Arpita Mehta’s journey as a designer began in 2013, and she quickly gained recognition for her minimalist and fashion-forward fare. “I have always enjoyed dressing up. I remember my mom and aunt used to make we wear these beautiful, soft organza lehenga sets...that’s my earliest memory of falling in love with fluid drapes,” Arpita tells us. “As I grew older, getting my hands on international magazines and observing the clothes, styling, and play of colour on supermodels brought me immense joy,” she adds.
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High couture takes a whimsical journey into the unknown...
MY LIFE, MY STYLE
Designer Arpita Mehta gives Bazaar a tour of her minimalist-chic living space that ties in beautifully with her design ideology
Fashion can be second skin, a poignant yet powerful form of self-expression. In an exclusive with Bazaar, fifteen trendsetters rummage through their memories, and wardrobes, to share their personal journeys of crafting their most compelling look
This festive season, three décor experts invite Bazaar over for dinner, by laying out a very special table spread, just for us
TRUTH BE TOLD
Shabana Azmi on her latest film, the idea of beauty, masculinity, and more
THE FEMALE GAZE
A look at how far the Indian film industry has come to represent women. Or has it?
In a very special conversation with Bazaar, Mira Kulkarni— Chief Managing Director of Forest Essentials—reminisces her childhood memories, the journey of the beauty brand, and how it revolutionised the Indian skincare movement
ODE TO Legacy
In an exclusive for Bazaar, couturier Raghavendra Rathore takes us on a journey through the lanes of his beloved Jodhpur...and opens the doors to his home and heritage hotel, Ajit Bhawan Palace
IRIS APFEL ON …TIMELESS STYLE
The 99-year-old fashion icon shares the philosophy behind her bold and whimsical wardrobe
Q: Do You Need To Claim Your Space At Work?
A: Bazaar contributors share their experiences...
BEYOND THE BED
THERE’S NO SUCH THING AS CABIN FEVER WHEN YOU’RE STAYING IN THESE AT-SEA ACCOMMODATIONS.
The Cosmic Chaos of India
Just like the cosmos, when you see India for the first time everything seems chaotic and yet every Indian person finds his/ her own order in that hustle which all goes in tandem. Pavan Rajurkar a freelance illustrator based out of Mumbai, capture this Indianness perfectly in his artworks for many different brands and studios. Some of his recent illustrations have been displayed here.
Doctor of Happiness: An Art Essay
SUKRITI VADHERA KOHLI is the founder of Doctor of Happiness, helping young people with depression and other mental conditions through her art and online platform. Here she speaks with VANESSA PATEL about what inspired her to open up this forum, and what a difference art can make to our well-being.
Meet with clients amid the city’s kaleidoscopic sights and sounds.
Blue Danube River Cruise: What Happens on the Ship Stays on the Ship….
Of course, the highlights of our Blue Danube River Cruise with Grand Circle Tour Company were the four European capitals we were visiting: Prague, Czech Republic; Vienna, Austria; Bratislava, Slovakia and Budapest, Hungary -- all worth writing about. And I promise to do so.
Discover The Remnants Of Empires And The Seeds Of Independence In Mumbai
Discover the remnants of empires and the seeds of independence in India’s most populous city.
Building A Sporting Nation
Marathons are changing the shape of the nation. We ask the brains behind the Delhi and Mumbai Half Marathons, how exactly.
An Expat Learns the Key to Authentic Indian Cooking
Cooking lessons at home in Mumbai.
The 12 Best Rooftop Bars Around The World
The world looks different when viewed from these stunning rooftop destinations.
Diana's CITY OF DREAMS
DIANA PENTY HAS NEVER SHIED AWAY FROM THE FACT THAT HER ENTRY INTO BOLLYWOOD WAS SERENDIPITOUS. BUT MUMBAI WAS ALWAYS FAMILIAR TURF TO THE MODEL-TURNED-ACTRESS. IN A CONVERSATION WITH RASHIMA NAGPAL, THE ACTOR OPENS UP ABOUT BECOMING A CELEBRITY IN HER OWN HOMETOWN.