Fashion addiction: expensive clothes hid my loneliness – then I gave 90% of them away

I was brought up with certain religious rules about what I could and could not wear – no bare arms, no bare legs – and, as a teenager, I longed for the sort of outfits I wasn’t allowed. Once, on a shopping trip to Birmingham with school friends, I tried on halter necks, short skirts … Read more Fashion addiction: expensive clothes hid my loneliness – then I gave 90% of them away

Jewellery brands confident Dhanteras will push them out of gloom

The economic slowdown, job losses, especially in the auto sector, and high gold prices have dented the festive cheer. The poor purchasing power of consumers has badly affected sales across categories — FMCG, consumer durables, fashion and apparel, etc. Amid the gloom, jewellery brands — Kalyan Jewellers, Reliance Jewels, Senco Gold and Diamonds and Tanishq … Read more Jewellery brands confident Dhanteras will push them out of gloom

Travel, food, and DIY: Pinterest-style lifestyle videos app Trell lets you discover them all

In a world where videos rule, vlogging is serious business. It allows people to discover things and experiences, gives content creators a platform, allows brands to connect with their audiences, and lets ordinary users become “influencers”. A large number of millionaires across the world have made their fortune by creating content on YouTube and monetising their brand. … Read more Travel, food, and DIY: Pinterest-style lifestyle videos app Trell lets you discover them all

Wendell Rodricks accuses Payal Khandwala of plagiarism: Here’s what both of them have to say

Calling out alleged plagiarism on online platforms is nothing new, and Indian designers have been taking the social media course to voice grievances since last year. And, this time around, the parties at logger heads are senior Goa-based designer Wendell Rodricks, and Mumbai-based celeb favourite Payal Khandwala, who has also been mentored by the former. … Read more Wendell Rodricks accuses Payal Khandwala of plagiarism: Here’s what both of them have to say