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DIARY OF A SHOPAHOLIC

Jasmeen Dugal browses through an arsenal of beauty products and hones in on "must-haves."
Clinique Moisture Surge 72-Hour Auto-Replenishing Hydrator
04-OCTOBER-2018
"The gel moisturiser glides over skin and gets absorbed without a trace, quietly hydrating and toning skin!"

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WORLD LIVING HERITAGE FESTIVAL

The World Living Heritage Festival is a powerhouse forum for an exchange of knowledge between experts from across the world.
CURTAIN RAISER
03-OCTOBER-2018
It would consequently pave the way for further preserving heritage and making it relevant to future generations.

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DESIGNER DIARIES: ABHINAV MISHRA

Abhinav Mishra has mastered the art of being creative on a hamster-wheel Fashion schedule that demands a sprint from collection to collection.
THE UNTOLD STORY
01-OCTOBER-2018
"I aspire to modernise Indian craftsmanship by infusing fresh aesthetic into the traditional artisanal methods of creating clothes."

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DANIELLE STEEL

THE BOOK NOOK

The Book Nook reviews books that add value to our spirit and our shelves. All book reviews are individual views of the person penning it and the website does not subscribe to the same.
ACCIDENTAL HEROES
14-SEPTEMBER-2018
An edge- of- the- seat thriller about a commercial flight that is on the verge of hijack and crash!

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ROYAL FABLES

ROYAL FABLES

The two-day exposition is an ongoing process to transform languishing royal heritage and culture to living heritage.
ROYAL FABLES FOUNDER ANSHU KHANNA
13-SEPTEMBER-2018
"We will be appreciated by those who understand the world of artisanal luxe. In short, an evolved, heritage-seeking buyer"

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SUCHETA SHARMA JAMES

FITNESS AND WELLNESS FILES

Fitness and wellness is a part and parcel of our lifestyle. Here we speak to experts.
STARVING FOR ATTENTION?
30-AUGUST-2018
Supermodel Sucheta Sharma James advocates nutritious meals and workouts to maintain a fit, toned, sexy bod.

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ARANYANI

EXPLOSIVE MOMENTS

Some people stay on in our minds... some conversations don't fade with time!
IN CONVERSATION WITH HARISH MIRPURI
23-AUGUST-2018
Indian luxury label 'Aranyani' is acclaimed for hand-crafted hand-painted, limited edition leather bags.

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ASHWANI GOELA

HOSPITALITY PLAYERS

"Hospitality Players" is a compelling look behind the scenes of the hospitality corridor from luxury hotels to Michelin-starred restaurants and celebrates the untold art of hoteliers, restaurateurs and chefs.
IN CONVERSATION WITH CHEF ALEX MOSER
21-AUGUST-2018
"Local, seasonal fresh produce is the core of any dish. That's why we're up to date on what is new from the ground!"

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DIARY OF A GLOBAL LUXURY EXPERT

Hailing from France, Veronique Poles is a luxury, lifestyle and fashion consultant living in India for over a decade!
ROYAL FABLES IN AHMEDABAD
20-AUGUST-2018
''Royal Fables, launched in 2010, is a globally acclaimed, authentic platform for the great Indian regal heritage!''

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HARRISON JAMES

NATIONAL ACADEMY OF MODELLING AND GROOMING

This is the first time in Fashion that a dream team of experts will take modelling to the next level, grooming and training handpicked talent and managing their career!
NAMG MENTOR HARRISON JAMES
27-JULY-2018
"My job is to make you familiar with your strengths, polish it and make you shine..."

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DESIGN DIARIES: AMRAPALI

In an exclusive, Amrapali founder Rajiv Arora describes the journey from workshops of Jaipur to a global brand.
IN CONVERSATION WITH AMRAPALI FOUNDER RAJIV ARORA
23-JUNE-2018
"Our traditions, art, culture and crafts are our biggest asset! We use it to produce jewels suitable for International clientele and modern fashion."

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JASMEEN DUGAL

THE EDITOR'S BLOG

Former Net Editor of Condenast India, Jasmeen Dugal is Founder Editor of EXPLOSIVE FASHION. Follow JasmeenGDugal on Twitter
THE PRESSURE OF PERFECTION
10-JUNE-2018
"Suicide attempts are half-hearted cries for attention, help and love."

