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Get The Look: Smoking Haute

Text by Aparrna Gupta

This season slip out of the routine and dress your face with imagination. Verve gets inspired from Bollywood’s leading ladies...
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Featured Day 2 red carpet decoded

Cannes 2015 Day 2: A Solid Affair

Text by Shubham Ladha

Day 2 saw various textures on display, from a combination of leather and velvet to translucent chiffon. While solid colours were a staple on the red carpet, Katrina Kaif nailed the trend and of course, did us proud!
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cannes 2015 red carpet decode katrina kaif

The French Riviera is the quintessential sweet spot, bringing together film and fashion. The Cannes Film Festival, known for sheer sartorial spectacle and star power, engaged the A-list as the ball gowns got bigger and the jewels brighter. Day 1 saw the feathery side of fashion, Katrina Kaif’s red carpet debut and man candy floating around the picturesque French boulevard
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Jacqueline Fernandez
November 21, 2013

Beauty From Another Border

Text by Sitanshi Talati-Parikh

Indian cinema has become a multi-ethnic turf with the foray of Eurasian or non-Indian fair-skinned brunettes. The film industry continues to open its arms to a posse of beautiful foreigners, which may be a sign of globalisation or reverse exoticism
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Katrina Kaif, Bollywood Actress

View From The Top

Text by Shraddha Jahagirdar-Saxena. Photographed by Atul Kasbekar. Styling by Nirali Mehta.

Today, one of the highest paid actresses in Bollywood, Katrina Kaif is sitting pretty with coveted brand endorsements, big-budget films and foot-stomping item songs in her kitty, as she fuels many fantasies. Post Chikni chameli, in early 2012, she sizzled across the silver screen in her sensuous number Ishq shava in Yash Chopra’s last magnum opus, Jab Tak Hain Jaan. The 29-year-old reel diva chats with Shraddha Jahagirdar-Saxena about the power and highs of being in the movies
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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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