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Archives: '21 Issue 01


Ingredients used for dyes

These Brands Have Their Hearts In Sri Lanka And Their Eyes On The World

Text by Ranjabati Das. Interviews by Akanksha Pandey.

Verve speaks to Josie George, Joanne Stoker and Amesh Wijesekara, respectively the founders of Amma, Noad and Amesh – clothing labels that are rooted in and derive inspiration from the island country – and unpacks how they are driving progress in the sustainability space


Zuby Johal painting the prosthetic teeth for a character in Ghost Stories
June 11, 2021

Material Girl

Text by Shirin Mehta. Interview by Shweta Navandar.

Movie prosthetics artist Zuby Johal uses innovative make-up techniques and can scare the wits out of you…. She also displays an innate love of fashion, with the desire to extend her expertise in working with silicone to the clothing and lifestyle sectors…


June 08, 2021

Armed with complete creative liberty and imaginations that run wild, these artists tastefully reimagined the Italian luxury label’s collection of studded bags and crochet sneakers on canvas


June 04, 2021

Huemn’s Nature

Text by Ranjabati Das. With inputs from Akanksha Pandey

Their unisex designs and provocative campaigns break through the prescribed conventions of beauty and gender with the specific aim to generate fresh debate on fashion’s potential to influence self-expression and cultural opinions. Designers Shyma Shetty and Pranav Misra talk to Verve about selling the idea of individuality through the medium of clothing, redefining norms and encouraging creatives and consumers alike to speak up and let their personal philosophies inform their clothing choices


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