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Weaving Transformations - Dr Sharmila

Dr Sharmila has 30 years of experience working with students of design, industry, grassroots technologies, weavers, and artisans. She is the former Director of Woxsen School of Arts and Design, who created and built the academic legacy in Telangana.

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Touching a Life Forever - Sreekar Reddy

Worried you’re on the wrong career path? Gradvine could help you find your dream job! A city-based mentoring platform for companies, universities and interest groups that manages and measures mentoring programs, Gradvine will give a personalised, impactful experience for all its consumers who are looking to expand their knowledge. So how does it works? “The online platform, along with our operations team, acts as the link between our students and mentors. Students/professionals seeking guidance can schedule a free call on our website, and our internal team understands their requirements. We suggest a service and mentor ideally suited to them...

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Breaking The Mold - Sipika Khandelwal

Capturing organic forms with a surreal touch, Sipika Khandelwal – founder of Sipika Khandelwal Collective jewellery – is among a rare breed of jewellery connoisseur whose collections feel like wearable works of art. The 30-something connoisseur surely knows the pulse of the market and has mastered the art of blending classic and modern aesthetics for today’s consumers. In keeping with the times, Sipika recently launched her new brand with the collection ‘Polki Jewel box.’ Writhing, rippling and blooming, Sipika’s jewels are often painted with vibrant colour rhodium finish for a richly ornate yet futuristic look. In a conversation with You & I, Sipika shares her philosophy, chats about trends in jewellery and design, and much more.

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You & I - 15 September 2021 - Food Special - Elena Fernandes

Along with the Charminar, pearls and the IT industry, food is a quintessential component of Hyderabad. The city’s status as a cultural melting pot means you can eat your way across the globe within the limits of one city, taking in some rather iconic dishes along the way. Regardless of what’s already been done, not only chefs but seasoned cooks are helping to create a new food fad by combining different cuisines into one. From blends made with Kodo millet vegetable Andhra pulao to indulgent banoffee pie, You & I went across the city to select 11 city folks to share their favourite recipes for all those who are beginners at cooking!

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Forever Glam! - Disha Sanghvi

She’s the Director of one of India’s leading makeup and skincare brands, MyGlamm, and is the best model for her own brand thanks to her flawless skin. From innovating new product concepts to closely working on the strategy, M&A and marketing, Disha and her team are responsible for rolling out some wonderful beauty and skincare products. Read all about her role in the company, her future plans, and her own skincare ritual, below.

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Shruthi Cauvery IyerEmergesas Winner of Mrs India-Universe 2021

Shruthi Cauvery Iyer emerges as the winner of Mrs India-She is India pageant; will represent the country at the Mrs Universe contest in Seoul.

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You & I - September 2021 - Manasa Varanasi - Beauty Special

Dazzling on our cover, the winner of Femina Miss India 2020, Manasa Varanasi. As beauty constantly changes, so does its technology, main players and organisation. To help out, we have curated a list of an essential beauty guide, so read our Feature Story. Sipika Khandelwal and Disha Sanghvi. While Sipika is a jewellery enthusiast and owns her eponymous jewellery brand, Disha is the director of one of India’s leading makeup and skincare brands, MyGlamm. In Sensational Spaces, we take a grand tour of Indana Palace in Jodhpur, Rajasthan. Last but not least, head over to Wedding Moments to catch a glimpse of Rhea Kapoor and Karan Balooni’s big day.

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The Pickling Phenomenon - Padma Penamatsa

COVID-19 has disrupted a lot of local businesses, and to some, it might seem strange to launch a new business right now, but Padma Penamatsa has decided to turn her passion for food to start a takeaway service. After trying out her hand at various dishes, she thought of making a palatable dish that would last a while in our homes while we fight this pandemic out. That’s when she tried out a couple of pickles and decided to share her food with the rest of the world. Padma, who picked a befitting name for her home-based business, Oorinchè Foods (oo—rin-chey) that literally translates to mouth-watering foods, focuses on Indian pickles and always gets it right.

 

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Fierce Women from the Indian Armed Forces

The Indian Armed Forces has seen many achievements over the years, one of them being the increase in women in the field...

 

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