The Raw Challenge
Fashion Week has taken its toll on us especially with all the crazy hours and food on the go. So we decided to give our body a rest and try the popular RAW Pressery Cleanse. RAW Pressery is possibly the first brand to introduce cold pressed juice to the Indian market, a technology that allows the juice to retain all the nutrients and enzymes.
Flashback: 22nd May, 2009. Rohan was shooting a fashion story for L’Officiel with model Jyothsna Chakravarthy. A bundle of nerves, he was stressed and very nervous, “ I didn’t know what I was doing, it was a 13 change shoot and L’Officiel was a big deal.” Needless to say he aced the shoot.
It’s been 5 years and gone is the scared nervous beginner.
Trend Alert: Crop Tops
You can never say goodbye to any trend in fashion, and the re-emergence of crop tops proves just that.
It all began in the 1940’s when the crop tops were a part of the design movement to accentuate an hourglass figure when worn with high waist skirts. Of course it reached its peak in the ’80s and ’90s thanks to Flashdance,
Hi, I’m in the process of updating my wardrobe and wanted to know the key pieces to buy for summer. Please help!
Suman Nathwani, 26, Mumbai
Hi Suman, It’s always very tempting to run out and buy new clothes especially when the stores are flooded with the new season’s collections. But we’d advice some restraint and seeing what you really need in your wardrobe.
Look of the Day: Shweta
It’s Saturday and all we can think of is a girl’s night out, one that starts with a sundowner and ends with breakfast! Here’s how we’d impress the girls.
1.Dress- Splash, Rs. 1,599
2.Shoes- Forever21, Rs. 1,499
3.Bracelet- Forever21, Rs. 679
4.Bag- Charles and Keith, Rs. 4,500
5.Anklet- Hill Road street stall,
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Karl Lagerfeld to design hotel
From recreating a hypermarket for Chanel’s show to designing a hotel, designer Karl Lagerfeld seems to do it all. His first venture as a hotel designer will be a 270 room, 20-storey hotel tower in gaming mecca, Macau. With a launch date of 2015, Karl is said to be looking into every single detail.
Expert Speak: Lisa Haydon
Supermodel, actor and beauty maverick, Lisa Haydon started out mixing up batches of her home made beauty elixirs for her friends. Word of this new organic range spread quickly in the fashion industry and the underground beauty label soon climbed the rungs to be the label to know! We caught up with the creator to give you an inside look at her brand Naked and what actually goes into an organic product.
Another fabulous season of Lakmé Fashion Week has just wrapped up and we’re already drawing up our lust list of looks from the show. Facing the same problem? Let StyleCracker show you how to recreate these three ramp looks from three of the biggest e-retailers in the country! Budget chic anyone?
Look by Morarka Arts and Crafts Foundation,
Street Style @ The Source
It’s the last day of fashion week and oh, the things we have seen! There seemed to be an almost parallel fashion show happening off the ramp, at the venue. And we had front row seats! Presenting the action and the trends from the arena.
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We love browsing through The Source a.k.a the treasure trove! Sure, it’s a lot of work seeing designer collections, but finding quirky accessories or even a dress that would totally elevate any wardrobe puts a spring in our step. Here are a few exceptional pieces we found.
Mrinalini Chandra – bangles, price on request
A conversation starter,
A fashion show with a twist, the Jabong Street Style Show will have fashion influencers walk down the ramp with their style inspirations and guess who had the chance to style them—Stylecracker! From co-ordinating the influencers, the ensembles to final fittings, we had an absolute blast working on this show. Here’s a sneak peek at what went on behind the scenes.