Abhishek Tibrewal wins Liva Protégé 2017

2017/12 16 15:12

Abhishek Tibrewal bagged first prize at Liva Protégé 2017 Budding fashion designer Abhishek Tibrewal has been announced as the winner of Liva Protégé 2017, a unique talent hunt competition which gives young fashion designers an opportunity to showcase their creativity. The third edition of Liva Protégé received over 3,000 applications from more than 190 fashion […]

India’s The Label Life raises $3.1 mn from Kalpavriksh

2017/12 15 03:12

Courtesy: The Label Life Mumbai-based e-commerce lifestyle brand The Label Life has raised $3.1 million from Kalpavriksh, the Centrum group’s maiden private equity (PE) fund under Centrum Alternatives LLP. The brand plans to aggressively expand the label, double the stock keeping units, explore an omni-channel strategy and focus on collaborations and partnerships with the funding. […]

Alpaca del Peru opens first store in China

2017/12 12 15:12

Courtesy: Andina/Cortesia Brand: Alpaca del Peru Company: Promperu Location: Wangfujing Shopping Centre, Beijing USP: The store is dedicated to garments and accessories made with fibre of Andean camelid. Product profile: The store contains high-end clothing and alpaca accessories made in Peru. It also offers apparels from six companies viz. Anntarah, Kero Design, Kuna, Alpaca Sun, […]

Pantone 18-3838 Ultra Violet is colour of the year 2018

2017/12 11 05:12

Courtesy: Pantone Pantone, a wholly owned subsidiary of X-Rite, Incorporated, and provider of professional colour language standards and digital solutions, has announced Pantone 18-3838, Ultra Violet, as the Pantone colour of the year for 2018. Pantone 18-3838 Ultra Violet communicates originality, ingenuity, and visionary thinking that points us towards the future.On the runway or the […]

Fashion brand Monte Carlo launches new brand ‘Rock.It’

2017/12 11 05:12

Courtesy: Rock.It What: Fashion brand Monte Carlo has launched a new fitnesswear brand Rock.It for men Who: Monte Carlo Fashions Limited, based in India, is an apparel retailer and manufacturer of woollen and cotton garments for men, women and children. USP: The brand provides attire for work-out and sports for men made up of terry, […]

The Limited debuts in 150 Belk stores

2017/12 11 05:12

Courtesy: Belk The Limited, a legacy brand known for empowering women in the workforce for over 50 years, has returned to TheLimited.com and debuted in 150 Belk stores. Known for delivering Modern. Southern. Style. for nearly 130 years, Belk, a private department store company based in Charlotte, has become the exclusive distributor for The Limited […]

American Eagle Q3 FY17 comparable sales up 3%

2017/12 11 05:12

Courtesy: American Eagle Outfitters The comparable sales of American Eagle Outfitters, Inc., a leading global specialty retailer offering high-quality, on-trend clothing, accessories and personal care products, was up 3 per cent for the third quarter of fiscal 2017, following a 2 per cent rise last year. Total net revenue increased 2 per cent to $960 […]

Anita Dongre’s Grassroot store opens in New Delhi

2017/12 07 15:12

Brand: Grassroot Designer: Anita Dongre Location: The Chanakya mall, New Delhi Area: 1500 square feet Product profile: The products showcase exquisite hand embroidery inspired by the biodiversity of rural India which are made by the village artisans. It consists of a wide range of tunics, bottoms, jackets and dresses. The fabrics are handwoven and the […]

Netherlands firm buys Gardeur out of insolvency

2017/12 07 15:12

Courtesy: Atelier Gardeur The family-run Duijndam Group from the Netherlands has signed a contract to save Gardeur Group, the tradition-rich trousers specialist based in Mönchengladbach, Lower Rhine, Germany. The aim is to stabilise supply in the short term and re-position and expand Gardeur as the German trouser brand on national and international markets in the […]

Bluesign signs Anubha as system partner in India

2017/12 07 15:12

Courtesy: Bluesign Technologies/Jill Dumain (left), CEO of bluesign technologies with Aditya Goyal, MD of Anubha Industries Anubha Industries Ltd, an Indian specialist for denim and advanced fabric solutions that manages the complete industrial chain, from fabric to finished product, has announced its partnership with bluesign technologies at Kingpins New York. The denim company plans to […]

Amazon sees rise in lingerie buying in tier 2/3 cities

2017/12 06 14:12

Amazon Fashion has witnessed a tremendous rise in lingerie shopping in tier-2 and tier-3 cities. Interestingly, some of the international brands have experienced a significant demand from tier-2 and tier-3 cities over metros. For 2017, sales in terms of units coming from tier 2/3 cities have contributed over 50 per cent of the total lingerie […]

Global fashion industry likely to touch $2.5 tn in 2018

2017/12 06 14:12

The average revenue for the global fashion industry is expected to rise between 3.5 and 4.5 per cent in 2018, to a total of $2.5 trillion, says a recent report. The industry's profit margin (before taxes) is projected to hold steady at 10 per cent. The growth will mainly be driven by emerging markets such […]