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EsselWorld, Mumbai
July 19, 2019

Take A Fashionable Ride Through Mumbai’s Vintage Design Storehouse, EsselWorld

Photographed by Sushant Chhabria. Styling by Shweta Navandar. Assisted by Ateka Tambawala. Hair and Make-Up: Sonam Chandna Sagar. Model: Deveney Dweltz, Anima Creative Management

Enter a kaleidoscopic dream as Verve takes you back to the nostalgia-inducing amusement park that shaped our childhoods in Mumbai. EsselWorld’s vintage design elements and topsy-turvy attractions provide a larger-than-life backdrop to our motley mix of trompe l’oeil prints, vibrant stripes and bright-hued separates
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Featured, gathers, India fashion, Ladakh, Ladakh fashion, Lakme Fashion Week, Lakmé Fashion Week Winter/Festive 2019 Gen Next, nambu, Naropa festival, Online Exclusive, Pashmina, Stanzin Palmo, Sustainability, thigma, Weaving, yak fabric, Zilzom

The 26-year-old takes us through the indigenous weaves and techniques she uses in her contemporary label that supports local communities
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Aarushi Kilawat, Avishek Mandal, Deepa Choudhary, Detailing, Fashion, Featured, Hang Tags, Madhurima Tongia, Moborr, Natasha Tyagi Sachdeva, Online Exclusive, Packaging, Rias Jaipur, Style, Taaka, The Loom Art, Who Made My Clothes?

A look at homegrown labels that are narrating the brand’s story to their core consumer through fine extras
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Harvest festivals, Fashion, Get The Look

Have A Field Day With Indian Handlooms

Photographed by Uma Damle. Styling by James Lalthanzuala. Assisted by Sherwin Court And Khup Hangsing. Hair & Make-Up by Leeview Biswas. Models: Madhulika Sharma at Inega Model Management; Dayavati, Depora Kinimi, Both at Ninjas Model Management. Production Co-Ordinator: Akshay Ma at Glitz Modelling and Production

Think humble Madras checks paired with elegant brocade, a boxy jacket draped over a suspender skirt and handwoven scarves thrown atop hand-painted silhouettes.
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Back Alley's Thrift Shop, Conscious, Darshana Gajare, Dhawal Mane, Evelyn Sharma, Fairtrunk, Fashion, Global Fashion Exchange, Leila Veerasamy, Maya Bhogilal, Mindful, Nancy Bhasin, Pani Swimwear, Radhika Dhawan, Seams For Dreams, Style, Sustainability, Sustainable, This For That

It is time to step back from our harmful sartorial mindset and embrace fashion that is sensible
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Gulshan Kolah

Made To Order: Gulshan Kolah

Text by Rushmika Banerjee. Photographs by Shweta Desai

Custom-made garments, whether couture or everyday outfits, are a significant part of our dressmaking heritage. Verve scouts around for Mumbai-based tailors and boutiques that specialise in the art of bespoke clothing and make it a seamless experience
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Voli Mohamed Eliyas Tailor

Made To Order: Voli Mohamed Eliyas Tailor

Text by Rushmika Banerjee. Photographs by Shweta Desai

Custom-made garments, whether couture or everyday outfits, are a significant part of our dressmaking heritage. Verve scouts around for Mumbai-based tailors and boutiques that specialise in the art of bespoke clothing and make it a seamless experience.
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Noreen Coelho, Noreen’s Bridal Studio

Made To Order: Noreen’s Bridal Studio

Text by Rushmika Banerjee. Photographs by Shweta Desai

Custom-made garments, whether couture or everyday outfits, are a significant part of our dressmaking heritage. Verve scouts around for Mumbai-based tailors and boutiques that specialise in the art of bespoke clothing and make it a seamless experience
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Custom-made garments, Fashion, Featured, Michele Boutique, Mukesh Pahuja

Made To Order: Michele Boutique

Photographs by Shweta Desai

Custom-made garments, whether couture or everyday outfits, are a significant part of our dressmaking heritage. Rushmika Banerjee scouts around for Mumbai-based tailors and boutiques that specialise in the art of bespoke clothing and make it a seamless experience
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Mehndi, Prabhleen Kaur, Fashion Blogger, Textile Designer
April 12, 2019

Prabhleen Kaur Paints A Contemporary Picture For The Underrated Art Of Mehndi

Photographs by Akshay Sharma. Creative Direction by Prabhleen Kaur. Assisted by Imdad Barbhuyan and Shubhra Sharma. Make-up by Hardika Saroy. Muses: Rajat Trehan, Nathan Khiangte, Gavin George, Afsha, Melissa Khiangte, Prabhleen Kaur

Visually inviting, soothing on the skin, earthy scents – mehndi stimulates all senses. The undervalued art of its application is a beautiful technique, which also creates a shared space of intimacy between the person applying the henna and the one whose skin is being adorned. In an exclusive project for Verve, Delhi-based fashion blogger and textile designer Prabhleen Kaur uses the contours of palms and feet as canvases, and conceptualises contemporary mehndi designs that celebrate indigenous motifs and human diversity
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Anjali Lama, Spring 2019
April 10, 2019

Summer Style With Anjali Lama

Text by Rushmika Banerjee. Photographs by Debarati Sanyal. Styling by Yvonne Monteiro. Hair and Make-Up by Anuradha Raman. Model: Anjali Lama at Feat. Artists

The Spring 2019 runways display an assortment of free-spirited styles, structured details and retro hues. Think tie-dye, gym shorts, pleats, terracotta and khaki. The trendsetting Anjali Lama chats with Verve about her success and sartorial philosophy as she steps out in the season’s new heroes
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Fashon, Get The Look, Spring/Summer ’19

A New Order: Fresh Summer Trends For Men

Photographed by Pretika Menon. Styling by Ojas Kolvankar. Model: Damion Dias At Feat. Artists. Hair And Make-Up: Suraj Tiwari. Fashion Intern: Sahiba Kochher

This season is all about seeking adventures in relaxed silhouettes, with fuss-free accessories. Verve welcomes the most covetable styles of Spring/Summer ’19 — crossbody bags, graphic-print coordinates, oversized ensembles, short suits and utilitarian wear….
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