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Trends that shaped the global fashion industry in 2019

Trends that shaped the global fashion industry in 2019

The fashion industry once again took centrestage in 2019 as several new trends and disruptive startups moulding and shaping the market made up the year. Like their global counterparts, Indian brands like the Mumbai-based Suta Sarees and Gurugram-based designer Gursakhi Lugani’s brand Nakhrewali made a mark in the industry with their unique an... Read more

Bespoke shirt brand 16 Stitches thrives ahead in India and abroad

Bespoke shirt brand 16 Stitches thrives ahead in India and abroad

Though the market for made to measure clothing is still at a nascent stage, the concept is fast catching in India. “There is an increased consciousness amongst people about what they wish to wear,” says Punit Chokani, Co-Founder of 16 Stitches a brand that offers customised shirts for men. “Every emerging economy goes through this... Read more

Duke Fashions felicitated with MSME Award

Duke Fashions felicitated with MSME Award

Duke Fashions (India), a lifestyle brand with an affluent track record in manufacturing quality readymade garments with contemporary styling, has been honored with ‘Punjab State MSME Award’ for its Outstanding Quality Products and Tremendous Business Growth. Komal Kumar Jain, Chairman Duke Fashions received this award from Chief Ministe... Read more

“We need to build a better infrastructure and bigger clusters to compete …

“We need to build a better infrastructure and bigger clusters to compete with other countries.”

India’s share in global textile exports has declined while that of other countries like Bangladesh and Vietnam is increasing. HK Magu, Chairman, AEPC expounds on the reasons for this decline in exports and strategies for their revival.  Due to the ongoing US-China trade war, the Indian apparel industry expected a lot of orders to be div... Read more

Nauti Nati to introduce a kid’s ethnic wear range, enter more MBOs

Nauti Nati to introduce a kid’s ethnic wear range, enter more MBOs

Kids’ wear brand Nauti Nati plans to foray into the kids’ ethnic wear segment. The brand caters to boys in the age group one to five years and girls six months to eight years. “We do not cater to boys older than five years as purchasing for this age group becomes more brand-oriented and product differentiation becomes difficult,&r... Read more

Global brands making a mark in India

Global brands making a mark in India

The fashion retail and luxury space in India is booming faster than ever. A plethora of internationally reputed brands are available through both brick and mortar stores and websites. Zara is the fastest fashion brand in the world and restocks its entire collection every two weeks. Uber feminine and bridesmaid-esque, Forever New is a one-stop d... Read more

Cottonking continues innovating with shirts, plans retail expansion

Cottonking continues innovating with shirts, plans retail expansion

Popular shirts brand Cottonking has introduced a variety of shirts in its current range. “These include shirts with a carbon peach finish, stain-resistant shirts and a new range known as Aerosoft,” informs Kaushik Marathe, Director of the brand. The brand also offers a wide variety of designs and prints. “Floral prints are popular... Read more

Deal Jeans enhances its denim collection with a new kid’s range

Deal Jeans enhances its denim collection with a new kid’s range

“The act of wearing clothes has become a form of art, one that we call fashion,” says Sameer Patel, Chairman, Deal Jeans which has launched a new denim collection for kids. “Embellished with embroideries, gel embossing and studs and appliques, this collection adds a unique twist to current trends. The color palette varies from lig... Read more

Skechers India plans 500 stores across India

Skechers India plans 500 stores across India

Skechers India plans to set up 500 stores across India in the next few years. These stores will be set up in Tier II and III cities. The brand also plans to foray into athleisure wear this year. Known as a global leader in footwear, Skechers has designed over 3,000 styles for men, women, and children. The brand was launched in India around 8 yea... Read more

Toonz Retail’s A/W collection stirs up a child’s enthusiasm

Toonz Retail’s A/W collection stirs up a child’s enthusiasm

The latest A/W ’19 collection by Toonz Retail resembles the enthusiasm of a small child. Colorful, vibrant and energetic, the collection offers a comfortable party ensemble. “The collection though heavy on style is light on the body and offers more options for layering and styling,” says Sharad Venkta, Managing Director & CEO ... Read more

Shoppers Stop opens new department store in Mumbai

Shoppers Stop opens new department store in Mumbai

Multi-brand fashion and lifestyle retailer Shoppers Stop opened its 10th department store in the Seawoods Grand Central Mall, New Mumbai. The new 15,000 square foot Shoppers Stop store has dedicated sections for apparel, cosmetics, accessories, and homeware. Shoppers Stop aspires to be an omni-channel online leader in the fashion and beauty offeri... Read more

“We need to think big.” Anjani Prasad, Managing Director, Archroma India

“We need to think big.” Anjani Prasad, Managing Director, Archroma India

A leader in specialty chemicals, Archroma operates in several countries like China, India, Vietnam, Indonesia, Bangladesh, Europe, US and Latin America. Headquartered in Reinach, Switzerland, the company delivers specialised performance and color solutions in over 100 countries. It provides dyes and specialty chemicals serving the branded and perfo... Read more

