She becomes pregnant with Abhijit’s child, and reluctantly has an abortion due to conditions in her contract. After realizing that she was deceived in her relationship, Meghna tells Abhijit’s wife about their relationship, and Abhijit ends Meghna’s contract with Panache. Upset at the turn of events, Meghna descends into alcoholism; at a rave party she uses cocaine and unwittingly has a one-night stand. This study aims to develop and test a methodical approach to assessing the effectiveness of business models in fast fashion. The British Fashion Council strengthens British fashion in the global economy as a leader in responsible, creative businesses. It does this through championing diversity, building and inviting the industry to actively participate in a network to accelerate a successful circular fashion economy.
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- The Haute house was the name established by the government for the fashion houses that met the standards of the industry.
- The board was willing to issue a U/A certificate after several cuts; Bhandarkar refused and accepted the A certificate since the scenes in question were crucial to the narrative.
Globally known Swedish fashion brand H&M faced this issue with one of its children’s wear advertisements in 2018. A Black child wearing a hoodie with the slogan “coolest monkey in the jungle” was featured in the ad. This immediately led to controversy, as “monkey” is commonly used as slur against Black people, and caused many customers to boycott the brand. Many people, including celebrities, posted on social media about their resentments towards H&M and refusal to work with and buy its products. H&M issued a statement saying “we apologise to anyone this may have offended”, though this too received some criticism for appearing insincere. Videos in general have been very useful in promoting the fashion industry.
Distributed by Moser Baer Home Videos, one disc contains the film; the other disc has additional content on the making of the film and interviews with the stars and director. The film’s television premiere took place on UTV Movies on 15 March 2009. (US$1.1 million), and before release recouped half its cost from tie-ins with brands including Reebok, Lenovo, Sunsilk and LG Electronics.
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Negative factor surveys and interviews present is that the answers can be biased, due to wording in the survey or on face-to-face interactions. Focus groups, about 8 to 12 people, can be beneficial because several points can be addressed in depth. With such a small sample size, it is hard to know if the greater public would react the same way as the focus group. Observation can really help a company gain insight on what a consumer truly wants. There is less of a bias because consumers are just performing their daily tasks, not necessarily realizing they are being observed. For example, observing the public by taking street style photos of people, the consumer did not get dressed in the morning knowing that would have their photo taken necessarily.
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RMIT Fashion Enterprise students have collaborated with Australian tech company Okkular, to gain invaluable practical experience and learn how AI is applied in fashion retail. Find out more about the RMIT x Caprice partnership, a hands on learning experience for our Bachelor of Fashion students. Meet Caprice CEO Paul Cannon and Sustainability Manager Corinne Hollier, the Course Coordinator Dr. Carolina Quintero Rodriguez, as well as two students Rebecca Lee and Erin Box as they provide insight into this opportunity for our Fashion students.
Similar changes in clothing can be seen in Japanese clothing between the Genroku period and the later centuries of the Edo period (1603–1867), during which a time clothing trends switched from flashy and expensive displays of wealth to subdued and subverted ones. These example sentences are selected automatically from various online news sources to reflect current usage of the word ‘Fashion News.’ Views expressed in the examples do not represent the opinion of Merriam-Webster or its editors. If fall fashion is your main focus, then turn to these Chelsea ankle booties that are up to a whopping 71 percent off in classic black. Fashion, style, mode, vogue, fad, rage, craze mean the usage accepted by those who want to be up-to-date. Fashion is the most general term and applies to any way of dressing, behaving, writing, or performing that is favored at any one time or place. Sukanya Verma of Rediff.com rated the album 3.5 out of 5, and said that the film offers a well-designed mix of trendy tunes and refined melodies.
Social media, such as blogs, microblogs, podcasts, photo and video sharing sites have all become increasingly important to fashion public relations. The interactive nature of these platforms allows practitioners to engage and communicate with the public in real-time, and tailor their clients’ brand or campaign messages to the target audience. With blogging platforms such as Instagram, Tumblr, WordPress, Squarespace, and other sharing sites, bloggers have emerged as expert fashion commentators, shaping brands and having a great impact on what is ‘on trend’. The actress said that her character is determined and added, “While her father wants her to become an accountant she aspires to become the leading model in fashion industry”. Addressing rumors that the film was an exposé of the fashion industry, she said, “It is nothing like that. Whatever problems that come up to my character in the film are not because of the profession but because of the choices that my character makes in her life”. Arjan Bajwa described his character, an aspiring fashion model, as uncompromising, achieving success in his own way.
Her father encourages her to return to Mumbai; Meghna rekindles her friendship with Janet and models for Rohit’s show, where she freezes on the ramp after seeing the lights and cameras. Shonali appears on television as a mentally ill, homeless alcoholic; Meghna takes her in and tries to rehabilitate her. Meghna accepts an offer from Rahul to be the star model of his show, but a day before the show Shonali vanishes. Just before Meghna walks the ramp, she receives a call from the police telling her that Shonali is dead from a drug overdose. Meghna freezes; overcoming her grief, she walks the ramp, reviving her career and restoring her self-confidence. Meghna gives up drinking and smoking, and as the film closes she walks the ramp in Paris.
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Designer Vineet Bahl complained about the male characters, most of whom are portrayed as “gay designers and exploitative agency owners”. He said, “Bhandarkar could have done without gross generalizations. It makes the movie shallow and over-dramatic”. In its most common use, the term fashion refers to the current expressions on sale through the fashion industry.
The terms fashionista and fashion victim refer to someone who slavishly follows current fashions. Fashion and Textilesnow levies an article-processing charge on all articles accepted for publication in the journal. Born into a Jewish family in Vienna, Gernreich was introduced to fashion through his aunt, who had a dress shop. The daughter of a teacher and a hairdresser in Manizales, Colombia, Rendón used some of her mother’s clients’ clippings to fashion bizarre cultural pieces that, in some ways, set the template for her future. The event will include a pop-up day spa, a sunset fashion show and live music.