New homegrown beauty brands are offering nature-based and Ayurvedic beauty remedies to suit the sensibilities and lifestyles of Indian millennials.
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.
The Bollywood actress and fashion icon sure knows how to grab eyeballs. What is it that makes her social-media feed irresistible?
The 40-year journey of haute couturiers Lecoanet Hemant from Paris to Delhi is one of restless change and a constant pushing of boundaries.
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
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.
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.
Marketing to Indian audiences has always been a challenge for foreign brands entering the country. While some modify their strategies for local audiences, most stick to their global marketing strategy for the Indian audience as well. Interestingly, they all use English for communication in India.
Armed with laptops, smartphones and management degrees, and driven by the idea of social change and empowerment, these ‘recyclistas’ use a profit model to incentivise ‘upcycling’ of waste for lifestyle products and functional works of art.
As a citizen of 21st-century, wired, enthusiastic India, you’ll need courage to look this book in the eye, to face our truth, to see where we’ve come from. But you’ll also find courage within its pages.
What is it like for a Western woman to be married to an Indian man, to adjust to not just his quirks but also those of his family, community and country?
Her youthful looks belie her age and the fact that she’s a grandmother to a two-year-old. But if there is one thing Martha Wiedemann, spa consultant and wellness expert, attributes her seeming agelessness to, it is the power of holistic living, and paying equal attention to mind, body and soul.
I cannot help but recall the chilling events of last December when a 23-year-old Delhi-based physiotherapy student’s life was snuffed out in yet another instance of gender violence that now dot newspapers with alarming frequency. A happy wedding was not in her destiny.
Ten years into a relationship that has been tested unreasonably due to their nationalities, the famous duo wear their Indo-Pak badge lightly, even with raised eyebrows.
As the news of the death of SN Goenka, the founder of the Dhamma organization that teaches Vipassana meditation across the globe, made its way across the virtual world on the night of September 29 this year, the memory of a 56-year-old grandmother from a village in Haryana, a state in northern India, struck me.