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GENTLEMENS ATTIRE DOMINANCE
The Men’s Wear market - with a market size of INR 87,500 crore (USD 16 billion) in 2012, menswear is the largest segment in India’s apparel market, accounting for 42% of the overall market. The Men’s Inner Wear market, worth INR 6330 crore (USD 1.2 billion) is characterised by the Read More

FEMININITY INCISE WESTERN LINES
Interestingly, in India the status of every Indian Women is subject to a number of great changes over the past few years. The Women's fashion scenario turned out to be the most-happening arena, wherein, feminine dressing drastically scenes changed within a short span of time. And soon then….. Read More

Fashionable Brands spy over Online Retail Sales
The measures highlight the tensions between brands and online retailers, which have become too popular with customers for brands to ignore. As online retailers continue to give discounts to boost sales, fashion brands such as Puma, Adidas and others are using price-tracking technology to spy on e-co Read More

Relaxation WITH COMFORTS
Aesthetically, when an extra hour spent in bed at or a day spent at home to relax or days spent over outings, we lie around seeking the best at leisure. So, with luxuries what most-expected is comforts. And that’s when we actually realise the basic need of wearing on a Lounge Wear or a desig Read More

Inner Wear Industry rolls BALLPARK FIGURE
Guesstimated, gauged, and weighed, Our Country’s Indian Inner Wear Industry as part-and-parcel of the Indian Apparel market, the said industry sets in trends and opportunities from 2014 to 2019 and has demonstrated resilience and growth in an environment characterised by slow economic growth Read More

Apparel industry india (aii) A CULTURAL CHANGE
The change in the lifestyle of the Indian consumer, increasing working class, higher disposable incomes, dual career families, and many other social and economic changes offer a wide array of opportunities, and contribute in accelerating the pace of growth of Apparel Industry in India AII. The major Read More

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Dukes SS Active Wear Collection-2015
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Dollar BIGBOSS Gym Vest
Sizes:  M, L, XL, XXL Colours: Black, Navy Blue, Melange, White and other seasonal colours.   Read More

BIG LOVE EYE-OPENER @ LFW S/R-15
Celebrating its 15th anniversary, Lakmé Fashion Week Summer/Resort-2015 showcased its best of S/R-15. And top-of-the-line Indian Fashion Designer Sabyasachi Mukherjee turned a successful curtain-raiser during Lakmé Fashion Week Summer/Resort-2015 with a new Men’s and Women’ Read More

FDCI AMAZON INDIA FASHION WEEK TRANSMISSION
Founded on the premise of promoting, nurturing and representing the best of fashion and design talent in the Country; its prime objective is to propagate the business of fashion. A non-profit organisation, FDCI, is the apex body of fashion design in India, represented by over 350 members. Amazon In Read More

DELHI HOLDS ITS FIRST EDITION OF IKF WEEK IN ASSOCIATION WITH JABONG
Karisma Kapoor graced the ramp for the finale show by Kidology on day one The capital today witnessed its first ever India Kids Fashion Week 2015 at The Grand, Vasant Kunj. Now in its third edition, the India Kids Fashion Week 2015, a joint venture by Event Capital and Craftworld saw hundreds of ki Read More

LUXURIOUS CLIMAX, SANJEEV MOHANTY, MANAGING DIRECTOR, BENETTON INDIA PVT. LTD.
Benetton has always found its place amongst the young. And in the whole of Asia, India is where it feels is its biggest market ever. Luxurious foreign brands have confiscated the upper-crust, with the buyer power of Indians. And Sanjeev Mohanty, Managing Director, Benetton India Pvt. Ltd. has come a Read More

JOGUR FASHION FOR EVERYDAY
The only thing constant for today's youngsters is "CHANGE". Keeping this in mind Jogur brings to you "FASHION FOR EVERYDAY" garments that are fashionable, available at lucrative price range with high quality standard, right on time. This Summer shout out for joyful "JOGUR". Jogur fills this void wi Read More

Stefano Ricci graces India
The Italian luxury label Stefano Ricci opened doors of its maiden flagship store in India. And the brand newly-opened boutique spreads over an overall area space of 2500 sq. ft. at the Taj Mahal Palace Hotel in Mumbai. Fashion Designer Stefano Ricci in-house creation ‘Stefano Ricci’ is Read More

