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Dior's dirty laundry: A billion-dollar firm failed to give credit yet again

At People Tree, we were shocked to see Sonam Kapoor on cover of the magazine in a dress from Dior's Spring/Summer 2018 Cruise Line, which looked exactly like it had been crafted by us


Karuna Ezara Parikh | The Wire
Dior’s creative director printed on a t-shirt: “Why have there been no great women artists?” Be careful what you ask, Maria.

When actress Sonam Kapoor appeared on the cover of Elle India wearing a piece from Dior’s latest collection, this is why I was angry.

In 2006, spurred on by requests for work from the women in the village where I live – Mandi Gaon – I started a tiny non-profit called The Knitwits. We created knitwear which I helped design, delivering materials to the houses of women who often weren’t able or allowed to leave, and later collecting finished

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First Published: Jan 31 2018 | 10:23 AM IST

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