Bridal fashion trend:Tassels get a life of their own; become oversized and artistic

Tassels have never been so big, literally! Oversized designer tassels hanging from a slim waist is the sexiest piece of adornment for a bride this season. Tassels always played second fiddle to lehengas, but that’s not the case anymore; they are as important as the outfit now. A number of designers, such as Manav Gangwani, … Read more Bridal fashion trend:Tassels get a life of their own; become oversized and artistic

Lustre for life: contemporary takes on texture put pearl designs in a new light

Left, ‘Melody of Colours’ earring in white gold, with rubies and Tahitian pearl, £82,800 per pair, by De Grisogono. Top, £870, by Jil Sander. Right, Elsa Peretti ‘Mesh’ fringe earring in gold, with freshwater pearls, £2,075 per pair, by Tiffany & Co. ‘Héra Paon’ necklace in white and rose gold, rock crystal and diamonds, with … Read more Lustre for life: contemporary takes on texture put pearl designs in a new light

Online lifestyle brand The Label Life turns one; introduces new features

Mumbai-based ‘The Label Life’, an e-commerce lifestyle brand, has completed one year of successful operations. Catering to the modern Indian woman, Thelabellife.com, founded by Preeta Sukhtankar, believes in marrying content with commerce and providing the shopper with a personal touch. The site engages with over a million women a day across its website and social media … Read more Online lifestyle brand The Label Life turns one; introduces new features

Designer Umit Benan’s Latest Collection Is a Martial Arts Action Flick Come to Life

We talk Jean Claude Van Damme, tennis, Mickey Rourke, and ‘80s style with the man who made judo robes fresh this season. Umit Benan staged his Fall-Winter 2016 runway show around a naked tattooed woman covered in sushi. The models were street-cast tough guys in judo suits, shearling jackets, and elegantly cut overcoats. “My shows … Read more Designer Umit Benan’s Latest Collection Is a Martial Arts Action Flick Come to Life