Linen Club mean high-street fashion
Jaya Shree Textiles - a division of Aditya Birla Nuvo Ltd. in-house brand ‘Linen Club’ Fabrics successfully-opened doors of its newest flagship store at Indiranagar in Bangalore. And the exclusive showroom covers an overall area space of over 2,800 sq. ft. The fabulous outlet in-store d Read More

Basil Leaf launches its first B2B store in Mumbai
Capitalizing on its growth story, Basil Leaf, a luxurious ethnic and Indo western brand for girls and womenrespectively announced the launch of its first B2B store in SwastikHouse, Dadar (W)Mumbai. A perfect blend of luxury and ethnicity, the look of the store is parallel to the wholesome philosophy Read More

Clothing Online Sales secure $35bn
With increasing Internet penetration and growing preference for online shopping is expected to help the online fashion retail market touch USD 35 billion by 2020, Google India Fashion retail on e-commerce portals is expected to constitute 35 per cent of the total online retail revenue generated in I Read More

27% rate falter Trade and Industry
Presently, services are taxed by the Centre at the rate of 12% (plus cesses) A National Institute of Public Finance and Policy (NIPFP) team tasked with recommending a revenue neutral level for the Goods and Services Tax (GST) has suggested as many as 16 rates, corresponding to different scenarios. Read More

Retail Price Index Rises
Apparently, Retail inflation rose to 5.4% from 5.2% in January, driven by higher food inflation (+60 bps) while core inflation edged down for the 7th-seventh consecutive month. Despite higher food inflation, headline inflation remains in the comfortable zone. Assuming inflation remains the same in Read More

INDIA – A MODEST RANKER TO E-COMMERCE
Worldwide….. the top 4-four countries with highest readiness for electronic commerce are Luxembourg, followed by Norway, Finland and Canada. Whilst India scores 40.6 on index value with 1.8 per cent individuals over 15 years owning a credit card (2011 data), 12.6 per cent using the internet ( Read More

INDIA A RESOURCE TO SOURCE
All major global retailers are sourcing from India. And sourcing can grow big if set-base companies invest. Here, they are not investing in back-end infrastructure but merely sourcing from vendors. Global retailers are expected to step up sourcing from India as other major destinations such as Camb Read More

HIGHLY-FEISTY ESQUIRE WOMENS ETHNIC WEAR INDUSTRY
Overall, the market study intends providing a balanced outlook of the Women Ethnic Wear marketplace in order to assist sound investment decisions. Interestingly, highly-influenced by the ever-changing consumer demands and preferences, the Women Ethnic Wear Industry in India is highly fragmented and Read More

TCI Bridging Ends
Transport Corporation of India is India's leading end to end integrated supply chain and logistics solutions provider (LSP) and a pioneer in the sphere of cargo transportation in India. Leveraging on its extensive infrastructure, strong foundation and skilled manpower, TCI offers seamless multimodal Read More

Shopsense interactive platform
Fashion Retailers compete with E-tailers by going digital. Being Human, Nike integrates touch screens technology inside the store for a seamless shopping experience. What if clothing stores were more like websites, remembering everything you’ve tried on, passed over or purchased—and let Read More

FUTURE RETAIL PROPOSE TO RAISE FUNDS
In a proposition to reduce debt levels, Future Retail Ltd, the operator of Big Bazaar and Food Bazaar retail chains, plans to raise Rs. 700 crore by selling some of its investments in subsidiary Future Supply Chain Solutions Ltd. Future Retail to raise Rs700 crore to cut debt Firm to raise funds by Read More

FFL ACQUIRE VOGUE 4
The Hyderabad-based Filatex Fashions Limited has acquired the Kolkata-based e-commerce start-up vogue 4 all for a consideration of Rs 20 crore. The deal would assist them lift sales more than two-fold to Rs 65-70 crore. Filatex Fashions stock was up 1.9 % and closed at Rs. 7. 49 a share on the BSE. Read More

ALLEN SOLLY FIGURES HEIGHTENED
The company has marked-down Rs 7-8 cr for marketing Solly Sport in this spring-summer season. Allen Solly, the premium readymade brand from Madura Garments owned by Aditya Birla Group, is eyeing a turnover of Rs 1,000 crore in FY16. “It should cross Rs 800 crore (in sales) this fiscal and touc Read More

