Given that retail is India’s largest service sector, the future of this vital industry really matters. But how are we to work out what the best ways forward are? Should we listen to the pronouncements of entrepreneurs or designers, or the predictions of analysts or commentators?
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The French have always made even the most mundane things appear artistic. From gastronomy to couture, the French are renowned for being, well haute! Also, being one of the most open minded nations out there helps with fashion does it not?
Maybe that is the reason; the Festival de Cannes gets more and more interesting year after year. The Lumière brothers are credited with making the first exhibited film (L’Arrivee Du Train or the Arrival of the Train). They were also the mentors of the Cannes Film Festival.
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In order to be irreplaceable,
One must always be Different!
We agree! Fashion may be evolutionary, but style, well, it never goes out of style! And NOW, today, this is becoming apparent. The precepts of fashion are evolving; no longer is it confined to the ‘hallowed’ runways. Now, fashion is created everywhere- and consumed with the same enthusiasm as on the ramp.
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Branded bags and quality luggage has arrived! Now is the time when every little detail- from a dainty hairpin to the right bag is vital to look modern. With the growing influence of fashion consciousness and rising expendable incomes, bags have become a status symbol.
The global luggage and leather goods industry is expected to grow at a CAGR of 4.5% during 2014-2019. The total retail sales value of the Indian luggage market alone is forecast to be about 1.87 billion U.S. dollars in 2015.
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The much awaited ICC Cricket World Cup Semi-Final is over and done with. A few billion Indian fans are feeling the loss of the World cup trophy. But our retailers have already picked themselves up, dusted themselves off, and are ready for the next opportunity to do great stuff.
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Street style is like the pulse of fashion. And fashion weeks are when the best and the brightest shine out. When it comes to ‘street style,’ we think that these styles are the ones that will rock the runways and the roadways at the same time.
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This iconic image from Breakfast at Tiffany’s has taken over the active imagination of people all over the world. It has, literally changed and broken many stereotypes about fashion.
Since we are a part of the fashion industry, at Intelligence Node, this image has three takeaways for us:
One, the lady herself!
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Fashion Trends @ London Fashion Week Spring 2015…
At IntelligenceNODE, we have been checking out the various trends that are ruling the runways this year. And yes, we can see just how quickly these are spreading! We combed the rich and the famous (online of course) – Vanity Fair, Vogue, Harpers Bazaar- Thank you for confirming and inspiring!
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The recent New York & London Fashion Weeks 2015 happened in February this year. They were of course a visual treat; they always are. But Fashion shows have always been more about business than anything else.
No, we are not cynical; we don’t wish to take away from your “shopaholic paradise” dreams. But fact is that every fashion show is about minting more money. For -the designers, the models, the make- up artists, and the whole bevy of people that are involved in this industry are trying to create something that will be, eventually, visible on the streets.
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Ok, so just as life was getting boring, again, the Oscars hit us with glam! They brought back the zing and fun as well. Being an awards academy and a popular award show aside, we do know quite a few individuals who actually woke at 5.30 A.M, IST, just to catch the action, live! And what a show it was!
At Intelligence Node, we are always looking for fodder. Fashion fodder to be exact. And the Oscars are it when we say fashion. Where beauties hobnob with the beasts; and no, the beasts are not big and scary at all; usually they are the worst dressed, the uncoordinated and unpleasing dresses, hairstyles, etc, that adorn beautiful (or once beautiful) people.
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