The Promise Of Emotional Transformation
The pandemic reminds us how easily human ache can fall prey to the promise of emotional transformation, which will take more than a spa date to achieve
LONG ROAD TO FREEDOM
It’s been three years since Section 377 was repealed. To celebrate the milestone, we asked members of the LGBTQIA+ community for their insights on India’s path to queer liberation
Seasoned stylist and creative consultant, Ekta Rajani is an ‘explorer’ (as she hesitantly calls herself ) for relatively conscious consumption in the fashion scene today. However, by her admission, the process of understanding the importance of and making cleaner choices was, and continues to be, a complex one. She pens her sartorial journey thus far while spotlighting some value in thrift, slower-made, and upcycled styles, through this visual essay
LAY OF THE LAND
A vibrant mosaic of peoples, cultures and communities, crisscrossed by ancient trading and pilgrimage routes offer their own unique inspiration, in Ladakh
IN YOUR BACKYARD
Good food is about more than simply good cooking
ADA DESIGNER CHIKAN STUDIO
The beautifully intricate embroidery of chikankari is one of the most recognizable crafts from India and has continued to evolve over the last 200 years since its inception.
THE PRIDE OF A NATION
The Olympic silver medallist hopes that her inspiring story will fuel the sport ing ambitions of a new generation of athletes
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 Truth About Supplements
These pills and powders come with pretty promises, but is it safe to keep popping them without supervision?
The Power Of Gratitude
In engaging with the values of Sikhism, this author found the strength to finish her first book
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
NOT YOUR ANGEL
Does a brand makeover guarantee relevance? We find out