Niksen Is the Dutch Lifestyle Concept of Doing Nothing—And You’re About to See It Everywhere

July 13, 2019

First there was hygge, the Danish concept that made staying in and getting cozy cool. Then there was lagom, the Swedish mindset of approaching life with an “everything in moderation” mindset. Now there’s another Northern European trend that’s being embraced as a way to combat our increasingly busy and often stressful lives: niksen. The Dutch concept is as simple […]

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The Most Coveted Running Shoe Ever Is Up for Auction

July 12, 2019

Starting today, you get your chance to purchase a piece of running history: A never-worn pair of Nike’s first-ever shoe is going up for auction. The starting bid: $80,000. Nike’s swoosh may be world-renowned today, but in 1972, the company was just a small startup in Eugene, Oregon, looking to get off the ground. Their first […]

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Bankers want jewellery industry to become more transparent

July 10, 2019

MUMBAI: Bankers are not averse to financing the gems and jewellery businesses, however, they feel that the industry needs to become more organised, transparent and compliant to regain trust. “Incidents like the Nirav Modi and GitanjaliNSE 5.00 % Gems have broken down the trust level for the gems and jewellery industry. There is need to build trust by becoming more transparent and […]

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Titan Company plunges as high gold prices tarnish Q1 jewellery sales

July 9, 2019

Shares of watch and jewellery maker, Titan Company Ltd, dropped as much as 10.9 per cent to Rs 1,116, their lowest since May 10. Revenue from the company’s jewellery segment grew by a muted 13 per cent in Q1 as consumer demand in June was hit by a sharp increase in gold prices, the company said […]

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Fashion roundup: Best dressed at Lux Style Awards 2019

July 8, 2019

KARACHI: It’s that time of year again. As the Lux Style Awards (LSA) rolled out its 18th edition on Sunday night, celebrities brought their A-game to the red carpet. Stars exuded magnanimous outfits at one of the most prestigious award ceremonies in the country, making it a memorable night for industry insiders, fashion enthusiasts and others in attendance.  Mahira Khan […]

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Think big with an alternative lifestyle

July 7, 2019

The latest trend which has the milieu changing gears is the shift to everything organic and natural. Once stacks of processed foods decorating the stalls was the norm, now it’s not uncommon to see long lines near stalls selling quinoa, ragi, millets, brown rice and other organic food stuffs at expos. Not limited to just […]

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Looking for a Fashion Mentor? Here’s Where to Begin

July 3, 2019

NEW YORK, Unites States —  Grant Lacy was still in college when he became a business consultant for Eckhaus Latta. He had started as an intern at the buzzy bi-coastal label the summer before, and made such an impression that co-founder Zoe Latta hired him to help out part-time. And thanks in part to Latta, Lacy […]

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