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Maithili Ahluwalia

Jamini Ahluwalia, Fashion Jewellery
September 20, 2017

Accessory Whizz: Jamini Ahluwalia On Crafting Daring And Individualistic Ornaments

Text by Sharmi Ghosh Dastidar. Photographs by Shubham Lodha. Make-Up and Hair by Nidhi Agarwal

"At beach weddings, the bride wants the contemporary and versatile, yet classy, look. She could just wear one of my big pieces and be all set"
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Lara Morakhia, Bungalow 8, Jewellery, Art, Maithili Ahluwalia, Designer, Collaboration,
July 29, 2017

Fiercely individualistic and creatively unrelenting, Morakhia's designs are more pieces of art than jewellery
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ktbrown, sri lankan designers

These 5 Sri Lankan Designers Are Redefining Ceylon Fashion

Text by Tanisha Choudhury and Sadaf Shaikh

Get to know more about their label, design aesthetics and vision for the future
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December 31, 2013

Talking Tables

Text by Shirin Mehta. Realisation by Neha Kajaria and Photographs by Ryan Martis

It is the attention to detail that makes for great dishes – whether rustled up at home with infinite care or in a professional kitchen. Now, get the larger picture – place your perfect meal into perfect platters – the ones that reflect the cuisine and concern that you have bestowed. Larger still – the flawless setting, the impeccable backdrop. Give your meal a context, whether of stylish coordination or quirky mismatch. Go the whole hog, for visuals should always enhance great taste. Maithili Ahluwalia of chic lifestyle boutique Bungalow 8, photographer and furniture designer Shahid Datawala and fashion designer Payal Singhal show you how to lay out a mean meal....
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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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Nasreen Qureshi

India’s Best Dressed List 2008

Text by Shirin Mehta, Nisha Jhangiani and Sohiny Das

This year’s Verve list identifies the three Cs in each of the ladies. They are varied in profession, personality, opinion and attire. Yet they are threaded together by distinction, which sets them apart. These fashion-forward women certainly deserve kudos for being the nation’s style-guides in their own inimitable ways.
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