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Kallol Datta: “We Need More Angry Designers”

Image courtesy: Mallika Chandra

The end to yet another fashion week causes clothes maker Kallol Datta to look inwards, shining a torch into the shadowy crevices of the abandoned runway halls. He speaks about the need for fashion to be more political…
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40 Under 40 List for 2019, Ankiti Bose, Biocon, biopharmaceuticals, Chatuchak market, Dhruv Kapoor, Featured, female entrepreneurs, FierceBiotech, Forbes, Fortune, India’s first female unicorn founder, Indian Fashion Industry, Kiran Mazumdar Shaw, online fashion marketplace, Sustainability, textile industry, The True Cost, Top 25 Most Powerful Women in Asia-Pacific, World’s 100 Most Powerful Women, World’s 25 Most Influential People in Biopharma, Zilingo

In Good Company

Text by Shirin Mehta. Photographed by Lyn Averson. Styled by Vrinda L Seth. Production by Lamya Bhatri Ebrahim. Hair & Make-Up by Kate Aguilar

Two women. Two start-ups. Two thought leaders. The result of an impromptu idea, Ankiti Bose’s Singapore-based digital fashion marketplace, Zilingo, is en route to a billion dollar valuation just four years after its launch. Its rapid rise caught the eye of fellow businesswoman Kiran Mazumdar-Shaw, founder of the over-four-decade-old Biocon, who herself holds an unmatched position in corporate India. She naturally takes a mentoring stance when Verve combines the entrepreneurial powers of the Bengaluru-born disruptors for a reliably impressive exchange of ideas as Shirin Mehta listens in
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Kristy De Cunha, Fashion Designer, Frida Kahlo of the Indian Fashion Industry

Quick 14 with Kristy De Cunha

Interviews by Wyanet Vaz. Photographs by Tejal Pandey (Mumbai), Manpreet Singh (Delhi), Selvaprakash L (Bengaluru), Devraj Chalia (Guwahati). Illustrations by Farzana Cooper. Conceptualised and Executed by Ashima Gupta. Styling by Priyanka Monga. Make-Up by Charmaine Rao for Guerlain; Hair by Sareena Acharya, Mallika Pirani, Harish Ratan Singh For L’oreal Professional (Mumbai)

For being the Frida Kahlo of the Indian Fashion Industry
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