'12 Issue 09 | Verve Magazine
India's premier luxury lifestyle women's magazine

'12 Issue 09

Parineeti Chopra, Bollywood

Girl On A Wire

Text by Sitanshi Talati-Parikh. Photographs by Vishesh Verma. Styling by Nisha Jhangiani. Make-Up And Hair by Daniel Bauer. Special Thanks To Louis Vuittton. Special Thanks To Rose. Location Courtesy: The Taj Falaknuma Palace, Hyderabad.

She is touted as the industry ’s great new talent on the blo ck, on the watch list of every major director and actor. Six months after her first film released, she is already working on her third. It is a rapid start for any newcomer, parti cularly one who became an actor because she got a return ticket to Mumbai instead of Delhi! Parineeti Chopra is refreshingly easy to talk to and incredibly laidback in general, finds Sitanshi Talati-Parikh, as she chats with the banker who became a movie star
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Cakes and Jewellery

The Jewel on the Cake

Text by Nasrin Modak. Photograhs by Parhad Goghavala.

Immerse yourself in the magic of a sweet union, a coming together of two elements – wedding cakes and jewellery – both symbolic of nuptial celebrations and entailing a high level of attention to detail. While the tradition of wedding cakes dates back to the Roman Empire signifying fertility, purity and loyalty, jewellery has always added a touch of sparkle and luxury to elegant nuptials. The seductive juxtaposition of the two luxe elements epitomises the spirit of weddings. Inspired by the special creations of three eminent jewellery designers for Verve, Chef Nicholas Fernandes, Pastry Chef, Hyatt Regency Mumbai lends his special touch and fashions cakes and confectionery
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Chocolate Muille Fuille

Small Wonders

Text by Sonal Ved.

From cutesy bridal shower cakes in baby pinks and lilacs to wild green and black bachelorette macaroons - desserts on the wedding circuit are being served à la petit fours. Verve insists you indulge in one-fourth of your dessert and stop at that
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Chefs Tang Xi Bing and Anupam Gulati

Fruit and Nut

Text by Nasrin Modak. Photographs by Anshika Verma.

Merging the sweet taste of jackfruit with the buttery flavour of pecan are chefs Tang Xi Bing and Anupam Gulati. They tell Verve how the combination of the two can indulge the taste buds of discerning foodies
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Mercedes-Benz B-Class, Buddh International Circuit

Fast Track

Text by Nasrin Modak.

Airing a Sports Tourer in sixth gear can be exhilarating discovers Nasrin Modak as she takes the new Mercedes-Benz B-Class out for a spin on the Buddh International Circuit
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California
September 18, 2012

Resort wineries, a variety of shopping and entertainment options, a landscape that is dotted with beaches, mountains and snow-covered terrain... A year-round destination, California has a plethora of inviting attractions to woo visitors
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