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Designers went experimental with couture at FDCI ICW 2016

Designers went experimental with couture at FDCI ICW 2016

Designers went experimental with couture at FDCI ICW 2016

Experimenting with colours, silhouettes, styles and presentation turned out to be the highlights at the recently concluded FDCI (Fashion Design Council of India) India Couture Week 2016, where 11 designers showcased high-end ensembles amidst dramatic settings. While several names in the Indian design fraternity will continue to argue that couture in the country is majorly

Home remedies to straighten hair naturally

Home remedies to straighten hair naturally

If you wish to have straight tresses without damaging your lustrous long hair while avoiding harmful chemicals and heated instruments, there are some ingredients in your kitchen that can help straighten your hair naturally without damaging it. One can opt for many combinations like lemon juice and coconut milk that act as cream conditioners and

Five ways to get back your bridal glow

Five ways to get back your bridal glow

Long hours of festivities, erratic schedules, food binges and loads of heavy make-up — all this can take a toll on the bride’s skin. From sticking to the right food, regular skincare and work-out, you can regain the bridal glow in no time, says an expert. Sangeeta Velaskar, vice president and head, medical services and

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Back from Miss India World Pageant, Swetha Raj is upbeat

Back from the Miss India Worldwide pageant held in Dubai, Melbourne’s Swetha Raj who represented Australia, might not have bagged the crown but she is back with a renewed energy and positive experiences. With over 45 contestants taking part in one of the oldest pageants, the Miss India Worldwide, Raj says the competition was fierce

Car, second wardrobe for women

London:  new research reveals that several women use their car as a second wardrobe. They keep extra clothing, accessories and makeup in their vehicle in case of an emergency. During the research conducted by, 1,621 female drivers between the age group of 18 and 25 years from around Britain were polled as part of

W opens another flagship store in South

New Delhi, July 23: W, one of the known Indian women’s wear brand, has opened another flagship store in Bangalore as an attempt to strengthen their presence in the market down south. The newly opened ninth store at Indranagar is spaciously spread across 700 sq ft and offers a complete wardrobe solution including kurtas, tops,

Women okay selling their wedding dresses

Los Angeles, July 23: A majority of people think that women keep their wedding dress nicely wrapped up in a box and that only a few sell it off. A study reveals just the opposite. Wedding dress resale website surveyed 2,766 women aged between 18 and 55. According to the findings, 87 percent of

Clean-shaven look passe! Women prefer men with styled facial hair

New Delhi, May 12: If you thought that chocolate boys and clean-shaven men are the first choice of Indian women, then it’s time for a reality check. Women prefer men with different styles of facial hair rather than the boring clean face, reveals a survey. Conducted by Philips India in collaboration with research agency Hansa,


Look glamorous even at 50

Los Angeles, July 7: Being 50-year-old doesn’t mean women lose their right to dress up, says British media personality Carol Vorderman adding that fashion has no age limit. In a study conducted by online retailer,, it was discovered that eight out of 10 Britons think that women over 50 should start “dressing her age”


It’s official: Women try out 150 hairstyles in their lifetime

London: Women sport 150 different hairstyles in their lifetime, trying out various cuts, colours and shapes, according to a new research. The study of 2,000 women found that about one in 20 likes to try something different with each trip to the hairdresser. Almost half are willing to be experimental and take risks with their