ARVIND NET-PROFIT THRIVES
Arvind Ltd. has registered a 6.78 per cent growth in its consolidated net profit for the third quarter ended December 31, 2014. The company's Q3 net profit of fiscal 2014-15 grew to Rs 109.10 crore, up from Rs 102.17 crore for the corresponding quarter last year. The company's total consolidated in Read More

AIFL LAUNCHES VIRTUAL RETAIL STORE
With a view to launch its virtual store in April, to sell company manufactured inner wears, Ashapura Intimates Fashion Ltd. (AIFL) forays into online retailing with its own e-commerce venture during the month of April.  The launch will coincide with the launch of physical stores in major citie Read More

LUXURY REVOLUTION BRING HOME HIGH-END
In-keeping with ruling trends dominating fashion, most websites source products right from the runway to ensure the shopper gets to choose from the latest collections. The websites also tend to offer bigger discounts compared to retail stores. And the emergence of online shopping portals catering ex Read More

MYNTRA SEEK PRIVATE AND NEW BRANDS
Appropriately, private brands and labels assist in boosting margins as pricing of third-party brands are more or less similar on competing platforms. Successfully, the Online Retailer Myntra is set to introduce 5-6 new brands of apparels and accessories over the next six months as it looks to increa Read More

SSML & SRF COURT-MARTIAL ROW OVER ‘SIYARAM’
The Mumbai-based textile manufacturer Siyaram Silk Mills Limited, in a case filed in 2011, sought the intervention of the court where Bhilwara-based firm Shree Siyaram Fab (SRF) was using the name 'Siyaram' for its textile products. Siyaram Silk Mills Ltd., in August 2011, came across the defendant Read More

GRASIM IN-SYNC ON LIVA
`Liva' is the first viscose staple fibre brand from Grasim, the flagship company of the Aditya Birla Group. Grasim Industries has successfully-invested Rs 100 crore to develop its first fabric brand, Liva', which it will distribute through 1,000 outlets as part of a plan to stay in-sync with clients Read More

KKCL UPSCALE WITH KILLER JEANS
Kewal Kiran Clothing (KKCL) - the maker of Killer jeans is pretty-much at par with bigger brands like Levi's, Benetton, Tommy Hilfiger, by earning much profit as others do. The textile maker has since added brands such as Lawman, Easies and Integriti. Kewalchand Jain watched yarns of fabric rolling Read More

AMERICAN SWAN & INDIA POST JOIN HANDS
Growing at 33 per cent, the e-commerce sector is expected to touch $76 billion by 2021 and the delivery/logistics sector constitutes approximately 12 per cent of this share. American Swan has made its products more accessible to customers by tying up with India Post Delivery Service to offer a wider Read More

ALIBABA GROUP EYE INDIAN E-TAILING
In a clear sign of his interest in India's e-commerce sector, Jack Ma, Founder & Executive Chairman of China's Alibaba Group, is likely to visit India again at the end of April, his third trip to the Country in about six months. Jack Ma met Prime Minister Narendra Modi during a short trip to Ind Read More

RALPH LAUREN SUE ALBL & USPA
Though, Arvind Lifestyle Brands Limited (ALBL) has licence to manufacture and market USPA branded products in India, Arvind Ltd. confirms that its subsidiary Arvind Lifestyle Brands Ltd. will pay USD 3.2 million to Ralph Lauren Corporation USA to settle a law suit filed by it in a US court in 2013. Read More

Inner Wear markets turn bold
Though, many young Indian Women struggle with seeing a male doctor or buying from men who sell undergarments due to both a conservative upbringing and a prevalence of sexism and some Women, however, prefer a female gynecologist because she tends to be more familiar of her patients’ problems. Read More

Lingerie Online gain supremacy
Traditionally, the Indian undergarment market is divided into mass-market, economy, mid-market, premium and super-premium. However, for the lingerie market, there is a difference compared with other types of markets. The mass-market and economy markets compose the bulk of the whole lingerie sales. Read More

COLORJET CUSTOMISES HOME FURNISHING
Founded in 2004, Colorjet India Ltd. is the fastest growing wide format digital inkjet print technology company in the Indian sub-continent. Colorjet India Ltd. is a leading manufacturer of digital inkjet textile printers to showcase in its live demonstration its latest grand format direct to fabric Read More

2016-17 TO FETCH TIRUPPUR RS. 36K CRORE
Incepted in 1990, TEA is an association exclusively for exporters of cotton knitwear with production facilities in Tiruppur. The knitwear exports from the South Indian textile hub of Tiruppur registered revenue of Rs. 10,050 crores in the first six months of the ongoing fiscal year 2014-15, growing Read More

