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A Filigree Treat for Spring Summer

Playing with her trademark which is 3D filigree embroidery, Rinku Sobti creates a refreshing spring summer collection for 2014. She clubs it with knotting, twisting and roping techniques to give the designs more detailing. Maxis, gowns, dresses, jump suits, tunics and jackets in hues of Mexican pinks, candy yellows and mint greens, remind us of [...] Dec 12, 2013
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Honored African sculptor pays homage to Mandela

Senegal's Ousmane Sow, who sculpted Nelson Mandela as a goalkeeper extending his hand "to keep corrupt African heads of state at bay", was on Wednesday honoured in his adoptive France. Duration: 0:40 Dec 12, 2013
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Christmas lights dazzle in Medellin, Colombia

The Colombian city of Medellin is transformed at Christmas time with some 27 million LED lamps, 10 tons of multicoloured metallic paper, and 150 tons of iron to assemble the dazzling illuminations which attract tens of thousands of visitors. Dec 11, 2013
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Go Ethnic for Spring Summer 14

Chic, vibrant and ethnic, Rehane’s spring summer collection for 2014 boasts of shimmering maxis, sheer dresses and skirts embellished with intricate Kutch mirror work. Cotton fabrics with checks, stripes and colour blocks, give an 80′s feel to the collection. Rehane who thinks less is more, uses plain kolhapuri chappals for the models and clubs the [...] Dec 11, 2013
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Does Rajeev Pillai Like Playing the Baddie?

After entertaining audiences down south, actor Rajeev Pillai is making a move to Bollywood. For Rajeev, it doesn’t matter if he plays the baddie or the hero, all he is looking for is a meaty role! Walking the ramp at the Kochi Fashion Week also brings back memories from Rajeev’s modeling days. Gurpreet speaks with [...] Dec 11, 2013
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Pope's social message inspires Naples Nativity artists

Nativity scene artists in Naples have designed a manger especially for the Vatican this year. No-one is allowed to see it before the big day, but the man who made it -- artisan Antonio Cantone -- explains the idea behind the project. Duration: 00:43 Dec 11, 2013
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Google launches Paris 'Lab' amid data protection row

Google launches its 'Lab' in Paris. France's culture minister cancells her attendance at the Paris launch of a Google cultural hub at the last minute, in a snub to the US giant over data protection and other issues. Duration: 00:56 Dec 10, 2013
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Desert Rose for the New Age Woman

‘Desert Rose’ brings rich vibes and colours from the country’s two most beautiful places: Gujarat and Rajasthan. Poonam Dubey takes inspiration from the culture rich states and translates it on to the ramp with a western tweak at WLIFW SS 2014. The design showcase comprises contemporary ghagra cholis, kurtis, sarees, skirts and trousers embellished with traditional mirror and [...] Dec 10, 2013
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Mia George: Im Lazy When it Comes to Skin Care

Red and white is actress Mia George’s favourite colours and walking down the ramp in a lehenga of these hues added to her charm. Mia was the show stopper for designer Hari Anand at the Kochi Fashion Week, 2013. Mia likes to keep it casual when it comes to dressing up. And when it comes [...] Dec 10, 2013
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Pablo Escobar: blood-thirsty drug lord or Colombia's Robin Hood?

Colombian drug lord and elusive cocaine dealer, Escobar left a deep impression on his local community: a scar for some, but a blessing for others, he is remembered for his violent drug wars as well as his generosity with the poor. Duration: 02:26 Dec 10, 2013
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Parvathy Omanakuttans Walk for Charity

A fashion show for a special cause brings super model and actor Parvathy Omanakuttan to walk the ramp at KFW, 2013.  Parvathy show stops for US-based designer Sanjana Jon’s charity show which aims to create awareness about the increasing female foeticide and infanticide cases in the country. In a chat with Shruthi, the actor expresses [...] Dec 9, 2013
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Bring on the Baraat!

Designer Mandira Wirk set a wedding atmosphere on the ramp at the Bridal Fashion Week, quite literally! Singer Sophie came in a doli and what can we say about the clothes? Stunningly bridal! Take a look. Dec 8, 2013
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Getting It Right for Bridezillas

The 2013 bride knows what she wants and she wants it just the way she imagines it to be. And working with brides for decades has given designer duo Meera and Muzzafar Ali the upper hand in designer wedding wear. They bring in fresh colours and cuts for their latest collection. Take a look. Dec 8, 2013
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Bridal Art Pieces

Brides as art pieces who can think of a concept so unique? Well, all credit goes to designers Shantanu and Nikhil. The duo work with face masks, leaf motifs and flattering outfits to bring their concept alive, take a look. Dec 8, 2013