Akshay Kaushal

Akshay Kaushal writes on fashion, for the daily Entertainment & Lifestyle supplement, HT City.

Articles by Akshay Kaushal

Warming up to pinstripe button-downs

The shirt style is having a moment and here’s how you can ace it.

Pinstripe shirts are seeing its resurgence.
Published on Sep 26, 2023 06:03 PM IST
ByAkshay Kaushal

Itsy-bitsy micro blouses are in!

Bold, barely-there pieces have taken over runways as well as new and upcoming couture collections; experts share some tips to style it right.

Micro blouses have become a hit trend on the ramp with designers creating different styles for their new collection.
Published on Sep 26, 2023 05:07 PM IST
ByAkshay Kaushal

Bringing the '70s mullet back with a twist

The modern mullet is having a moment in fashion with the likes of Jacob Elordi and Paul Mescal sporting the flamboyant hairstyle. We dissect the trend.

Modern mullets are trending (Instagram)
Updated on Sep 19, 2023 05:12 PM IST
ByAkshay Kaushal

The many facets of modern corset

From under-bust to Grecian print corsets, here are all the different modern corsets celebs have been donning.

The modern corsets are having a moment in fashion.
Published on Sep 06, 2023 04:34 PM IST
ByAkshay Kaushal

Canadian tuxedo — a jean-ius comeback

From runways to red carpets, the upgraded version is stitching its way back into fashion with a ‘denim’-ite flair.

Actor Ananya Panday's version of Canadian Tuxedo features a sweetheart neckline crop top with a buttoned bodice and ripped detailing. (Instagram)
Updated on Sep 05, 2023 05:02 PM IST
ByAkshay Kaushal

Renaissance resplendence on the ramp

Day 1 of the ongoing Hyundai India Couture Week in association with Reliance Brands had Kiara Advani as the showstopper.

Models saunter down the ramp in Falguni Shane Peacock creation.
Updated on Jul 26, 2023 04:45 PM IST
ByAkshay Kaushal

It’s time to invest in face mask chains

Face mask chains are having a moment in fashion and one of the hottest accessories of the season.

Face mask chains are the new ‘It’ accessory.(Instagram)
Updated on Jan 06, 2021 02:30 PM IST
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Ananya Panday’s vacay fashion is worth emulating

Actor Ananya Panday’s holiday fashion was totally on point and she gave us umpteen style inspiration on what to wear on a beach vacay. Here’s what worked and what didn’t for the style maven.

Ananya Panday shows us how to rock tie-dye denims while holidaying on the beach.
Updated on Jan 06, 2021 11:47 AM IST
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Pre-party prep to ring in 2021 in style

Planning to hit the dance floor on the New Year’s eve. Here are a few pre-party preps every man should follow to impress the onlookers.

Invest in prints and go all retro on the New Year’s eve to make a style statement.(Instagram)
Updated on Dec 29, 2020 01:01 PM IST
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I think I am aging pretty gracefully: Dino Morea

Dino has been flaunting his full-grown salt and pepper beard and long locks on social media and drawing admiration for his new look.

The actor shares his passion for sports and the importance of staying fit as you age.
Updated on Dec 16, 2020 11:09 PM IST
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Raise your style quotient with berets

The classic French cap or the beret is being seen a lot on celebrities these days. Here’s what makes it so popular in 2020.

Sonam K Ahuja sports a beret with her denim jacket and tee.
Updated on Dec 15, 2020 04:10 PM IST
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Celebs show us how to dress up for a wedding

Contemplating whether to wear an achkan or an asymmetrical kurta for a wedding invite? Take cues from our celebrities and steal the spotlight.

Rahul Khanna in an outfit by designer Faraz Manan.
Updated on Dec 11, 2020 01:09 AM IST
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Winter grooming hacks every man should know

A well groomed man draws attention where ever he goes. Follow these grooming hacks to look your best in winter.

As you dress up in winter, your hair and skin also play a key role in making you look good. Here’s how you can make it look better.(Instagram)
Updated on Dec 10, 2020 01:18 PM IST
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Puffer jacket: The season’s celebrity approved trend

Winter is now all about looking stylish in warm outerwear that make a statement.

Kylie Jenner rocks a catsuit with a puffer jacket.
Updated on Dec 08, 2020 03:08 PM IST
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How to style your jewellery with your winter wardrobe

Celebrities are always there for some fashion inspiration and fashion experts tell us how to style our statement neckpieces and earrings with our winter wardrobe to shine on the gloom.

Sonam K Ahuja rocks a pair of statement earrings with her suit piece giving us a lesson on how to wear our jewellery this season.
Updated on Dec 02, 2020 12:54 PM IST
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Actor Prateik Babbar gets his nail painted, shuns gender stereotypes

He recently shared a video and a picture on Instagram where he can be seen getting his nails painted by his stylist.

