fluid fashion, actor Prateik Babbar walks the ramp for Chola The Label in drag.(PTI)
In a major win for gender fluid fashion, actor Prateik Babbar walks the ramp for Chola The Label in drag.(PTI)
Updated on Aug 23, 2018 03:15 PM IST
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The First Ladies of Indian Fashion: meet the senior-most fashion designers who set the rules for Indian aesthetic in design

Ritu Kumar, Anju Modi, Kavita Bhartia, Madhu Jain and Krishna Mehta take stock of the most glamorous profession of all time
(From left) Anju Modi wears Banarasi cutwork palazzos, a chanderi kurta and bandhani cape, jewellery plus shoes (not seen in this picture) all from her own collection; Kavita Bhartia wears a crinkled garnet-hued silk dress with beige textured-hand block printed cape from her own collection and pearl earrings by Dior; Krishna Mehta wears a handwoven silk kaftan from her own brand, jewellery from Le Mill and shoes (not seen in this picture) by Stuart Weitzman; Madhu Jain wears an Uzbek bamboo silk Ikat choga, dupatta and loose pyjamas from her own brand and a South Sea pearl string; Ritu Kumar wears an ajrakh printed suit and skirt from her own brand and an antique mangalsutra from Coorg (Location courtesy: Roseate House, New Delhi; Art direction: Amit Malik; Assisted by: Ishaan Ishitava; Make-up and hair: Ambika Pillai Designer Salon)(Naina Redhu)
(From left) Anju Modi wears Banarasi cutwork palazzos, a chanderi kurta and bandhani cape, jewellery plus shoes (not seen in this picture) all from her own collection; Kavita Bhartia wears a crinkled garnet-hued silk dress with beige textured-hand block printed cape from her own collection and pearl earrings by Dior; Krishna Mehta wears a handwoven silk kaftan from her own brand, jewellery from Le Mill and shoes (not seen in this picture) by Stuart Weitzman; Madhu Jain wears an Uzbek bamboo silk Ikat choga, dupatta and loose pyjamas from her own brand and a South Sea pearl string; Ritu Kumar wears an ajrakh printed suit and skirt from her own brand and an antique mangalsutra from Coorg (Location courtesy: Roseate House, New Delhi; Art direction: Amit Malik; Assisted by: Ishaan Ishitava; Make-up and hair: Ambika Pillai Designer Salon)(Naina Redhu)
Updated on Jun 30, 2018 10:35 PM IST
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45-year-old NRI woman found dead in bathtub of luxury hotel in Faridabad

Police said they reached the hotel after receiving a distress call from Ritu Kumar’s sister who had reached the hotel and found the room locked from inside.
The deceased woman’s husband is a businessman who is settled in New Jersey.(Reuters File Photo)
The deceased woman’s husband is a businessman who is settled in New Jersey.(Reuters File Photo)
Updated on Apr 27, 2018 11:33 PM IST
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Designer Ritu Kumar reveals her biggest fashion faux pas

The veteran designer reveals her love for wantons, Indian Classical music, and that one thing she never leaves her home without
Ritu Kumar gets her blazers from Armani and trousers from Max Mara(Getty Images)
Ritu Kumar gets her blazers from Armani and trousers from Max Mara(Getty Images)
Published on Apr 21, 2018 09:15 PM IST
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Hindustan Times | ByLubna Salim

A personal journey with textiles

Fashion designer Ritu Kumar retells textile tales from her travels to South Asia and Europe at a wide-ranging exhibition in the capital
A Kalamkari painting of the 1990s from Srikalahasti in Andhra Pradesh(Courtesy: Ritu Kumar)
A Kalamkari painting of the 1990s from Srikalahasti in Andhra Pradesh(Courtesy: Ritu Kumar)
Updated on Mar 31, 2018 09:50 AM IST
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Hindustan Times | ByShefalee Vasudev

Designer Ritu Kumar says reviving Indian textiles has fuelled her creative instincts

Her work is currently on display via an exhibition titled ‘Crossroads: Textile Journeys with Ritu Kumar’ at India Habitat Center. “Crossroads is a visual representation of my travels through South Asia and Europe for a forthcoming series of publications that I am currently working on.
Kumar started her career in 1969 and has great understanding of traditional design and the innovative use of traditional crafts.(HT file)
Kumar started her career in 1969 and has great understanding of traditional design and the innovative use of traditional crafts.(HT file)
Published on Mar 27, 2018 03:29 PM IST
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