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

6 hair and skincare tips to be summer ready

With summer comes melting make-up, smeared eyeliner, and super-sticky hair. Hence, it is important to give proper care to your skin and hair. Sushma Khan, National Creative Director-Makeup, Lakmé Salon, and TIGI Educator Audrey D’Souza list tips to make your make-up last long: For make-up * Go light: In summer, less is more should be your … Read more 6 hair and skincare tips to be summer ready

Sequins, ruffles and fringes: 9 hot trends for spring-summer

2018 spring summer fashion trends are a mix of pastels, florals, sequins, fringes, ruffles, checks and definitely fun and bold colours. Prep your wardrobe as Monica Oswal, executive director, Monte Carlo, suggests you stock up with these apparels and accessories: * Pastels: Pastels will be the best pick for your spring wardrobe. Add pale hues such … Read more Sequins, ruffles and fringes: 9 hot trends for spring-summer

Uplift your mood and attitude with the power of accessories

Nicole Pillow Let’s face it, Minnesota winters can feel long and daunting, especially for those of us (like myself) who are not cut out for the frigid cold. This is the time of year when most folks can’t wait for spring to arrive. Many of us are looking for hopeful signs that a warmer season … Read more Uplift your mood and attitude with the power of accessories