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Fashion and Trade – Room for both on the runway


i.jpgMy previous post¬†introducing the Delhi Fashion Week (DFW), dwelt on its capabilities as a newcomer in India’s fashion field.

Set up after organizers of the Wills Lifestyle India Fashion Week fell into dispute, the object of the new fashion event on the block stimulated amplified suspense.

As I wrote half way into the DFW, the success of the event was clear.

Shows had run smoothly and spurred good turnouts. I had yet to discover the Wills Lifestyle week and how the two weeks compared.

First impressions at Wills Lifestyle week left me agreeing with my fellow reporter who claimed it would be more “buzzing”.¬†

Delhi fashion week: new kid on the style block


The clash of catwalks spurred mixed emotions in the build-up to Delhi’s hosting of not one, but two fashion events this week.

tahiliani2.jpgDifferences between organizers of the established Wills Lifestyle India fashion week led to the creation of the Fashion Foundation of India which has launched the Delhi fashion week.