In spite of the largest cotton acreage in India, the yields are very low and if this persists the country may become “a net importer of cotton”, speakers warned at a conference on ‘Indian Cotton Scenario in the Current Context 2016-2017’.
With summer drawing to a close, it's time to turn our attention to the new beauty trends for fall. In case the Autumn/Winter 16/17 shows seem too long ago to recall, here is a reminder of the defining catwalk looks seen unveiled back in February.
A first of its kind Common Bonded Warehouse (CBW) will be set up in Pakistan by Elite Services System (ESS), a customs clearing services agency in partnership with American and Efrid Lanka (A&E Lanka).
The 5,300-year-old Alpine mummy known as the Tyrolean Iceman died wearing leather clothes and accessories harvested from no less than five wild or domesticated species, a DNA analysis published Thursday revealed.
Swimwear maker Speedo and luxury retailer Ralph Lauren Corp ended their sponsorship contracts with Ryan Lochte, days after the U.S. swimmer admitted to exaggerating his story about being robbed at gunpoint in Rio during the Olympics.
British fashion brand Burberry has added another celebrity to its list of models - actress Lily James. The "Downton Abbey" and "Pride and Prejudice and Zombies" star fronts a new advertising campaign for fragrance "My Burberry Black".
Cotton growing area in China has reduced by nearly 50 per cent over the last eight years, and this dip is likely to become permanent as cotton acreage is unlikely to increase, a speaker said at the annual Cotton Roundtable.
The New York fashion label is reportedly about to sound out Lanvin's former creative director, Alber Elbaz, with a view to succeed Peter Copping. The latter resigned last July after two years as head of design at Oscar De La Renta.