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  • AIFW: 'Fifty Shades' songs serve background for Pallavi Mohan's show 20 hours 41 minutes ago

    New Delhi: American erotic romance 'Fifty Shades of Grey' may not have managed to get a release in India but its soundtracks were used during designer Pallavi Mohan's autum-winter collection on day two of the Amazon India Fashion Week (AIFW). Elli Goulding's 'Love Me Like You Do' and Beyonce's 'Haunted' from...
  • Restaurant Review: Dhaba, The Claridges Yesterday

    Agreed, there aren't too many dishes that you can gorge on while fasting during Navratri. But there is definitely one place that dishes out interesting food during the most pious festive period. As Dhaba, at The Clardiges, brings several lip-smacking food items to the menu, it succeeds in ensuring guests...
  • Hospital beds, nurses and IV drips at Amazon India Fashion Week Yesterday

    New Delhi: Nine hospital beds in a row and imaginary patients hooked up to intravenous drips. Not the usual setting for a fashion catwalk. But designer Rajesh Pratap Singh returned to his roots for the inaugural show of the Amazon India Fashion Week in New Delhi on Wednesday. Singh, who grew up...
  • AIFW 2015: Celebrating 25 years of fashion 2 days ago

    New Delhi: A new title sponsor, over 100 established and rising designers, a fashion label from Bollywood actress Shraddha Kapoor and promotion of Khadi as its main theme, the 25th edition Amazon India Fashion Week (AIFW) will see glamour at its best when it kicks off here on Wednesday. The five-day...
  • Marc Jacobs confirms closure of his line 2 days ago

    Los Angeles: American fashion designer Marc Jacobs has confirmed the end of his line Marc by Marc Jacobs. It was first rumoured last week that the diffusion line was set to be discontinued and Jacobs has now confirmed that it will merge with his eponymous main collection, reports femalefirst.com. Jacobs said: "In...
  • Iggy Azalea admits undergoing breast enhancement 2 days ago

    Los Angeles: Singer Iggy Azalea has admitted she has gone under the knife for breast enhancement. "I did change something," the singer said when asked by Vogue magazine about what she would change about her body, reports aceshowbiz.com. "Four months ago, I got bigger b**bs! I'd thought about it my entire life,"...
  • I am very moody about what I need to wear when: Nimrat Kaur 2 days ago

    Mumbai:'Lunchbox' actress Nimrat Kaur was the showstopper for Shilpa Reddy's show at the Lakme Fashion Week Summer/Resort 2015 that came to an end recently. After the show, in an exclusive interview with IBNLive.com the 33-year-old actress spoke about her red carpet choices. When asked about her designer choices for any...
  • Punjab Grill opens fourth fine dine restaurant in Mumbai 2 days ago

    Mumbai: Authentic Punjabi food is really tough to get in Mumbai. Not anymore! Lite Bite Foods, one of the fastest growing and the most dynamic F&B Retail Company in the country today launched 'Punjab Grill', Gourmet Fine Dining - from the royal kitchens of Punjab, at Andheri West in Mumbai....
  • Chef's Recipe: Tamra Signature Chocolate Dessert 3 days ago

    You ought to be a great cook to make meals in a huff. And getting to learn tips from those who are trained at doling out multiple food items in a day can certainly make for an enriching experience. In our new series - Chef's Recipe - we ask chefs...
  • Sonal Mansingh: Hope the Parliamentarians take a cue from PM Modi's respect for art forms and artists 3 days ago

    New Delhi: The 'XII Jivan Pani Memorial Festival, 2015: Abhilasha' was themed along the lines of the Swachh Bharat Abhiyaan launched by PM Modi. We talked to its founding president Padma Vibhushan Awardee Dr. Sonal Mansingh about the condition of classical art forms in India and their future seeing the...
  • Fans love my Indian avatar, I'm also comfortable wearing that look: Kareena Kapoor Khan 4 days ago

    Mumbai: Her red carpet appearances may portray that the uber stylish Kareena Kapoor Khan's wardrobe is full of chic designer gowns, but the Bollywood actress says her personal fashion is about "jeans and shirt" and that she feels "comfort" is the best style. "Fashion, for me, is all about being comfortable,...
  • Bollywood stars steal the show on last day of Lakme Fashion Week 4 days ago

    As curtain came down on the Lakme Fashion Week, Bollywood stars stole the show on the last day. Kareena Kapoor, Karishma Kapoor, Shabana Azmi, Saif Ali Khan, Jaqueline Fernandez walked the ramp. ...
  • Teesta - The Tea Shop: A good evening hangout place for students, young office goers 5 days ago

    In the busy metro life of Delhi-NCR, a cup of tea is always soothing. Be it after a long drive or just a long walk with someone special on a drizzly evening, everything is incomplete without a good cup of tea or coffee. On one fine evening driving aimlessly with...
  • LFW, Day 4: Kalki Koechlin saunters down the ramp in Nishka Lulla's creation 6 days ago

    Mumbai: Staying true to her concept of relaxed fuss-free fashion that has multiple timeless uses, Nishka Lulla presented ideal summer wear. Putting an emphasis on paired separates to create numerous looks, Nishka added a more feminine edgy twist to the garments with her interesting touches. With fabrics that were perfect for...
  • IIT and IHM graduates join hands to give tea a new flavour at Chai Thela 6 days ago

    New Delhi: Catering to the need of every class, two young entrepreneurs have joined hands to give tea a new twist and flavour. Opening six outlets in a year in Noida near Delhi, 'Chai Thela' is gaining popularity with each passing day. Pankaj Judge, a graduate of IIT Kharagpur, and...
  • LFW, Day 4: Arjun, Shahid Kapoor turn showstopper for Kunal Rawal 6 days ago

