LIFESTYLE

  • WIFW: 10 things that made Rohit Bal's show the grandest Indian fashion show ever October 13, 2014

    Couturier Rohit Bal proved once again that he is the cream of the crop at the Wills Lifestyle India Fashion Week, Spring-Summer 2015 grand finale. The designer presented a magnificent show making everything as ostentatious as he could. Bal's friend and actor Arjun Rampal made the girls swoon as...
  • Wills Lifestyle India Fashion Week: Gauri and Nainika use fashion to raise awareness on global warming; spellbind the spectators October 10, 2014

    Talented designer duo Gauri & Nainika proved that fashion can also be a powerful tool to raise awareness on issues which the world seems to be oblivious despite knowing how critical it can be. Not only was their creation high on glamour and pizzazz...
  • Delhi: Exhibition by Pakistan faces protest at Pragati Maidan September 11, 2014

    New Delhi: A group of men holding saffron coloured flags with symbols of 'Om' on them staged protests at 'Aalishan Pakistan', a fourday event by around 300 exhibitors from across the border, on Thursday. The lifestyle exposition started on Thursday at Pragati Maidan. The unidentified men shouted slogans and said 'murdabad' outside...
  • Stuck with rural roots Chinese men losing out to urbane women July 31, 2014

    Beijing: Bad dress sense, crude demeanour, poor hygiene coupled with their inability to shake off their rural roots, the Chinese young and middleaged men are turning out to be no match for their stylish, urbane and highly demanding female counterparts. China's increasingly assertive social media is abuzz over a teasing...
  • Soha Ali Khan felicitates debutant fashion designer at WIFW March 29, 2014

    New Delhi: Actress Soha Ali Khan felicitated India's aspiring fashion designer at an awards ceremony held at the ongoing Wills Lifestyle India Fashion Week autumn-winter 2014 (WIFW) here Friday. Wills Lifestyle presented the grand finale of the 8th edition of The Debut, which recognises the country's talented young designers in the...
  • Shilpa Shetty walks for Tarun Tahiliani's opening show in a kanjeevaram outfit at WIFW March 26, 2014

    New Delhi: Fashion designer Tarun Tahiliani Wednesday opened the Wills Lifestyle India Fashion Week autumn-winter 2014 with his impressive collection and actress Shilpa Shetty, known for well-maintained figure, heightened the glamour quotient when she hit the ramp in a kanjeevaram outfit. Tahiliani's autumn-winter pieces were terrific. Right from ivory cascade jacket with...
  • All that glitters in Monaco October 27, 2013

    With a glittering lifestyle, the citystate of Monaco is known for a lot more than just famous exhibitions and International meets. Here's a look as to why Monaco is one of the prettiest sights in the world. ...
  • Balanced lifestyle will help fight depression: Dr Sameer Malhotra June 4, 2013

    Depression has become a part and parcel of a modern man or woman's life, often driving some to the point of committing suicide. So how do we fight it? Dr Sameer Malhotra, head of the Department of Mental Health and Behavioural Sciences at Max Healthcare joined IBNLive readers on the...
  • Delhi: Four arrested for using 57 fake credit cards May 3, 2013

    New Delhi: Four people were arrested for using 57 fake credit cards to dupe a major bank of over Rs 40 lakh to support their lavish lifestyles, police said on Thursday. Mayank Jain, 28, Roshan Dass, 27, Kuldeep Srivastava, 23 and Ashok Ganwani,35 got the cards issued from Citibank on...
  • Gwyneth Paltrow under fire for selling bikinis for kids April 24, 2013

    London: Actress Gwyneth Paltrow has been accused of "sexualising" children by selling bikinis for four to eightyearolds on her website. The 'Iron Man' star's lifestyle company site showed pictures of a little girl wearing one of the twopiece creations designed by her new designer Melissa Odabash, reported Daily Star. The outfits,...
  • Manish Arora's grand finale gets standing ovation March 18, 2013

    New Delhi: Amid loud cheers, live international band performances and models' impromptu gigs on the ramp, ace fashion designer Manish Arora brought the curtains down on the 21st edition of the Wills Lifestyle India Fashion Week (WIFW) Autumn/ winter 2013. Returning to the WIFW stage after a gap of four years,...
  • Why are women so paranoid about their weight? January 29, 2013

    "So that, guys can figure out, loud n' clear, the difference between boobs and butt!" goes one facile explanation. Other smart oneliners include "less weight, lesser the wait for that dream flight towards the dream man", "sharper the edge of the knife, sharper the chances to kill!" and "B'coz thin...
  • VHP blames 'western model' of lifestyle for rapes January 6, 2013

    Chennai: After RSS chief Mohan Bhagwat's remarks that rapes were prevalent in India and not in Bharat, the VHP on Saturday blamed the 'western model' of lifestyle for growing incidents of sexual assault on women including rape, saying cities were losing the values. VHP International Advisor Ashok Singhal termed as...
  • First Look: The Playboy Indian bunny costume December 20, 2012

