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Lakme Fashion Week 2015

Lakme Fashion Week 2015

Lakme Fashion Week is here! The bi-annual event is Mumbai’s premier fashion event run by the Fashion Design Council of India (FDCI) and Lakme. The event first took place in 1999 and international models such as Naomi Campbell and Indian film stars Deepika Padukone, Malaika Arora Khan and Arjun Rampal have graced the runway. International...
Raven + Lily: Empowering Women through Design

Raven + Lily: Empowering Women through Design

  Raven + Lily was founded by Kirsten Dickerson and Sophia Lin as a platform to alleviate poverty among women. The two share a close friendship and passion for fashion and ethical design and have utilized those passions for this amazing cause. Raven + Lily currently helps employ marginalized women in India, Ethiopia, Kenya, Cambodia,...
Indian Star Kangana Ranaut shines at Paris Fashion Week

Indian Star Kangana Ranaut shines at Paris Fashion Week

Known for her iconic Bollywood stardom, award-winning actress Kangana Ranaut joined the list of Indian celebrities who were invited to the front row of Paris Fashion Week. Donning an emerald green couture dress, the actress sat with the global elite – Princess Sirivannavari Nariratana of Thailand, Gala Repossi, Creative Director of Repossi Design house, Gaia...
Digital India Marks its Footprint

Digital India Marks its Footprint

  The Digital India program led by Prime Minister Narendra Modi has been making fantastic progress. Digital India is a new initiative that seeks to transform the country into a connected economy, attract investment in electronics manufacturing while creating millions of jobs. Over the past few months, the government has been integrating various departments to ensure that...
Chaiwalas go Digital

Chaiwalas go Digital

There is no greater joy than tasting the rich and spiced flavor of chai as it hits your taste buds! The unique combination of cardamom, cinnamon, ginger, cloves and pepper produces a warm, soothing effect that gives one a delightful sense of well being. Drinking chai in India is as common as grabbing your morning...
Narendra Modi and Make in India Campaign Lead Aero India

Narendra Modi and Make in India Campaign Lead Aero India

Asia’s premiere air show, Aero India, opened today at the Air Force Station in Yelahanka, Bengaluru. The city is hosting the 10th edition of the biennial five-day international edition of the aerospace and aviation exhibition for the multi-billion dollar Indian defense market. Over 300 foreign firms along with 54 ministerial and other high-level delegations from...
India’s Coveted Design Week Begins

India’s Coveted Design Week Begins

India’s Design Week (ID) launches this week in New Delhi showcasing the newest trends and designs from across the world. ID brings professionals from varied design disciplines and consumers together at a single location. This three-day exhibition with over 8,000 square-meters bridges the gap between consumer and creators and will be open to trade and...
Mumbai’s Signature Indian Derby, a Tradition for Bollywood’s Elite and the Narredu family

Mumbai’s Signature Indian Derby, a Tradition for Bollywood’s Elite and the Narredu family

The 31st Signature Indian Derby held at the Mahalaxmi Race Course in Mumbai ended in good spirits. Celebrities, business leaders and socialites showed up to support their favorite horses donning spectacular fashion ensembles. India’s richest individual sporting event had a listed prize of INR 3.25 crores (over half a million USD). Captivating performances by ace musicians...
Make in India Campaign gives Promise to India

Make in India Campaign gives Promise to India

The WEF Annual Meeting in India has struck a dynamic conversation on new collaborations and influence for the country. Top official Shriprakash Shukla said investors across sectors inquired about future business ventures and the summit ended on a good note. Many collaborators in technology and business have expressed interest in investing with the top companies,...
Travel in Style with Abercrombie & Kent

Travel in Style with Abercrombie & Kent

Geoffrey Kent and his parents, Valerie and Colonel John Kent founded Abercrombie & Kent in 1962. What started out as low key safaris in a Bedford truck with Valerie’s silver ice bucket soon grew into one of the most lavish and out of this world travel experiences. In 1969, Geoffrey began opening additional companies in...
Forest Essentials Thrives on the True Nature of Beauty

Forest Essentials Thrives on the True Nature of Beauty

Forest Essentials, India’s leading Ayurveda Company that offers Natural and Organic Treatment for Skin, Hair and Body Care, reinforces the importance of using products from nature and its philosophy has gained immense popularity. The brand has imbibed the Indian culture in its product offerings and is proving attractive for local and international audiences alike.   With...
Divesh Makan’s Early Prospecting Paid Off in a Big Way

Divesh Makan’s Early Prospecting Paid Off in a Big Way

Divesh Makan refers to himself as part do-it-all financial consigliere, part deal broker/venture capitalist and part human Rolodex. Makan is the founder of Silicon Valley’s Iconiq Capital, a registered investment advisory and exclusive members-only club (for billionaires). With the aesthetic of a venture capital fund mixed with a family office, this company has taken over...