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Archives: '21 Issue 01


Divya Dutta
November 20, 2021

Role Play with Divya Dutta

Text and video interview by Shraddha Jahagirdar-Saxena

The actor who refuses to be boxed in by a specific image, often surprises audiences by playing against type. She talks to Verve about how seven of her challenging characters came to life


November 15, 2021

The French luxury house taps American designer Carson Converse to create resplendent quilted cashmere bed covers


October 29, 2021

Sandiva’s sandalwood-infused beauty products are multitasking essentials

Text by Avani Thakkar. Photography by Joshua Navalkar

We find out if the Chennai-based brand lives up to its promise


October 21, 2021

The fur-free club is growing, but its members have to pay their dues

Text by Avani Thakkar. Illustrative collage by Aishwaryashree

Confusing statistics and opposing views make the debate surrounding real versus faux fur somewhat complicated. However, a number of luxury maisons are finally taking a strong stance on the matter


October 14, 2021

Troy Costa’s new collection, Avido Tourista, at FDCI x Lakmé Fashion Week presents a diverse vision of menswear, designed for the cosmopolitan wardrobe


Verve catches up with the designer duo for their take on the state of environmental sustainability in Indian fashion and the skilful mechanics behind their latest collection, “Assemble. Disassemble. Reassemble”


Token sustainability days and poster inclusivity just don’t cut it anymore, and consumers know it too


October 07, 2021

Breguet reinvents its classics for 2021

Text by Shraddha Jahagirdar-Saxena

The Swiss maison unveils new timepieces in its Reine de Naples, Marine and Tradition collections that are poised to impress with their contemporary aesthetic and technical prowess


September 29, 2021

The Larger Picture: It’s Time For Menswear To Address Body Inclusivity

Interviews and styling by Shweta Navandar. With inputs from and compilation by Avani Thakkar. Art direction by Aishwaryashree. All clothes, subjects’ own.

We asked seven individuals to share their views about the fashion industry’s implicit bias against plus-size males


August 25, 2021

Frames of Future Past

Text by Zaral Shah.

Visual artist Gaurav Ogale delves deeper into the stories of the six pieces that form his newest mixed media installation ‘majha’, created in conjunction with sound artist Farah Mulla