'12 Issue 05 | Verve Magazine
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'12 Issue 05

Megu, The Leela Palace Kempinski, Delhi, Japanese modern cuisine

Meal Sublime

Text by Madhu Jain.

Japanese modern cuisine is fast becoming a favourite the world over, with its light flavours and fresh ingredients. Madhu Jain enjoys an inspired repast at Megu at The Leela Palace Kempinski in Delhi and thereby tells a culinary tale
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Wine Tasting, Sheetal Munshaw, Singapore
May 22, 2012

Sheetal Munshaw indulges in some wine tasting around the city-state of Singapore and meanders her way through wine lists that keep her happily content
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Hong Kong
May 20, 2012

From glitzy malls to vintage shops and trendy boutiques to traditional stores, Hong Kong is a paradisiacal shopping magnet. Follow Verve’s trail of top shops for a rejuvenating retail experience in the pulsating Chinese city-state...
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Christian Louboutin, French footwear designer

Heel The World

Text by Sohiny Das.

A pair of red soles can cure anything! Christian Louboutin knows what women want and has been delivering exactly that for two decades. Celebrations for completing 20 in shoe-biz are still on. A book launch, a new men’s range, the addition of a line of bags, multiple new stores in Asia and the creative direction of a cabaret called Feu at Paris’ famous The Crazy Horse have all been part of an action-packed year. Verve meets the re-inventor of the stiletto during his India tour and discovers that his energy levels are as high as his heels
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Joy Datta, Photographer, Lucerne, Capital of the Canton of Lucerne, Europe

Haute shopping. Street fashion. Unique flavours. Lucerne, Barcelona and New York have their own spectrum of experiences that make them attractive to globe-trotters. Three Verve photographers share their own take on these cities and their charm quotient....
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Karisma Kapoor, Bollywood Actress

In Perfect Shape

Text by Shirin Mehta. Photographed by Prasad Naik. Styling by Nisha Jhangiani. Assisted by Nirali Mehta. Make-up and hair by Daniel Bauer (www.danielbauer.com.au). Location courtesy: Spices, JW Marriott, Mumbai.

Karisma Kapoor just cannot escape the ‘fashion icon’ label. Having given the silver screen a miss these past six years in order to spend time with her family, she remains in the public eye as she continues to make those classic style statements that are very much her own. A far cry from Bollywood bling and glitter, she creates a sharply-cut, almost monochromatic sartorial world for herself. Will her upcoming film, Dangerous Ishq make yet another statement, asks Verve
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