Lajwanti’s New Collection at FPW 2018

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Lajwanti’s new collection ‘Riwaaj’ celebrated timeless traditional cuts and designs inspired by pre-partition era and the indigenous crafts of the subcontinent. The pieces were reminiscent of bygone eras with majestic traditional cuts. The color palette including muted tones of gold, ice blue, beige and mint green is an ode to …

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All The Accessories We Loved From The International Fashion Weeks’ Spring/Summer 19 Runways

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Fashion Text by Anvita Budhraja The 2019 Fashion Weeks in New York, London, Milan, and Paris welcomed the Spring/Summer season with a dazzling display of ensembles. As the spectacle made its way across the four cities, each mecca of style lent its own characteristic spin on the outfits – we …

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The Grand Finale Rainbow Show At LMIFW Evoked Mixed Emotions

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Fashion At the close of LMIFW, for the grand finale (a phenomenon unique to the Indian fashion weeks) 40 designers came together to celebrate the Supreme Court verdict on IPC Section 377. They made clothes in rainbow colours, which stylist Gautam Kalra put together in a single, celebratory show. As …

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Rahul Mishra’s Roman Triumph On Day 3 Of Lotus Makeup India Fashion Week

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Fashion Text by Varun Rana Fresh off the success of his Paris Fashion Week show (with a glowing review from Suzy Menkes), Rahul Mishra pulled off something most designers wouldn’t be able to: a repeat as good as the first. For his Spring 2019 collection, the Delhi-based designer created a collection separate from …

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Swara Bhaskar: “I Think What Happened To Tanushree Was Criminal”

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Verve People As told to Shraddha Jahagirdar-Saxena Photographed by Tarun Vishwa. Styling by Divyak D’souza. Assisted by Zenia Daruvala and Keyuri Sangoi. Make-Up by Sara Capela; Hair by Anchal Morwani “I am an unapologetic feminist. I can’t imagine why anyone would feel the need to apologise for their belief in feminism. …

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Everything You Need To Know About American-Bangladeshi Rapper Anik Khan

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Screen + Sound + Stage Text by Sadaf Shaikh Photography by Imtiaz Choudhury Last year, 29-year-old rapper Anik Khan who moved to Astoria from Bangladesh at the age of four took the rap industry by storm with his debut project Kites. Filled with genre-fluid harmonies and narratives that explore what lies …

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The Comeback Kids At Day 2 Of Lotus Makeup India Fashion Week

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Fashion The second day of the LMIFW featured not one, not two, but three designers who staged their shows after a substantial hiatus from the FDCI-run event. And in the spirit of comebacks, Wendell Rodricks stood out as a highlight of the day, after many seasons of safe designing. Prashant …

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Cinematic Ties: Jerry Pinto

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Verve People The premise of Where Is the Friend’s Home (1987) by Abbas Kiarostami is simple. An eight-year-old boy, Ahmed, knows that his friend will lose his place in school if he does not complete an assignment. But Ahmed’s friend won’t be able to complete it because Ahmed has accidentally …

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Fashion Tips For Your First Time At A Horse Race

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While they’re perhaps biggest in the West, major horse races still take place all over the world, and they’re extraordinarily unique among sporting occasions. The best of them are steeped in tradition, and attending them doesn’t feel like any other kind of athletic event. The horses are magnificent, the crowds are …

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Cinematic Ties: Manisha Lakhe

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Verve People The only consistent connection I’ve had in my life is with food. It has always been so satisfying, I weep each time I discover new flavours to savour. Eat the Japanese Raindrop cake with kuromitsu to say you are happy, a Colombian cholado while watching Netflix, and when …

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