Sharmi Adhikary

The purpose of beauty: Renouncing toxic products

In the face of rising ethical questions, brands are ushering in the age of purity. Still at a nascent stage, it holds tremendous promise.

17 Oct 2020

Where folk meets fashion

Yosha Gupta’s Hong Kong-based artisanal label, MeMeraki, has one-of-a-kind bags hand-painted by folk artists across India.

08 Aug 2020

Big fat Indian wedding? Not in COVID-19 times, but here's how you can still make it memorable

The face of the wedding industry has changed, but that doesn‘t mean your big day should be compromised. Here’s how you can do things differently. 

04 Jul 2020

Live local, shop global with AiSPi's Virtual Fashion Vacation to Europe

Check out AiSPi's 21-day Virtual Fashion Vacation to Europe that curates products from 25 niche designers and brands from the heart of that continent.

28 Jun 2020

When tradition meets trendy: Parsi gara designs breathe 'modern' look, thanks to this revivalist 

Parsi gara revivalist Ashdeen Lilaowala, known for his authentically embroidered renditions, 
now turns the classic technique into stylish, contemporary creations.

30 May 2020

Manpriya Bath on 25 years of her London based jewellery label

We catch up with Manpriya Bath whose London-based label has made a big name for itself in bespoke precious jewellery

25 Apr 2020

Tala-e-Daura: Of Craft and Culture

Designer Anjul Bhandari’s new bridal collection is a breathtaking fusion of Lucknowi chikankari and zardozi.

18 Apr 2020

Saundh, an earthy new label

Combining India’s textile heritage with contemporary silhouettes, Saundh is an exciting new ethnic label that’s making dressing up fun and fabulous for the urban woman.

21 Mar 2020

When footwear depicts the various shades of India

Inspired by colours and elements from vibrant cultures of the local tribes, the line explores a range of styles from heels to flats with tactile enhancements such as leather, colourful silk thread.

15 Feb 2020

Raj Mahtani’s Paris in Calcutta jewellery collection: Celebratory union of the world’s most iconic cities

Paris in Calcutta equates the beauty of the two cities by drawing parallels between the ambience, the architecture, the grunge, the art and the heritage.

25 Jan 2020

Colour and conscience

The Great Indian Wedding continues to be extravagant but ecologically aware as planners and designers look for new ways to impress with fusion couture, eclectic cuisine and elaborate hi-tech entertain

07 Dec 2019

In the lap of lush

Ramada by Wyndham Luxury Resort & Spa is a unique oasis set in the midst of the desert just outside Udaipur in Rajasthan

04 Dec 2019

Vintage wheels find care from Kolkata man

Meet Pallab Roy of Kolkata who restores vintage cars to their pristine glory as his first commercial project after he had already restored several of his family-owned vintage cars.

01 Dec 2019

Fashion is for everyone

In a first, FDCI’s #MyFashionMyTribe campaign has no age, height or weight bar for models at its upcoming India Fashion Week

05 Oct 2019

A Regal Residence

Entrepreneur and erstwhile royal Archana Kumari Singh’s home is where the past and present reconnect and carry forward a legacy of a more contemporary future.

27 Jul 2019

Dressing up Delhi

Mumbai couturiers, Falguni and Shane Peacock, launch a flagship store in the national capital with their signature flamboyance.

01 Jun 2019

The Whole Six Yards

The sari is #SixYardsOf Perfection, Grace, Elegance and Versatility.

13 Mar 2019

Timeless treasures

Every piece is one-of-a-kind, crafted to mesmerise the onlooker while he tries to mentally deconstruct the layers of painstaking mastery put into each bijouterie.

09 Mar 2019

When Forms Meet Fashion

When a contemporary fashion aesthetic comes together to collaborate with traditional crafts such as handwoven textiles and intricate hand embroidery, the result is always uniquely magical.

17 Feb 2019

When Art Meets Craft

Prashant Garg and his wife Shweta, the design acumen behind Label Pratham, are just back from the Kutch region of Gujarat.

20 Jan 2019

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