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Archives: '21 Issue 01


Avant-Garde Fashion Conceptual Wear, Prosthetics

Shape Shifters

Photographed by Amit Mali. Styling by Shweta Navandar. Art direction by Mallika Chandra. Hair and make-up by Kiran Denzongpa at Feat. Artists. Models: Roshan Poulose, at Inega Management, and Giaa Singh Arora. Fashion assistant: Sarah Rajkotwala

Sculptural shoulder pads, textiles that resemble gills, amorphous metal jewellery and snaking hair extensions offer a dramatic re-imagining of the human silhouette


May 07, 2021

Bag to the Future

Text by Zaral Shah

Shot remotely from around the world, Coach Forever’s Spring 2021 collection features well-known members of the house’s international family in a digital exhibit


May 05, 2021

Not just another skincare brand

Text by Avani Thakkar. Photographs by Mallika Chandra.

Broccoli seed oil, goat milk and kaolin clay – the Coimbatore-based Vilvah is experimenting with unorthodox ingredients that do wonders for the skin and hair


April 27, 2021

As Earth Month comes to an end, we bring back some standout features from our two Environment issues, which explored the many faces of the relationship between humans and their surroundings. These stories are repositories of conversations and thoughts that we hope empower readers with the understanding that even a simple shift in perspective is a step toward making the climate crisis a less intractable problem


April 19, 2021

Potent combinations of natural and ethically sourced ingredients make Deyga Organics’ skincare products a must-try


April 09, 2021

Role Play with Pankaj Tripathi

Text and video interview by Shraddha Jahagirdar-Saxena

The popular and critically acclaimed actor – who may have remained an overlooked supporting performer under the pre-streaming cinematic normal – discusses how he shaped some of his memorable characters


Notes from a Studio

Text by Shaswata Kundu Chaudhuri. Illustrations by Aishwaryashree.

A behind-the-scenes peek into the making of Kolkata-based guitarist Rohan Ganguli’s debut solo album King Of Summer, slated for release this May


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
March 30, 2021

These Goa-Based Entrepreneurs See The Glass Half Full

Text by Joanna Lobo. Photographed by Tenzing Dakpa

A spirited craft liquor industry finds a home on the state’s shores


Bodice, FDCI X Lakmé Fashion Week, FDCI X Lakmé Fashion Week phygital edition, Featured, grand finale designer, minimalistic Indian designers, Online Exclusive, Ruchika Sachdeva

Ruchika Sachdeva’s New Mood

Text by Akanksha Pandey. Photographed by Mallika Chandra

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


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

Wiping The Slate Clean

Text by Akanksha Pandey. GIF by Aishwaryashree

How has fashion evolved to tackle a global crisis that shook the industry’s very foundation? Four industry insiders share their thoughts