    Mumbai: Adult entertainment company Playboy today unveiled the Indian Playboy bunny today here "keeping in mind local sensibilities" and announced launch of its first beach cafe in Goa during JanuaryMarch, 2013. "Keeping in mind the fast evolving Indian luxury market, we plan to launch Playboy as an aspirational brand aimed mainly...
  • 1/3rd of babies born in 2012 could live upto 100 years November 12, 2012

    London: Long life ahead! A third of new generation babies are expected to survive to celebrate their 100th birthday, thanks to improvement in living standards and medicine, a new study claims. Dubbed the "new centenarians" because they have a one in three chance of reaching the age of 100, today's...
  • Playboy Clubs come to India without bunny costume November 2, 2012

    The Playboy club is coming to India but with "bunnies" in nonrevealing outfits. "The costumes of the bunnies, who are integral to the Playboy culture, will be based on Indian sensibilities and morals," Sanjay Gupta, CEO of PB Lifestyle, which is bringing the brand to India through a licensing...
  • Designers applaud Amitabh Bachchan's style at Wills Lifestyle Fashion Week October 10, 2012

    Amitabh Bachchan, who turns 70 on Thursday, is the talking point at the Wills Lifestyle India Fashion Week. Bollywood and fashion have always gone hand in hand and with Big B turning 70, ace designers decided to applaud his style. Here's wishing many more stylish years to ever-so-stylish Mr Bachchan....
  • More Indian youths suffering from heart diseases September 27, 2012

    New Delhi: With an everincreasing number of Indians suffering from heart diseases, a drastic change in lifestyle and eating habits is the need of the hour to tackle the alarming situation with a special focus on youths, say doctors. Cardiovascular diseases would be the largest cause of death and disability...
  • 'Urban Indians face greater heart disease risk' September 23, 2012

    Bangalore: A sedentary lifestyle, lack of exercise and poor eating habits are making millions of urban Indians face a high risk of heart disease, a study by a Mumbaibased consumer products major has revealed. Urban India is moving to lifestyle diseases from infectious diseases due to a sedentary life, poor healthy...
  • Lifestyle cancer in Hyderabad on the rise April 23, 2012

    HYDERABAD: The dreaded 'C' is at it again. The deadliest disease known to man has trained its sights on a whole new generation of unsuspecting individuals worldwide the young adults. Hyderabad is no different. The drastic change in lifestyle of those in the young adult category of 1839 year...
  • Pak Commerce Minister to visit India on Wednesday April 9, 2012

    Islamabad: Eying to boost trade ties, Commerce Minister Makhdoom Amin Fahim will travel to India with a 250member delegation on Wednesday to attend the Lifestyle Pakistan exhibition in New Delhi. The delegation, which will include officials of the Commerce Ministry and Trade Development Authority of Pakistan and members of the business...
  • Reduce excise duty on branded garments: Assocham March 9, 2012

    New Delhi: Industry body Assocham on Friday urged the government to reduce excise duty on branded garments to one per cent from 10 per cent at present. "The Rs 1.5 lakh crore industry, providing direct employment to 60 lakh people, has witnessed lower growth due to hike in excise duty, rising...
  • Budget 2012: Rajan Bharti Mittal wants reforms in retail March 9, 2012

    Rajan Bharti Mittal, Vice Chairman and Managing Director of Bharti Enterprises, has said that Budget 2012 must provide a clear roadmap for land acquisition and environmental clearance....
  • Abolish excise duty on jewellery: Gitanjali Group March 7, 2012

    By Mehul Choksi The Gems & Jewellery sector is not only a major employment generator but also makes a major contribution to India's export earnings. As per the white paper issued by FICCI gems & jewellery group the total size of the gems & jewellery sector (both domestic and exports)...
  • Bollywood Alisters give WIFW a miss February 21, 2012

    Wills Lifestyle India Fashion Week concluded but Bollywoods Alisters were missing this time around. ...
  • WLFW kicks off in Delhi with Bollywood Alisters February 17, 2012

    Day one of the Wills Lifestyle India Fashion Week was kick started by designer duo Shantanu and Nikhil. ...
  • Fashionistas on style quotient of our politicos February 16, 2012

    While the fashion pundits predict the trends of the season, we decided to go beyond the ramp this election season and quiz the fashionistas about the style quotient of some our politicians. ...
  • Wills Lifestyle India Fashion Week 2012: A curtain raiser February 16, 2012

    The AutumnWinter edition's curtain raiser was presented by designer duo Shantanu and Nikhil and for their part they went the whole 9 yards. ...
  • Designer duo ShantanuNikhil open WIFW 2012 February 15, 2012

    New Delhi: Designer duo Shantanu and Nikhil gave a head start to the Wills Lifestyle India Fashion Week AutumnWinter 2012 with Bollywood actresses Dia Mirza and Sameera Reddy gracing the front seat. The designers, whose label is synonymous with luxury and known for elegance and sophistication, took the centre stage with...
  • Preview: CNNIBN's new show 'Dimensions' February 5, 2012

    Vijay Amritraj will speak to sports stars, Hollywood celebrities, fashion divas and business tycoons in a special show called 'Dimensions'. ...