Costumes

  • IBNLive Movie Awards: Maxima Basu-Anju Modi voted Best Costume for 'Goliyon Ki Rasleela Ram Leela' April 23, 2014

    2013 saw a range of colourful ghaghras in Ram Leela, the simple chiffon sarees in Lootera, an interesting fusion in Matru ki Bijlee ka Mandola and the Bhaag Milkha Bhaag costumes that revived the memories of yesteryears. All these graceful and lavish outfits set the trend for the rest of...
  • Oscars 2014: 'The Great Gatsby' wins best costume March 3, 2014

    Los Angeles: Catherine Martin won her first Academy Award for costume design for her work in 'The Great Gatsby', while Adruitha Lee and Robin Mathews clinched the trophy of best hair and make-up for 'Dallas Buyers Club' at the Oscars ceremony here Sunday. Martin, who has been nominated for an Oscar...
  • IBNLive Movie Awards: Nominees for Best Costume February 4, 2014

    New Delhi: The awards season is upon us and this is the time when the best of Indian cinema is judged, reviewed rewarded for entertaining us in the past year. 2013 has seen a mixed bag of films comprising both popular and art house cinema. In our maiden initiative, we...
  • I am not conventionally beautiful: Lady Gaga October 31, 2013

    Los Angeles: Pop star Lady Gaga, who has often made headlines for her bizarre costumes and make-up, says she never was conventionally beautiful. The 27-year-old singer opened about her notions of beauty and personal struggle in an interview, reported Glamour magazine. When asked if she considers herself beautiful, she replied, "Not...
  • Grammy attendees are asked to dress appropriately February 8, 2013

    Los Angeles: Stars attending the 55th Grammy awards show on Sunday have been advised to dress appropriately to avoid any obscenity in terms of wardrobe. CBS, which will be airing music's biggest annual night on February 10 this year, has issued an advisory to 'all talent appearing on camera' asking...
  • First Look: The Playboy Indian bunny costume December 20, 2012

    Mumbai: Adult entertainment company Playboy today unveiled the Indian Playboy bunny today here "keeping in mind local sensibilities" and announced launch of its first beach cafe in Goa during January-March, 2013. "Keeping in mind the fast evolving Indian luxury market, we plan to launch Playboy as an aspirational brand aimed mainly...
  • Manish Malhotra bags best designer award July 4, 2011

    New Delhi: Stylist Manish Malhota won the best costume designer award for the movie 'Robot' at the Filmfare Awards South. The 58th Filmfare Awards South was held at Hyderabad International Convention Centre Saturday and felicitated talent in Telugu, Tamil, Malayalam and Kannada films. "For me, it's winning the Filmfare Award South for...
  • So long, Peter Parker, red-and-blue Spidey suit April 19, 2011

    Philadelphia: A new look and a new suit are in store for Ultimate Spider-Man, but the fate of Peter Parker - the awkward teenager who catches thieves like flies - is still a mystery. Marvel Comics said Monday that Parker is taking off the Spidey costume for good as part of...
  • Halle Berry to be honoured at style awards January 21, 2011

    London: Hollywood star Halle Berry is to be honoured at the Annual Costume Designers Guild Awards next month to be hosted by 'Sex and the City' star Kristin Davis. The Oscar-winning actress will receive the newly titled Lacoste Spotlight Award at the stylish event at Los Angeles' Beverly Hilton Hotel on...
  • Unknown stars: Neeta Lulla, costume designer December 15, 2010

    Neeta Lulla is a designer who has invested many years in the Hindi film industry. Recalling her long journey in fashion and films, Neeta says, “I never wanted to be a part of the film industry. I wanted to be a fashion choreographer.” Debut in movies But life had something else planned...
  • Japan retailer to pull Nazi outfit after complaint December 7, 2010

    Tokyo: A Japanese discount chain said Tuesday it will pull a Nazi costume from its shelves after receiving a complaint from an American Jewish organization. The costume on sale at retailer Don Quijote Co. includes a black jacket with a red swastika armband in a package adorned with a sketch resembling...
  • Angelina, Brad scare neighbours on Halloween night November 3, 2009

    London: Hollywood's star couple Brad Pitt and Angelina Jolie shocked their neighbours as they were dressed to scare in the true spirits of Halloween celebration. The couple took three of their kids, Maddox, Zahara and Shiloh, on a tour around their Hollywood neighbourhood on Saturday night dressed in such a manner...
  • In Pics: Best dressed babes at Miss Universe '09 August 25, 2009

