Issue : October 2016
Published on : October 21, 2016
Published Monthly | 33 issues
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The October 2016 issue of Apparel has the theme ‘Trending Threads’. In addition to some extremely topical stories, the issue also has the official coverage of the 32nd IAF World Fashion Convention, which took place in Mumbai, India, over a period of two days in September 2016.
In the ‘Industry Insights’ segment of the magazine, we study the methods used by the Indian textile industry to stay eco-friendly. The ‘Fashion Speak’ section covers the B D Somani’s Annual Fashion Show and Award Night, as well as a close look at all the entrants to the 2016 Winter/Festive Lakmé Fashion Week. The ‘Fabric Speak’ section looks at the history of the Do Rookha fabric and the weaving technique use to create it, while the ‘Trend Talk’ segment looks at Sportswear trends for the coming season.
The ‘Tech Talk’ segment of the magazine decodes the science being the new methods used to create leather in the industry today, while the’ E-Space News’ segment examines the impact of online retailers getting involved in producing fashion under the banner of their own private labels. The magazine also has a rundown of the best fusion clothing brands in the market today, in the ‘Category Profile’ section.
To summarise, the October 2016 issue of Apparel features an interesting mix of stories—stories meant to keep the readers informed, while keeping them interested.
The Indian apparel, garments and textiles industry is a dynamic one. With the industry generating the second highest employment after agriculture in our country, it is no doubt that the trade is one of the people, by the people and for the people. Apparel, the monthly official trade magazine of the Clothing Manufacturers Association of India (CMAI)—one of the largest apparel and garments bodies in the country—gives you the latest news and events specific to this industry, while delving deeper into issues plaguing it, new technologies adopted and the people who make things happen. The magazine regularly carries articles by industry experts, interviews with the who’s who of the industry, many of whom are members of the CMAI, and features upcoming and established brands and their latest collections. Apparel also exclusively covers any event hosted, organised or supported by the CMAI, including the bi-annual National Garment Fair, which is one of the largest apparel trade fairs in the sub-continent...