Forever New to exploit Indian potential in the fashion segment

Forever New to exploit Indian potential in the fashion segment

Australian women’s fashion brand Forever New plans to expand its retail footprint in India, as it looks to cash in on the country’s growth potential in the fashion segment. It plans to add four more cities this year and add 10 more stores in next two years. It will focus on top Indian ten cities and grow the market there. The brand rec... Read more

India keeps clothing market going

India keeps clothing market going

While the global outlook for consumer spending is dim on account of rising trade tensions, political uncertainty and economic concerns, India presents an exciting opportunity particularly for price competitive players. The Indian clothing market is the sixth largest globally. While GDP growth this year has been somewhat weaker than expected, in ... Read more

Asics’ launches new initiatives to beat competition

Asics’ launches new initiatives to beat competition

According to Rajat Khurana, Managing Director of sportswear brand Asics, there is a shift in the Indian fashion scenario with people opting for comfortable yet stylish clothing. This has led to the rise of the athleisure category in India. People are conscious about fitness, and the kind of look they want to sport. This amalgamation of function and... Read more

Mufti to add 25 new stores this fiscal

Mufti to add 25 new stores this fiscal

Mufti will open 25 new stores before the end of the current fiscal. The men’s fashion and denim brand has been witnessing strong sales in Tier II and III towns, which has resulted in an 11 per cent growth in the first six months of this fiscal. Mufti expects 12 per cent annual growth this fiscal. The brand has witnessed remarkable growth in r... Read more

Promod plans 100 stores by 2025

Promod plans 100 stores by 2025

French apparel brand Promod, which recently opened its first E-origin store in Mumbai’s Palladium Mall, plans to launch 100 stores by 2025. It plans to launch 10 more E-origin stores by 2021 and by 2025 convert all the existing stores into E-origin format. The brand has earmarked an investmentof Rs 50 crore for the project. The new stores wi... Read more

Luxury brands downsize in India

Luxury brands downsize in India

Trouble looms over India’s luxury retail sector. India’s luxury malls make up just five per cent of the country’s entire mall strength. Just a few successful luxury malls have survived and that too in bigger cities. Walk-ins have dropped sharply at luxury malls. High operating costs and soaring rentals are the bane of luxury ... Read more

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12 mantras to maintain brand competitiveness in tough times

12 mantras to maintain brand competitiveness in tough times

A visionary academic leader and persuasive administrator, Professor Dr Darlie O Koshy is well known for transforming several educational institutions like the National Institute of Design (NID), Ahmedabad where he served... Read more

‘We are focusing strongly on the innerwear category’

‘We are focusing strongly on the innerwear category’

Kavindra Mishra, Managing Director, India Business and Asia Pacific, Pepe Jeans, speaks exclusively to DFU Publications about the brand, its initiatives and the global denim industry. What is Pepe Jean’s mission... Read more

‘CMAI needs to take a leap into the next level’: Rahul Mehta

‘CMAI needs to take a leap into the next level’: Rahul Mehta

Rahul Mehta has been unanimously re-elected the President of Clothing Manufacturers Association of India popularly known as CMAI for the year 2018 - 2020. Under his leadership, CMAI has been growing leaps and bounds. He ... Read more

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FBB plans jeans campaign ‘Sexy Black Sundays’

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Superdry launches campaign for millennials

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E-commerce to drive lifestyle brands in India

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The next edition of Lakme Fashion Week will be held from February 12

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Puma signs on Indian football captain Sunil Chhetri

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Aditya Birla opens first American Eagle store in Bengaluru

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Nagpur Organic Cotton Summit promotes eco-friendly fashion

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Anushree Reddy presents embroidery and florals

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Around 45 per cent textile units face working capital crunch: ITF survey

A study conducted by textile industrial association Indian Texpreneurs Federation (ITF) on the current state of the sector has shown th... Read more

Himanshu Kapania is the new vice-chairman of Aditya Birla Fashion and Retai…

Himanshu Kapania is the new vice-chairman of Aditya Birla Fashion and Retail (ABFRL). Kapania is an IIM Bangalore and BIT alumini. He w... Read more

Fablestreet raises Rs 21 crore to expand capacity

Fablestreet, a premium workwear brand, has raised Rs 21 crore ($3 million) in series A round led by Fireside Ventures. The brand will u... Read more

Jesal Vora making a mark with her ethnic collection

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FDCI hosts fashion show at Inherit 2019 with 21 designers

Around 21 of India’s leading designers participated in the fashion show organised by the Fashion and Design Council of India (FDC... Read more

Snapdeal adds 3,500 new pin codes

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Handwoven denim grows in popularity

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Luxury retailer The Collective to double store count

The Aditya Birla Group's luxury multi-brand retail store, The Collective, plans to double its store count by opening 10 more stores in ... Read more

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