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Alila Bangalore
July 24, 2013

Art Effect!

Text by Shraddha Jahagirdar-Saxena.

Combine business with luxury at the well-appointed Alila Bangalore in Westfield. Its relaxing, conducive ambience willl ensure your stay is both comfortable and productive

The Taj Exotica Resort & Spa, Maldives
July 22, 2013

The Magic Of Maldives

Text by Falguni Kapadia

An expansive property that is situated on one of the largest lagoons in the region, The Taj Exotica Resort & Spa, Maldives effortlessly blends luxury and landscape – and transforms a family holiday into a memorable one

The Oberoi, Dubai
July 20, 2013

Dubai’s Date With Luxury

Text by Sohini Datta.

Proud of its Indian heritage, The Oberoi, Dubai is an international luxury, business and leisure property. Verve checks out the distinctive experiences and suave service of the swanky newly-minted hotel

Esha Gupta, Pop Art, Fashion

Popping Up

Photographed by Jatin Kampani. Styling by Nisha Jhangiani. Assisted by Nirali Mehta. Make-up and hair by Shaan Muttathil

Cover girl Esha Gupta relives the glory of the era of pop art, the decades of the 50s and 60s when individual expression and psychedelic shapes and hues ruled the roost. Reinterpreting iconic works of celebrated artists, Verve presents to you their world of technicolour...

Veeranganakumari Solanki, Curator, Art Writer
July 19, 2013

In Full Bloom

Text by Wyanet Vaz. Photograph by Ryan Martis. Location: The Guild Art Gallery.

Veeranganakumari Solanki, an independent curator and art writer, has stirred up the field with new talent. With innovations in the pipeline, her role as a successful emerging curator can be credited to her global outlook and understanding of local flavours

Aashiyana Shroff, Tart Bakery
July 18, 2013

Centre Of Attraction

Text by Sonal Ved. Photographs by Poulomi Dey.

From cookies and candies to crudités – you can turn the look of your dining table around by glamming it up with artisanal and edible centrepieces. Sonal Ved speaks to three bakers who are creating these with much élan

Anirban Mitra, Wizard Of Shades

Inside My Atelier

Text by Neha Gupta. Photographs by Neha Choudhury and Siddhartha Hajra.

Three artists talk to Neha Gupta about their sanctified places of innovative creations where they can allow their imaginations to adopt any form of expression

An Aunterra jewellery piece being made by a karigar in Aurangabad

Connected Hum Tum

Text by Parmesh Shahani.

This month, Parmesh Shahani encounters different individuals across India, all of whom are involved in documenting our ever-changing daily lives

Meeting ground, Framed
July 16, 2013

Met And About

Text by Mamta Badkar.

She loves and breathes New York City. For Verve, Mamta Badkar takes a weekend off to train her lens on her favourite art hangout – the Metropolitan Museum of Art (The Met) and its environs


Canvas & Kitsch

Text by Sitanshi Talati-Parikh.

Is great art often discarded as kitsch? Can kitsch overtake art or is true art non-submissive to popular culture and commercialisation? Sitanshi Talati-Parikh discovers that today, one can’t be too far from the other