RIP ON GST ANTICIPATED
Implementation of Goods and Services Tax (GST) is nonetheless much-awaited. And with slogans like ‘Make In India’ and talk of investment doing the rounds, the industry is nursing high hopes from this budget. According to Vinod Thapar, chairman, Ludhiana Knitwear Club, the primary demand Read More

VIACOM18 MEDIA ON FC BARCELONA
In pursuit of a new creation, Viacom18 Media - the equally-owned joint venture in between US-based Viacom & India's Network 18 Group has bagged the master licensing rights from sportswear and gear maker Nike to sell FC Barcelona merchandise in India. The exclusive deal is part of the company's Read More

TOMMY HILFIGER SPRING 2015 AD-CAMPAIGN GOES GLOBAL
Photographed in Sonoma, California, the campaign features a similar cast of eclectic characters from past campaigns: Arthur Kulkov, Julia Hafstrom, Bernard Fouquet, RJ King, RJ Rogenski, Jourdan Dunn and Chloe Blackshire, with new additions Ronja Furrer and Behati Prinsloo as the bride. Hair was don Read More

SEQUOIA CAPITAL BUY STAKES IN GO FASHION
Sequoia Capital – a big-time investor in companies like Google and Whatsapp is all set for 30% stake in Chennai-based Go Fashion for Rs 45-60 crore. Go Fashion makes bottom-wear such as churidars, leggings and jeggings for women and retails its products under the brand Go Colors. The company Read More

ASICS TO SET SALES OPERATION IN INDIA
Founded in 1949, headquartered in Kobe, Japan, ASICS Corporation designs and manufactures sports apparels and accessories along with running and other athletic footwear. The Japanese sportswear specialist ASICS is gearing up to launch sales operations in India through its Indian-based division ASICS Read More

UNDER ARMOUR SUCCEEDS ADIDAS
During last Summer, Under Armour lost a bidding war with Nike to sign the National Basketball Association's reigning Most Valuable Player, Kevin Durant. Adidas AG lost its No. 2 position in the ultracompetitive U.S. sportswear market last year to ascendant Under Armour Inc., which increased sales i Read More

TRIUMPH BRANCHES OUT IN-LAND
Grippingly, changing mindset boosting segment, Shalindra Fernando, GM, Triumph,  points out on an average woman own 10 to 15 bras and just one or two may be a branded good quality product. And with Our Country’s InnerWear market growing aggressively, Triumph feels it’s an under-pen Read More

GILDAN ACTIVEWEAR FALL A-PREY TO LOSSES
Counting on the collision of Comfort Colors, Gildan expects 2015 net sales to be slightly in excess of US$2.65 billion, compared to its initial guidance of close to US$2.65 billion provided on December 4, 2014. And for the 4th fiscal quarter ended January 4, 2015, Gildan Activewear said it slipped Read More

MONTE CARLO CELEBRATE SALES
Monte Carlo Fashions Limited (MCFL) is the leading manufacturer and retailer of woollen products, including sweaters and cardigans, and cotton knitted garments such as T-shirts and track suits. It also supplies accessories including belts, ties, inner wears, thermal wears and socks. Winter chill is Read More

BRANDED-PRODUCTS SEES GROWTH OVER 18%
Arvind Lifestyle Brands, a subsidiary of Arvind Ltd., one of the largest players in the apparel brands and retail space has now successfully-announced an agreement to market and sell basic and intimate apparel in India under the Hanes and Wonderbra brands, two of the largest and well-known global ap Read More

Valentine stretch bloc
Ashapura Intimates Fashion Ltd. the flagship company of Ashapura –Valentine Group has entered into retail segment. And with the company’s flagship Valentine Showroom spread over 1550 square feet opened at Hill Road, Bandra, Mumbai, its 2nd Valentine Showroom opened at Mulund in the Centr Read More

GENTLEMENS ATTIRE DOMINANCE
The Men’s Wear market - with a market size of INR 87,500 crore (USD 16 billion) in 2012, menswear is the largest segment in India’s apparel market, accounting for 42% of the overall market. The Men’s Inner Wear market, worth INR 6330 crore (USD 1.2 billion) is characterised by the Read More

