I am ME(lanin) feat. Aditri

Hi, I am ME(lanin). I am the sun’s mistress. Maidens aren’t bethroed to ‘good’ grooms because of me. Educated women are turned down at jobs because of me. The sales of haldi and besan shoot up, because of me. Women become the targets of salespersons pushing fairness creams/anti-tan packs down their throats,  because of me….

Role Reversal: A One-Way Street?

I observe. I observe as I take a walk down the street. I observe when I sit at a nearby cafe and people pass by. I observe when I look you straight in the eye with my piercing glare. I observe as you read this post. I observe to get inspired. I observe to get…

Beauty for All

Porcelain skin, hourglass body, pearl white teeth and lustrous hair may be the ideal definition of ‘beauty’ for most. We beg to differ. I am sure our tribe will have a lot of takers out there. (A Srishti Nadhani and The Bong Munda collaboration feat. Ornaete by Radhika Joshi. ) For us, beauty is beyond…

What is The Love Shop?

Valetine’s Day is exactly a week away and I am sure you are all fretting over what to gift your Valentine. The Love Shop is your answer to all your Valentine’s Day related gifting. Venue: Ensoie, Above Biker’s cafe, Elgin Road Dates: 8th and 9th February 2018 With options ranging from garments to accessories, to…

Review of #HimalayaWinterBundle

Winters have to be my most favourite season. One can layer, sip on numerous cups of hot chocolate without guilt, but it has its downside too. Your skin needs extra special care and gives up on you despite all the attention! To my rescue, comes the Winter Hamper from Himalaya. #HimalayaWinterBundle The hamper is a…

What to expect at Canvas E03?

With the mercury dropping, all I want to do is Shop, Eat, and Connect at a lush garden under the winter sun. Presenting the third Chapter of Canvas on 12th January at Kenilworth Hotel Gardens. What makes Canvas so unique is the presence of varied entrepreneurs hailing from so many different fields, who aren’t there…

Pajama Party at Sironaa The Beauty Studio

Let’s admit it, at some point in our lives, we have all wanted to become Blair Waldorf’s minions just to get access to her annual slumber parties, overflowing with bellinis and pretty nails. But what if I tell you that you don’t have to parade down across town to take revenge from one of Blair’s…

Staycation at Fortune Park Panchwati with my bff

Ever since I have made a foray into the other side of 25, my life has undergone a lot of changes. While I enjoyed nudging and partying with random strangers till the wee hours, at least four times a week earlier, it has now has been replaced by a quieter scene with the people for…

My Kolkata Fashion Walk Experience

My trip to Europe, especially Italy was all about drinking Prosecco and eating Tiramisu, but there was something else which caught my fancy too. Fashion Walks in various fashion capitals such as Milan. Since I am a lost traveller and not a tourist, I don’t book things in advance and couldn’t find a spot for…

Prayas: Shop for a Cause

Giving back to the society is always exhilarating, but giving back while indulging in your favourite cardio(read shopping) is even more exhilarating. Presenting Prayas, a Fashion and Lifestyle exhibition on 19th and 20th July at Royal Bengal Room, City Centre 1. Prayas is organized by the Lions Club of Kolkata, Chetna and this will be…

Canvas: Shop Eat Connect

I may not respond to the word ‘palat’ as much as I would to the word ‘Entrepreneur’. I am so excited to announce that my very own city of joy has made a platform for the young entrepreneurs to showcase and promote their work. Presenting Canvas:Shop Eat Connect to you guys; a cafe style pop…

Losing my fears with Aditi Jhunjhunwala

The only layers I have ever liked in my life are that of a Chocolate Cake; the more the merrier of course. Having said that, I have always been petrified of layers in Photoshop, Corel Draw, Illustrator or any other software which I have absolutely no clue about. Till now Canva had been my Mecca…