Indian Fashion Week Designers Buck the Economy With Bling

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The Wills Lifestyle India Fashion Week kicked off in New Delhi on Wednesday. The dour economic climate has had a negative effect on the Indian fashion industry, with international buyers placing fewer orders. But designer Ranna Gill has a coping mechanism. "I think you should use more bling when the situation is grim to cheer you up," he says. Yes! What the world needs now is bling. Sweet, sweet bling. [Reuters]