The Many Hats of JJ Valaya

Ace Indian couturier JJ Valaya has straddled the world of interiors, photography and art with ease. Aekta Kapoor talks to the man behind the magic.

The Problem Solvers: Shivan and Narresh

India’s first and only swimwear designers have gone from laurel to laurel by looking at gaps in the market that needed to be filled, and solving the oldest of women’s problems – self-confidence.

Bollywood Beyond Borders

From North America to Europe, the world is waking up to the emotional appeal and the business opportunity of Hindi cinema.

A Star is Worn: Indian Fashion’s Obsession with Bollywood

In the past two decades, the fashion industry has no doubt matured and developed a more organised infrastructure of fashion weeks, commercially driven ramp shows and a backbone of PR managers, professional stylists and choreographers. But another factor has taken firm root along the warp and weft of Indian fashion: the star power of Bollywood.

Click Couture: The Rise and Rise of Designer E-commerce in India

With designers and multi-label stores quickly adapting to virtual reality, the Indian fashion scene is all set for a digital revolution.

Keshav Suri: The Lalit Legacy

Hospitality comes naturally to the heir of the luxury Lalit group of hotels, but Keshav Suri has added his own brand of ambition to the fast-growing chain.

Karishma Grover: Wine and Wonderful

A feisty woman and a fastidious winemaker in the same heady package, Karishma Grover has changed the flavour and raised the bar at Grover Zampa wines.

Kirat Young: The Jewelled Journey of India’s First Supermodel

Supermodel, jewellery designer, femme fatale – Kirat Young’s charmed life is a tale of spunk and derring-do, from boarding school in Dehradun to Parisian high society.

17 Ideas for Guilt-free Parenting in 2017

Enough with the self-judgement and guilt trips! Take these 17 vows to make parenting easier on yourself and your kids this year.

Samrath Bedi: The Art and Science of Luxury Ayurveda

His mother started a premium Ayurvedic beauty brand, he made it an icon for Indian luxury. For Samrath Bedi, there’s no other place for Forest Essentials than the top.

Devangi Parekh: Taking Fashion Retail to Stylish New Shores

As the fashion landscape booms with more designers, retailers and e-commerce players, Devangi Parekh of Aza Fashions plans to be a critical part of this expansion.

Anand Tahiliani and Jahan Tahiliani: Taking Forward a Design Legacy

Anand and Jahan, the young sons of renowned fashion designer Tarun Tahiliani, are striding in their father’s shoes, one careful, confident step at a time.

The Day of the Jacket

Coats maketh the man, and nothing is more important than knowing your slim fits from your oversized priorities this season.

Bibhu Mohapatra: A Dreamer in Manhattan

Even after his remarkable rise to fashion fame from Rourkela to New York and a coveted space in the closets of the world’s most stylish women, Bibhu Mohapatra still evokes the fresh flavour of his Odisha roots in his designs and life.

Suket Dhir: Winning the Woolmark Prize 2016

From a childhood in insurgency-torn Punjab, to winning the world’s most prestigious fashion award, to designing the new RSS uniform, turning points are the rule rather than the exception in designer Suket Dhir’s life.

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