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India’s Best Dressed List 2012

Text and Interviews by Shirin Mehta, Sitanshi Talati-Parikh. Photographed By Norbert Kniat (Anima Creative Manage ment), Evren D'souza (Mumbai), Shibu Arakkal (Bengaluru), Karishma Bedi (Delhi). Realisation by Nisha Jhangiani, Nirali Mehta, Poulomi Dey

The eagerly awaited annual Hall of Fame for India’s Best Dressed women is finally here! There are some new entries on the list, some have been here before and then there are the Perennials – those who rarely put a sartorial step wrong
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Priya Kishore, India's Best Dressed List 2010

India’s Best Dressed List 2010

Text by Sohiny Das. Interviews by Shirin Mehta and Sohiny Das. Realisation by Nirali Mehta and Lamya Bhatri. Photographed by prasad naik, Vishal Kullarwar (Mumbai), Amit Dey (New Delhi)

It is that time of the year again. Verve’s annual Hall of Fame for the nation’s sartorially spectacular ladies is a celebration of their admirable effort, and effortless style. Perennials and newbies unite in this compilation of the best wardrobes in the country
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Sonam Kapoor, India's Best Dressed List

India’s Best Dressed List: Sonam Kapoor

Text by Shirin Mehta and Sohiny Das. Realisation by Lamya Bhatri. Photographs by Vishesh Verma (Mumbai), Amit Dey (Delhi), Kaustav Saikia (Kolkata), Ramya Reddy and Waseem Khan (Bangalore)

The past year was rough. The dreaded ‘R’ word popped up everywhere. It was the survival of the fittest and the cheapest. Women bought relatively inexpensive items. Lipstick sales were good. Fashion sales were not (at full price); so tabs were slashed. Designers restrategised and redefined haute. Boyfriend chic (borrow his clothes since you have no new ones), vintage (borrow grandma’s for similar reasons) and power shoulders (intimidate at work-place so they do not fire you) rose to prominence. Even couture in Paris offered (hush hush) ‘package deals’ to their loyal customers. Suddenly, apparel was available at almost lipstick prices. What joy… let us buy everything!
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