10 bridal trends that will make you say “I do”

Couture in India, has definitely come a long way. From being traditionally (yawn!) bridal, couture today is more experimental than opulent, avant-garde, and even crossing the proverbial gap that divides it from prêt. Quoting Rahul Mishra, the modern Indian bride doesn’t want to wear head-to-toe couture anymore. She mixes a treasured heirloom that’s been passed …

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The fancier cousin of fashion week is here.

Couture Week is back. And here are 5 things that make it bigger than ever before: Amazon is the title sponsor! The opening Sabyasachi show is going to feature a special Christian Louboutin collection! Rahul Mishra makes his couture debut! The Rohit Bal offsite smells like drama! And rumour has it that Aishwarya Rai’s walking for Manish Malhotra after many many …

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An Indian Summer

Summers are hard as it is. And Delhi summers, even more so. 40+ degrees. Sweat stains camouflaged as prints. Melting makeup. Leering men and crop tops. It doesn’t paint a pretty picture now, does it? So that’s how Nishat Fatima’s (editor Harper’s Bazaar, India) summer styling caught our eye. Handwoven Indian fabrics with built-in ventilation, …

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Being minimalistic

You judge You are judged Voluntarily Involuntarily By who you are By what you wear No two people alike No two dots similar Falling in structure Of the free-flowing kind Monochrome Speaks louder than a palette An unexpected stripe A utilitarian clutch flap Buttons Meant to be unbuttoned Hair Half up, half down Jewellery Less is …

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A fairytale by Anju Modi

Once upon a time There was a girl who never grew up Stuck in a world filled with mundanity She escaped to her own little world of fantasy A world where everything was good, every moment meaningful, every creation beautiful Once upon a time There was a girl who was a free spirit With her …

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Because nobody writes letters anymore

Dear alter ego, It’s time for a tête-à-tête Care to make it a duet? Every once in a while Let’s introspect on your signature style While you sport Aviators I look through my rose-tinted glasses You play with plaid My heart blooms for florals You wear out your denim overalls I treasure my vintage chemise …

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AIFW AW15 – The grand grand finale

What happens when 25 designers come together for one show? Chaos or creativity? Madness or magic? Definitiveness or drama? The grand finale of the first ever Amazon India Fashion Week was a melange of everything. Showcasing their own individual interpretation of India’s rich handicraft tapestry, each of the 25 designers presented 2 ensembles to celebrate …

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You know you’re at fashion week when..

You shop for something new, thinking people will remember what you wore 2 seasons back. You wear shoes you can’t walk in. You wear a floor-length gown to a morning show. You pick a gift bag that wasn’t intended for you. You post blurry pictures and pointless videos of every show you attend. You pose …

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Meanwhile in Delhi…

The fashion fever strikes again. 25 shows starting on the 25th of March. Can’t wait!     Join Us On Facebook | Follow Us On Twitter & Instagram | Contact Us | www.joos.in

All I want for Valentine’s Day is…

I’m not a Valentine grinch, but the overly saccharine commercialism kills my mojo. Having said that, I wouldn’t mind casually leaving this blog post open in my browser and hope someone gets a gentle hint   Check out these Charlotte Olympia beauties here. Join Us On Facebook | Follow Us On Twitter & Instagram | Contact Us | www.joos.in