Fashion

  • Crystal Eyed

    Stylemonger |  Iram Mirza
    Year - 1895. The sound of gusty wind was almost deafening. It was the darkest winter that Austria had ever seen. But that did ...

  • Suneet Varma's 'Elixir of Youth', a fabled magical potion

    Stylemonger |  Iram Mirza
    So the ancient legend goes like this... Many were seduced and tempted by the elusive 'Elixir of Youth'. Others billed it as just an ...

  • A French Ballad

    Stylemonger |  Iram Mirza
    Did I just time travel? Or those innumerable cups of coffee had some sinister substance in it. Is it for real? I ...

  • It happened in Portobello

    Stylemonger |  Iram Mirza
    It was a lazy Sunday afternoon when the protagonist of this story walked languidly past the pastel fronted terraces of Notting Hill strolling into the...

  • 'Suit Up!', said Barney Stinson...

    Geek At Large |  Saurav Jha
    ...and the environmentalists flinched. The other day I came across an elaborate advertisement for carbon friendly suits, and it got me investigating. ...

  • For my fellow shallows, call me shallow if you may

    Fashion Flaneur |  Sharadiya Dasgupta
    So last week I was holidaying on a charming island with sun kissed, white sand beaches and turquoise blue waters that blended into green towards...

  • My magical date with designer Sabyasachi

    Kaliedoscope |  Kanika Mehta
    Here we are, talking about the last day of the Wills Lifestyle India Fashion Week that was high on many things besides fashion including drama,...

  • Waiting for Kolkata's magic-weaver Sabyasachi

    Kaliedoscope |  Kanika Mehta
    As the weekend started, one could feel the increase in numbers of visitors at the Wills Lifestyle India Fashion Week. I couldn't walk two strides...

  • Day 3 of fashion week and monotony is setting in

    Kaliedoscope |  Kanika Mehta
    We are halfway through the fashion week and monotony was setting in. I saw the same faces, similar tired expressions as many burnt the midnight...

  • No talking on the first row please!

    Kaliedoscope |  Kanika Mehta
    After the enthusiasm and adrenaline rush of day 1 at the Wills Lifestyle India Fashion Week, day 2 began on a tad less happy note....

  • It's chaos at fashion week and I'm loving it!

    Kaliedoscope |  Kanika Mehta
    The first day of the Wills Lifestyle India Fashion Week is over and I'm ready to hang up stilettos! The venue (Pragati Maidan) ...

  • Lakme Fashion Week: Where are the big stars?

    Fashion Flaneur |  Sharadiya Dasgupta
    I cannot generally be accused of having extreme views but the overriding emotion at the end of the Lakme Fashion Week Summer Resort 2011 is...

  • Women's Day: The Lipstick Jungle

    Kaliedoscope |  Kanika Mehta
    Matching my shoes to the bag every morning as I rush to step out for work is a chore that I perform almost fanatically. Even...

  • The curious case of Gaddafi and Galliano

    Fashion Flaneur |  Sharadiya Dasgupta
    I find it very difficult to enthuse over the current news. Just when you think that at least the outlook is so black it can...

  • Asian darlings of the fashion world

    Fashion Flaneur |  Sharadiya Dasgupta
    Prabal Gurung: Chic is Prabal Gurung's middle name. This multi ethnic, (born in Singapore, raised in Kathmandu, trained in Delhi) New York-based designer is the...

  • 'Live' from New York Fashion Week

    Fashion Flaneur |  Sharadiya Dasgupta
    The milieu at New York Fashion Week has lived up to all my expectations and is worth every second of the seemingly interminable wait! Such...

  • The designers my favourite characters should wear

    Fashion Flaneur |  Sharadiya Dasgupta
    So they are making one of my most loved books and perhaps the most stupendous work of sub-continental fiction in the last 50 years, into...

  • Calcutta and Bombay: fashion tales of 2 cities

    Fashion Flaneur |  Sharadiya Dasgupta
    Calcutta and Bombay. One has been my home for nine years now and the other my hideout whenever I want to escape the overbearing familiarity...

  • Fashion Tips: What should I wear this Christmas?

    Fashion Flaneur |  Sharadiya Dasgupta
    So what are you doing on Christmas eve?? On Christmas?? On Boxing day?? And on New Year's eve? Ok Ok I will stop. ...