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Best Foot Forward

Text by Shirin Mehta. Photographed by Joshua Navalkar

In a significant move towards sustainability, mainstream brands are launching street-chic green options which are crafted using natural materials. Verve spotlights three of few of them
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Anamika Vanpariya, biodegradable fabrics, fabric scraps, Fashion, Featured, gender-fluid brands, greenwashing, Hetal Shrivastav, mass-produce, Purnima Jain, Raasleela textile, Resham Karmchandani, sampling waste, Sanya Suri, Sayesha Sachdev, second-hand textiles, Style Trends, sustainable fashion practices, textile waste, Upcycling, zero-waste practices

Natural Curiosity

Text by Shweta Navandar

A surge in interest around sustainable ready-to-wear has resulted in an exponentially growing number of fashion initiatives. Verve looks into four brands — Slow, RaasLeela Textile, The Pot Plant and Core — that have implemented some vital practices like upcycling patchwork, managing waste generation, producing gender-fluid clothing, using plant-based textiles, and illustrates the processes that each one follows
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Rina Singh, Eka

Not Your Average Jo

Text by Sadaf Shaikh. Photographed by Mallika Chandra

The stylish set that regularly congregates at the trend-forecasting Lakmé Fashion Week is often not acquainted with the detailed thought processes that precede some of these visionary collections. Eká’s Rina Singh, whose recent line is strongly influenced by a much-loved literary character, picks a runway look and shares the inspiration behind each element
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COVID-19, Doyel Joshi, Fashion, Featured, Fountainhead, lockdown, Narangidevi, Online Exclusive, Pranchal Joshi, quaratine, Upcycling
May 18, 2020

As the sisters continue to self-isolate together in Mumbai, we asked them to model clothes and accessories from their respective sustainable labels while talking about their design philosophies and the impact of the pandemic on their business
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April 16, 2020

Blogger Rhea Mitra-Dalal’s Sartorial Flavours

Photographed by Nishanth Radhakrishnan. Styled by Akanksha Pandey. Hair and make-up: Guia Bianchi at Anima Creative Management

Natural and fuss-free with a kick, best describes both Rhea Mitra-Dalal’s sartorial and savoury picks. Verve serves up some striking silhouettes – tent, trapeze, the kaftan shape, straight and bat sleeves – as the blogger and caterer reveals the philosophy behind how she eats, dresses and lives
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Incr(edible) Flair

Photographed by Munsif Molu. Styled by Shweta Navandar. Assisted by Sarah Rajkotwala. Hair by Mariya Ansari at Runah Salon. Make-up by Sonam Chandna Sagar, Assisted by Aayushi Parekh. Model: Rashmi Zurail Mann. Photographer’s Assistant: Harnoor Juneja

Verve puts a playful spin on fashion’s culinary connection and styles delectable ensembles with billowing mutton sleeves, hip peacoats, tea-length dresses, intricate fishnet separates, wavy lettuce-hem skirts and almond-toe shoes
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