Prerna Gauba

Prerna Gauba

Prerna Gauba writes on fashion and food, for the daily Entertainment & Lifestyle supplement, HT City.

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(L-R) An usher at fashion week Shrvistha Shukla; Ironing man, Shankar backstage.(Photo: Amal Ks/HT)
(L-R) An usher at fashion week Shrvistha Shukla; Ironing man, Shankar backstage.(Photo: Amal Ks/HT)

Behind the fashion week gloss: Meet the unsung heroes of AIFW

Hindustan Times | By Prerna Gauba, New Delhi
UPDATED ON OCT 18, 2016 08:53 AM IST
It takes an army to make sure that the fashion week is always a success. And no, we are not talking of designers and models. Here are two people we caught up with at the recently concluded Amazon India Fashion Week, and their stories will put a smile on your face.
Take style cues from fashionista and recycle your ensembles.(Waseem Gashroo/HT)
Take style cues from fashionista and recycle your ensembles.(Waseem Gashroo/HT)

Recycling inspo: Safety pins, bun clips to pompoms on footwear

Hindustan Times | By Prerna Gauba
UPDATED ON OCT 15, 2016 08:31 AM IST
The fashion forwards spotted at the ongoing AIFW share their cool restyling tips with us
Assistant director Nikita Deshpande’s debut book It Must’ve Been Something He Wrote is a light rom-com.
Assistant director Nikita Deshpande’s debut book It Must’ve Been Something He Wrote is a light rom-com.

From film sets to book readings, author Nikita Deshpande wrote herself a book

Hindustan Times | By Prerna Gauba, New Delhi
UPDATED ON OCT 13, 2016 01:48 PM IST
How she got the contract to write the book is an interesting story herself.
Models present creations for fashion house Atsushi Nakashima during the 2017 Women's Spring / Summer collections shows at Milan Fashion Week on September 23, 2016 in Milan.(AFP)
Models present creations for fashion house Atsushi Nakashima during the 2017 Women's Spring / Summer collections shows at Milan Fashion Week on September 23, 2016 in Milan.(AFP)

Beauty is an illusion now: Two-faced makeup is trending on the runway

Hindustan Times | By Prerna Gauba
UPDATED ON OCT 05, 2016 03:19 PM IST
Bizarre and surreal gets a new twist on the runway with this latest beauty trend.
Burger Singh sent out messages offering 20% discount on orders ‘in light of the surgical strike’(burgersingh.com)
Burger Singh sent out messages offering 20% discount on orders ‘in light of the surgical strike’(burgersingh.com)

Food chain offers discount over surgical strike, withdraws after criticism

Hindustan Times | By Prerna Gauba, New Delhi
PUBLISHED ON OCT 01, 2016 09:39 AM IST
Burger Singh, a fast food chain in the Capital tried cashing in on the surgical strike by offering their customers a 20% online discount on orders
Burger Singh sent out messages offering 20% discount on orders ‘in light of the surgical strike’(burgersingh.com)
Burger Singh sent out messages offering 20% discount on orders ‘in light of the surgical strike’(burgersingh.com)

Food chain offers discount over ‘surgical strike’, withdraws it after criticism

Hindustan Times | By Prerna Gauba, New Delhi
UPDATED ON SEP 30, 2016 11:36 AM IST
Burger Singh, a fast food chain in the Capital tried cashing in on the surgical strike by offering their customers a 20% online discount on orders
Bird tattoo: Taapsee Pannu flaunts the tattoo in her latest film, Pink
Bird tattoo: Taapsee Pannu flaunts the tattoo in her latest film, Pink

Girls are getting inked with Taapsee Pannu’s tattoo from Pink

Hindustan Times | By Prerna Gauba
UPDATED ON SEP 24, 2016 09:46 AM IST
The latest trend in the city has stylistas queuing up at salons to get a row of birds tattooed on their collar bone, just like the actor in her latest film
Charlotte Olympia’s runway was undoubtedly an uplifting spectacle(Reuters)
Charlotte Olympia’s runway was undoubtedly an uplifting spectacle(Reuters)

Emerging fashion trends that you just can’t ignore this fall

Hindustan Times | By Prerna Gauba
UPDATED ON SEP 23, 2016 07:29 AM IST
International ramps are now giving a twist of quirk to accessories which were once spurned at these shows.

DIY beauty: Experts tell you how to refresh your dull skin at home

Hindustan Times | By Prerna Gauba
UPDATED ON SEP 18, 2016 10:58 AM IST
A trip to the parlour is not the only way to refresh your dull skin. Experts, with these tips tell you how you can do it at home as well.
Hot and sour chicken to miso soup, here are some delicious recipes which you can relish.
Hot and sour chicken to miso soup, here are some delicious recipes which you can relish.

Soups for all seasons: Some super easy and quick-to-make recipes

Hindustan Times | By Prerna Gauba
UPDATED ON SEP 17, 2016 10:11 AM IST
Here are some expert recipes to help you make a steaming cuppa of soup at home.
(Yogen Shah)
(Yogen Shah)

Ladies! It is your time to shine with some metallic fashion

Hindustan Times | By Prerna Gauba, New Delhi
UPDATED ON SEP 15, 2016 09:21 AM IST
Clothes have to be shimmery to shine, it is thus, flamboyant metallic clothes are high on style right now. Here is how celebs are donning the trend.
Models at Tarun Tahiliani show(Photo: Yogen Shah)
Models at Tarun Tahiliani show(Photo: Yogen Shah)

Sparkling lips are taking over

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By Prerna Gauba
UPDATED ON SEP 08, 2016 08:02 AM IST
Brazen dashes of glitter are not just for your eyes, you can also try this souring new style on your lips
Check out actor Parineeti Chopra’s quirky clutch that she carried at a red carpet event. She teamed a black cut-out gown by designer Shivan and Narresh with the Judith Leiber ‘Relax’ clutch.(Photo: Sachin Kadvekar)
Check out actor Parineeti Chopra’s quirky clutch that she carried at a red carpet event. She teamed a black cut-out gown by designer Shivan and Narresh with the Judith Leiber ‘Relax’ clutch.(Photo: Sachin Kadvekar)

Girls, you better ‘clutch’ this funky trend before it’s too late

Hindustan Times | By Prerna Gauba
UPDATED ON SEP 07, 2016 07:51 AM IST
Old-school bags are no-more welcome! These conspicuous accessories are high on style this season
Poached eggs and omelette in a mug.(Istock)
Poached eggs and omelette in a mug.(Istock)

Egg in a mug: This can be your new favourite go-to morning meal

Hindustan Times | By Prerna Gauba, New Delhi
UPDATED ON AUG 20, 2016 09:03 AM IST
Here’s how to get your daily dose of protein with fuss-free, five-minute recipes.
You can use kitchen left-overs to pump up your beauty game, that too, on a zero budget.(iStockphoto)
You can use kitchen left-overs to pump up your beauty game, that too, on a zero budget.(iStockphoto)

5 tricks to turn kitchen trash into beauty saviours

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By Prerna Gauba
UPDATED ON AUG 18, 2016 09:30 AM IST
From squeezed-out lemons to papaya skin and orange peels — put these ‘throwaways’ to good use with some easy beauty hacks.
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