The girl with the front-row invite. Fashion columnist and consultant. Mumbai, India.
Fashion’s young talent gives one vindication and hope
Fashion weeks tell us that everything we loathed about fashion is now driving the industry.
Every day is Women’s Day in fashion and advertising.
What really goes on behind actresses’s red-carpet looks?
Stefano Ricci on his suits, his first India store, and being hosted by Ratan Tata.
Spectacles. All eyes on fashion’s biggest accessory.
Mumbai society’s It-girl is also one of its most successful entrepreneurs.
Is that a Chanel kurta you’re wearing?
Why are wives of top politicians mere style icons?
An Indian-owned New York-based fashion label that ‘makes in India’ to support fair trade.
A surge of Britannia in popular culture brings all eyes on England.
We now live in a world where we are judged on the basis of our designer totes. Showing it off as obviously as possible is considered quite alright.
Whatever happened to fashion’s favourite month? Who ate the January sale?
One of India’s most reticent fashion designers, Sonam Dubal, on taking it slow and steady
Anita Ekberg, who passed away recently, was called “the first woman on the day of creation”.
Sonakshi Sinha and Anushka Sharma are playing with the short crop, just because.
A New Year is such a good time for a wardrobe cleanse.
Santa Claus isn’t the only gentleman showing up in a velour suit
Fashion trends that made us sit up and take note, and sometimes let out a little wolf-whistle too.
Any regular reader of this column will note that I am a savage ‘lookist’. I am a ‘size-ist’ too.
India’s squash champion Saurav Ghosal on things that matter off-court.
The Bhau Daji Lad Museum’s just-announced modern wing would be incomplete without a space for fashion and costume design
School uniforms are welcome and wanted in India. But different countries have varied reactions to them.
The only trend du jour is normcore, dress as indistinguishably as possible
Bvlgari’s first store in India promises a mix of old and new, and lots of blue
Parineeti Chopra is a tall and well-built woman who claims she has struggled with her weight all through her growing-up years.
It is a perfect excuse to revisit a now permanent fashion staple — the summer jacket — since warm woollies aren’t for us at all.
Kolkata-based designer Rohan Arora who designs customised shoes is fashion industry’s best kept secret
Kolkata-based designer Rohan Arora who designs customised shoes is fashion industry’s best kept secret.
Grumbach was in Mumbai to speak at a luxury conference last week. He was among very few speakers who drew in a full house. Needless to say, Grumbach is a ‘fashion icon’.
I have barely understood the concept of ‘dress for yourself’. Nobody dresses for one’s self.
Renaissance great Sandro Botticelli. Ricci’s spokesperson says the label will be in India in six months.
Printing and embroidery techniques that were only found on Indian ethnics are now the mainstay of our global wardrobe. India’s handloom history has become the focus of its sartorial language.
Tarun Tahiliani’s show for Sahachari had Mumbai celebrate like it’s the Nineties
Indian designers have shown at Paris Fashion Week this season, but is the fashion capital of the world still a lure?
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