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Aani Ek, Aditya Ishan Varshnei, Anish Varshnei, Clearly Good Gin, Featured, Feni, Gin, GinGin, Goan liqour brands, homegrown alcohol, Indian liquor brands, Jill D’souza, Karlyle Gomes, Maka di, Maka Zai rum, Online Exclusive, Rahasya, Shubham Khanna, Varna Bhat

A spirited craft liquor industry finds a home on the state’s shores
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Bodice, FDCI X Lakmé Fashion Week, FDCI X Lakmé Fashion Week phygital edition, Featured, grand finale designer, minimalistic Indian designers, Online Exclusive, Ruchika Sachdeva

A conversation with the creative director, social entrepreneur and featured Lakmé Absolute Grand Finale designer at FDCI X Lakmé Fashion Week’s first “phygital” edition
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fashion and the pandemic, Fashion in 2021, Featured, Indrakshi Pattanaik, Lakme Fashion Week X FDCI, Nilik Khimani, Nishanth Chopra, Online Exclusive, Oshadi, the state of fashion in 2021, ZN Ali

How has fashion evolved to tackle a global crisis that shook the industry’s very foundation? Four industry insiders share their thoughts
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Astu Eco, Bandit, Circular Design Challenge, circular fashion, FDCI, FDCI X Lakmé Fashion Week, Featured, Grandma Would Approve, Lakme Fashion Week, LataSita, Nece Gene, Online Exclusive, Paiwand, Sustainable Fashion, Tote Scarf by Astu Eco, UNEP, United Nations Environment Programme

Currently in its third year, the Circular Design Challenge is fast becoming the platform of choice for conscious designers to present sustainable creations that are rooted in the “reduce-reuse-recycle” principles of circular fashion. We speak to this year’s six finalists about their brands and processes
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Chesky Records, Chuck Palmer, Cocoon, Dave Eggar, David Chesky, Des, Eggar, Featured, Grammys 2021, Grammys nominations, immigrant experiences, Max ZT, Online Exclusive, Periphery, Priya Darshini, Sanware Sanware, The Banyan Tree, Will Calhoun

Singer and composer Priya Darshini wrote the Grammy-nominated Periphery (Best New Age Album), in less than two weeks and then recorded it live, in one take, in an abandoned Brooklyn church over a single day. In the run-up to the awards, we speak to the Chennai-born artiste about her deep-rooted classical background, that time when she almost charted a career for herself in Bollywood and the process of putting together this introspective, out-of-the-box album
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Featured, Healthy Snacks, Online Exclusive, pandemic snacks, snacking, snacking during a pandemic

Is communal snacking a thing of the past? And what sort of comfort are we now searching for in that evening plate of chaat or bag of chips? Verve considers the time between meals during fraught days
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Amrut Distilleries, Amrut Fusion, Amrut’s MaQintosh, Featured, Fusion X, home-grown single malt, home-grown whisky, Jim Murray’s Whisky Bible, local alcohol, Neelakanta Jagdale, Online Exclusive, Rakshit Jagdale, Singe malt, Thrivikram Nikam

Amrut Distilleries shook up the scene in 2010 when their flagship single malt won global recognition in Jim Murray’s Whisky Bible as the third-best whisky in the world. Ten years on, home-grown single malts are still fighting for a seat at the table, where Amrut has set the gold standard
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