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Currently in its third year, the Circular Design Challenge is fast becoming the platform of choice for conscious designers to present sustainable creations that are rooted in the “reduce-reuse-recycle” principles of circular fashion. We speak to this year’s six finalists about their brands and processes
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Heartstrings

Text by Akhil Sood

Singer and composer Priya Darshini wrote the Grammy-nominated Periphery (Best New Age Album), in less than two weeks and then recorded it live, in one take, in an abandoned Brooklyn church over a single day. In the run-up to the awards, we speak to the Chennai-born artiste about her deep-rooted classical background, that time when she almost charted a career for herself in Bollywood and the process of putting together this introspective, out-of-the-box album
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Crave Reviews

Text by Shirin Mehta. Photographed by Mallika Chandra

Is communal snacking a thing of the past? And what sort of comfort are we now searching for in that evening plate of chaat or bag of chips? Verve considers the time between meals during fraught days
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The Single Malt Revolution In India Began with this Bengaluru Distillery

Text by Sushmita Sundaram. Photographed by Wamika Gera

Amrut Distilleries shook up the scene in 2010 when their flagship single malt won global recognition in Jim Murray’s Whisky Bible as the third-best whisky in the world. Ten years on, home-grown single malts are still fighting for a seat at the table, where Amrut has set the gold standard
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Scene And Heard

Text and videos by Zaral Shah

The pandemic and accompanying lockdown brought with them a noticeable change in the daily auditory landscape. Curiosity leads to experiments that examine how modifying the experience of sound during movie-watching can transform our perspectives
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Astrologie, Astronomie, Écharpe Spaghetti, Françoise Faconnet, Gianpaolo Pagni, Henri d´Origny, Hermes, Hermès scarves, Hermès Spring Summer 2021 Silk collection, Jean-Louis Sauvat, L’instruction du Roy, La Danse des Chevaux, Leigh Cooke, Prêt-à-porter, Selle des Steppes, Virginie Jamin, Wlodek Kaminski

The Hermès Spring Summer 2021 Silk collection spotlights designs that relate unique stories and designers who bring their distinctive styles to each carré
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