ART OF NAIL CROWNS
As a designer, when it comes to designing jewelry, I’m always trying to discover new products that can be refreshing to the typical segments of jewelry. To say the least, I gave into the nail trend. Nails this year are decadent to the point where a function is forgettable. To be frank, it wasn’t very hard to imagine Pearls and Kundan jewelling up nails - that’s when the idea of nail caps started shaping up. I always imagined a lady in high heels pleasured by the idea of caressing a tiger as the ideal adorned of nail crowns.
INSPIRATION AND CREATIVE PROCESS
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Double DOSE OF BRILLIANCE Abhishek Nigam & Siddharth Nigam
At work, we all look for that comfort of home and love of siblings that can make things easier. While many of us are not lucky enough to find the same, there are two brothers who are blessed to have that comfort and are here to mark an impression in the world of entertainment. Meet Abhishek Nigam & Siddharth Nigam, who are working together in Hero-Gayab Mode On, for SonyLIV and have shot to fame at an early age. With their roots in Allahabad, the young actors never planned to choose acting as a career, but they think that destiny gave them the best and now they are going to make the most of it. The cover boys of the September issue talk about their journey and the common support system that keeps them grounded.
LASTING LEGACIES KEVENTERS
Think milkshakes and ice creams and Keventers is one name that springs to mind immediately. The 96-year-old iconic dairy brand was created in 1925 but was re-imagined in its current avatar by Agastya Dalmia, Aman Arora, and Sohrab Sitaram.
ANTIQUES AGENDA WITH ISHAN KSHIRSAGAR
Meet Ishan Kshirsagar, a 31-year-old artist from Pune who has converted his love for antiques into a full-fledged business and is creating innovative home décor products using a blend of authentic wooden and metal antiques under the brand name Mohar.
A Melting Pot of Flavours ANGLO INDIAN CAFÉ & BISTRO
Nestled in the hills of Lonavala, the sweet escape for all city folk, Anglo-Indian Café & Bistro is a treat for the eyes and a feast for the soul. As the name rightly depicts, Anglo-Indian Café & Bistro is the place where East meets West, passion meets flavour, and tradition meets innovation.
ART OF FINE CHOCOLATE LE PURE CHOCOLATIER
Growing up, Vibha Jhunjhunwala was fond of indulging in chocolates such as Hershey’s, Lindt, and Godiva among others. They would literally melt in her mouth!
THE CREATIVE CALL AMIT SINGH GURJAR
Rick Riordan, author of the Percy Jackson series has rightly said, “Dyslexic kids are creative and outside-the-box thinkers.” And if you are looking for a living example that can justify these words, you need to meet 20-year-old Gwalior-based Amit Singh Gurjar, a digital content creator, who is also a painter, an actor, and a performer. While the boys of his age often dream of becoming silver screen actors, Amit aims to mark a presence in the world of television and continue entertaining his fans via social media platforms. The new-age creative artist talks about his journey in the world of digital content creation.
Plant Magic ONLY EARTH
With the change in time, our needs and preferences are changing. And when it comes to leading a healthier life, this change has helped us bring in more varieties of products that are good for our bodies.
The Music of Destiny YASSER DEASI
Yasser Desai started singing at an early age but never thought that one day he will become a celebrated playback singer, who will be recognized for his unique style and voice quality. As a firm believer of destiny, he prefers to work hard, eat, and sleep well and says, “I can’t plan, whatever is in destiny, it will happen, so why worry?” From working in a research lab to creating soul-touching tracks at the recording studio, Yasser has come a long way. In conversation with TMM, he talks about this journey, inspiration, and why he thinks that the judges of singing reality shows have a bigger role to play in the world of the music industry.
Meditation & Wellness
To live a healthier life, it is important to indulge in activities that help improve the well-being of the mind, body, and soul. And experts feel that meditation is a tried and tested means to achieve the same.
Happy Vibes Only! MRUNAL THAKUR
The rains are here and everything looks fresh and energized. For this very reason, we could not think of a better name for our cover this month than Mrunal Thakur. One glorious smile and joyful demeanor. Making her foray into acting with a stint in Sonia, Super 30 and Batla House. Her next, Toofaan with Farhan Akhtar has released now on Amazon Prime Video and Mrunal can’t wait to see the audience’s reaction. The lovely actress spoke to TMM about her journey in acting so far…
Apple Won't Let Fortnite Back Until Case Ends
Tim Sweeney, CEO of Fortnite maker Epic Games Inc., said Wednesday it’s been told by Apple that the game will be “blacklisted from the Apple ecosystem” until the companies’ legal case is resolved and all appeals are exhausted, which could take as long as five years.
CALIFORNIA 1ST TO SET QUOTA LIMITS FOR RETAILERS LIKE AMAZON
California became the first state to bar megaretailers from firing warehouse workers for missing quotas that interfere with bathroom and rest breaks under a new law signed by Gov. Gavin Newsom that grew from Amazon’s drive to speed goods to consumers more quickly.
FACEBOOK OVERSIGHT BOARD REVIEWING ‘XCHECK' SYSTEM FOR VIPS
Facebook’s semi-independent oversight board says it will review the company’s “XCheck,” or cross check, system following an investigation by The Wall Street Journal into the use of this internal system that has exempted high-profile users from some or all of its rules.
CHINA'S ANT GROUP TO SHARE CREDIT DATA WITH CENTRAL BANK
China’s central bank will soon have access to the private credit information of hundreds of millions of users of Ant Group’s online credit service, in a move signaling more regulatory oversight of the financial technology sector.
NETFLIX BUYS WONKA AUTHOR DAHL'S CATALOG
Netflix has acquired the works of Roald Dahl, the late British author of celebrated children’s books such as “Charlie and the Chocolate Factory.”
APPLE, GOOGLE RAISE NEW CONCERNS BY YANKING RUSSIAN APP
Big Tech companies that operate around the globe have long promised to obey local laws and to protect civil rights while doing business.
CHINA SETS UP PLATFORM TO POLICE GAMING FIRM VIOLATIONS
Chinese regulators have set up a platform that allows the public to report on gaming companies they believe are violating restrictions on online game times for children.
ONE TO CHARGE THEM ALL: EU DEMANDS SINGLE PLUG FOR PHONES
The European Union unveiled plans Thursday to require smartphone makers to adopt a single charging method for mobile devices.
DON'T LET SOCIAL SECURITY STEER YOU WRONG
Few retirement decisions are as critical, or as easy to get wrong, as when and how to take your Social Security benefits.
AT LONG LAST, BALLMER, CLIPPERS BREAK GROUND ON NEW HOME
The design meetings have been going on for years.