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FASHION COLUMNIST: SATHYA SARAN

Editor of Femina since 1993, Sathya Saran has made the magazine contemporary. Today she is Visiting Professor at NIFT. Follow Sathyaistruth on Twitter
ADVICE FOR WANNABE FASHIONISTAS
26-MAY-2018
"Oh please! May I (as someone who hurts when I see a badly dressed person) offer little bits of advice to wannabe fashionistas?"

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nisha jamvwal

FASHION AND THE CITY: NISHA JAMVWAL

Interior Architect and Fashion Designer Nisha JamVwal is the quintessential aesthete! Follow NishJamvwal on Twitter
BALANCING ACT
29-APRIL-2018
Remember the March Hare in Alice In Wonderland? "No time, No time, No time", he repeated as he buzzed about? He was prophesying the present.

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rinaa shah

DIARY OF A POLO PLAYER

From tennis and squash to F1 Racing in California and sky diving in New York, Rinaa Shah has done it all. Now it's Polo!
FOLLOW THE DREAM
02-APRIL-2018
"I am a big believer that one can fulfil their passion at a any age… you just have to want it badly... nothing is impossible!"

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Lecoanet Hemant

DESIGN DIARIES: LECOANET HEMANT

Celebrated for wowing Fashion with a mix of the precision-chic of Parisian couture and commercial potential. Follow LecoanetHemant on Twitter
FROM FIBRE TO FASHION
02-APRIL-2018
"I curated a project on textile innovation by inviting designers to use Meghalaya's Ramie fibre in an imaginative manner"

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THE MODEL ARTIST

Supermodel Tinu Verghis worked 15 years before joining Lasalle College of Arts. Her work is now legendary. Follow Tinu Verghis on Twitter
CHALLENGING A LIFETIME OF INEQUALITIES
03-FEBRUARY-2018
"How do I fight inequalities? By myself?!! I chanced on Art as a form of expression and did a cannonball jump into it."

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DESIGN DIARIES: KOVID MITTAL

Kovid Mittal's design aesthetic is both classic and experimental and he aspires to bring diversity in men's fashion.
BORDERLINE
10-JANUARY-2018
"I thought it would be magic to fuse urban design aesthetic with Lamas' culture and traditional attire"

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KEN FERNS

DESIGN DIARIES: KEN FERNS

Ken Ferns designs for a rarefied customer, the kind who prefers a playful, smart look and pay for the privilege. Follow Ken on Twitter
MY LIFE, MY DESIGN
24-OCTOBER-2017
"I have been patient and not hasty, taken the right decisions and made the right moves! Whatever little I do, I will make history"

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ROCKY STAR

DESIGN DIARIES: ROCKY S

RockyS rose to unparalleled heights with star-truffled shows, styling celebrities worldwide, designing for brands and more! Follow RockyStar on Twitter
THE BUSINESS OF FASHION
08-OCTOBER-2017
"I draw inspiration out of my own experiences and have a different story to tell each season."

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abhishek dutta

DESIGN DIARIES: ABHISHEK DUTTA

Abhishek Dutta has carved a niche in Kolkata. Wigan And Leigh alumnus, his is one of the most awaited shows. Follow Abhishek Dutta on Twitter
IN COLLABORATION WITH JAIL INMATES
30-APRIL-2017
"There is prejudice about prisoners hence they do not get employment. Giving them jobs at my units will be a financial support for their families."

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MY WELLNESS DIARIES

Physically, mentally, digitally, I refuse to stay still. And I plan to get my life back on track with slow living at a nature retreat!
HOW I HEALED AT AURORA RETREATS
20-APRIL-2017
"It was the perfect place, with its positive energy, to journey inwards to my deepest self. And heal."

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CHANEL

THE CHANEL DIARIES! EXCLUSIVE!!

Chanel India provides Explosive Fashion with EXCLUSIVE editorial shoots and behind-the-scenes content of its International shows and campaigns!
PUMP UP THE GLOSS: AN EXCLUSIVE!
31-MARCH-2017
When I heard from Chanel that it would collaborate with Explosive Fashion for an EXCLUSIVE beauty shoot [once again!] I was thrilled beyond belief!!

