The Many Hats of JJ Valaya

Ace Indian couturier JJ Valaya has straddled the world of interiors, photography and art with ease. Aekta Kapoor talks to the man behind the magic.

A Star is Worn: Indian Fashion’s Obsession with Bollywood

In the past two decades, the fashion industry has no doubt matured and developed a more organised infrastructure of fashion weeks, commercially driven ramp shows and a backbone of PR managers, professional stylists and choreographers. But another factor has taken firm root along the warp and weft of Indian fashion: the star power of Bollywood.

From Inspiration to Cultural Appropriation

When does fashion go from inspiration to cultural appropriation? Can one go ‘too far’ in design and creativity?

Fashion Designers Tie the Knot with Wedding Décor

After dressing up brides for D-day and fashionistas for red-carpet events, top Indian fashion designers are now getting into another kind of long-term commitment—by plunging merrily into wedding design.

The Big Buffet: India’s Booming Wedding Market

Set against a gloomy backdrop of a slowing economy, rising inflation and falling value of the rupee against the dollar, the luxury wedding market in India shines so brightly with its zardozi gold threads and kundan-studded glitter that one is tempted to label it ‘recession-proof’.

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