It took seven years for Dyson’s engineers to create its first hair straightener, Corrale. Does it mean a total upgrade from the way we’ve been using hair straighteners? Sandra Lup, Dyson’s design engineer, takes us through the elements the company has enhanced and eliminated in the process.
Thin manganese copper alloy plates for flexibility and even heat distribution. “They’re tourmaline edged to produce ionising properties that help reduce static,” says Lup.
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Poets Are The New Fashion Icons
Rhyme and rhythm is how they compose their poetry, but it is their style that serves as a stamp. Poets are the new fashion icons, and their coats and couplets are loaded with messages, finds Akanksha Kamath
A powerful new novel begins a fresh chapter in novelist Jhumpa Lahiri’s now bilingual career, says Olivia Marks
The writing on the screen
From Bridgerton to Never Have I Ever, the on-screen narrative has changed. Meet the women of South Asian origin who are rewriting Hollywood, one script and one show at a time
Sometimes, it’s okay to get a little help from the outside to go within. And at this spa in the heart of Goa, your muscles and mind will both find relief.
Paint by numbers
They’re young, audacious and relatable—illustrators today are using social media to not just rack up the likes, shares and followers, but to introduce new audiences to art and take its engagement to viral proportions, finds Radhika Iyengar
OUR MAN AT FENDI
As its newly appointed artistic director of womenswear, Kim Jones is bringing a deeply personal British sensibility to Fendi. He talks to Olivia Singer about drawing inspiration from the ‘Bloomsbury Group’, while Mert Alas & Marcus Piggott photograph Kate Moss wearing his debut couture collection at Charleston, the artistic set’s Sussex home
Breast cancer survivor Shormistha Mukherjee shares how she reclaimed her sense of self by accepting the rage, pain and fear while powering through with a generous dose of sass and laughter
Taapsee Pannu - In It To Win It
She’s vocal, fearless, and a force to reckon with. Taapsee Pannu is at her fittest best with a spate of upcoming releases, all as she continues being the poster girl for what it truly means to be the most authentic version of yourself, no matter what the trolls might say.
Manish Malhotra - Man On The Move
As he begins his third decade in fashion, Manish Malhotra, the master couturier and celluloid costumer, is embracing technology, reimagining luxury, and finally learning about worklife balance, all during a pandemic.
Who Wants To Live Forever?
When Freddie Mercury belted out this famous line, little did he imagine that an entire generation would stand up to be counted. A far cry from the boons of sages or spells from fairy godmothers, eternal life may just be in your hands. Welcome to the world of biohacking.
A BETTER WAY TO READ THE SIGNS OF LAMENESS
Equine lameness can be difficult to detect, but a study from England confirms the reliability of a relatively new tool for identifying subtle signs of musculoskeletal pain in horses.
A Bold New World for Batteries
The almost endless possibilities of battery tech.
Dyson: The House That Suction Built
Can the pioneering vacuum maker transform itself into a full-blown tech company? An exclusive peek inside the house that suction built.
Laser Quest - Fighting The Invisible Enemy
Dyson V15 Detect uses lasers to find dirt then ‘listens’ to it to detect what it is. Too much information?
Dyson Purifier Cool
Dyson’s latest generation of purification machines comes with new solid-state formaldehyde sensing technology.
La tecnología se ha colado en todos los aspectos de nuestra vida, tanto que gracias a ella podemos vernos radiantes. Estas son las herramientas que cambiarán tu rutina de belleza.
‘Forensic' report will tell the truth of Diana scandal
THE INDEPENDENT report into how Martin Bashir secured a world exclusive interview with Princess Diana in 1995 will finally “get to the truth”, a former Panorama journalist has said.
Truly Lightweight And Powerful
Dyson Digital Slim
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A Cog In The Future
Is it us, or are beauty tech giants Dyson and Foreo… Clairvoyant? Surely there must be some wizardry behind their every product drop that successfully inches the benchmark for tech in the beauty industry higher. We kid. An in-depth look at the creation and motivation behind these seemingly “cult” machines reveal that they weren’t made with pixie dust after all, but instead, the hurrah of problem-solving