Cut from a Different Cloth
An article in The New Indian Express explored the collaboration between Ekaya Banaras, a company founded by Palak Shah MBA’16, and Indian designer Masaba Gupta. Shah, who has done designer collaborations before, was quoted as saying, “The reason we collaborate is to experiment and bring about a change in the way Indian textiles are engineered and worked on.”
A Model Life
The life of a model may seem like nonstop glamour, but Simone Aptekman ’15, MBA’16 knows there’s another side. Aptekman, a working model, spoke with TheFashionSpot.com about co-creating the Model’s Bill of Rights to protect models’ legal rights regarding contracts, payment, and work environment. “I believe it is a very timely and relevant movement,” she said in the article.
Fishing for Sustainability
Vogue India featured Mayura Davda-Shah MS’16 in an article on eco-friendly fabric. Davda-Shah uses sustainable fish skin leather for her Mayu collection of luxury accessories. Alternative leathers, she said in the article, “are certainly offering the next big wave of innovative, sustainable material options for new-age design houses like ours.”