'19 Issue 01 | Verve Magazine
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'19 Issue 01

Wendell Rodricks

The lingua franca of Indian fashion started taking shape in the early ’90s when designers from different parts of the country began to move out of their cocooned boutiques into the mass retail landscape, where they conceptualised exclusive brands that were built on a quintessentially Indian aesthetic. Rushmika Banerjee reaches out to three industry stalwarts, who started their careers in the same decade, and has them reimagine one of their classic designs for a contemporary buyer
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Ayurveda, Beauty, Doshas, Featured, Haircare, Kapha, Ohria, Online Exclusive, Pitta, Rajni Ohri, Skincare, Vata, Wellness

Finding My Dosha And Myself

Text by Ranjabati Das

Ohria Ayurveda, a beauty and skincare brand, acquaints us with an ancient Indian ritual — dosha analysis — which may well be the answer to many of our modern problems
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Sarah Sahim

Social media streams appear bloated with career-related humble brags from people who would associate Hanson with classic rock. It’s no wonder then, that other urban creatives on the cusp of Generations Y and Z are stricken with self-doubt when the same type of ‘success’ as their peers seems out of reach. Birmingham-based writer Sarah Sahim – snark intact – introspects on this far too real phenomenon.
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Churchgate railway station, the southernmost terminus on the Western line of the Mumbai Suburban Railway.

Queer Haunts Of The ’90s

Text by Ojas Kolvankar and Shubham Ladha. Photographs by Mallika Chandra.

Carefully navigating conservative social norms to avoid being outed, ostracised or questioned by the authorities, men who belong to marginalised LGBTQIA+ groups cultivated safe spaces for their interactions in the ’90s.
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Book Fairies Worldwide, Books, Featured, Huda Merchant, Jeddah Reads, Literacy, Literary Arts, Literary Culture, Online Exclusive, Read, Reading

The book-based social initiative is changing lives, one page at a time
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Andreco, Aravani Art Project, Artists, Asian Paints, Daku, Featured, Hanif Kureshi, Jor Bagh, KONA, Lodhi Art District, Murals, Online Exclusive, Sameer Kulavoor, St+art Delhi, St+art Festival 2019, St+art Foundation, St+Art India, Street Art, Yok and Sheryo

The 2019 edition of St+art Delhi festival presents futuristic concepts that are a commentary on the current environmental degradation along with artworks and installations that make you ponder the social decline that our meme-loving generation has come to be associated with
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