â€œSylvan Swainâ€, a creative collection inspired by the historic Art Nouveau era, sees light at the Lakme Fashion week Summer/Resort 2014. Lalit Sengar creates quite some noise with his very first collection which is a reflection of the era’s unique style of art and architecture. The seamless amalgamation of tones, textures, style, construction and design [...]Jun 22, 2014
Style and tradition come together perfectly with Sidharth Sinha’s showcase at the recently held LFW14 featuring rich textiles and crafts of Northeast India. Dakwanda cotton, a beautiful hand-woven fabric with unconventional western weaves, brings impeccable style to the runway. Minis teamed with cowl sleeved tops, zippered gowns with blossoms on the hem, woven minis with [...]Jun 21, 2014
Being a star son comes with great responsibility and Mahaakshay Chakraborty is happy about it. His identity comes from Mithun Chakraborty, but he is carving a space for himself as well. Recently he was made the face of the Bengal Fashion Week and owing to that he took his first steps on the ramp. Dressed [...]Jun 21, 2014
Sotheby's auction house has revealed its Impressionist and Modern Art sales list, which includes many works not seen in public for decades. The works will go on sale 23 June. Duration: 00:33Jun 21, 2014
5 Summer Indoor plant care tips
Most houseplants will thrive in a well-lit, draught-free spot with an even temperature and reasonably high humidity. However there are some basic tips to take care of them when the temperatures are high. We will see a few:
Be sure that your plants get light
A plant in proper light is better able to withstand the high temperature and low humidity of many homes. Identify how much natural light is available (and needed) for plants and place them accordingly.
Water the plants early in the morning and not late at night. Only use room temperature water. Do not use cold water. Too much or too little of water causes the plant roots to die, which leads to poor growth or death of the plant
Avoid water stagnation
Most houseplants are killed by over watering. So they should always have good drainage. Occasionally, the drainage hole may become clogged by roots. Check it by pushing a finger, stick or pencil into it.
Add to your plant good natural fertilizers to help in its growth. Fertilizing once a month is adequate for most houseplants that are producing new growth or flowers. Never exceed amounts suggested by the manufacturer’s directions.
Trim your indoor plant from time to time, to get rid of dead leaves, keep them healthyJun 20, 2014
The Dutch Mauritshuis museum, historic home of Vermeer's 'Girl with the Pearl Earring' and a treasure trove of other Golden Age masterpieces, reopens next week after two years of renovations. Duration: 01:26Jun 20, 2014
Sailex offers an interesting line-up to beat the heat at the Lakme Fashion Week. Extensive use of shibori is a translation of his theme of subtle transition of the undercurrents of the inner tectonic shifts appearing as light ripples on the surface. Pencil skirts, pea coats, capes, maxis, jumpsuits and dungarees highlight his evening wear [...]Jun 20, 2014
The seductive, powerful and holistic elements of Kamasutra are rendered onto Indian silhouettes for the bride and the onus of it goes to designer Anupama Dayal. Anupama takes inspiration from many aspects of Kamasutra and transforms them onto her autumn winter collection with her cuts, colours and prints. The underlying story of a bride trying [...]Jun 20, 2014
Hair Chalking is the newest craze in temporary hair color. Add a flair of color with hair chalk, without the long-term commitment of dying.
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‘Please have a seat’, Mrinali Chandra’s breath-taking collection was as unique as it sounds. The collection focused on intricately crafted accessories that took inspiration from things of the past like the grand simhasans, the Peacock Throne, rocking chairs and Palkis that were used to carry noblemen in India. The range of jewellery resembling designs of [...]Jun 19, 2014
Itâ€™s sporty glam all the way for designer Shweta Kapur this autumn winter. Taking inspiration from flaws and with the idea of highlighting them as opposed to covering it, she creates textured clothing with curved seam lines. Jackets of altering lengths are teamed with dresses, pants and more. Shweta works with a combination of hues [...]Jun 19, 2014
Monochrome trend is a breath of fresh air in a season traditionally dominated by neons and other bright colours. On this episode of Nail it, we show you how to get the monochrome nail art. It is quite simple and super classy.
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