Prerna Gauba

Prerna Gauba

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

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All about subdued glam

As designers re-contextualise their offerings to cut the grim of the pandemic,couture becomes dreamy and whimsical
Anamika Khanna’s couture collection
Anamika Khanna’s couture collection
Published on Aug 31, 2021 01:59 PM IST
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With love, from Indian craftsmen

The past week was brimming with shows boosted by the unstoppable savoir faire of designers, gave couture a new meaning post the pandemic as the India Couture Week 2021 organised by the Fashion Designer Council of India in association with Hindustan Times comes to an end on Sunday
Rahul Mishra’s collection titled, Kam-Kẖāb
Rahul Mishra’s collection titled, Kam-Kẖāb
Updated on Aug 31, 2021 01:03 PM IST
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A Melange of Indian craft and royalty

From antique gold fabrics, classic royal silhouettes curated with special techniques of restoration, Ashima-Leena’s collection at ICW21 spelled grandeur and royalty
Model in Nazm-e-Mahal collection by Ashima-Leena
Model in Nazm-e-Mahal collection by Ashima-Leena
Published on Aug 27, 2021 12:07 PM IST
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Sewing tradition into wedding finery

Hand embroidered, rich and extravagant, couturier Manish Malhotra sews his couture-like creations with emotions. As he captures culture in pieces that blur the line between modern and traditional with his India Couture Week collection.
Actor Kriti Sanon plays muse to designer Manish Malhotra.
Actor Kriti Sanon plays muse to designer Manish Malhotra.
Published on Aug 23, 2021 11:53 PM IST
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Save a life: there is no better deed

On World Organ Donation Day today, we talk to people who got another chance at life through donated organs or have pledged them
World Organ Donation Day (Shutterstock)
World Organ Donation Day (Shutterstock)
Updated on Aug 13, 2021 07:13 PM IST
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Luxury plus high street : Does it spell doom?

Sharp reactions to Sabyasachi’s H&M collab collections; bloggers divided over the merit of the idea
Printed chiffon saree with a wide, embroidered border around the edges for Rs. 9,999 (Instagram)
Printed chiffon saree with a wide, embroidered border around the edges for Rs. 9,999 (Instagram)
Updated on Aug 12, 2021 03:55 PM IST
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Body shaming or practicality?

As outrage grows over what many allege is fat-shaming, designers reassert they’re inclusive but have overheads
Dr Tanaya, who posts as Dr Cuterus, shared what she said was a body shaming encounter, while shopping for her bridal outfit at a Tarun Tahiliani store. (Instagram)
Dr Tanaya, who posts as Dr Cuterus, shared what she said was a body shaming encounter, while shopping for her bridal outfit at a Tarun Tahiliani store. (Instagram)
Published on Aug 12, 2021 03:44 PM IST
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Fashionable affair at the Olympics

As functionality, individuality and self expression dominate the style radar at the Tokyo Olympics 2020, here’s how athletes put their best fashion foot forward
Fashionable affair at the Olympics
Fashionable affair at the Olympics
Updated on Aug 04, 2021 12:32 PM IST
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Fusion Fiesta: Indian desserts go global

From Rasmalai Tres Leches to Kulfi Panna Cotta Falooda, chefs have come up with the most imaginative fusion desserts that are a delicious mix of varied traditions.
Fusion Fiesta: Indian desserts go global
Fusion Fiesta: Indian desserts go global
Updated on Aug 04, 2021 11:55 AM IST
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Bold, beautiful and edgy

Once considered fetishistic, the skin-tight rubbery fabric has become fashion’s favourite in its new imaginative versions
Model in latex crop top and pants by Bloni
Model in latex crop top and pants by Bloni
Published on Jul 29, 2021 01:29 PM IST
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Revenge travel revamps trends in tourism

To fulfil their sense of wanderlust without getting into the crowd, travellers are now preferring to visit less-explored destinations
Travellers are now preferring to visit less-explored destinations
Travellers are now preferring to visit less-explored destinations
Published on Jul 26, 2021 11:41 AM IST
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Keeping up with Kaleeras

Injecting a dose of modernity in age-old traditional kaleeras, designers are reinventing this key bridal accessory
Pop-coloured kaleeras to go with a contemporary look by Papa Don’t Preach
Pop-coloured kaleeras to go with a contemporary look by Papa Don’t Preach
Published on Jul 26, 2021 11:38 AM IST
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A crescendo of heritage and glamour

The art of amalgamating nature with modern silhouettes that look like wearable art, Rahul Mishra’s latest Paris Haute Couture collection has struck the right fashion cord
Rahul Mishra's Paris Haute Couture Week collection
Rahul Mishra's Paris Haute Couture Week collection
Updated on Jul 09, 2021 04:13 PM IST
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An ode to our heritage

