How Indian fashion goes back to its roots

Designers embrace their heritage.(Sabyasachi/Instagram) April 18 is observed as World Heritage Day each year to celebrate and promote the cultural heritage across the world, thanks to the efforts of the International Council on Monuments and Sites (ICOMOS). And heritage is something which is having a moment of sorts in Indian fashion too. Over the last few years, several India design houses have attempted to create a sensorial impact with their powerful take on the bridal trends thus taking us back to our roots. Designers have recreated a parallel universe, which…

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Top 8 Tips for Teaching Young Kids Math at Home

Teaching a child math can be frustrating at times because concepts that seem so simple and self-explanatory to an educated adult might seem completely foreign and hard-to-grasp for a toddler. It’s easy to get discouraged and feel as though your little one will always be behind the class in math, but fortunately, most delays in fundamental math are easily corrected. With that said, here are eight quick and simple tips you can use to improve your child’s ability to learn basic math at home. Use a Proven Math Program While…

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6 Pre-Vacation Health and Beauty Tips

Going away doesn’t happen often and when it does, it is a time that should be enjoyed to the fullest. You will want to embrace your time away and capture every moment with photos and videos, but it is a horrible feeling being too embarrassed about how you look to share these images with your friends and family. Or not wearing certain items of clothing because you feel too self-conscious. Nothing is worse than feeling bad about yourself before you go on vacation because the negative feeling remains during your…

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7 Ways To Keep Your Guests Cool At Your Summer Party

One of the most challenging aspects when it comes to summer entertaining is how to keep your guests cool. An outdoor party in the backyard can be made or broken depending on the temperature. If people start overheating, they become uncomfortable and irritable, and you don’t want your event to be remembered for anything like that. That’s why it’s important to consider how you can protect your guests from the searing heat that affects many parties held at the height of the summer. Thankfully, there are plenty of relatively simple…

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What causes sleeplessness and how can you fight it?

There is nothing worse than trying to get to sleep and failing miserably. Tossing and turning from one side to the other, staring up at the ceiling, willing your to mind just to stop thinking – it’s all one big horrible experience. There are many reasons as to why you could find yourself in this predicament. You might think you’ve done everything you possibly can to set yourself up for a good night of sleep and can’t understand why it’s not happening. We’re going to look at some of the…

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8 Reasons to Take Your Partner to Rome Once You Retire

Rome is a beautiful city full of history, great architecture, romance, and delicious food. Being the capital of Italy, it is an extremely popular tourist destination that sees millions of visitors from all around the world every year. Once you retire, you really should make the most of your freedom, especially if you have a loved one to share that time with. Rome is an extremely romantic destination, which can bring so much love into your relationship. With so much to see and do as well as the romance, here…

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Hormel, Harvard Team Up To Change Minds About ‘Big Food’

American shoppers care more now than ever before about the sourcing and story behind the foods they eat, and large food conglomerates are struggling to keep up with demand for more innovation, transparency and environmental stewardship. “We are an industry full of great marketing, but terrible communication,” admitted Geoff Freeman, CEO of the Grocery Manufacturers Association at the Small Change, Big Impact Food Summit. The two-day event was hosted by Hormel Foodsand Harvard University Dining Services on April 4 in Cambridge, Massachusetts. Jim Borel, Geoff Freeman, and Jim Snee at the Pioneers and Leaders…

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Fashion and Lifestyle exhibition Fashionista to begin from Apr 12

Trend-setter Fashionista, started the trend of fashion and lifestyle exhibition in 2008. Fashionista, is all about living up the enchanted world of dream wedding, trousseau, couture and everything that is related to making wedding a magical experience for every bride-to-be. A celebration of the festive season with the ladies of city. The exhibition will be a universal platform for fashion designers, luxury-bridal-couture designers and brands, dazzling jewellery designers and brands, lifestyle and fashion accessory designers and brands, lifestyle products, gifts, trousseau, wedding planning, and décor brands to display their creations….

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Sizing up gender-fluid fashion: When skirts and saris are not just for women

Indian brand Anaam helps create gender-fluid and inclusive fashion. (Photo: Mail Today) Sales staff would often redirect Sumiran Kabir Sharma to the men’s section when he ventured into the women’s section for clothes to suit his taste and petite frame. As someone who does not identify with the gender assigned to him at birth, shopping became tricky. So, when he set up his own clothing brand, he chose to make it gender fluid. Today, Anaam is among the clutch of Indian fashion brands set up to create gender-fluid and inclusive…

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4 ways to get to know your partner better

It doesn’t matter if you’ve been dating for three months or married for 13 years – you can always get to know your partner better. From their relationship with relatives that perhaps passed away before you came into their life to their best memories of elementary school, if you think you already know the person you love then you might be surprised to find out that there is so much more to learn. Understanding exactly who they are and what has made them that way can bring you closer together….

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