Waste of resources is a mortal sin. ~ Ingvar Kamprad The brand I am writing about is known for its innovative and stylishly designed flat pack furniture. Yes it is IKEA, the largest furniture retail chain with more than 300 stores globally.
‘Wear them ever, wash them never,’ is the adage that goes with Jeans. Now, if you are a mom, I can imagine you have already wrinkled your nose, but hold on! The post is not to tell you why not to wash your Jeans, but to tell you the story of how Jeans, quintessentially a young thing, came into existence with Levi’s, even before the first automobile was developed or Coca Cola was made.
Here’s a small quiz for you. All you need to do is to identify the Sportswear brand from its logo.
Crystals give a woman the feeling of wearing diamonds without paying the price of diamond. ~Daniel Swarovski. Yes you guessed it right. The brand that I am writing about here is Swarovski – the name that is linked with the brilliance of cut crystals and fashion jewellery.
Here’s a brand new Brand Quiz for you to try out. Let’s see how well you remember the Taglines.
Some women are fastidious about their appearance and some are casual, but there is hardly any woman in the world who doesn’t want to look good. But why single out women? Any person, a man or a woman, feels good and comes across as more confident when he/she has a well-groomed look. Complexion is the most noticeable attribute of a person’s appearance. A dull face makes one look and feel haggard, while a person with a radiant, flawless complexion and a blemish free face devoid of pimples, patches or blackheads, is sure to get noticed in a crowd.
Moving on from ethnic Indian apparel in my last post, in this post I will write about a western wear brand – Marks & Spencer – one of the best known brands of the British high street available in more than 50 countries including India. With changes in lifestyle, as more and more women in urban India are taking to western wear, M&S brings in quality fashion for urban Indian women and men. .
The brand that I am writing about today is BIBA – the Indian ethnic apparel brand for women. Derived from the Punjabi word Biba, used as an endearment for ‘young, pretty girl’, the brand symbolizes the spirit of the young woman. The brand has the same name as a British fashion store of the 1960s and 70s, but that is where the commonality ends.
How about a small quiz to match the brand with the country of its origin?
Garments made from natural fabrics such as cotton and linen have always appealed to me during the summer heat. The brand in India that stands out for its traditional crafts, furnishings and cool hand woven garments made from lightweight, hand printed fabrics is Fabindia, the stores from where I pick up some of my summer wear each year. The ethnic Indian retail chain was started in 1960, by John Bissel, an American, working in India, as a one-man export company of home furnishings to market the diverse crafts of India.