Ditching drowning lehengas, brides are reviving age old tradition by opting for saris as their wedding day ensemble
Yami Gautam gracing a sari at her wedding ceremony
Yami Gautam gracing a sari at her wedding ceremony
Updated on Jul 07, 2021 08:26 PM IST
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Remembering Princess Diana

On her birthday, today, here are Princess Di’s iconic looks that have made history and are still prevalent in the fashion spectacle
Princess Diana
Princess Diana
Updated on Jul 01, 2021 02:48 PM IST
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Time to crop it short

The recently concluded Men’s Milan Fashion Week 2022 saw cutting-edge-loose silhouettes, trends that steer nostalgia and well- tailored garments, all characteristics that usually fuel the fashion spectacle
Fendi’s latest menswear collection, showcases crop tops for men
Fendi’s latest menswear collection, showcases crop tops for men
Published on Jun 30, 2021 11:45 AM IST
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Exploring the miracles of moringa

Amid a renewed focus on food, health and nutrition, moringa, known for its immense health benefits and versatile kitchen usage is rapidly gaining popularity
Moringa (Shutterstock)
Moringa (Shutterstock)
Published on Jun 24, 2021 05:59 PM IST
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Pleated to perfection

Pleated skirts and dresses inject are back in fashion top inject a dose of nostalgia into our sartorial choices
Pleated dress by Ruchika Sachdeva (Instagram)
Pleated dress by Ruchika Sachdeva (Instagram)
Published on Jun 22, 2021 12:46 PM IST
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Grain gain:Time to make a healthy switch

Treats made of alternate flours bring to you a healthy mix of grains and as well as a burst of earthy flavours
Grain gain:Time to make a healthy switch
Grain gain:Time to make a healthy switch
Published on Jun 21, 2021 11:27 AM IST
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Gift of love for your father

Father’s Day is fast approaching on June 20 and it is again that time of the year when we celebrate this very special bond that we share with our dads
Surprises for your dad on this Father’s Day (Shutterstock)
Surprises for your dad on this Father’s Day (Shutterstock)
Published on Jun 19, 2021 12:38 PM IST
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A new life for old footwear

The pandemic has made us more inclined towards sustainability
Studs and sequins are a great way to add bling to your footwear. (Shtterstock)
Studs and sequins are a great way to add bling to your footwear. (Shtterstock)
Updated on Jun 22, 2021 01:33 PM IST
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F.R.I.E.N.D.S become new pivot of fashion for denizens

Our past has always had a strong influence on our present
Blogger Larissa recreates fashion looks from the TV series, FRIENDS (Instagram)
Blogger Larissa recreates fashion looks from the TV series, FRIENDS (Instagram)
Published on Jun 10, 2021 02:24 PM IST
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New favourite in foodie town: Pesto eggs

Starting from Dalgona coffee and banana bread to pancake cereals and now the latest, pesto eggs, here’s why you should try them:
Pesto eggs
Pesto eggs
Published on Jun 10, 2021 02:15 PM IST
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Path to mindful living

Mindfulness helps reduce stress, enhance performance, gain insight through observing our own mind. Experts suggest how you can practise it
Journaling is a great way to release the negative energies and be mindful of all the good in your life
Journaling is a great way to release the negative energies and be mindful of all the good in your life
Published on Jun 10, 2021 02:12 PM IST
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There is no such thing as fashion waste

Be it tones of textile scrap dumped in landfills or the waste generated due to fast changing trends, fashion’s ways have always been criticized for polluting the environment
Patchwork dress by designer Shruti Sancheti
Patchwork dress by designer Shruti Sancheti
Published on Jun 06, 2021 10:30 AM IST
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Global Day of Parents: Creating a happy place

Parenting is not an easy task
Global mum influencer Harpreet Suri aka Mom Wears Prada with her kids and husband.
Global mum influencer Harpreet Suri aka Mom Wears Prada with her kids and husband.
Published on Jun 01, 2021 01:45 PM IST
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How to meal prep

Whipping up a delicious meal in just few minutes requires prior meal prepping. Experts tell us the right was to do so.
Planning meals in advance (shutterstock)
Planning meals in advance (shutterstock)
Published on May 18, 2021 11:55 AM IST
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This EID is very different: Sana Khan

Former actor Sana Khan talks about how this time Eid would be different and how she would be giving back to the society.
Actor Sana Khan (Instagram)
Actor Sana Khan (Instagram)
Updated on May 14, 2021 05:52 PM IST
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Eid, a day to reaffirm our faith in humanity

Prayers have power to heal the world, believes actor Shama Sikander
Shama Sikander (Instagram)
Shama Sikander (Instagram)
Published on May 13, 2021 06:35 PM IST
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Mum warriors take Covid head on

Princess Diana once said, “A mother’s arms are more comforting than anyone else’s
Actor Sameera Reddy with her kids
Actor Sameera Reddy with her kids
Published on May 09, 2021 05:24 PM IST
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