While buying gold jewellery, it’s advisable to check the hallmark to ensure you get what you are paying for and its purity is as promised by the jeweller. Hallmark is basically a certification of purity given by assaying and hallmarking centres (AHCs) accredited by the Bureau of Indian Standards (BIS). With the government planning to Read More →

“Simply amazing!” was the way the chief organiser of the event, Edward Kiti, described the Indian designer’s collection. “Thailand has a high fashion sense, and it was exciting for me to be a part of it.” — Atsu Sekhose The Bangkok Literature Festival in Bangkok was followed by a spectacular Thai Silk International Fashion Week, Read More →

The Merchandise Exports from India Scheme (MEIS) was discontinued from August 1. Though it was reinstated later for other export sectors, it is still not available for apparels and made-ups. Chennai: Apparel and made-up exporters are facing a huge working capital crunch for the past few months, as refunds of over Rs 5,000 crore under the Read More →

At a prehistoric archaeological site in Turkey, researchers have discovered two 8,500-year-old human teeth, which had been used as pendants in a necklace or bracelet. Researchers have never documented this practice before in the prehistoric Near East, and the rarity of the find suggests that the human teeth were imbued with profound symbolic meaning for Read More →

Car coats, goggles and driving caps all have their special place in the history of motoring fashion (yep, motoring fashion was a thing). But as the chariot slowly morphed into a luxury SUV, our need of traditional driving accessories, somewhat sadly, disappeared. If you want to add some serious style, and a bit of fun, Read More →