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Imran Khan, Bollywood Actor
October 13, 2010

Imran Khan: Whom Women Want

Text by Sitanshi Talati-Parikh. Photographs by Joy Datta. Styling by Nirali Mehta. All Watches and Accessories from Tag Heuer. All Clothes (Unless Mentioned Otherwise), Imran’s Own. For Imran: Make-up by Vicky Salvi. Hair by Ayesha Devitre, Milan of Nalini’s Salon. For Model: Make-up by Yves Saint Laurent. Hair by Juice Salon. Model courtesy: Malu Mello, Anima Creative Management. Location courtesy: The Oberoi Executive Suite. The Oberoi, Mumbai, now sports a sleeker design aesthetic, and 73 elegently-appointed suites, equipped with the latest technology

He’s the hot cake of the film industry, has a thriving gay fan following and is quite the favourite with the ladies. This is Imran Khan after he’s delivered his second big hit, I Hate Luv Storys and has a movie lined up with nearly every top actress in the industry: a big notch up from his overnight debut success. While Verve’s camera captures a day in the life of the movie star, Verve looks beyond his distracting good looks to discover what makes him tick and makes him the coolest catch in town


Nachiket Barve, Mumbai-based fashion designer, Argentina
October 12, 2010

Wide avenues and green landscapes, chimichuri sauces and Caipirinhas, caimans and butterflies, chic resorts and desert towns, frozen ice and lots of chocolate.... Mumbai-based fashion designer, Nachiket Barve explores the treasures of Argentina


Swara Bhaskar, Bollywood Actress
October 11, 2010

Dear, actor

Text by Sohini Datta

A little bit eccentric, a whole lot energetic, Swara Bhaskar is poised to dazzle on the silver screen


Sonam Kapoor, India's Best Dressed List
October 15, 2009

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!