'19 Issue 07 | Verve Magazine
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'19 Issue 07

The Enchanted Pendant, from Shachee Fine Jewellery, Shachee Shah

Sublime Settings

Text by Rushmika Banerjee. Photograph by Joshua Navalkar

The pieces in Shachee Fine Jewellery are akin to handcrafted mosaic and gold lace jewellery.
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Bittersweet

Text by Ranjabati Das. Photographed by Joshua Navalkar. Styled by Swati Sinha

The essence of boutique brand Ether Atelier Chocolat is rooted in the founder Prateek Bakhtiani’s lived experiences and the stories of the earth that begat the bean. Disarming Ranjabati Das with his candour, the chocolatier and chemistry savant expounds on the intense interaction between his two passions
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Style, Beauty

Keeping Up Appearances

Text by Shirin Mehta. Illustration by Aniket Ghorpade

The burden of achieving physical perfection existed long before filtered and Facetuned selfies became ubiquitous. But in this new normal of constantly putting ourselves on display, cosmetic practitioners are seeing an exponential increase in the number of patients, not to mention a broadening demographic. Verve gets four leading specialists to weigh in on the factors that affect the decision to alter the course of nature
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Style Trends, Get The Look
March 03, 2020

Indian Street Wear With Alisha Singh

Photographed by Indra Joshi. Styled by Akanksha Pandey. Photographed by Indra Joshi at Feat. Artists. Hair and Make-up: Shreya Shrivastava at Feat. Artists. Assisted by Hita Panwar

Fashion spreads its wings with dancer and choreographer Alisha Singh, as she sways and twirls in the latest India-specific street-style trends — the salwar kameez, patchwork, handwoven ties, indigo, bandhani — and reflects on how a dance reality show altered her vocational choices…
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Vivek Tejuja
March 02, 2020

Ticket to Nowhere

Text by Vivek Tejuja. Illustration by Gaurav Vikalp

Travelling outside of India, or Mumbai for that matter, doesn’t offer this staunch homebody the same joy that it does most of his ‘wanderlust’-afflicted peers. Vivek Tejuja outlines the reasons for this aversion and leaves no room to question his desire to stay put
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National Museum of History in Skanderbeg Square, Albania, Tirana

Rebirth of a Nation

Text by Aalika Mahindra

Beginning an eight-day road trip down the Albanian Riviera in Tirana, the capital city at the heart of a post-Communist awakening, prepares New York-based Aalika Mahindra to traverse the country’s particular sociopolitical arc and her own progression as a traveller
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