Mumbai-based Akshata Shetty writes on Fashion and Lifestyle, for the daily Entertainment & Lifestyle supplement, HT Cafe
Articles by Akshata Shetty
HT Mumbai | By Akshata Shetty
UPDATED ON JUN 07, 2020 09:29 PM IST
Fashion designers say that outfits, intentionally or unintentionally, drive the state of our mind by communicating non-verbally to the world
Mumbai | By Akshata Shetty
UPDATED ON APR 17, 2020 05:43 PM IST
Indian designers donate masks, and create funds and medical kits to support in their own way
UPDATED ON MAR 08, 2020 04:16 PM IST
This wedding season, make a conscious effort to opt for sustainable bridal wear and do your bit for the Earth.
UPDATED ON FEB 08, 2020 04:12 PM IST
Messages on tees have always been a favourite. And the style has definitely rubbed off on fashion experts for couture ensembles. Fashion experts share interesting looks that can help you wear what’s on your mind, this season.
UPDATED ON FEB 04, 2020 04:55 PM IST
The polka dots have found its way back and this classic trend is making waves in 2020.
The comeback of two-toned fashion: Here’s how Sonam Kapoor, Karan Johar, Rachel Brosnahan are sporting it
UPDATED ON DEC 12, 2019 02:17 PM IST
A trend that rocked the ’60s has made its way back in 2019. Here’s a look at what makes this quirky style the talk of the town.
UPDATED ON SEP 28, 2019 09:53 AM IST
Are you ready to celebrate nine days of dance and festivities? While your first thought would be to pick a traditional attire, we recommend you give it a contemporary twist. Here’s how.
UPDATED ON SEP 15, 2019 12:04 PM IST
Do fashion designers need Bollywood celebs as showstoppers? The fashion fraternity opens up about B-Town celebs hogging the ramp and why clothes need to be the only stars.
UPDATED ON AUG 30, 2019 12:59 PM IST
A lookback at the stylish trends that set the mood for Lakmé Fashion Week 2019 Winter/Festive 2019 edition.
UPDATED ON JUN 04, 2019 05:24 PM IST
Ahead of Eid-ul-Fitr, we give you a lowdown on what’s haute this festive season.
UPDATED ON MAY 20, 2019 10:44 AM IST
Women have moved from traditional to contemporary and fusion to pre-stitched saris, the blouse too, has seen many transitions over time.
UPDATED ON MAY 10, 2019 03:50 PM IST
There are a variety of cool options when it comes to choosing the right jacket to beat the heat. Here’s how you can use this winter trend to style yourself this summer.
UPDATED ON APR 12, 2019 01:37 PM IST
It’s definitely not going anywhere, in fact, the trend is right here to stay. Fashion experts discuss the relevance of the gown in India and why does it make for a perfect red carpet fix.
UPDATED ON APR 08, 2019 10:27 AM IST
Celebrate the king of fruits in style this summer. HT Café brings to you some specials you could take inspiration from this mango season.
UPDATED ON FEB 22, 2019 02:43 PM IST
What’s your flower power? Floral designs are a great investment and will never go out of style. We pick out a few fun ensembles inspired by the trend.
UPDATED ON FEB 14, 2019 02:41 PM IST
This Valentine’s Day, celebrate love by making sustainable fashion choices. HT Café rounds up a few eco-friendly options to gift your loved ones.
UPDATED ON FEB 08, 2019 01:40 PM IST
The runway at Lakmé Fashion Week Summer/Resort 2019 showcased an eclectic mix of sari drapes to suit the modern and contemporary woman. Here’s how to drape your sari in interesting new ways
UPDATED ON JAN 25, 2019 01:25 PM IST
To celebrate the country’s 70th Republic Day, fashion experts pay ode to a land of diverse textiles, embroideries and weaves.
UPDATED ON DEC 27, 2018 04:54 PM IST
What began on a fashionable note, ended on an even stylish one. We look back at the trends that made 2018 a memorable one.
Mumbai | By Akshata Shetty
UPDATED ON DEC 29, 2018 05:05 PM IST
HT Café asked fashion experts to speak about their resolutions for 2019 and what they will not repeat next year.
UPDATED ON NOV 30, 2018 03:01 PM IST
Before you walk down the aisle, here’s what you need to take care of to have a happy wardrobe.
UPDATED ON MAR 29, 2017 09:22 AM IST
This season, the fashion world is all set to blossom with floral prints. Here’s the low-down on what you can stock up your wardrobe with.
UPDATED ON MAR 23, 2017 03:54 PM IST
Here’s looking at some of the most dynamic designers nominated for this year’s HT Most Stylish Awards.
UPDATED ON MAR 23, 2017 05:45 PM IST
Ahead of HT Most Stylish Awards 2017, we take a look at what went down on the stylish red carpet last year.
UPDATED ON MAR 23, 2017 03:39 PM IST
Make-up artist Saba Poonawala, of La Belle Salon and Bridal Studio, shares tips on how to be red carpet ready with the right makeup and accessories.
UPDATED ON MAR 15, 2017 07:36 AM IST
With models dancing on the runway for UK-based designer Stella McCartney’s Autumn/Winter 17 show, HT Café takes a look at how designers are turning runways into fun-ways this year.
UPDATED ON MAR 08, 2017 07:57 AM IST
On the occasion of International Women’s Day, the designer talks about her journey in the fashion industry and Bollywood, among other things.
UPDATED ON MAR 07, 2017 08:01 PM IST
Fashion designers share fun styles that you can use to flaunt your femininity on March 8.
UPDATED ON MAR 01, 2017 07:39 AM IST
As concern for the environment influences fashion choices, sustainable materials are gaining acceptance across the globe. HT Café takes a look at how this trend is shaping up in India.
UPDATED ON FEB 01, 2017 06:32 PM IST
Designer Narendra Kumar says he never needed Bollywood stars to showcase his designs on the ramp; adds that demonetisation affected the fashion industry.