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She wears a sharp suit

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. 
Jun 21, 2018 00:00 IST

Right nude shade for lips

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!
Jun 21, 2018 00:00 IST

Fugly is the new beautiful 

  “We are entering the age of fugly.”
Jun 21, 2018 00:00 IST

Stylefunda

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.
Jun 21, 2018 00:00 IST

Diet 16:8

8 diet. Latest research says they are on the right track.
Jun 21, 2018 00:00 IST

Get your fashion fix at the loft

What: Luxe Bridge at The Loft
Jun 21, 2018 00:00 IST

Types of people you will bump into at gigs.

Every song reminds them of their breakup, and they are often the ones spotted in a corner, painfully narrating the tale of their doomed love to friends for the thousandth time.
Text: Vedant Karia Jun 21, 2018 00:00 IST

Like her dad, young author Zuni Chopra wants to chase excellence 

After writing her first book of poems, aged nine, she wrote her debut novel — The House That Spoke — that was released at the Jaipur Literature Festival in 2017. And she’s only 17. On the morning of Father’s Day, we met Zuni Chopra at the ITC Sonar lobby, with dad (film producer and director) Vidhu Vinod Chopra beside her. By the time we got chatting, Zuni was her own person — confident and witty. Excerpts...
Anannya Sarkar Jun 20, 2018 00:00 IST

Dehradun girl bags the top spot at Young Chef India Schools 2018

Eight contestants had their sights set on the top spot as they battled it out at the grand finale of Young Chef India Schools 2018, presented by International Institute of Hotel Management (IIHM), in association with t2, at IIHM’s Badarpur (Delhi) campus. All they had was two hours to cook a main dish, two accompaniments and a pre-decided dessert— Gulab Jamun Cheesecake. Who emerged as the winner and took home the trophy along with a cheque worth Rs 2 lakh? Read on to know.
Jun 20, 2018 00:00 IST

Kick and punch to be fit — That’s what the latest Zumba form makes you do

Imagine yourself in a video game, punching people around and swishing your sword to kill the baddies. And now imagine losing weight in the process. To make this dream come true, take up Strong By Zumba, a high-intensity interval training (HIIT) that is led by music. It is a body weight training where the fitness choreography is made first, and music is put on top of it.
Jun 20, 2018 00:00 IST

Get some greens home this summer, says Monika Poddar

I have, till date, seldom come across people who do not have a soft spot for plants but have always heard people being sceptical of gardening. Reading between the lines, I felt that they were more concerned about the aftercare and maintenance. So instead of sharing fanciful names with difficult scientific names to pronounce, I’d rather try and share simple things to make people shake off their scepticism and dig in with their green thumbs.
Jun 20, 2018 00:00 IST

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