I will always remember my first conversation with Prabuddha Dasgupta. It was not a pleasant one. The year was 2006, I was the Beauty Director at Marie Claire and we needed to commission a shoot on skin lightening beauty treatments. Prabuddha, who shot only those projects that caught his fancy, was ... Read More about RIP Prabuddha Dasgupta… the beauty maverick who defined a “new” India
The setting Just as I was lamenting the ultra-safe Fall 2012 makeup collection from Chanel, there comes this gorgeous, gorgeous couture catwalk show that knocks everything else right out of the park. The stunning environs of Paris' Grand Palais, white wicker furniture, a trompe l'oeil "tempest" ... Read More about Beauty Backstage: Chanel Couture Fall 2012
Cannes 2012 is done and dusted but it has left a trail of style and beauty moments that are sure to influence fashionistas for months to come. And, happily, despite the many (many many many MANY!) sartorial disasters from Team India (Aishwarya Rai, Mallika Sherawat, Freida Pinto, Sonam Kapoor – I ... Read More about India’s jodhpurs: From one Diamond Jubilee to the next!
Of all the glorious people that I have ever shot with, Katrina Kaif wins hands-down for the most flawless skin. Seriously, I have yet to come across a complexion like hers – it's always got a gorgeous natural glow and is so creamy and flawless that you don't want to put makeup on it! Which means ... Read More about How does Katrina Kaif look so gorgeous?
So, as I predicted a few days back, the heat is very much on over the LVMH-Hermès share sale, with AMF – France’s market regulator – putting the deal under an official scanner. In fact, it's expected that LVMH Moët Hennessy Louis Vuitton’s acquisition of a 17.1% stake (rapidly climbing up from the ... Read More about LVMH’s Hermès buy under investigation