Sartorial distinction: The Duke of Windsor

The Duke of Windsor steered towards the unconventional when it came to royal duties and his sense of style. Even during his short reign as the king, the stylish Duke was every bit as unorthodox in these respects.

 

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Cinema’s Good Guy

One of the greatest stars of the classic Hollywood era, Gregory Peck effortlessly blurred the lines between real and reel. More than a decade after his death, he still fails to disappoint. In fact, he’s everything that the world needs today. (Click on the image below to read the piece in full)
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This piece was originally published in the June 2015 edition of Signé

Fashion’s Genius: Sir Paul Smith

This piece was originally published in the September 2015 edition of Signé, a luxury magazine published in the UAE. Hope you enjoy the read! A true pleasure this was. (Click on the image to read the piece in full)S-14_Paul smith-2-1S-14_Paul smith-2-2

The queen of diamonds: Varuna D Jani

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Bedazzling jewellery, a big heart and flamboyance best sum up the queen of diamonds, Varuna D Jani

Varuna D Jani’s life seems to have unfolded exactly as she might have envisioned it. Part of her life philosophy is the belief that every woman is born with a Midas touch that allows her to move mountains and to fly high. The Mumbai-based jewellery designer is, undoubtedly one of India’s best, having transformed what was once a passion into a career.

Jani, who was born into a family of jewellers of Popley Eternal Fame, remembers designing jewellery for fun when she was just eight. But it was only when she returned from Dubai in 2006 to take care of the family business that the Mumbai-based designer realised that jewellery was her passion. It was also around this time that she started to design her own line of wearable wedding jewellery based on the sheer lack of it at the time. Since then, there was no looking back.

Head over to India Art n Design to read about everything that this jewellery designer adores, from her style essentials to her style icons. Continue reading “The queen of diamonds: Varuna D Jani”