Textile, Apparel

Indo-French buyer & seller meet for the fashion industry in Delhi & Mumbai in November 2014

Céline LEBLANC - 25-juil.-2014 06:19:02

Interested in a tie-up with a French Fashion Brand? – Come & Meet the Representatives of French Fashion UBIFRANCE-french trade commission in india is organizing an INDO-FRENCH BUYER & SELLER MEET at Delhi & Mumbai from Monday 17th to Friday 21st November 2014. “The apparel market accounts for 6% of India’s consumption expenditure and is expected to touch $225 billion (around Rs.14 trillion today) by 2020, a fourfold increase in the space of a decade.” French companies benefit from the “French touch » -creativity, quality and elegance- which is appreciable in the fashion industry. During this event, Ubifrance-French Trade Commission will organise the B2B meetings between the French fashion brands and the potential Indian partners. No registration fee. Only registration is required @ celine.leblanc@ubifrance.fr   Source: http://www.livemint.com/Industry/ll0DswclMpprlxZaYs4GjO/Fast-fashion-catches-fancy-of-Indian-consumers.html


Lacoste to add 10 new stores in 2014 in India

Anindita BANERJEE - 05-mai-2014 13:55:06

French luxury brand Lacoste plans to increase its retail network up to 55 points of sales by the end of this fiscal with a focus on secondary markets and aims to double its turnover in next four years. Lacoste would continue to add 10 doors of sales every year, said Lacoste India Director & CEO Rajesh Jain. "Our target is to have up to 55 points of sales in this fiscal year in India. Most of them would come in the tier 2 cities which are witnessing very good retail growth," Jain told PTI. This year new additions would come at places such as Jaipur, Pune and Chandigarh, he added. "We are also planning to tap markets like Amritsar, Jalandhar, Cochin, Ahmadabad, Indore and Lucknow in next two years," Jain said. Presently, Lacoste India is operating 45 points of sales including one at Maldives. It is operating through Sports and Leisure Apparel Ltd, which is a licensee of parent Lacoste SA to manufacture and market the company’s products. Lacoste is also evaluating Sri Lanka as a market for its further expansion. "We have doubled turnover in the last three years and points of sales in four years in India, and we would replicate both in the next four years from our current base," Jain said. "This year we have target to grow between 25-30 per cent and we are sure that we would achieve it". Lacoste grew by 26 per cent in FY 2013-14 and 25 per cent in FY 2012-13, Jain added. He, however, refused to share Lacoste India’s revenue details. On e-retailing of Lacoste product in India, Jain said: Lacoste might venture into its own e-retail presence and is evaluating the same. Presently, company is spending 7 per cent of its top line on advertising and marketing. It has launched new collection ’Lacoste Live’, targeting the age group of 18 to 25 years, and is available at Delhi, Chandigarh and Mumbai. Lacoste is present in eight verticals including apparels, shoes, watches, bags. Sports and Leisure Apparel has a manufacturing unit in Noida. It manufactures 95 per cent of apparels in India and imports shoes, bags, belts, sunglasses, watches, jewellery. Lacoste had entered the Indian market in 1993. Apparels are its largest category, which constitutes 93 per cent of its sales followed by perfumes and footwear. Moreover, its Polo brand contributes between 75 to 80 per cent of the total revenue in India, Jain added. Source : PTI


Kalki Koechlin adorns a Zhen & Mossi creation

Jayita PHULSUNGE - 24-mars-2014 14:07:07

The Lakme fashion week (summer/ resort) held in Mumbai from 12 th March to 16 th March witnessed the participation of the Paris based French Designer Duo “ZHEN & MOSSI”. To add to the glamor quotient was the very elegant & à la mode Bollywood actress Kalki Koechlin at the Zhen & Mossi show exhibiting their collection called “Poetry of a tear“.   Kalki looked her ravishing best adorned in a tan peplum dress from the Zhen & Mossi fall 2013 collection called “My liberty, My Lee Bul”.


Mossi, the French designer visits National Institute of Fashion Technology in Mumbai

Nathalie OSTERNAUD - 13-mars-2014 06:37:23

Mossi, the French designer visits National Institute of Fashion Technology in Mumbai. Please find the press release attached. 


Zhen & Mossi backstage fitting at Lakmé Fashion Week 2014

Nathalie OSTERNAUD - 13-mars-2014 06:27:56

Find enclosed the press release of the backstage fitting of the French and Chinese designers Zhen & Mossi with exclusive pictures.


Zhen & Mossi French Fashion Designer at Lakmé Fashion week

Anindita BANERJEE - 04-mars-2014 07:52:13

  Zhen & Mossi will take part at Lakmé Fashion Week, with their spring / summer parade scheduled on the 15th of March 2014 in Mumbai.   Origin Malian Mossi Traoré, the innovative fashion designer is driven by remarkable ideas and his passion for art, while Zhen is the talented Chinese designer devoted by embroidery. Their duel personality creates the chemistry of strength, passion and harmony; and most importantly a tribute to the universe of woman.   Discover more:  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=X0epiLkZ43o&feature=youtu.be


Zhen & Mossi: the designer brand to dazzle the Lakmé Fashion Week, India

Anindita BANERJEE - 11-févr.-2014 12:19:08

Creativity is the heart of everything and so is the image of Zhen & Mossi! Mossi Traoré is a French fashion designer of Malian origin driven by his unique ideas and immense passion for art, while Zhen is a talented Chinese designer passionate by embroidery and the history of Paris. Mossi Traoré and Zhen met in France, making the designer brand Zhen & Mossi a reality . Their duel personality brings together their strength, passion and harmony and the world of Zhen & Mossi is dedicated to the universe of woman wherein art speaks for itself. “Zhen & Mossi, is a state of mind where design, art and beautiful become one. Creations only dedicated to modern, ladylike and sophisticated women.” - Mossi Traoré Zhen & Mossi will take part at Lakmé Fashion Week, with their spring / summer parade scheduled on the 15 th of March 2014 in Mumbai. For further information: Zhen & Mossi Mr. Mossi Traoré Mail: contact@stylisteinfographiste.com Website: http://zhenetmossi.com For further information on Zhen & Mossi collections: https://www.facebook.com/events/668661196506432 http://www.youtube.com/channel/UCmaiVkH5YcWehUqVTD-jYkg


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  Lifestyle, Consumer Goods and Healthcare The Consumer Goods and Healthcare Department assistsFrench companies in their international development strategy and promotes trade between France and India. In order to maximize commercial opportunities between French and Indian companies, the Department organises French Pavilions at a number of key exhibitions in India, as well as offering other B2B networking events and individual partnering services. The Department provides expertise in : • Fashion and Accessories • Home Furnishing and Interior Design • Cosmetics, OTC and Natural products • Healthcare Equipment and Biotechnology Head of Department  : Ms. Brinder RAULT brinder.rault@businessfrance.fr

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