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And I Ended Up Correcting The Job Interviewer….

[caption id="attachment_9471" align="aligncenter" width="683"] DriesVanNoten SS17[/caption] Speaking in terms of financial returns, Chennai isn't among the ideal cities to work as an independent fashion blogger. I've been taking up various styling and fashion design projects to make up for the dip in revenue of brand collaborations ever since...

Marijuana & Mini Militia: Youth Culture’s Moment of Greenery

High fashion is getting higher, quite literally!   [caption id="attachment_9421" align="aligncenter" width="640"] Alexander Wang FW16 | Image: Dazed Digital[/caption] Pot leaf motifs from Alexander Wang’s FW16 collection set the message straight: cannabis can be chic.   [caption id="attachment_9422" align="aligncenter" width="681"] Mara Hoffman SS16[/caption] In 2015, marijuana motif set the...

An Obituary For Gendered Fashion & Style

I am writing after a prolonged blogging vacation and I’ve returned to break some brilliant (or tragic?) news for you. Make sure you’re reading every word carefully. Rumours spread like wildfire when Alessandro Michele displayed pussy-bow blouse for men on Gucci runway. Conservative gender binary...

Mohenjo daro costume design

Mohenjo Daro Trailer Gets The Costumes Wrong

We’re talking about Bollywood, where a short & stout Mughal emperor Akbar, in a Filmfare award winning portrayal, is depicted as tall and toned sex symbol. That’s Bollywood for you, an industry known for unnecessarily glamorizing anything and everything. The trailer of Ashutosh Gowarikar’s latest...

Dare to Look Beyond Feminism

I proudly tell people that I am a fashion designer, fashion blogger, artist, atheist, libertarian, humanist and feminist. It’s been a while since I’ve distanced myself from the F-word though. Public confession: I am an ex-feminist. Studying gender specific costume history made me understand how...

In Defence of Nipples

Earlier this week, Facebook removed an image from my page because it didn’t follow the Facebook Community Standards. It was a beautiful photograph of Native American tribal women in their traditional summer costume from 1870s signifying historic cultural values. However, the customs and traditions of...