This is what you’ll wear
mood is upbeat and optimistic with a strong return to kaleidoscopic colours,
bold patterns and decorative fabrications marking a new confidence that looks
set to underpin the season," says Textile View, a fashion forecast
magazine. This is clearly in response to the marked downturn of economy and
fears of terrorism. People are looking towards optimism through colours and
fabric this season. Fashion, as usually perceived, is not something to be
watched and followed like a shadow. It amazingly evolves on its own; stemming
from one’s experience over a span of time.
is a laugh in whisper!
you are down in the dumps, smile. You protest: how can this be
possible. It is possible. And see the results. When I feel the need to
uplift my mood, I smile. Then I get so busy watching the reaction of
others that I forget what had pulled me down in the first place.
difficult to dilute the tradition of IITs
my train pulled into the familiar Kharagpur railway station recently,
I was instantly teleported into the world of a 20- year- old lad, who
had left the portals of the Indian Institute of Technology located
here about 33 years ago to spread his wings.
ZEROING IN ON...
The aging yet
tireless environmental crusader
is a small woman who took on the big and the mighty. She is frail and
aged but she has set her sights on the hurculean task of creating a
healthy environment for generations to come.
MAKING A MARK
The queen of
Samant, who has been working hard to make her mark in the music
industry, has been noticed at last with her debut album Aika Dajiba,
released by Mumbai-based music company Sagarika. This album,
especially the title song Aika Dajiba that was created
by fusing Marathi folk music with western beats and rap, has got a
good response, says Vaishali.