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Simone Singh

Simone Singh
November 30, 2014

Haute Shades of Grey

Text by Jayashree Menon

After playing the iconic titular role in Heena more than a decade ago, she is now, as Sakshi Goenka in the ongoing soap Ek Hasina Thi, creating an all-new fan following with her effortless rendition of an obsessive mother. Stylish actor Simone Singh talks to Verve about the manipulations and her metamorphosis
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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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Simone Singh
September 14, 2005

Glitz And Grace

Text by Shirin Mehta. Photographs by Rustam Vajifdar and Tarun Khiwal

They are not hardcore partygoers. But, Sailaja Tahiliani, Avanti Birla and Simone Singh bring high-octane style to their own ‘at-homes’, which has much to do with personal pizzazz in swank settings. Verve meets three women who certainly know how to celebrate with elegance.
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