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Sustainability

November 18, 2022

We tour the luxury resort to learn more about their sustainable initiatives
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November 03, 2022

Conditioned to material excess and a never-ending dependence on conventional production and value systems, the fashion industry necessitates change. At Rise Worldwide’s Impact Hub, an art gallery-inspired space backed by The Woolmark Company at the recently held FDCI x Lakmé Fashion Week, the following brands exhibited ground-breaking innovations — Relove by Kirti Poonia and Prateek Gupte, Craste by Himansha and Shubham Singh, Humanity Centred Designs by Vishal Tolambia, Priya Krishnamoorthy’s 200 Million Artisans and Phool by Ankit Agarwal
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October 11, 2022

“Fashion Has Always Fomented A Possession Craze”: NIFT, Bengaluru’s Director On Having The Conversations That Matter

Interview by Vanya Lochan. Photographs by Anish. Styled by Susan Thomas. Assisted by Aakriti Arora. All clothing and accessories, Susan's own. Location courtesy: NIFT Bengaluru.

Susan Thomas’ eclectic philosophy on personal style has been shaped by early trips to the All India Handloom House and a keen interest in modern Indian history. In an exclusive interview, she speaks to us about making the shift from fashion outsider to insider, experimenting with saris, and being intentional in the present context of the need to expand the industry’s purview and engage in mindful consumption
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Expect the Unexpected with Maverick & Farmer Coffee

Text by Avani Thakkar. Images courtesy Pavan Srinivas.

Verve takes a coffee break with Ashish D’abreo to understand the ins and outs of his artisanal brand and his goal to change the beverage as we know it
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July 28, 2022

Conscious Couture: These Contemporary Labels Are Driven By South India’s Community Effort Towards Sustainable Living

Text by Shirin Mehta. Interviews and styling by Akanksha Pandey. Photography by Carl Van Der Linde.

Spotlighting the work of eleven designers who are fashioning separates that reflect a deep connection with their environments, Verve frames evocative tableaux set against the changing face of nature
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Verve catches up with the designer duo for their take on the state of environmental sustainability in Indian fashion and the skilful mechanics behind their latest collection, “Assemble. Disassemble. Reassemble”
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