Jacqueline Fernandez Stealing the Spotlight

On 70mm we always see her dressed in western, so when we spot her in a bridal lehenga it is difficult for us to get our eyes of her. Jacqueline Fernandez looked stunning as she walked down the ramp in the lehenga. While marriage is not on the cards for her, she sure wants to [...] Dec 6, 2013

Archana Kavis Must Dos and Donts

Walking the ramp at the Kochi Fashion Week was a first for actress Archana Kavi. She was nervous, but walked down the ramp with a big smile. Apart from the ramp, Archana wants to wear this Jules Idi Amin lehenga to a friend’s wedding.  When it comes to her personal style, Archana likes to keep [...] Dec 5, 2013

My Style Icon is Rajinikanth: Singer Vijay Yesudas

He has made films special with his wondrous voice and now he takes to the ramp to create the same magic. In a stylish creation by designer Sanjana Jon, singer Vijay Yesudas sashays down the runway and sets it ablaze. When Nevanta asked the charming singer who his style icon would be, he immediately exclaimed [...] Dec 5, 2013

Mughal Art in a New Avatar

Mughal art work takes a new dimension in Manish Gupta’s spring summer collection for 2014. The designer skillfully imprints artistic Mughal motifs onto his western silhouettes and gives it a subtle touch of dramatic Baroque. The carefully executed hand cut work on organza add texture to the garments. For his silhouettes in lemon yellow, light [...] Dec 4, 2013

Adopt Gulabi for Spring Summer

Designer Anupama Dayal takes forward a floral print story with a combination of traditional and contemporary silhouettes for her design showcase at the Wills Lifestyle India Fashion Week SS14. Obvious to the title – Gulabi, Anupama plays with pink hues with a splash of olive. Interesting silhouettes and combinations of tiered skirts, layered tops, cropped [...] Dec 4, 2013

Try the Print on Print Play

Dev R Nil’s print on print play got thumbs up at the Wills Lifestyle India Fashion Week SS14. The duo were inspired from the art deco tiles and art nouveau frames and translated those into flawless prints for their cropped tops, bolero jackets, printed skirts, and bandgala waistcoats. Corals, yellows, blacks and greys dominated the [...] Dec 3, 2013

Are You a Femme Fatale?

‘Femme Fatale’ which means dangerously seductive women in French, was designer Abdul Halder’s captivating theme for his latest collection at the WLIFW SS, 2014. Playing with daring colours, Abdul brings out the intense seduction, obsession and threat of these women. Using silks, satins, crapes and chiffons, the designer has crafted flattering silhouettes that highlight bold cuts and [...] Dec 3, 2013

Go Metallic for the Red Carpet

Amit Aggarwal’s metallic gowns, beaming dresses and multi-layered skirts in the form of stripes and structures stood out at WLIFW SS, 2014. Amit Aggarwal’s bold red carpet collection is for the woman who is unconventional, daring and sophisticated. His statement dresses and gowns had an element of peek-a-boo in them. The stylish collection comprised a vivid [...] Dec 2, 2013

Hari Anand: I Never Feel the Pressure

Showcasing on his home ground, Kochi adds no pressure to designer Hari Anand. He is never doubtful about his design sensibilities and we like this confidence! When asked what he would choose between fashion and style, Hari chooses fashion. He believes fashion takes precedence as you need to be dressed right to carry off an [...] Dec 2, 2013

Get Tribal with am:pm

Were you always fascinated with tribal culture? Their vibrant clothing and junk accessories always got your attention, but you never got to sport them? Well then, it’s time to go tribal yet chic, sophisticated and contemporary with am: pm’s tribal collection at the WLIFW SS, 2014. Taking inspiration from a tribal group, designers Ankur Modi and [...] Dec 1, 2013

Alia Bhatt: I Do Go Wrong with My Style But Im Not Boring

Bollywood starlet Alia Bhat is not afraid to experiment; she gets it right sometimes and goes horribly wrong the others. And that’s what we like about her. She is fun, quirky and acknowledges that she works on getting her look right. She walked the ramp for her friend and designer Masaba. Not only did she [...] Dec 1, 2013

What a Bride Shouldnt Do

Exotic jewellery, elegant make-up and a trousseau adorned with swarovski crystals; what else would a bride want for her d-day. Designer AD Singh with his latest bridal line will unveil gorgeous wedding wear for the modern day Indian bride at the Punjab International Fashion Week. In a chat with Shruthi, before his show, AD tells [...] Nov 30, 2013

Go Back to the 1950s

A visit back to the 1950s and 1960s is all we needed to add a dose of fun to spring summer. Designer Jules Idi Amin plays with retro and contemporary designs with a combination of fun prints. The cherry and spice prints bring back childhood memories. Gurpreet speaks with the designer and finds out how [...] Nov 30, 2013

Will You Wear Brocade Shoes?

Bright colours mean joy to people and designer Sagar Tenali uses them in his collection to spread happiness. With his latest winter collection at the Kochi Fashion Week, 2013, Sagar wants to pump in positive energy through refreshing colours. Keeping grey as a prominent shade, he uses hues of pink, orange, red, blue and yellow [...] Nov 29, 2013

The Bug Story with Jenjum Gadi

Designer Jenjum Gadi found the right fix to the bugs, quite literally. The designer sees beauty in these creepy creatures too and uses them innovatively as prints for his spring summer collection. Jenjum plays with separates, layers, skirts and dresses in hues of blacks, whites and reds. Apart from the unique prints, his surface ornamentation [...] Nov 29, 2013