Cameron, Kenny tour WWI sites, deepening Anglo-Irish ties

British Prime Minister Cameron and his Irish counterpart Kenny toured World War I sites in Belgium on Thursday, deepening ties in remembrance of Irish soldiers who fought alongside Britons at the height of the Dublin insurrection. Duration: 00:41 Dec 20, 2013

Dissecting Fashion With Shweta Kapur

Style gets a new definition with Shweta Kapur’s new collection.  Limited use of colours in easy fabrics add an interesting dimension in contrast to the bright colours that we see. Shweta adds details like crisscross knots, bold zippers and textures to add some funk to the young yet elegant outfits.The collection is a combination of separates of jackets, crop [...] Dec 19, 2013

Filipina crowned Miss International in Japan

A Philippine beauty queen has been crowned Miss International in a pageant marred by allegations of intimidation that kept her predecessor away -- pledging to use her title to help victims of the country's devastating typhoon. Duration: 01:02 Dec 18, 2013

Colour Love from Rajasthan

Bright colours ruled the runway for designer Swati’s collection. Kurtis styled with palazzos and pencil cut pants were layered with an interesting print story. Traditional skirts, kurtis and sarees progressed into dresses interestingly layered with capes. Swati takes inspiration from paintings and translates them into interesting print silhouettes through her signature Shibori dying. Gurpreet speaks with [...] Dec 18, 2013

US Holocaust museum takes possession of Nazi diary

The US Holocaust Memorial Museum took possession of the diary of a senior Nazi war criminal and posted it online to help researchers understand the thinking behind Adolf Hitler's mass extermination of Jews. Duration: 00:42 Dec 18, 2013

New dawn at last for Britain's Stonehenge

A new £27m visitors' centre is opening at Stonehenge, the ancient circle of standing stones in southern England. A new museum gathers the latest research and artefacts under one roof. Durtion: 02:09 Dec 17, 2013

Spiritual Layering of Fashion

The humble Indian fabric meets contemporary Indian silhouettes in Vaishali s collection.  Interesting layers, embroideries and cuts define the look. The sheer touch to the silhouettes made them edgy and innovative. Vaishali also played with interesting yokes with layering which also moved into some tube dresses.  Gurpreet speaks with the designer and brings to you the inspiration and hard [...] Dec 17, 2013

Tribal Uptown or Rural?

Just when one thinks it’s impossible to club tribal, uptown and rural inspirations flawlessly under one collection, designer Malini Ramani proves you wrong. Her transitions from one inspiration to the other were impeccable. She gives the right balance between tribal motifs, uptown glamour and rural simplicity in her array of silhouettes that include gypsy skirts, [...] Dec 16, 2013

Shiv Shakti on the Ramp

She’s known for her play with metal and her fascination for it continues for her spring summer 2014 collection too. Designer Kanika Saluja takes the spiritual route and brings in elements inspired from Lord Shiva. The colour palette oscillates between blues and reds with other hues like green, but what remains constant is the stress on detailing. Kanika has [...] Dec 15, 2013

How to Wear High Slit Gowns

Evolution forms the theme for designer Hari Anand’s design showcase at the Kochi Fashion Week.  He plays with his favourite colour white along with splashes of others. He plays with plunging and high necklines for his silhouettes, but high slits were a constant in all his gowns. Gurpreet, after his design showcases, asks him how [...] Dec 14, 2013

With Style From Australia to India

Silhouettes in psychedelic colours and prints inspired from the marching bands of the 60′s scorched the WIFW SS14 ramp. Bringing this to India were Australian designers Luke Sales and Anna Plunkett. The duo surprised the audience with their psychedelic colour story. And complementing the colours was the floral story; the duo worked with floral appliqués [...] Dec 13, 2013