Sartorial Headlines worth knowing from India and Around the World
1. Friends Cast to Reunite on TV in February:
News of a Friends reunion on TV in February has made fans crazy. The original cast of David Schwimmer, Jennifer Aniston, Matthew Perry, Courteney Cox, Matt LeBlanc and Lisa Kudrow will be there for you on NBC on Sunday 21 February.
But NBC’s chairman, Robert Greenblatt, told reporters it was possible attempts to get all six of them “in the same room at the same time” could get stuck in second gear: “I’m not sure we can logistically pull it off.”
While you wait for the special show on February 21 on NBC, lets have a look at some moments from the show, in the pictures below.
2. Suket Dhir wins 2015/16 International Woolmark Award:
35-year-old, Delhi based Indian designer Suket Dhir, who designs under the brand name Suketdhir, wins the International Woolmark award for menswear. The award was judged by a panel, including Haider Ackermann, designer; Imran Amed, founder and editor-in-chief, The Business of Fashion, Pitti Immagine and Stuart McCullough, managing director of The Woolmark Company and many more.
The award was presented at a glittering event held at the Manzil Downtown Dubai, Dhir impressed the judges with his unique Merino wool fabric developments and innovative hand-woven techniques.
“I am extremely proud to have received this accolade from such a prestigious institution, particularly when taking into account all the amazing designers that have come before me,” Dhir said in a press release.
3. Manish Malhotra’s First Banarasi Collection:
‘The Regal Threads’ Manish Malhotra for the first time experiments with brocade’s, silks and banarasi weaves, the line-up features bright hues like magneta pink and purple, along with heavy embellishment and embroideries.
Manish Malhotra for his first show of 2016 came together with Sahachari Foundation to present this stunner collection. His showstoppers for the evening stole everybody’s heart.
Katrina Kaif dressed in the most beautiful Maish Malhotra ivory mirror work lehenga looked stunning as ever with her Fitoor partner Aditya Roy Kapoor walking the runway in gold and black brocade outfit.
4. David Bowie – The Man, The Artist, The Legend:
The star battled illness for 18 months before his death on last Sunday, but kept it a secret from all but close friends and family – even though he knew it was likely to kill him.
Despite his cancer diagnosis, Bowie continued to make music, releasing his final album Blackstar just two days before he passed away in New York on Sunday, surrounded by his family.
An unconventional celebrity life, with an unconventional celebrity death. He will be missed!!