He found his calling in the gamchha right when the humble piece of cloth was climbing the fashion charts in Bengal. Young designer Wrick (inset) launched his label Thread Baba through just a Facebook page in 2014. His vibrant line of saris and outfits, all fashioned out of the gamchha, soon became popular in exhibitions across the city. On Sunday, June 24, Wrick will open his flagship store in Rajarhat, which will stock clothes, accessories, bags and home decor items made with, what else, but the gamchha.
Burlingtons has been a Calcutta landmark famous for its bespoke suits for men, from long before “bespoke” became a trendy. Since 1963, when it started, it has meant luxury and elegance. A family-owned company, now run by its second generation, Burlingtons/Sood is a modern day design house that manufactures each of its garments in its own factory.
A nude lipstick is good for summer. It is that natural shade that highlights your lips without making it look extra in any way. As it should be when the mercury is rising, and you don’t need anything else in excess!
This sea-green number by Catherine Walker was called “My Mermaid Dress” by its wearer. She was one of the world’s most glamorous women. She wore the dress several times in her brief life. The deep neckline and the side slit made it famous on her, encasing her beautiful frame softly and seductively.