Adeeb Ahamed Is Taking LuLu Group Further with Food, Toys and Fashion

The UAE-based MD of Lulu Exchange Holdings Adeeb Ahamed introduced popular international restaurant chains to India. This year, he is playing with toys and fashion.

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How Sonam Kapoor Conquered the Virtual World

The Bollywood actress and fashion icon sure knows how to grab eyeballs. What is it that makes her social-media feed irresistible?

Offbeat by Design: India’s New Jewellery Makers

A fearless crop of jewellery designers is changing the way Indians and Indophiles adorn themselves, using craft-based intricacies and unlikely materials. I spoke to six enterprising bauble creators.

Lecoanet Hemant: Clothed in Reinvention

The 40-year journey of haute couturiers Lecoanet Hemant from Paris to Delhi is one of restless change and a constant pushing of boundaries.

Sam Bhatia: Making French Wine for the Indian at Heart

Launched less than four years ago, Sufi Wines have created a stir on the American east coast, with wine blends made in France that go perfectly with spicy Indian cuisines. Meet Sam Bhatia, the man behind the Mirza Ghalib range of wines.

These Fashion Entrepreneurs Are Changing the Way Indians Shop

A new breed of app designers and internet entrepreneurs are changing the landscape of fashion retail in India.

Good Earth and Nicobar: Reinventing Indian Luxury, Twice

Hugely popular design retailers Good Earth and Nicobar are both a culmination of risky business decisions that appear sound only in retrospect. Here is what it takes to reinvent, twice, the modern Indian concept of luxury

A Taste of Indian Hospitality in Ajman

A luxurious new property by The Oberoi Group in UAE called Al Zorah is all set to put the little emirate of Ajman on the global tourist radar.

A Quiet Minimalistic Revolution in India’s Fashion Aesthetic

A quiet revolution is taking place in fashion as a minimalistic, comfort-driven new aesthetic takes over clothing and accessories. One thing unites them all: a fierce love for Indian craft and heritage, and a keen understanding of global winds of change.

Shoes You Can Live and Die In

A classic moccasin inspired by the buttonhole detail, Zegna's new Asola shoes weigh only 280 grams and are perfect for the travelling man who seeks style without compromising comfort. Italians, in fact, wear them without socks.

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.

Heritage Luxury with a Diamond on Top

Diamond brand Forevermark has tied up with ace Indian couturier Sabyasachi Mukherjee for a new collection of jewels, titled Zanyah. This is Mukherjee’s first line of fine jewellery, and going by his previous oeuvre of work, promises to be exquisite.

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.

A Stroke of Koons on Your Arm

For sure, Jeff Koons is one of the most talked about living artists of the 21st century. But that is not the only reason why a new collaboration between luxury major Louis Vuitton and Koons made it to the headlines. The collection has proved to be as controversial and provocative as Koons himself.

3D-Printed Jewellery for Fashion Mavericks

While 3D printing has been increasingly explored in jewellery-making of late, Isharya's founders Gauri and Radhika Tandon have created an entire collection using state-of-the-art 3D printed technology, making them the first in India to do so​.

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