The Cannes Film Festival is an event that we look forward to, not just for its impact on the movie industry, but also on international fashion and style. The 72nd Annual Cannes Film Festival was held between May 14 and May 25, and as always, it was a smashing success. The festival reaffirmed the fact that while the Oscars may have the cachet of Hollywood, Cannes is where international filmmakers, actors, technicians, and fans gather to pay tribute to excellent, artistic cinema. However, it has achieved its prestige not just because of its aim to honour the best of cinema, but also fashion. This month’s Feature Story brings to you this year’s annual roundup of the most breathtaking dresses and prettiest column gowns worn by stars like Priyanka Chopra, Elle Fanning on the red carpet. Take a look!
Dazzling the cover is the undisputed queen of Bollywood —Deepika Padukone— who wowed everyone in a lime green Giambattista Valli number at the recently concluded Cannes Film Festival.
In this month’s People in Focus, we clue you into the work of Maheka Mirpuri, a fashion and jewellery designer, a fitness enthusiast, themed event planner and designer and a passionate philanthropist who spells out her design philosophies. Then we have Rani Kamini Singh, who along with her daughter Chandni Kumari Singh has established Rose Tree – a brand synonymous with comfort and class. Their creations are subtle and stylish, providing a classy alternative to both casual and party wear.
Dirt and bacteria find their way into your makeup every day. Un-hygienic make-up habits may lead to rashes, skin infections, or acne break-outs that may even be permanent! Although the indicator on a product tells us when to discard it, know how to properly clean your different makeup, brushes, and other accessories. Read our Mind & Body where we give the top three tips to keep things squeaky clean in the make-up department.
Uzbekistan had always been a destination on Selma Bilgrami’s bucket list and their recent visit to Tashkent and Lyabi Hauz was awe inspiring. In Grand Getaways, Selma tells us all about her visit to the great cities of Uzbekistan, the time she ate Shashlyk Kebab and Plov, visiting the unusual Djuma Mosque, and checking out other fascinating imperial sights. Last but not the least, head over to Wedding Moments to catch a glimpse of Lakshita and Krishna’s big day.
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Huma Bilgrami Latif