Delhi Drums To A Funky Beat

Ok. Right off the bat, the World Percussion Festival was a giant truckload of fun! Did I spoil the build-up & the suspense? Calm down, just read on to know WHY it was awesome. I didn’t know quite what to expect when I accepted an invitation to go to the Times of India’s World Percussion Festival. Percussion artists are …

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Style Stanza # 8 Kashmir By Mrinalini Gupta #WIFW FW2014

Kashmir, India’s paradise, a city of beauty, charm, craftsmanship and a city wrought with chaos and violence finds a beautiful expression in Mrinalini Gupta’s latest collection. With ‘Kashmir’, Mrinalini weaves a tactile story with militant regalia and stories of distress in subtle army tones of Khaki, military green, olive and browns through her fabric treatments and workmanship. …

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Style Stanza #5 : Gautam Gupta’s ‘Raahi’- WIFW FW 2014

Gautam Gupta’s ‘Raahi’, as the theme goes, is a sublime expression of another journey undertaken and depicted through the couturier’s experience while in Jaisalmer. Experience the Arabian nights fable seamlessly in a culturally Indian backdrop of sand swept paradise – the magical deserts, folk dances, street art and the expansive landscape on beautiful contemporary silhouettes. …

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Style Stanza #3: Rajdeep Ranawat’s Beyond The Cold- WIFW FW 2014

Beyond the Cold dark forest where the myths are born and legends are created, where the thriving and withering of civilisatons are a norm…Rajdeep Ranawat derives his artistic inspiration from these surreal blurred lines. Creating masterpieces in classic free flowing silhouettes Rajdeep Ranawat tries to graphically capture a sense of degenerating mosaics and lost handcrafted …

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What’s Hot At FCUK!

If you thought the Sketch To Store Campaign was hot, wait till you see the French Connection UK collection thats hit the holiday buzz with on trend looks and silhouettes at the French Connection stores. Not only women’s line but the men’s section is buzzing with the vintage looks currently being sported by the Bollywood …

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A Style Rendezvous at The Collective

How often have you bought something sinfully expensive thinking it looked great in the lights of the trial room and yet not soon after…admired your purchase ever so wistfully while it looked glamorously beautiful hanging in the back of your closet..never seeing the light of the day! Admit it now darlings! Speaking for everyone here, …

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A Day With Aneeth – My Designer Diary

This is how I’d like to introduce Aneeth, for those who don’t know her yet…and in the same breath thank her, for letting me into her private beautiful world for a day with a warm and open heart. Music loving, torrent worshiping, book collecting, Polaroid clicking, wine drinking, globe- trotting, visiting flea markets and bartering …

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When The Phone Is The Only Camera You Need

Photographs have been my most prized possessions ever since I can remember. I take pictures for not losing out on memories, beautiful moments, strangers that I bond with on the streets and of course to an extent selfies too :p. Although I’m not a professional, at every stage in life, whether I could afford it …

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Board Walk Grit – Not So Serious by Pallavi Mohan – WIFW SS 2014

Pretty yet a bit gritty, Romantic in essence with muted undertones for the vintage appeal was what we saw in ‘Broad Walk Grit’ by Pallavi Mohan…”The kind of blowing grit that gets in-between the toes when you walk down the boardwalk. Leather sandals leaving fleeting tracks on the wooden planks. The fresh salty smell of …

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Pangea – A Night To Remember

With aching feet and head full of Jazz ( after the live music at Ashish Soni’s Grand Finale Show by the awesome duo Adil & Vasundhara ) , we walked into the most happening after party of the entire Fashion Week at Pangea,  The Ashoka Hotel. The place definitely lived up to the hype with …

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