HindustanTimes Sat,02 Aug 2014

Gaga to Selena: Indian fashion on their minds

Often in news for her wacky fashion choices, pop queen Lady Gaga decided to go the desi route recently on a night out in New York City. Complete with a maang teeka, haath phool, nath and her own take on a sari drape, the singer looked like she was heading for a Bollywood-themed party.

Troy Costa: Meet Prime Minister Narendra Modi's new designer

From ditching the Modi kurta to going formal with bandhgalas, PM Modi has often been in news for his fashion sense. And now, with Mumbai designer Troy Costa, known for his tuxedos, all set to design for the PM’s US trip in Sept, all eyes are set on what PM will wear.

Slip not: Pick comfortable footwear for the rainy days

While buying footwear for the monsoon season, you need to make sure that your footwear selection has a good grip. Keep leather shoes away from your sight, focus on grip and go for easy to maintain footwear when it is raining cats and dogs.

Hitting the gym? Not without these gym-kit must-haves

Excited about hitting the gym and cutting that extra flab? Make sure to carry essentials like water bottle, hair ties and deodorant in your duffle bag. Here is the complete list:

How gender binaries dictate fashion closets

A gender binary exists in fashion, and that's a challenge for those who don't conform. Masculine-presenting women are often destined for boys' departments, while people born male who like to dress in femme clothes don't know what to expect from sales clerks.

Big changes: Pirelli calender makes plus size debut

The Pirelli Calendar, for the first time in its 50-year history, will feature a plus-size model, Candice Huffine, in its 2015 edition. Shot by fashion photographer Steven Meisel, the calendar will be out in November.

Wedded in the rains? Here are some do's and don'ts for monsoon bride

Monsoon weddings may be a hit as they score high on the romantic factor, but they spell skin and hair problems for the brides. To get a radiant skin, girls should adhere to certain rules like shunning oil and going for less cosmetics, said an expert.

A guide to mall prowlers during discount

Glide into a mall and chances are you’ll see mall prowlers of all kinds. One can easily slot them into some kind of a shopper or the other. Here’s how to identify them.

Oops! She did it again: Britney to launch lingerie line

Pop star Britney Spears, who has created sensation on stage many a times with her bold dressing sense, is set to launch her own lingerie line. She also took to Instagram to share an exclusive sneak peek into the collection.

Straightener turns multitasker: now get curls from it

A simple and quick way to achieve big and bold curls is to use a hair straightener, as the resulting curls from the flat iron are lose and bouncier. Here's an easy step-by step guide to master the art of chic curling from home:


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