See saw: India in Focus

India will be the focus of leading British journalist Saima Mohsin.

Written by EXPRESS FEATURES SERVICE | Published: September 11, 2012 3:44:27 am

India will be the focus of leading British journalist Saima Mohsin. With roots in both India and Pakistan,Mohsin is currently working with BBC World News and will be hosting the new series,Horizons,for the channel. The show attempts to discover future solutions for global businesses and lifestyles and Mohsin will travel to Mumbai,Bengaluru and Delhi to speak to experts on the subjects as eco-friendly housing,civic infrastructure and natural resources. The weekend show,which went on air on September 8,has dedicated five episodes to India.

Courting Couture

It is a known fact that bridal couture forms a chunk of the fashion business in India. It is hardly surprising then that Narendra Kumar Ahmed,like many of his contemporaries,is also making a foray into the field. Ahmed,whose forte includes natty menswear and spunky creations for women,is now launching his first-ever bridal line at the upcoming Aamby Valley India Bridal Week that is scheduled to take place in Mumbai from September 12 to 17. The maiden collection of ‘Narendra Kumar Bridal Couture’ draws inspiration from classical ballet traditions and one of the last great representatives of Romanticism in Russian classical music,Sergei Rachmaninoff. Slated to take place on September 16 as part of the third edition of the annual event,the show promises to offer “traditional styles for the modern bride” with liberal use of fabrics such as silk,velvet,georgette,soft satin and rich organza.

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