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“The Second Brain Of The Body Is The Gut”

Text by Tanya Vasunia. Photographed by Ritika Shah. Styled by Mayank Choudhary. Art Direction by Aaditya Walia. Food Styling by Daniel Shechter. Assisted by Aastha Parimoo. Hair and Make-up by Anu Kaushik. Production coordinator: Akshay Ma at Glitz Modelling and Production. Location Courtesy: Rooh, New Delhi

Neither the body nor the mind are monolithic entities. And chef Diya Sethi exemplifies that. The global citizen and author, who spoke out on her recovery from anorexia-bulimia, reflects on how a metamorphosis of food culture and women’s changing social roles have transformed urban India’s eating habits. In a wide-ranging dialogue with her, psychologist Tanya Vasunia says in order to eat healthy, we must first understand our mental framework
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September 27, 2019

Her Instagram captions – wittily concise or an expertly selected emoji – present an intriguing combination of millennial insouciance with profundity that is beyond her years. The enigmatic yet instantly relatable Sobhita Dhulipala’s inner self emerges as Richa Kaul Padte peels back the layers of everyone’s new favourite ‘webtertainment’ celebrity, on the heels of the actor’s upcoming Netflix release, Bard of Blood
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Kavi Ahuja Moltz, David Moltz, D.S. & Durga

Exploring Aromatic Landscapes With D.S. & Durga

Text by Rymn Massand. Photographs by Beatriz da Costa

A heady dose of nostalgia permeates D. S. & Durga’s intricately layered universe. Kavi Ahuja Moltz and David Moltz, the couple behind the decade-old brand, give Verve a glimpse into how they have carved a unique niche in the perfume industry
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Rithika Merchant, Artist

Artist And Cover Girl Rithika Merchant’s Fantastical World

Text by Skye Arundhati Thomas. Photographed by Rema Chaudhary. Styling by Nidhi Jacob. Assisted by Divya Bavalia. Make-up and Hair by Kritika Gill

Her work is full of hybrid creatures, liquid landscapes and horoscopic skies. But, the Barcelona-based, Mumbai-born visual artist has her feet firmly on the ground and her eye sharply on the ball
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Faye D’Souza and Sunny Leone

Faye D’Souza And Sunny Leone Chat About Empowerment In The Context Of Indian Women

Text by Faye Remedios. Photographed by Manasi Sawant. Styling by Surbhi Shukla. Assisted by Deepa Panjwani. Faye’s Make-up and Hair by Devika Heroor

The two women are formidable forces who refuse to be products of cultural conditioning and show no signs of slowing down
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Soha Ali Khan, Bollywood Actress

Splendidly Soha!

Text by Zaral Shah. Photographed by Vijit Gupta. Styling by Surbhi Shukla. Assisted by Ojas Kolvankar. Make-up by Arjun Bundela. Hair by Bharti Chavan

Actor, debutante author and new mother Soha Ali Khan talks to us about her wardrobe essentials, her style legacy and how having given birth to Inaaya has changed her mindset…
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