Wednesday, March 27, 2019

Esha Amiin

Dressing up like Bollywood

Eshaa Amiin leads an envious but busy life, filled with glitz glamour and celebrity stars. Her client roster reads like the Who’s Who of...
Bhamini Subramaniam a Fashion Designer running the label Abhinav Creations

Art in your Wardrobe with Bhamini Subramaniam

Bhamini Subramaniam is an unusual designer. She has an M Phil in English Literature – her thesis was “Images of Experience - The Theatre...
Best of Agender Fashion from 2018 LGBTQ

Best of 2018: Year of the Agender Fashion Revolution

Societal and economic changes have brought great fashion options in the past. The 1920s brought the rebellious Charleston silhouette after the long restrictive gowns...
Saloni Khanna Face of 2019video

Xyngr Face of 2019: Saloni Khanna

When two top fashion choreographers Anu Ahuja and Lubna Adam unanimously name Saloni Khanna as a model to watch, there has to be a...

Strike A Pose, but do these Bollywood Beauties do it well?

This one is dedicated to Bollywood beauties that love to dress in western as well as Indian high fashion labels and strike a pose...
Couture Shazzle by Fashion Designer Shazia Naikvideo

Christmas Couture by Shazia Naik

The ‘Shazzle’ label by Shazia Naik started in 2015 is all about sophisticated, ultra feminine, glamour that is just ideal for the Yuletide season....
Tasneem Merchant

Sustainable & Showstopping Glamour

This Diwali move away from tradition and instead go for something eye-catching, while dancing the nights away during the festivities. Go for unconventional glamour...
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Shop till you drop for Denim Jeans. Well, not everywhere

Who doesn’t want to get fashion’s favourite labels at a discount price? January is the month for sales and a walk through Phoenix Mall,...
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Julie Shah’s glam world

Mention the name of designer Julie Shah and it conjures up visions of glamorous creations that will turn any woman into a fashion Diva....
Nidhi Munim Swimwearvideo

Into the waters in a Nidhi Munim

There was a time a few decades ago when shopping for swimwear was an expensive exercise – one had to go abroad for a...
Saloni Sakaria

Saloni Sakaria, Step by Step

When the beauty of textiles surrounds a person, the most logical step is to move to fashion designing. That is exactly what Saloni Sakaria...
Payal Singhal

Payal Singhal – Fashion in her Genes

By Meher Castelino Payal Singhal has fashion in her genes. Her father Dinesh brought the first foreign brand FU’s in the 1980s to India. At the...
Ssoul from Mansi Dhiren Jhaveri and Shweta Kunal Parekh

Ssoul from Mansi Dhiren Jhaveri & Shweta Kunal Parekh

By Meher Castelino Ssoul Jewelry is for everyone from 25 to 65 years and ever so pocket-friendly in these days of inflation that women (also their...
Yadvi Agarwal

Extreme Fashion Aesthetics by Yadvi Agarwal

By Meher Castelino Fashion for Yadvi Agarwal has to be of the extreme kind. Yadvi was not satisfied after acquiring her Bachelor’s in Fashion Design from...
Jay Ramrakhiani

From Couture to Craft

By Meher Castelino Jay Ramrakhiani’s passion only revolves now around creating beautiful weaving designs in Benaras and presenting them as saris and garments. But not many...
Juilee Bendkhale

Juilee Bendkhale

By Meher Castelino Juilee Bendkhale is an award-winning designer but extremely low key, although her brand “Zuilee” is one of the most popular with loyal buyers...
Jewellyn Alvares private label fashion designer mumbai india

Jewellyn Alvares

Jewellyn Alvares has a bespoke format for women’s wear, for men, it is ready-to-wear, writes Meher Castelino When a person loves his profession, he is...
Shruti Sancheti private label fashion designer mumbai india

Pinnacle by Shruti Sancheti

The name Shruti Sancheti and her label ‘Pinnacle’ have been making waves for the past eight years. A fashion graduate from the J D...
Akshat Bansal Bloni

This Bansal is ‘Bloni’ Good

By Meher Castelino When Akshat Bansal presented his label “Bloni” (B for Bansal and Loni his pet name = Bloni) at Lakmé Fashion Week Winter/Festive 2017...
Sumona Parekh

Bridal Wear by Sumona Parekh

By Meher Castelino Brides are busy shopping for the most memorable event of their lives and designers are offering the most sensational wedding wear as the...
2.0 movie RajiniKanth Akshay Kumar

CGI Gobbledygook

It has been seen in recent months that a spectacle is not enough to satisfy the audience. While a star like Rajinikanth with his...
Women of Rythmvideo

Pathbreaking Percussionists

In its third edition, the ‘Women Of Rhythm' concert featured 12 stunning talents from age 16 to 60 saw a reasonably packed St Andrew’s...
John DiMartino jazz

Blast from the Jazz Past

There's something special, enchanting and nostalgic about old-school jazz. Tunes from the Great American Songbook, the masterly compositions of Billy Strayhorn, George Gershwin and...