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samant chauhan

DESIGN DIARIES: SAMANT CHAUHAN

Samant Chauhan's vision is to design luxury prêt whilst creating a brand identity for Bhagulpuri hand-woven silk. Follow samant_chauhan on Twitter
TRAIN DREAMS BY SAMANT CHAUHAN
14-MARCH-2017
"As a maker of clothes, I have put my childhood, my past into the silhouettes."

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CHANDNI CHOWK

TOURIST IN MY CITY

Explore your city for a new perspective! Follow JasmeenGDugal on Twitter
TOURIST IN MY CITY | PARANTHE WALLI GALLI
20-DECEMBER-2016
"It's vital to zig zag, always alert to jump to one side at the blast of a horn or the 'moo' of an irate cow!"

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THE ART OF BEING EXTRAORDINARY

Konkana Bakshi is a national etiquette expert, sought out industry leader, and the owner of business, social and personal enhancement etiquette schools Savoir Faire and Tres Chic.
PARTY ETIQUETTES
20-DECEMBER-2016
Want be the toast of a party? Observe these social etiquettes by Savoir Faire's Konkana Bakshi!

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USAMA ALI KHAN KHATTAK

POSTCARD FROM LAHORE

The skyrocketing career of model Usama Ali Khan Khattak is a story of simmering success and chances are we'll see him in theatre and films soon!
POSTCARD FROM LAHORE
05-JUNE-2016
"People may feel it's my face or physique but what makes me different is my attitude. I'm very selective..."

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Cannes2016

POSTCARD FROM CANNES

Exclusive Interviews from Cannes 2016!
ANJHULA MYA SINGH BAIS: WOMAN ON A MISSION
31-MAY-2016
"An event can be experienced two ways: shallow or deep. Everyone has narratives and away from all hubbub is true work, power and significance..."

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http://www.ranawat.com/

DESIGN DIARIES: RAJDEEP RANAWAT

Rajdeep Ranawat is an artist and designer. On graduating from NIFT he trained in Paris and NYC and then launched his label in 2004. To commemorate ten years in fashion, he sharees his experience from 2004 till date with weekly posts. Follow Rajdeep on Twitter
LAST 3 YEARS OF MY DECADE IN FASHION
24-OCTOBER-2014
"We complete 10 years in the fashion industry this month in October 2014"

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vijay balhara

DESIGN DIARIES: VIJAY BALHARA

In a season when the agenda of fashion is being rewritten by brilliant designers, all that a discerning shopper wishes for is a collection that makes a style statement. That's where Vijay Balhara comes in. Follow VJB on Twitter
THE MAKING OF 'THE COVEN OF BLACK NARCISSUS'
30-JULY-2014
"Before the shoot I just told one thing to Roberta: that I need her to give a part of her soul in every picture.."

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PAYAL SINGHAL

DESIGN DIARIES: PAYAL SINGHAL

Granddaughter of artist and photographer J.P Singhal, Payal Singhal grew up amidst films, fashion and art. Follow Payal Singhal on Twitter
BEHIND THE SCENES OF PAYAL SINGHAL SS14 SHOOT
05-MARCH-2014
Payal Singhal blogs exclusively for Explosive Fashion while shooting the look book of her Lakme Fashion Week SS14 collection 'Lady Sahara'.

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FASHION CHRONICLES: KARISHMA NAINA

Muse for the hottest designers on the block. On the ball with latest styles.. shooting and blogging.. what more could a girl want? Follow KarishmaNaina on Twitter
THE ART OF PLAY
27-JUNE-2013
"While the world is out at work, we are out at play but it just so happens that our play; singing and dancing, acting, writing and dressing up, is our work..."

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ritu kumar

DESIGN DIARIES: RITU KUMAR

Since 1969, Ritu Kumar has developed a style reflecting ancient Indian craftsmanship in a modern vocabulary. Her book 'Costumes and Textiles of Royal India' chronicles the history of indian textiles and art design. Follow Ritu Kumar on Twitter
AUTHENTICITY TAKES PRECEDENCE IN COSTUME DESIGNING
01-MAY-2012
"Authenticity takes precedence over design and drama!!"

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