    Miss Universe 2009 was crowned on Monday. The party is over for this year but here's a look at what made the run-up to the show a gala affair. Pictures from the costume round. ...
  • Jodhaa Akbar set recycled, being used for TV show June 4, 2009

    Mumbai: After providing much grandeur and authenticity to Ashutosh Gowarikar's Jodhaa Akbaar, the set of the film is buzzing with lights, camera and action yet again - this time for the small screen. Historic, elaborate and extravagant - the set for Jodhaa Akbar at ND Studios is back in action thanks...
  • First Indian Oscar winner roots for A R Rahman February 23, 2009

    Mumbai: Even as A R Rahman and Resul Pookutty are ready for their big outing at the Oscars, CNN-IBN’s Varsha Pillai spoke to India's first Oscar winner, costume Designer Bhanu Athaiya in an exclusive interview about her Oscar glory days and also about India's next potential Oscar winner AR Rahman. "This...
  • India's first Oscar winner walks down memory lane February 20, 2009

    Mumbai: Twenty-seven years ago, she made history when she became the first Indian to win an Oscar. Now, as two other Indians are again within kissing distance of that prized statuette, Bhanu Athaiya walks down nostalgia lane to remember that 1982 day when she won the Oscar for best costume...
  • Scariest, wackiest, sexiest Halloween costumes October 31, 2008

    Catwoman, pirates and the Incredible Hulk will come to life on Friday. First dogs (from the White House), kids and party-goers will don their scariest fancy dresses in the spirit of Halloween (October 31), across the world. People will go trick-or-treating, tell ghost stories, carve jack-o'lanterns (from pumpkins), read scary stories...
  • Saris with tummies exposed too sexy for Nigeria August 6, 2008

    Johannesburg: Indian women in their traditional saris with midriffs showing may find themselves falling foul of Nigerian law if a bill currently under discussion in that country is passed. Tourists in towelling wraps and Nigerian women in traditional dress with their stomachs exposed could also find themselves behind bars for three...
  • Navratra costumes on rent! Takers anyone? October 12, 2007

    Rajjot (Gujarat): The festival of Navratri is as much about dancing as it is about dressing right. If your Navratri budget is out of control and you still don’t have the eye-catching costume then you don’t need to fret. Renting colourful ghagra-cholis with prices ranging from 300 to 1,500 rupees...
  • Meet Ramlila costume makers of Orissa June 15, 2007

    Jajpur (Orissa): A sleepy village in Orrisa has a special mythological connection. The locals artisans here dress up the gods. And when it comes to mythological dramas, they say its the costume that defines the gods too. 55-year old Chaitan Nayak is a fourth-generation artisan from Narsinghpur in Orissa's Jajpur...
  • Spotted! Sandra in Indian finery June 19, 2007

    Los Angeles: Actress Sandra Bullock's Indian-style outfit made heads turn when she walked the red carpet at the 9th Annual Costume Designer's Guild Awards. Marc Bouwer, who is inspired by Indian designs, designed the dress, reports www.hollywood.tv. Bullock, who got the Swarovski President's Award, joked during her acceptance speech, "People...
  • Beach shift in a burqa-cum-bikini June 17, 2007

    Sydney: In a lycra revolution, a cover-all swimming costume is bringing Muslim women on to Australian beaches as lifeguards, unzipping racial tensions which divided parts of Sydney little over a year ago. The two-piece burqini, popular in the Middle East, is proving key to a reshaping surf lifesaving Down Under -...
  • It's official: Aishwarya is history December 8, 2006

    Mumbai: After costume dramas like Devdas and Umrao Jaan, Bollywood actress Aishwarya Rai will now be seen in Ashutosh Gowariker's Jodha-Akbar. She has been a part of so many films that require elaborate sets and costumes, including Rituparno Ghosh's Chokher Bali and Mani Ratnam's forthcoming Guru, which is also a period...
  • Jhalak Dikhla Ja outfits on charity sale November 5, 2006

    Mumbai: What is a dance performance sans flashy and eye-catching costumes? But if the costumes are used to raise money for a noble cause, it wins quite some brownie points for the show-stealers. The makers of Sony televisions’ popular dance show Jhalak Dikhla Ja have decided to auction the costumes worn...
  • Star Trek memorabilia at Christie's October 7, 2006

    Atlanta: Forty years after the original Star Trek television series debuted, the starship enterprise has 'landed' at Christie's in New York. The usually subdued fine art auction house, home to works by Picasso and Monet, now features 1000 items of Star Trek memorabilia including costumes, set pieces, props and even a...