Schoolgirl’s stylish self-isolation start-up

HOW IMAN MIRZA LAUNCHED A LIFESTYLE BRAND IN LOCKDOWN by ASJAD NAZIR WHETHER it is new hobbies like baking or exercising, people around the world have embraced different interests during lockdown, but 13-year-old Iman Mirza took things a step further by starting her own fashion business. The London-based schoolgirl designs clothes, fashion accessories and home […]

Meet the Indian designer tailor-made for success in fashion

by LAUREN CODLING AT ONLY 29 years, fashion designer Kaushik Velendra has achieved more than most. The first Indian-born graduate from the Master of Arts Fashion programme at the world-renowned art school Central Saint Martins (CSM) in London, Velendra made his London Fashion Week (LFW) debut last year when he showcased his critically acclaimed graduation […]

Top trends from the 20th edition of Lakme Fashion Week

By Dimple Sanghani THE 2020 Lakme Fashion week celebrated its 20th year of being held in Mumbai earlier this month, but started off on a sombre note after news broke ace Indian fashion designer Wendell Rodricks had tragically passed away at the age of 59. Everyone from the film fraternity to the fashion industry paid […]

Bollywood’s secret French connection

HOW FLORIAN HUREL IS TRANSFORMING HINDI FILM HEROINES by RAAKHI TANVI THE secret weapons of leading ladies around the world are top hair and makeup stylists, who help cast a spell with the magical looks they create for any occasion. Mumbai-based French hair and makeup artist Florian Hurel is one of these go-to stylists top […]

Stylishly ready for the big day

PAKISTAN BRIDAL WEEK UNVEILS DIVERSE INSPIRATIONS by DIMPLE SANGHANI THE Pakistan Fashion Design Council [PFDC] L’Oréal Paris Bridal Week 2019 returned for a ninth consecutive season in Lahore recently. There was once again established names and exciting new design talent showcasing the best in bridal wear. One of the most interesting aspects was the diverse […]

My top 10 things that make me happy – Sangeet Samra

My dog: I have always had love for animals, but when I brought a dog home everything changed for me. He owns me and makes me the happiest. Animals are so innocent. My dog taught me compassion and is the reason I quit meat. He taught me about animal emotions; how they solely live off […]

Beauty secrets and skincare routines

INSTAGRAM BLOGGERS SHARE THEIR TOP TIPS AND PRODUCTS by RAAKHI TANVI It is so important to get opinions of those who have skin or hair like you when looking for products. That is why Instagram remains the go-to place for beauty advice from real women who give honest reviews and updates on the latest products. […]

Elena Fernandes: Style is a reflection of you. Don’t imitate

ELENA FERNANDES TALKS FASHION AND TOP TIPS by ASJAD NAZIR WHETHER it’s been striking a pose as an international model, working in Bollywood, or setting the red carpet on fire, Elena Fernandes is closely connected to fashion. That super style has spilled over into her personal life and fashion choices that are inspiring a fast-growing […]

Hottest fall-winter fashion trends

STYLISH NEW LOOKS TO WARM UP THE COLDER SEASONS by DIMPLE SANGHANI The summer drawing to a close is the perfect time to look ahead to the hottest trends during the cold autumn-winter months. If the big design houses are anything to go by then fashion in the coming months will have plenty of choices […]