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Apparel

Apparel

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September Issue was a Fair Issue that covered the 71st NGF Fair in a digital format. That fair was held from September 11 to September 20. It was inaugurated by Smt Smriti Zubin Irani. The cover story was on the beauty of the batik, which spoke about the royal collection of the King of Siam, which is also on display at the Queen Sirikit Museum in Thailand. The Feature story included an article on the latest fads in sheesha work. Mr Rakesh Biyani gave his last interview to Apparel as his tenure came to an end. Some brand profiles such as the one on Ashavali Weaves were also brought to light. CMAI showed appreciation to handloom workers with a beautiful piece written on the margic of handloom crafting and also attempted to survey the disastrous first quarter for the domestic garment industry. Finally the magazine ended with an enchanting interview of Tarun Tahiliani and his craze for drapes.

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...