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Desi bride redefines traditional bridal look as she power-dresses in a pantsuit(Instagram/sanjrishi)

Work from home norm seeps into bridal fashion as desi bride swaps traditional lehenga with pantsuit

By Zarafshan Shiraz | Hindustan Times, Delhi
UPDATED ON SEP 24, 2020 11:43 AM IST
Traditional attires at a Big Fat Indian Wedding get a spin this Covid-19 quarantine or so it seems after a desi bride Sanjana Rishi ditched a 10-kilos heavy lehenga or saree to walk down the aisle in a powder-blue vintage pantsuit, which the Internet thinks is goals
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Showing fashion aficionados that stunning pieces can made be with old fabrics and textiles is what many designers are now vouching for.(Instagram)
Showing fashion aficionados that stunning pieces can made be with old fabrics and textiles is what many designers are now vouching for.(Instagram)

Why old is the new ‘new’

By Akshay Kaushal | Hindustan Times
UPDATED ON SEP 08, 2020 07:39 AM IST
From scrap to fab, these designers are realigning the lines of slow fashion with creative upcycling techniques.
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Almost anything can be made out of Vegan leather, without the added price tag of genuine leather and is great for the environment.(@desserto.pelle/Instagram)
Almost anything can be made out of Vegan leather, without the added price tag of genuine leather and is great for the environment.(@desserto.pelle/Instagram)

Sustainable fashion: How Cactus Leather is becoming a leather alternative

By hindustantimes.com | Edited by Jahnavi Gupta | Hindustan Times, Delhi
UPDATED ON AUG 04, 2020 12:43 PM IST
Vegan leather: Made from polyurethane, vegan leather is made of a polymer that can be made to order according to the product being created. Pineapple leaves, cork, apple peels, fruit waste, recycled plastic and many more can be used to create these products.
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Designer Shruti Sancheti recommends trans-seasonal closet.(Shruti Sancheti)
Designer Shruti Sancheti recommends trans-seasonal closet.(Shruti Sancheti)

Style commandments for post-Covid-19 world

By Manish Mishra | Hindustan Times
UPDATED ON MAY 06, 2020 08:33 AM IST
Designers share dos and donts for an eco-friendly and sustainable lifestyle for the post-pandemic era.
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Dia Mirza’s next release Thappad is scheduled for release on February 28.(Dia Mirza/ Instagram)
Dia Mirza’s next release Thappad is scheduled for release on February 28.(Dia Mirza/ Instagram)

Dia Mirza shares her fashion staples and hacks

By Indo Asian News Service | Indo Asian News Service
UPDATED ON FEB 14, 2020 06:42 PM IST
Actor Dia Mirza talks about her fashion hacks, House of Kotwara, her wardrobe staples and the difference between working with an online platform as compared to mainstream media. Read on.
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Actor Sakshi Tanwar played muse to designer Pratima Pandey.(FDCI)
Actor Sakshi Tanwar played muse to designer Pratima Pandey.(FDCI)

Rooting for inclusivity and handloom

By Promotional Feature, HT Brand Studio
UPDATED ON OCT 10, 2019 04:26 PM IST
Presented by the Fashion Design Council of India, Day 1 of Lotus Make-up India Fashion Week Spring Summer 2020 in association with EBixCash kick-started with an interesting dichotomy of ideas - while there was a resurgence of handloom textiles, one also saw a wave of space-age style.
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We have great flea markets in our cities, and this is a great way to give clothes a second life, says zero-waste advocate Mallika Arya.(Shivam Saxena / HT)
We have great flea markets in our cities, and this is a great way to give clothes a second life, says zero-waste advocate Mallika Arya.(Shivam Saxena / HT)

Fashion revolution: Here’s why I don’t buy new clothes

By Mallika Arya | Hindustan Times
UPDATED ON JUL 06, 2019 11:35 AM IST
The apparel industry is one of the most polluting in the world, and almost half of all fast fashion produced is disposed of in under a year, so I decided to step out of the vicious circle.
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Labfresh says it improves everyday clothing by using the latest innovations in textile technology. (Photo courtesy: labfresh.eu)
Labfresh says it improves everyday clothing by using the latest innovations in textile technology. (Photo courtesy: labfresh.eu)

Stainless and sustainable: A Dane’s quest to make fashion green

By Nick Rigillo and Christian Wienberg | Bloomberg
UPDATED ON FEB 26, 2019 09:34 AM IST
Labfresh uses molecular technology to make stain- and odor-repellent business and casual shirts. Those who have tested them say you can wear them for a week, sweat and spill red wine on them, and they’ll still look fresh.
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Plastic can also be recycled to make clothes and embellishments (left), a dress made of hemp. (File Photo)
Plastic can also be recycled to make clothes and embellishments (left), a dress made of hemp. (File Photo)

Why you should go eco-friendly, opt clothes in natural fibres

By HT Correspondent | Hindustan Times
UPDATED ON FEB 19, 2019 09:47 AM IST
Some of the most commonly used synthetic fibres include nylon, polyester. Created using various chemicals, these are resilient, elastic. While these are qualities desired by fast fashion brands, they have disastrous implications on one’s health.
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More and more people are demanding for an increase in sustainable fashion.(Shutterstock)
More and more people are demanding for an increase in sustainable fashion.(Shutterstock)

Nike, H&M, Burberry and Gap join forces for sustainable fashion

By Reuters | Reuters, London
UPDATED ON MAY 17, 2018 12:55 PM IST
The four brands will join British designer Stella McCartney, who last year became the first to sign up to the initiative.
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Mena Suvari has been a vegan for 10 months now.(Instagram)
Mena Suvari has been a vegan for 10 months now.(Instagram)

Actress Mena Suvari says sustainable fashion is fun, makes you feel better

By HT Correspondent | Indo Asian News Service
UPDATED ON APR 23, 2018 10:58 AM IST
Actress Mena Suvari says being a vegan for 10 months and switching to sustainable and cruelty-free fashion and beauty products has changed her outlook to life.
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