The Surrealistic Designer

Chhaya Mehrotra

Chhaya Mehrotra

There is something very strikingly beautiful about Chhaya Mehrotra’s simplicity in designs. Modern silhouettes, subtle color palette and almost-bewildered cuts make her clothes perfect for Indian women. She shares a slice of her beautiful journey with The Lifestyle Potpourri…

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Royal & rooted – by Aditi Mahehwari

Rohit Bal

Rohit Bal

Rohit Bal, one of the most sought after fashion designers, popularly known as the ‘master of fabric and fantasy’, gets candid and talks about the current fashion industry and his journey as a designer
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Jeniffer Lawrence as Katniss Everdeen in ‘The Hunger Games: Mockingjay – Part 1’

Jeniffer Lawrence as Katniss Everdeen in the Hunger Games: Mockingjay – Part 1

Jeniffer Lawrence as Katniss Everdeen in the Hunger Games: Mockingjay – Part 1

It’s quite fascinating to watch you as Katniss, she is complex & emotional; how much you approach her & how much do you feel you have taken propriety of her in the film?

Katniss kind of grew along with this character; it’s an interesting thing to play the same character throughout the year and that feeling is constantly growing and changing along with you. I mean we are very different, but I take it from the books, obviously.

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Kiran Uttam Ghosh’s designs are beyond pragmatic prêt. With an unconventional urge to create a sense of balance between traditional and modernist quintessence, she constantly thrives to take perfection to newer bounds

Autumn/Winter '14

Autumn/Winter ’14

Kolkata-based designer, Kiran Uttam Ghosh confronts the very notion of categorization. Being present in eight countries, Ghosh’s designs are understated with silhouettes and distinctive textures that snub to be allied by any particular school of fashion philosophy. Her work emphasises on the metaphysics of detailing, which was imparted to her by her mentor, Jasper Conran. Today, her couture line epitomizes an enduring classic appeal, wherein she casts newer dimensions to all her clothes.

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Designer Urvashi Kaur believes, fashion is nothing but a mirror to the society, reflecting its nuances in the most honest way

Urvashi Kaur (centre) with her gang

Urvashi Kaur (centre) with her gang

Fashion designer Urvashi Kaur is known for her sharp interest in various types of fabrics and colours. She yearns to harvest fresh ideas pertaining to the present socio, economic and cultural status of the contemporary society through her designs. She thrives on the zest to constantly experiment with different facets of fashion by bending genres; and the final outcomes are always enthralling. Motivated to revitalize the country’s effervescent textiles, Kaur blends the spheres of ethnic with the modern, which leads her to earn critical applause and a venerated league of clientele for her designs. She is also known for developing relationships with many NGO’s by generating and offering employment opportunities to women and endorsing the improvement of handloom fabrics.

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