Couturiers Shantanu and Nikhil Mehra are flouting labels with their bridge-to luxury brand S&N. As it turns one, Vogue India dresses three next-gen creatives in the label’s gender-agnostic spring/summer 2021 collection.
In a light-filled penthouse in London, filmmaker Tarsem Singh has created an evocative study of comfort and charm that breaks boundaries, genres and styles, much like his movies
Master of none
From calling out hustle culture to finding the right balance while juggling multiple jobs, writer-broadcaster-podcaster Emma Gannon makes a case for why the multi-hyphenate way of work might be the way forward
Sonam X Iris
From a common love for dance and growing up in a family steeped in the arts, to nerding over nature and its wonders, couturier Iris van Herpen and actor Sonam Kapoor Ahuja catch up over a Zoom call between London and Amsterdam. Akanksha Kamath listens in
Best foot forward
How are women in hospitality, despite incredibly gruelling schedules, always so impeccably turned out? In an industry which prioritises first impressions and formal dressing norms, these hoteliers, restaurateurs, chefs and communications experts find ways to express their style.
Meet Amita Suman, the actor set to shine on the global stage as a badass knife wielding assassin in the upcoming series Shadow And Bone.
Dressing for our dreams
Nap dress, house dress or just that nondescript silhouette worn at home and beyond has become the emblem of a pragmatist’s wardrobe, finds Akanksha Kamath
Ananya's Key To Self-Love
Actor Ananya Panday may have found the key to achieving self-love, and it’s pretty simple—respect your body.
She's all that
She’s the voice of a movement as much as she is a voice of her own. Writer and activist Christina Dhanaraj, the co-founder of Dalit History Month, is changing the narrative and raising the bar for women across the globe, finds Divya Malhari
Young & Restless Ananya Birla Talks Music, Microfinance and Mental Health
Singer, entrepreneur and mental health advocate Ananya Birla is using her privilege purposefully to pave her own multi-hyphenate path and spread kindness along the way, finds Rishna Shah
The real reel
Does playing a real-life character limit or free an actor’s creativity? Shefali Shah weighs in as she reflects on her iconic performance in the International Emmy-winning Delhi Crime.
THE PICCIOLI PRINCIPLE
For Pierpaolo Piccioli, creativity flourishes through the spirit of humanism, with an eye on evolution and an openness to dialogue. Tese ideals, among others, are what make him the industry’s most romantic visionary. In a Vogue India exclusive, he talks to Priyanka Khanna about creative fulfillment
Aravani Art Project’s vibrant murals that empower trans* folx, e Casteless Collective’s spirited protest music and Amche Mollem’s artistic crusade to save a natural park are leading micro-cultural movements across India, finds Radhika Iyengar
‘Maskfies’, daisy-tipped nails and a strong mane game—Instagram-darling and actor Athiya Shetty’s beauty routine is a whole mood, finds Akanksha Kamath
All in the mind
Two dynamic young women are using their talent, infl uence and resources to make wellness practices accessible to all.
A new creative code
From the anti-fit dresses seen on cerebral sculptors to the kurtas worn by journalists, style tribes as we know them are changing. Five women tell us how they get inventive with their clothes.
THE CREATIVE FORCES
Meet three powerhouse actors who are rewriting the rules and ushering in a new age of cinema while balancing the creative with the commercial
Four for joy
From understanding ourselves better through artificial intelligence to a heart-wrenching family saga and a alchemical heist drama, here are this season’s must-reads.
The Weddings Must Go On
In its virtual avatar, the Vogue Wedding Show is returning in all its glory from March until June. Here’s a teaser of what lies ahead
Let's Get Digital
Want your workout to be as efficient as the rest of your life? It’s all available at a screen near you.
Talk of the town
It’s the new invite-only social app that launched bang in the middle of the pandemic and counts Drake, Oprah Winfrey and Virgil Abloh as fans. Paul Davison, the co-founder of Clubhouse, on what gets people talking.
Meet the romantics
Once upon a time, romanticism was seen as a weakness. Today, we know that embracing your feminine energy is empowering. Behind the joyful colours, delicate fabrics and whimsical details, these fi ve women channel a soft strength that is assertive without being aggressive. Malika Dalamal takes a closer look
In love and war
Can epic love stories stand the test of time? Do they even exist? Meet Raj and Norah, an Indian major and a British nurse, who were worlds apart until she rescued him in Naples and they found love in the midst of one of the darkest times in human history. Teir granddaughter, Shaina Kohli Russo, tells their story
Over the past decade, Simone Rocha has dressed and been inspired by strong women. Now, with an H&M collaboration with designs for men and children, her sartorial influence promises to grow manifold. Priyanka Khanna reports on a match made in fashion heaven
Life Is A Highway
An 80-square-foot van became the universe for a couple and their itinerant lifestyle. Shruthi Lapp speaks to Megha Mahindru about their moving love story
The State Of Love
What is love? It’s hard to pinpoint a defi nition to a feeling that encapsulates emotions of all kinds and brings together two souls. Yet, we attempted to ask you—2,801 of you—about what it means to find the one, or be the one, today