They walk in beauty: A peek at India’s lesser-known pageants

Raj Chaudhari’s foray into pageantry could not have been more chaotic. He set up the Mr & Ms Maharashtra Fashion Pageant to flex his muscle in the talent scouting business. What he got instead was a half-empty event hall, a truncated show, hecklers, and two angry contestants — one of whom would not accept her … Read more They walk in beauty: A peek at India’s lesser-known pageants

Tesla CEO Elon Musk’s 69-year-old mother is the fashion world’s new ‘It’ model

Mother of three and grandmother of 10, the silver-haired siren with luminous skin, who frequently breaks into laughter, is walking tall alongside a bevy of younger models at New York Fashion Week. If it helps being the mother of Elon Musk, the most lauded inventor-entrepreneur of his generation, valued by Forbes at $20 billion, then so … Read more Tesla CEO Elon Musk’s 69-year-old mother is the fashion world’s new ‘It’ model

Big is beautiful: Fashion sees an upward curve with plus-size models finding fame

For years, images of impossibly slim, gorgeous, blemish-free women have filled fashion magazines, billboards and television screens. Now, 26-year-old British model Iskra Lawrence is waging war on unattainable beauty standards in the fashion world, flexing her might on a social media-fueling diversity. She is among a growing number of plus-size models finding fame and calling … Read more Big is beautiful: Fashion sees an upward curve with plus-size models finding fame