Royal Ascot 2017 fashion: from edible hats to equestrian embellishment, we chart the weird, wonderful and wackiest style from this year’s races

With the British summer now in full swing, today it fell to Royal Ascot to kick off its festivities. Opening this morning with an expected 300,000 attendees expected over the 5-day event, all eyes are on the Berkshire racecourse for a whole host of different reasons. But while a number of people will be keepingRead More

Weird fashion trends heat up the summer

As the weather warms up, new fashion trends for the Summer are emerging. So, what’s the craze for 2017? Weird fashion. RompHim Rompers for men took the internet by storm when ACED Design began their Kickstarter campaign for RompHims. The campaign raised over $350,000 and RompHims are expected to ship in July with new ordersRead More

Exclusive: AI-based fashion startup Fabulyst raises seed round

  Fabulyst Pvt. Ltd, which operates an artificial intelligence-based platform emulating a personal stylist, has raised Rs 1.4 crore ($216,000) in seed funding from iB Hubs, a launchpad-cum-accelerator for startups. The Hyderabad-based startup will use the funds for technology ramp-up, global customer acquisition, and product development, a company statement said. Raj Parakh, co-founder and chiefRead More

Carla Fendi, Fashion Pioneer, Dies at 79

Carla Fendi, one of five sisters who inherited a small Roman leather goods workshop and together transformed it into a global luxury powerhouse famed for its reimagining of the classic fur coat, died on Monday in Rome. She was 79. Her death was announced by Fendi. The company said she had been ill but didRead More

Amazon launches ‘try-before-you-buy’ fashion service

  FILE PHOTO: Employees of Amazon India are seen behind a glass bearing the company’s logo inside its office in Bengaluru, India, August 14, 2015. REUTERS/Abhishek N. Chinnappa/File Photo Inc wants to turn your living room into a fitting room. The e-commerce giant, already one of the biggest apparel sellers in the United States,Read More

Fashion portal Fynd raises $3.4 mn from IIFL, others

  Online fashion marketplace Fynd, run by Shopsense Technologies Pvt. Ltd, has raised $3.4 million (around Rs 21 crore) in a Series A round from a group of investors. While lead investor IIFL Seed Ventures put in $2.4 million (around Rs 15 crore), Kae Capital, FJ Labs, Singularity Ventures, GrowX Ventures, Tracxn Labs and HongRead More

Milan Men’s Fashion Week Offers Shoe Options For Every Personality

How many pairs of shoes does one really need? Ask me, and you’re surely getting the “You-can-never-have-too-many!” kind of answer. But it is this exact kind of thinking that fashion houses consider as to why they are offering more shoe options for the stylish men out there. In fact, some brands even create hybrid shoes—theRead More