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Archives: '19 Issue 03


coloured gemstones, community projects, Featured, Gemfields, Gemfields Montepuez ruby mine, Gübelin Gem Lab’s Paternity Test, integrity, Kagem emerald mine, legitimacy, Mozambique, Online Exclusive, sustainable livelihoods, Transparency, Voluntary Principles on Security and Human Rights, Zambia

Gemfields is making strides to create a self-sufficient and self-reliant society through their community projects in Mozambique and Zambia, and their efforts to maintain a symbiotic relationship with the environment.


Honey, Beauty

5 Ethically Sourced Honey Products For The Conscious Beauty Enthusiast

Text by Rushmika Banerjee. Photographs by Joshua Navalkar. Realisation by Akanksha Pandey and Swati Sinha. Model: Priyal Shah, Anima Creative Management. Hair and make-up: Kamini Shrivastav, Make-up Designory

Ethical apiculture not only helps conserve bees, but it has also gifted us with an array of organic, honey-based products for our skin and overall health


Mithila painting at Jamaat Art, Mumbai
June 20, 2019

From a food menu celebrating blooms of a season to a tribute to Pink Floyd, Verve gives you the lowdown on the events that should be on your radar this weekend


Landour, Uttarakhand

An Ode To Landour

Text by Mala Vaishnav. Illustrations By Shounak Jog

Built by the British in 1827, Uttarakhand’s colonial gem, Landour, home to mighty oaks, cedars and deodars and more recently cerebral celebrities from the plains, is where Mala Vaishnav stops to smell the rhododendrons...


Rahel Belatchew, architecture, Swedish architecture, Belatchew Arkitekter, Belatchew Labs, Swedish Style Mumbai!, BuzzBuilding, StrawScraper, sustainable design,

The 50-year-old architect is proposing concepts like a self-sufficient city which breeds and feeds on insects and a residential building that produces electricity through movements generated by the wind


Aishwarya Tipnis, Architect
June 17, 2019

Driven by a deep-rooted fondness for historical structures, Aishwarya Tipnis has built a career in urban conservation and planning, consistently adding to her impressive portfolio of projects that span the country. In an interaction with Verve, the ‘cultural diplomat’ talks about reconciling an appreciation of the past with her vision of the future


Dr Vandana Shiva, Uttarakhand

An Insider’s Guide To Uttarakhand

Text by Ranjabati Das. Illustrations by Karan Mhatre

Eco-feminist and scholar Dr Vandana Shiva on the importance of green spaces and her favourite spots in the state for when she yearns for solitude


A Monsoon Date, A Monsoon Date Short Film, alternative cinema, Featured, Gazal Dhaliwal, Kashish 2019, Kashish Film Festival, Kashish Film Festival 2019, Konkona Sen Sharma, LGBT, LGBTQ Film Festival Mumbai, LGBTQIA, Online Exclusive, Queer, Queer Film, Queer Film Festival, Tanuja Chandra, Transwoman

Konkona Sen Sharma and Gazal Dhaliwal’s recently-released short uses a light-hearted lens to inspect the challenges faced by a transwoman as she navigates a romantic relationship.


Trio of Baos at Miss T, Mumbai

From a tribute to Simon & Garfunkel to a bottomless liquid brunch, Verve gives you the lowdown on the events that should be on your radar this weekend


Bon Organics, clean make-up, Coola, cruelty-free make-up, Decléor, eco-friendly make-up, Egyptian Magic, Enn’s Closet, ethical beauty, Featured, Gulnare Skincare, Neemli Naturals, Ohria Ayurveda, Online Exclusive, organic beauty, organic make-up brands, Organic Riot, Plum, Quinta Essentia Organic, Ruby's Organics, SoulTree, sustainable beauty, The Body Shop, theBalm, zero-waste make-up brands
June 12, 2019

Your Guide To Creating A Sustainable Make-Up Kit

Text by Rushmika Banerjee. Photography by Joshua Navalkar. Product styling by Swati Sinha. Hair and make-up by Guia Bianchi. Model: Namrata Tripathi

There’s a new breed of mindful make-up brands that won’t harm your skin or the environment and still give you that sophisticated finish.