    Mumbai: Known for his stylish, trendy but at times funky western men's wear Kunal Rawal took a detour this season and redefined western and ethnic men's wear for Lakmé Fashion Week Summer/Resort 2015. Opening the show with Bollywood's latest heartthrob, Arjun Kapoor in a mosaic embroidered sherwani, which nearly brought the...
  • Victoria's Secret model Alessandra Ambrosio poses topless 6 days ago

    Los Angeles: Victoria's Secret model Alessandra Ambrosio was seen posing topless for a photoshoot on a Malibu beach. The mother-of-two had her slim frame and taut tummy on show as she posed topless, reports mirror.co.uk The Brazilian beauty was wearing minimal makeup and had her hair flowing down her back. A photograph showed...
  • Love the way Kanikka Salluja designs, her creations are unique: Akshara Haasan 6 days ago

    Mumbai: After making her big screen debut with "Shamitabh", Akshara Haasan stepped onto the fashion ramp for the first time as a showstopper for Kanikka Salluja, whom she called a 'fashion soulmate'. "I saw Kanikka's work and after watching it, I felt as if I found my soulmate in fashion. I...
  • AIFW: Manish Malhotra, Gaurav Gupta, JJ Valaya to showcase their creativity at the finale 6 days ago

    New Delhi: The grand finale of the forthcoming Amazon India Fashion Week (AIFW) -- the 25th edition of the FDCI fashion gala -- will be truly grand with 25 designers coming together to present signature pieces celebrating India's rich handicraft tapestry. The ramp at AIFW will burst in a kaleidoscope of...
  • LFW, Day 3: Aditya Roy Kapoor walks on the ramp for Tom Taylor 1 week ago

    Mumbai: Actor Aditya Roy Kapoor walked on the ramp for international brand Tom Taylor. Setting the mood of the show was popular singer; Monica Dogra who rocked the ramp with some swinging numbers and looked stylish in a Tom Tailor Women leather jacket, skinny jeans and a net top....
  • Lakme Fashion Week, Day 3: Shah Rukh Khan's wife Gauri Khan debuts her creation on the runway for Satya Paul 1 week ago

    Mumbai: To celebrate 30 years of Satya Paul in the fashion industry, style icon Gauri Khan's debut collection was an exotic end to Day Three at Lakme Fashion Week Summer/Resort 2015. Keeping the brand's design sensibilities intact, Gauri presented "A Tropical Wonder" collection of luxurious prints that revealed a line of...
  • Vidya Balan: I feel strongly for the handloom crafts; want to help the weavers 1 week ago

    Mumbai: Actress Vidya Balan, who often flaunts traditional Indian weaves, says she feels strongly for the dying art of handloom in the country and would like to spread awareness about weavers' work. At the Indian Textiles Day at the ongoing Lakme Fashion Week summer-resort 2015 on Thursday, the 'Parineeta' actress sported...
  • Manish Malhotra: Fashion is not a trivial pursuit anymore; it's about both business and creativity 1 week ago

    Mumbai: The year 2015 is special for him as it marks his quarter century as a stylist for him and 10 years of his label Manish Malhotra. The designer, who has played a key role in promoting Indian fashion globally, says that fashion weeks have come a long way since...
  • LFW, Day 2: Riteish Deshmukh struts on the ramp for couturier Raghavendra Rathore 1 week ago

    Mumbai: When it comes to regal, sophisticated collections that rival those worn by royalty, Raghavendra Rathore had the perfect offering when his show closed Day Two at Lakme Fashion Week Summer/Resort 2015. From diffusion to bespoke dressing and promotion of rural crafts, the slick display featured three brands offered by a...
  • LFW, Day 2: Vidya Balan turns showstopper for Gaurang Shah 1 week ago

    This season it was the divine tree in Hindu mythology that inspired Gaurang Shah's collection called 'Kalpavriksha' at Lakmé Fashion Week Summer/Resort 2015. Gaurang winner of many awards for his work with Indian textiles and khadi, once again revisited the humble 'fabric of freedom' with a representation of the 'Tree of...
  • Restaurant Review: The Ancient Barbeque March 20, 2015

    After a hard day at work, not everybody is excited about the thought of spending time in the kitchen cooking a healthy dinner. And that's when you look for options to eat out. To unwind. To be in good company. To spend a quality evening with family. So when I...
  • Chef's Recipe: Beans Poriyal March 19, 2015

    Not fond of beans? Try it in a different way, the one our chef suggests. But before we share the recipe with you, you ought to know a little more about the term 'Poriyal'. 'Poriyal' refers to dry curries prepared in Tamil Nadu, and are an integral part of a...
  • Snapshot: Have you seen Hilary Duff's new look? March 19, 2015

    Los Angeles: Actress Hilary Duff has dyed her blonde hair blue and flaunted her new look on image-sharing platform Instagram. Duff was spotted showing off her new hair colour as she stepped out to run some errands here on Wednesday, reports aceshowbiz.com. The 27-year-old actress also posted a photograph to reveal her...
  • Mumbai's iconic Cafe Samovar pulls down the shutters March 19, 2015

    Mumbai: Mumbai's iconic Cafe Samovar, one of the favourite hangouts of city artists and art lovers here, is shutting shop on March 31. A big party will mark the folding up of the Kala Ghoda restaurant. Started in 1964 by restaurateur Usha Khanna, Cafe Samovar in the Jehangir Art Gallery has...
  • Lakme Fashion Week 2015, Day 1: Top 5 looks March 19, 2015

    While the showstealer on the first day was ace couturier Manish Malhotra, the other designers who impressed us with their creations on the ramp were Dhruv Kapoor, Surendri and Vaishali. Here are the Top 5 looks from Day 1 of the Lakme Fashion Week Summer/Resort 2015. Designer: Manish Malhotra Designer:...