Banish Winter Woes

Banish Winter Woes Are you staring at skin and hair that will not cooperate this winter? Well fret not, experts tell you how you can take care of your skin and hair this season so you can look haute when it is so cool! Skin Issues Dry skin is the biggest and most common problem… Read More Banish Winter Woes


Rent Your Apparel

Are you bored of the clothes in your cupboard? Are you looking not to repeat your clothes for every occasion? If you answered yes, your questions are answered in the form of a new trend – that of apparel rentals. Demand Factor Estimates peg the fashion rental market in India including western and ethnic wear… Read More Rent Your Apparel


Winter Wear Apparel Trends

Warm Up This Winter As you feel the nip in the air, there is a new trend of apparel that envelops the season. So what is new this season? Experts in the industry tell us more. Collections Galore This year, winter clothing is reverting to minimal designs and clean, simple styles, with a pop of… Read More Winter Wear Apparel Trends


BRICS Summit impact on Indian apparel industry

BRICS or Brazil, Russia, India, China and South Africa is neither an organization or institution but an annual summit between these countries that represents 3 Billion people or 40% of World Population and accounts for $20 Trillion of GDP which is growing at a rate of 28%. With the Central Government’s Make in India policy… Read More BRICS Summit impact on Indian apparel industry


Pochampally – Ikat Weaves

Tie & Dye – Warp & Weft A small town located a mere 50 kilometres away from Hyderabad, Pochampally is an ancient Ikat weaving center in India that is known for the famed Ikat weave. It is similar to the Orrisa and Gujarat geometric weaves and Pochampally is known for its traditional geometric patterns in… Read More Pochampally – Ikat Weaves


Millets Matter

I was recently invited to be part of a unique initiative by the Government of Karnataka when they organized a Media Information Workshop as a curtain raiser to a new campaign to popularize millets. Held at The Green Path, an organic way of life started by Mr. Jayaram, this session was chaired by Hon’ble Minister of Agriculture,… Read More Millets Matter

Happy Flying

Svatma – review of a heritage stay

Heritage Calling If you are a lover of all things related to heritage and culture, then a visit to Svatma – Thanjavur’s (or Tanjore’s) first luxury heritage property is a must. Literally meaning ‘Ones’ Own Soul’, this is the city’s first every luxury property that promises to take you on a journey of discovering arts,… Read More Svatma – review of a heritage stay

Sunday Herald

Interview with Actor Sudeep

In a Happy Space   You cannot miss him if you are moving around in Bangalore. He is everywhere, whether looking at your advertisement hoardings, telling you to drive safely, in film posters and also hosting television shows. Well no prizes for guessing that I am taking of talented and versatile actor Sudeep. In spite… Read More Interview with Actor Sudeep


Interview with celebrity Chef Harpal Singh Sokhi

The Dancing Chef If you watch Food TV, you would have heard the jingle “Namak Shamak Namak Shamak Dal Dete Hain” on the show Turban Tadka. And it is really hard to miss the effervescent Chef Harpal Singh Sokhi who is also the brand ambassador of Genuine Broaster Chicken. Having started in 1987 with The… Read More Interview with celebrity Chef Harpal Singh Sokhi


Singapore Airlines – Ruchi Thali

Singapore Airlines – Ruchi Thali One of the best airlines and airports according to me is Singapore Airlines and Singapore airport. I was recently invited to try a new traditional, Indian set meal called the Ruchi Thali that the airline has launched for its Business Class passengers travelling between India and Singapore. The best part is… Read More Singapore Airlines – Ruchi Thali