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Currently in its third year, the Circular Design Challenge is fast becoming the platform of choice for conscious designers to present sustainable creations that are rooted in the “reduce-reuse-recycle” principles of circular fashion. We speak to this year’s six finalists about their brands and processes
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Mother Of Invention

Text by Akanksha Pandey. Photographed by Mallika Chandra

Offering an outstanding collection that looks at manipulating indigenous material into fabrics, contemporary womenswear label Mishé has mindfulness at the centre of the brand’s ideology
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The Experimentalist

Text by Akanksha Pandey

Lakmé Fashion Week’s grand finale debutante Rimzim Dadu makes a strong case for why innovations in textile will dictate the future of fashion
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Dual Impact

Text by Akanksha Pandey

Fresh off their presentation at Lakmé Fashion Week’s grand finale, Saaksha & Kinni now hold the record of being the youngest label to showcase at Mumbai’s biannual style spectacle, setting a precedent for up-and-coming designers. The duo talks to Verve about their journey and gives us a peek into the brand’s DNA
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Rina Singh, Eka

Not Your Average Jo

Text by Sadaf Shaikh. Photographed by Mallika Chandra

The stylish set that regularly congregates at the trend-forecasting Lakmé Fashion Week is often not acquainted with the detailed thought processes that precede some of these visionary collections. Eká’s Rina Singh, whose recent line is strongly influenced by a much-loved literary character, picks a runway look and shares the inspiration behind each element
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February 13, 2020

Remembering Wendell Rodricks

Text by Anandita Bhalerao

Friends and colleagues remember a pioneering designer of Indian fashion.
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