Varun Bahl’s Vintage Garden | ICW2016

Delicate and soft, beautiful and romantic – just the words that resonate with Varun Bahl’s latest couture collection! Covering the India Couture Week 2016 for Joos, our friend Shipra spotted a host of the designer’s friends and colleagues looking on at the wondrous work of intricate embroidery and floral motifs! From JJ Vallya to Ashish Soni …

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Gaurav Gupta’s Scape Song Collection | ICW2016

Gaurav Gupta is undoubtedly hot when it comes to haute couture! Fluidity, drama and sculpture ruled the ramp. Covering India Couture Week 2016 for Joos, our friend Shipra noticed layers of fabrics and a lot of tassels and pearls, ruching, crystals (re-swarovski), lace, tulle, chiffons, organzas and georgettes, tiers and multilayers… and then some more! Elegance and …

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The Manish Malhotra show | ICW2016

What can one expect from someone who’s dressed all of Bollywood and almost introduced the concept of celebrity showstoppers to the Indian runway? Our good friend, Shipra, who covered the opening show of India Couture Week 2016, for Joos tell us.   A Manish Malhotra show… you hear that Fawad Khan is opening the show and …

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What couture week 2016 was like…

So India Couture Week 2016 happened last week and we’re just getting out of the couture-induced coma after 5 days of star-studded style, splendour and sparkle. Drapes and capes Persia and Russia Pastels and florals Vintage and royal Chokers and corn rows Motifs and minarets Peacocks and prints Off-shoulders and opulence Sheer and septum rings …

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8 things you didn’t know about the MET Gala and 12 looks you cannot unsee.

Call it the Oscar’s of the east coast or the grandest fashion event of the year, the MET Gala has been buzzing for a good few years now. Ever wondered why it’s such a big thing? Here’s something you didn’t know about the Metropolitan Museum of Art’s Anna Wintour Costume Institute Benefit, better known as the …

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The best way to attend fashion week (all the fun, none of the fatigue)

To everyone who goes through the I-have-nothing-to-wear syndrome. To all the cool people who get the frow fatigue. To those who wish they were there, but can’t be there. We’ll be your eyes and ears this fashion season! 45 designers. 30 shows. 5 days. A brand-new venue. The first ever menswear and accessories shows. Here’s what’s in store. …

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Fashion Week goes consumer?

              Earlier this month, Boston Consulting Group and Council of Fashion Designers of America had a bright idea! They wanted to make fashion weeks more meaningful. So in a move aimed at fixing what they describe as “a broken system,” the CFDA is getting behind a movement to turn the …

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It’s twins!

It’s that time of the year again when the world’s authority on colour declares a ‘Color of the Year’. This year, however, we have not 1, but 2 Colors of the Year – Rose Quartz & Serenity, or as the less-trained eye might call – baby pink and powder blue. Like last year’s Marsala, this …

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Born in Banaras. Worn all over the world.

Picture this: You are offered a refreshingly sweet paan at the entrance, you walk in to a darkish show area that’s lit up with pretty diyas and flowers, there is a live shehanai performance, and the ramp is set against a ghat-inspired backdrop. If you thought this was grand, wait till we tell you about …

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4 things we learnt from Day 4

A great show is all about great storytelling.  Need proof? We have 2! Pero’s slumber party had the audience falling in love with Aneeth Arora. And like any other season, in this collection too she showed us what she does best – sustainable fashion, comfort fits, unexpected cuteness, attention to details, brilliant styling and that …

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