ASYMMETRICAL LINES
Successfully-incepted in Indore as a Proprietorship firm during 1995 by Late Shri Dayaldas Chhabariya Ji is the Lingerie manufacturing and production banner ‘Yash Hosiery India Pvt. Ltd.’ now much-reckoned for its in-house Feminine Lingerie brand ‘Mansi’ and the Feminine Ling Read More

LINGERIE EXPOSED TO EXTREMES
The business of Lingerie in more a hidden or concealed private affair – it has uncovered its every point of secrete. Vivek Mehta, CEO of MAS Brands India that owns the brand amanté is confident of the fast changing trends in the lingerie industry. With his 16 years of rich experience, Read More

BIBAs Winter Collection India’s leading ethnic wear brand - BIBA, is all set to make your winters more comfy and stylish with its latest Winter Range. With five new offerings, the latest winter wear range spells a perfect blend of traditional designs and trendy looks. 

Fall Fashion for 2014-2015 After basking in the summer trends for 2014, its time to find out about the reigning styles and silhouettes for fall fashion and embrace them with confidence. It's almost time to bid adieu to the brig

BIG LOVE EYE-OPENER @ LFW S/R-15
Celebrating its 15th anniversary, Lakmé Fashion Week Summer/Resort-2015 showcased its best of S/R-15. And top-of-the-line Indian Fashion Designer Sabyasachi Mukherjee turned a successful curtain-raiser during Lakmé Fashion Week Summer/Resort-2015 with a new Men’s and Women’s line titled ‘Big Love’ from his ‘Sabyasachi by Sabyasachi’ label. Interestingly, dating-back…. to the power dressing era of 1970s, the 1

FDCI AMAZON INDIA FASHION WEEK TRANSMISSION
Founded on the premise of promoting, nurturing and representing the best of fashion and design talent in the Country; its prime objective is to propagate the business of fashion. A non-profit organisation, FDCI, is the apex body of fashion design in India, represented by over 350 members. Amazon India Fashion Week, Spring-Summer edition hosted by the Fashion Design Council of India (FDCI) will run from October 14-18, 2015, while Autumn-Winter edition will be held f

DELHI HOLDS ITS FIRST EDITION OF IKF WEEK IN ASSOCIATION WITH JABONG
Karisma Kapoor graced the ramp for the finale show by Kidology on day one The capital today witnessed its first ever India Kids Fashion Week 2015 at The Grand, Vasant Kunj. Now in its third edition, the India Kids Fashion Week 2015, a joint venture by Event Capital and Craftworld saw hundreds of kids walking the ramp with the crème-de-la-crème of fashion industry including ace designers and celebrities, after a successful 2 day extravaganza in Mumbai

SUSTAINABLE FASHION 2020
Gurgaon’s premier fashion institute, Institute of Apparel Management (IAM) organized first of its kind ‘India towards Sustainable Fashion 2020’ on Saturday at Apparel House, with the aim of promoting sustainable fashion amongst young entrepreneurs in the country. Fashion industry leaders around the globe gathered for panel discussions, with one goal in mind: sustainability. The event aimed at building sustainability as a short-term & long-term

CMAI SHOWCASES 60TH NGF
The Clothing Manufacturers Association of India (CMAI)-organised 60th National Garment Fair (NGF) successfully-staged off in Mumbai during the commencing month of the year 2015 at the Bombay Convention & Exhibition Centre, NSE Complex, Goregaon (East), Mumbai. The 2-two-day Garment Trade Fair was inaugurated by Kiran Soni Gupta, Textile Commissioner in the presence of Rahul Mehta, President and Members of Managing Committee of the Clothing Manufacturers Associa

The London Bridal Show
                  More than just a show, The London Bridal Show is located at London Olympia in West London, close to the capital’s many restaurants and theatres. Enjoy fine dining and a great night out as well as buying for the coming season and networking with industry colleagues throughout the show. The London Bridal Show returns to Olympia 8-10 March 2015. Over three action-packed days over 200 exhib

CELEBRATE LONDON FASHION WEEK
Londo This season the BFC will be live-streaming a record number of catwalk shows from LFW.Over 90% of shows will be live streamed to www.londonfashionweek.co.uk/live Click here for the showThe Shop: The Shop returns to London Fashion Week. Open to the public, The Shop will run from the 12- 21 September and is situated in the courtyard of Somerset House. Designed by Robert Storey, the pop-upfeatures the best of British contemporary including Charlotte Simone, Coo