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May 18, 2020

As the sisters continue to self-isolate together in Mumbai, we asked them to model clothes and accessories from their respective sustainable labels while talking about their design philosophies and the impact of the pandemic on their business
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April 16, 2020

Blogger Rhea Mitra-Dalal’s Sartorial Flavours

Photographed by Nishanth Radhakrishnan. Styled by Akanksha Pandey. Hair and make-up: Guia Bianchi at Anima Creative Management

Natural and fuss-free with a kick, best describes both Rhea Mitra-Dalal’s sartorial and savoury picks. Verve serves up some striking silhouettes – tent, trapeze, the kaftan shape, straight and bat sleeves – as the blogger and caterer reveals the philosophy behind how she eats, dresses and lives
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Incr(edible) Flair

Photographed by Munsif Molu. Styled by Shweta Navandar. Assisted by Sarah Rajkotwala. Hair by Mariya Ansari at Runah Salon. Make-up by Sonam Chandna Sagar, Assisted by Aayushi Parekh. Model: Rashmi Zurail Mann. Photographer’s Assistant: Harnoor Juneja

Verve puts a playful spin on fashion’s culinary connection and styles delectable ensembles with billowing mutton sleeves, hip peacoats, tea-length dresses, intricate fishnet separates, wavy lettuce-hem skirts and almond-toe shoes
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The Enchanted Pendant, from Shachee Fine Jewellery, Shachee Shah

Sublime Settings

Text by Rushmika Banerjee. Photograph by Joshua Navalkar

The pieces in Shachee Fine Jewellery are akin to handcrafted mosaic and gold lace jewellery.
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Style Trends, Get The Look
March 03, 2020

Indian Street Wear With Alisha Singh

Photographed by Indra Joshi. Styled by Akanksha Pandey. Photographed by Indra Joshi at Feat. Artists. Hair and Make-up: Shreya Shrivastava at Feat. Artists. Assisted by Hita Panwar

Fashion spreads its wings with dancer and choreographer Alisha Singh, as she sways and twirls in the latest India-specific street-style trends — the salwar kameez, patchwork, handwoven ties, indigo, bandhani — and reflects on how a dance reality show altered her vocational choices…
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Alaa Salah, economic instability, Fashion, Fashion Week, Featured, Feminism, Huda Shaarawi, Indian Fashion Industry, Kallol Datta, Lana Haroun, meaningful clothing, Muslim, Online Exclusive, political act, political crisis, political fashion, protest, representation in fashion, Section 377

Kallol Datta: “We Need More Angry Designers”

Image courtesy: Mallika Chandra

The end to yet another fashion week causes clothes maker Kallol Datta to look inwards, shining a torch into the shadowy crevices of the abandoned runway halls. He speaks about the need for fashion to be more political…
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February 17, 2020

Every Man For Himself

Text by Rushmika Banerjee. Photographed by Suraj Nongmaithem. Styled by Ojas Kolvankar. Hair by Ankita Warakhade. Make-Up by Pratiksha Nair. Location Courtesy: Ensemble, Kala Ghoda. Models: Rahul Munda and Peka Fanai, both at Anima Creative Management

The menswear retail sector has undergone a visible evolution as it moved from offering just boring basics or expensive designer garments to including multi-designer men’s stores and Instagram brands that are eco-friendly and influenced by street style. Verve gives you an overview of the ready-to-wear market while highlighting a mix of well-established and under-the-radar labels
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Cancelled Plans, Chambray & Co., Circular Design, Circular Design Challenge, circular fashion, Esha Agarwal Fernandes, Gauri Gopal Agrawal, Lakme Fashion Week, Lakme Fashion Week Spring/Summer 2020, Malai, Mallika Reddy, Off-Grain, Panja Dhurries, Shoddy wool, Skilled Samaritan, Susmith Chempodil, Sustainable Day, Sustainable Fashion, Varsha Rani Solanki, Zuzana Gombosova
February 05, 2020

Days away from competing against three other designers in Lakmé Fashion Week's Circular Design Challenge, Gauri Agrawal and Varsha Solanki make strong cases for why their brands deserve to win.
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Louis Vuitton, Fashion
January 14, 2020

Case On Point

Photographed by Ashish Shah. Creative Direction by Nitya Arora. Photographer’s Assistant: Abhishek Rao. Hair and Make-Up: Leeview Biswas. Models: Pooja Shree at Anima Creative Management and Neeraj Saini at Ninjas Model Management. Location Courtesy: The Maharajas’ Express

Louis Vuitton’s iconic monogrammed luggage accompanies a solo traveller as she skips air travel and takes a slowed-down journey on the Maharajas’ Express
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Fashion, Get The Look

Think Twice

Styling by Ojas Kolvankar

‘Fashion with function’ is the mantra of modern style, and Verve gets five original minds to describe how they reframed the standard avatars of traditional attire and cast them in a contemporary mould
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In conversation with the academic director of the International fashion school on shaping the next generation in design.
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November 25, 2019

Festive Metallics Get A Modern Interpretation

Text by Rushmika Banerjee. Photographed by Dolly Devi, Feat. Artists. Styling by Shweta Navandar. Hair: Akshata Honawar. Make-up: Sonam Chandna Sagar. Assisted by: Aayushi Parekh. Model: Sumaya Hazarika, Anima Creative Management

Over-the-top dazzle or a hint of glitter, celebrations in India bring out the shine. Verve spotlights modern-day metallics that draw inspiration from festive elements — sparklers, varq, a kalash, and wedding mandaps — and styles gold, silver, copper and red-and-gold separates on model Sumaya Hazarika as she throws light on her scintillating go-to ensembles for this season…
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