Fashion with Heart

Fashion designer Sanjana Jon brings a fashionably lethal combination to the runway at the Chennai International Fashion Week. Vibrant colours, intricate embroideries, clean cuts and an assortment of silhouettes styles are impressive. She couples fashion with the cause of the girl child and aptly derives her inspiration from the beauty and strength of women. Gurpreet [...] Aug 24, 2014

'Chilean Schindler's List' saved leftists from regime

Dozens of Chileans persecuted by Augusto Pinochet's dictatorship found refuge working undercover in the pharmacies of a communist businessman named Jorge Schindler who, like Oskar Schindler in Germany, risked his life to save others. Duration: 01:16 Aug 23, 2014

A Fashionable Ode to Woman of Substance

Agnimitra Paul brings down opulent flavours of Bengal to the runway at Bangalore Style Week 14 and dedicates the collection to the women of substance across the globe. Playing the perfect muse to the designer were super model and actor Parvathy Omanakuttan and former Mrs.India World Reet Sahu. Take a look. Aug 23, 2014

A Fashionable Adaptation

The runway at Chennai International Fashion Week was on red alert, credit Jules Idi Amin. The Chennai based designer takes inspiration from the novel Scarlet Pimpernel and gives it a fashionable adaptation. Short dresses, pant suits and gowns bring to life her fictional inspiration. Jules keeps the embroidery quotient to the minimal and works with [...] Aug 23, 2014

Berlioz Festival opens with a concert by 1,000 musicians

Just under 1,000 instrumentalists and singers take the stage for the opening of a Berlioz festival in France, re-enacting the French composer's own 'Concert of the Thousand' some 170 years ago. Duration: 01:08 Aug 23, 2014

How to be a Royal Bride

Mughal royalty inspires a bridal collection and the showcase of this line up of silhouettes on the ramp at the Chennai International Fashion Week leaves an impression. Designer Nazia Syed works on this inspiration with the thought of transforming young girls into royal brides. The colour palette of pinks, greens and blues clubbed with intricate [...] Aug 22, 2014

When Old World Charm Returns to the Ramp

‘The Shadows within’ is a vintage fashion story of subtle colours, classic structures and elaborate textures. Taking influences from the architecture of the pre-independence era, designer duo Shantanu and Nikhil create drapes, kurtis and sherwanis with an old world charm. Reds, pinks, ivory, blue and metallic greys bring colour to the collection. Ruffled neckline, draped [...] Aug 22, 2014

Haircut - How To: A line Bob Hairstyle

A-line bob is, probably, the most popular haircut now a days, and it's not going to be out of fashion. It really flatters most face shapes and hair textures. Besides, with A-line bob you may achieve a fantastic voluminous effect, play with textures and layers, experiment with highlights and ombre finishes. Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/VentunoHairstyle Twitter: https://twitter.com/VentunoTresses YouTube: http://www.youtube.com/user/VentunoHairstyle A Ventuno Production http://www.ventunotech.com Aug 21, 2014

Malaika Arora Puts Her Stylish Foot Forward

Dramatic make-up, coloured hair and a vivid colour palette form the seamless amalgamation for couturier Anju Modi’s design showcase at the Lakme Fashion Week14. The Indo-western theme comprised printed kurtis teamed with voluminous skirts, experimental drapes, unconventional blouses, sheer cover ups, contrasting lehengas and multi-layered silhouettes. Playing the muse to the designer was Bollywood’s hot [...] Aug 21, 2014

Phoolan Devi: Flower Power

Designer Shivali Singh admits she’s a feminist and this belief sparks off the inspiration for her latest collection. Titled Phoolan Devi, the collection is a mix of strong and feminine elements. The generous use of floral embellishments highlights the theme. The theme permeates into the cuts on the silhouettes too. Gurpreet speaks with Shivali about [...] Aug 21, 2014

Autumn/Winter 2014/15 Trend Knitwear Steals the Show

Winter is coming, so in order to wrap up warm without having to immediately reach for an overcoat, knitwear will undoubtedly be the best option. Featuring interviews with Stella McCartney, Danielle Sherman, Joseph Altuzarra, and Antonio Marras. Aug 20, 2014