The actor has been breaking gender stereotypes through his social media posts and showing us all that applying nail paint or dressing up in an androgynous way, doesn’t make you any less of a man.
Updated on Nov 25, 2020 01:33 PM IST
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Visible thongs from the noughties are visible again

This famous trend from the early noughties is back in fashion. Would you go for it?

Singer Dua Lipa gives a peekaboo of her G-string as she rocks the visible thong trend.
Updated on Nov 24, 2020 03:07 PM IST
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Floral pyjamas are the new celeb-approved holiday perfect trend

From celebrities to fashion influencers everyone embraced the comfy trend and tried to experiment with the PJs in a way that they could be worn even outdoors

Malaika Arora rocking a floral pyjama set from designer Anamika Khanna.
Updated on Nov 18, 2020 07:38 PM IST
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Author Candace Owens receives flak over regressive comment on Harry Styles’ skirt look

Harry Styles graced the December 2020 cover of Vogue magazine and rocked edgy dresses and skirts in the editorial shoot.

Celebrities and fans came out in support of singer Harry Styles after he was criticized for his skirt look on the cover of a leading magazine.(Instagram)
Updated on Nov 17, 2020 06:32 PM IST
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This braid style is becoming a favourite among celebs

Popularly known as the whip braid, style mavens like Kylie Jenner, Kim Kardashian and Cardi B are making a case for this hairstyle.

Kim Kardashian styled her whip braids with leather top and skirt for that edgy vibe.
Updated on Nov 17, 2020 12:24 PM IST
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What to do if you keep falling in and out of love

Here’s what you can do if you keep falling in and out of love. 

Create a support system around you and be surrounded with people who wants the two of you to be together.(Getty Images/iStockphoto)
Published on Nov 06, 2020 04:20 PM IST
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LMIFW Day 5 highlights: Unapologetic glam slam

Presenting the highlights of Lotus Make-up India Fashion Week organised by FDCI in association with DLF Emporio/ The Chanakya as luxury partner

Model Sony Kaur in designer duo Rohit Gandhi and Rahul Khanna creation.
Updated on Oct 20, 2020 10:56 AM IST
Hindustan Times | ByAkshay Kaushal and Prerna Gauba Sibbal

Invoking the goddess in style

Don’t let the pandemic dampen your festive fervour, dress up for Durga Puja and emulate these looks to be an instant head-turner.

With Durga Puja around, it’s time to make a stylish entry while pandal hopping.
Updated on Oct 19, 2020 11:45 PM IST
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Day 4: style notes on inclusivity and romanticism

The highlights of LMIFW Spring Summer 21 organised by FDCI in association with DLF Emporio/The Chanakya as luxury partner

S&N by Shantanu and Nikhil
Updated on Oct 18, 2020 09:16 PM IST
Hindustan Times | ByManish Mishra, Prerna Gauba and Akshay Kaushal

Reconciling tradition with modernity on day three

Day 3 highlights of the Lotus Make-up India Fashion Week organised by FDCI with luxury partners DLF Emporio/The Chanakya

A model in Varun Bahl ensemble.
Updated on Oct 18, 2020 09:05 AM IST
Hindustan Times | ByManish Mishra, Akshay Kaushal and Prerna Gauba

Day 2: Magnetic mix of sass and seduction

A nod to retro regalia dominated Lotus Make-up India Fashion Week SS 21 organised by FDCI in association with DLF Emporio/The Chanakya as luxury partner

Collection by designer duo Gauri and Nainika
Published on Oct 17, 2020 02:06 PM IST
Hindustan Times | ByManish Mishra, Prerna Gauba and Akshay Kaushal

Day one highlights: SS21 roots for activism and craftsmanship

Post-pandemic style nods in favour of sustainable chic at Lotus Make-up India Fashion Week organised by FDCI

Image from Rajesh Pratap Singh’s show
Published on Oct 15, 2020 06:11 PM IST
Hindustan Times | ByPrerna Gauba and Akshay Kaushal

Shining abroad, underrated in India

Despite being the faces of top international labels like Alexander McQueen and Louis Vuitton, these Indian models are still struggling for recognition in their homeland.

Pratik Shetty in Alexander McQueen.
Updated on Oct 12, 2020 07:06 PM IST
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Return of the roaring 90s

With many trying to find a recluse in nostalgia, a lot of trends are making a comeback this season!

Gucci’s bucket hats are making us walk down the memory lane.
Updated on Oct 04, 2020 01:39 PM IST
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Men and mascara: Make-up for men sees rise amid pandemic

Male beauty gets mainstream, with more men applying makeup and pampering their skin to look good.

From transparent mascaras being used to add more volume to their eye lashes, to lip tints covering those dark, uneven lip colour, modern men are slaying it and how.
Updated on Sep 25, 2020 09:58 AM IST
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