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WIFW 2010: INTERVIEW – Tarun Tahiliani

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Designer Tarun Tahiliani speaks to Reuters on the sidelines of the Wills Lifestyle India Fashion Week in New Delhi.

Highlights from the Tarun Tahiliani show on Thursday at the Wills Lifestyle India Fashion Week.

(Video by Urvashi Sibal)

WIFW 2010: First day a no-show

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Shows on the first day of India’s biggest fashion event were cancelled on Wednesday after organisers of the Wills Lifestyle India Fashion Week could not furnish mandatory fire safety permits.

(Flip cam video by Urvashi Sibal)

WIFW 2010: Designer auto auction

Twelve contemporary artists including Dilip Sharma, Farad Hussain, Satish Gupta and Nitin Bal Chauhan lent their creative touch to a charity initiative by handpainting ten autorickshaws which will be auctioned at the Wills Lifestyle India Fashion Week.

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Fashion and Trade – Room for both on the runway

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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.

Search for India’s YSL: Notes from India fashion week

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fashion1.jpgI have always been a bit cynical about the Indian fashion industry. I used to think the country’s fashion designers were wannabes trying to break into a glamorous industry despite having little or no aptitude for the trade.

But spending time at the Wills Lifestyle India Fashion Week has lessened my cynicism to some extent.

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