A real look at handloom: Experts talk on India’s finest weaves and share tips to identify fakes

The power of the skilled craftsmen is inherent in every hand-crafted and hand-woven beauty one gets to witness. From lush brocade silks that have an innate royal feel, to luminous, featherweight chanderi cottons — finely-crafted handloom pieces will always win the creative battle over all things machine made. But, while one loves to invest in … Read more A real look at handloom: Experts talk on India’s finest weaves and share tips to identify fakes

Baaghi 2’s Disha Patani cuts a fine figure in blue dress with peekaboo details. See pics

Actor Disha Patani is known for her sexy-but-sophisticated looks that bridge the gap between steamy (hello, sequin skirt) and completely elegant. Hey, if you’ve got it, flaunt it: And the uber-stylish star did just that in her strapless cobalt blue dress from designer Shehlaa Khan. Instead of baring it all for the world to see, … Read more Baaghi 2’s Disha Patani cuts a fine figure in blue dress with peekaboo details. See pics

Nari Shakti Puraskar for being a torch-bearer of conscious fashion

Sustainability is not a process. It’s a ways of living life. And being eco-positive, maximising employment and putting a tab on depleting resources is something that the global and Indian fashion industry has been striving towards for the past few years. For carrying this baton for over three decades to help empower craftsmen and be … Read more Nari Shakti Puraskar for being a torch-bearer of conscious fashion

A guide to buy jewellery for daughters or bride

Photo Credits: Getty Images Go minimalistic when shopping for a jewellery piece as a gift for daughters or brides. Go for American diamond earrings so that they don’t just end up in a locker and consider customised pieces, suggest experts. Radhika Jain, designer at MiRa and Aakash Barmecha, CEO, Yoube Jewellery have listed a few … Read more A guide to buy jewellery for daughters or bride