SOUNDTRACK TO THE SUMMER
This music collective spills the details on their third album
Female athletes are set ting new benchmarks for sports in the country
LOW POWER MODE
Drained social batteries have led to very little tolerance for social interaction. How can we recuperate?
HERE TO PLAY
The face of gaming is changing, literally
Avid readers, writers, and literary agents weigh in on this year’s edition of the Booker Prize longlist
Get ready to meet your most flattering lipstick shade yet
NEXT IN FASHION
The collision of two cultural identities can often lead to an interesting outcome. While London-based Namita Khade is of Indian origin, she channels her heritage into her work through a nuanced approach to design. The 24-year-old student from Central Saint Martins came into the spotlight for her experimental take on knitwear, diaphanous dresses featuring sensual cut-outs crafted in a gamut of fabrics – mohair, merino yarn, and delicate linens.
All Hail Couture
Dynamic dressing returns to the runway with Fall Couture 2021, a season of pathbreaking debuts and collections that broke convention; a breath of fresh energy into otherwise tired dress codes. Here’s what stood out for us
In today’s world, design ceases to be only about functionality and creativity, it’s now also about creating a new perspective, feels Bloni’s Akshat Bansal
THE PRICE OF LIBERATION
Meet the first trans woman to be longlisted for the Women’s Prize for Fiction.
What is it about Korean dramas and romances that has us hooked?
From growing up in Dubai to studying dentistry to now being the successful entrepreneur of a nationally recognised salon chain, Dr. Leena S. has come a long way
After a decade of exclusively being a movie star and whatnot, Kate Winslet’s triumphant return to te levis ion has everyone talking
With the gradual re-opening of stores, how can brands ensure physical retail remains relevant and profitable? Designer Rahul Mishra weighs in
The Power Of Gratitude
In engaging with the values of Sikhism, this author found the strength to finish her first book
NOT YOUR ANGEL
Does a brand makeover guarantee relevance? We find out
A dramatic shift in our lifestyles was an unanticipated by-product of the pandemic. But, alongside the sweatpants-induced rut and Zoom fatigue, our friendships have undergone their own evolution, for better or for worse
HUDA KHATTAN: THE BEAUTY MOGUL
“You only really shine when you are confident”
All the right CORDS
Becoming the f irst female Indian designer to present at Par is Haute Couture Week 2021, des igner Vaishali Shadangule tell s us why India will always be close to her heart
The Truth About Supplements
These pills and powders come with pretty promises, but is it safe to keep popping them without supervision?
FROM INDIA, WITH LOVE
Wondering how to make a transition to ethical fashion that’s not too heavy on the pocket? This non-profit brand works directly with rural artisan communities to bring the best of homegrown craft to the fore
Regenerative farming is quickly moving beyond a complex buzzword into a practice that’s actually giving back to the environment. And one fashion entrepreneur is opening his studio to other brands who want to integrate this unique supply chain into their businesses
A SECOND CHANCE
Pre-loved clothing is becoming a sought-after stream of fashion e-commerce for a young audience seeking exclusivity in style. The benefits? Affordability, uniqueness, and a conscious wardrobe – all accessible through Instagram
PULL up a CHAIR
Food has become more than a necessity; it’s bringing people together
For these individuals, the mental wounds of the second Covid wave are still wide open
SCENT OF LUXURY
This fragrance will almost literally take you places