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Ekta Puri

Ekta Puri, Hotelier

Ladies of Luxe

Text by Sohiny Das. Photographed by Kaustav Saikia. Styling by Sohiny Das. Make-up and hair courtesy: Reshma Sambtani, Juice Salon, Kolkata.

In a bungalow bari live babus in starched dhutis. And tant sari-clad boudis with big red bindis – their house keys jingling jangling in harmony with the clink of bangles. Tradition, culture, Rabindrasangeet and paan. All this is still Kolkata, but there is also the modern, urban, cosmopolitan side. Verve and Louis Vuitton present the glamorous side of Kolkata – ladies who lunch, wine and dine. Verve learns more about their work, travels, spa addictions, indulgent husbands, canine appreciation, adult babysitting and wardrobe envy over many a tête-à-tête
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