Winter brings out the best in
fashion—with many ways to look cool while staying warm. Priyanka
Singh lists out the many options that fashion offers and
not only to the fashionable
With winter making itself felt,
it’s time to get the woollens out. And the good thing is that for long
now winter is no more about monkey caps, bulky jerseys and Kulu socks! One
can retain the chic look with some care.
We might have missed Thanksgiving Day by a day, which is celebrated on
fourth Thursday every November in the US, but that should not stop us from
either considering the reason behind this celebration and of course
bringing in a little festive charm into our homes.
A winter night’s dream
(with apologies to Shakespeare!), a sweet chill, a strident excitement and
dew drenched chairs! The Blenders Pride Fashion Tour 2006 is ready to rock
and roll, so here a quick look at the gala event of the month!
Everyone likes company but
what do you say about someone who likes a hand as a travelling companion!
Alliance Française de Chandigarh (Sector 36) and the French Embassy in
India is organising an exhibition of photographs titled ‘Hand Made –
La Main’ by French photographer Thibaut Chapotot where this bizarre
buddy finds himself occupying pride of place in the photographs on
away to glory
Glitzy flamboyance is the flavour of this season too. We say this in
addition to chocolate and bling spicing it up this year as well. In fact
the more the merrier and as the fashion designers come traipsing into our
city, one cannot help but believe Chandigarh has arrived.
An ode to
There is an air of quiet
confidence about this young artist. Neither does she give any voluble
descriptions of her work nor are her drawings characterised by loud
flamboyance, but 23-year-old Kapila Verma’s first solo showing is
eloquent for her understated but incredible talent.
Images of a
It is said that there is always a moment in childhood when the door opens
and lets the future in. Of course, it is a different matter that what kind
of future it may let in. It is not just a case of Que Sera Sera: Whatever
will be, will be. In many young lives there is no question of brooding on
what will be and what will not be. These are the children who form the
large body of child labour in India and elsewhere.
Lord Krishna arrived in the
city today with a heady mix of Sanskrit-Hindi and long spiritual messages.
And by the time we stripped him off his Krishna avatar, we got to know
about his new one, this time as a narrator of Sony Entertainment
Television’s Man Mein Hai Visshwas.
You don’t call them the jet
age kids for nothing! Meet this awesome foursome from the city who bonded
on the way back from a debate competition in Delhi and struck upon the
idea of forming a platform where debaters from all over the world can
unite, express, compete and debate over problems facing the world today
and be judged impartially. Akshay Vashishth, class 10 from Saint Johns,
Aruj Garg, class 11 from Hansraj Public School, Ashmita Gupta, class
12 from Sacred Heart and Manonit Kaur, class 12 from Shivalik Public
School, have formed a debating society called Wordz, to popularise
|WORD POWER: Akshay,
Aruj, Ashmita and Manonit. — Tribune photo by Parvesh Chauhan
Yash Raj Films’ Dhoom: 2,
a sequel to Dhoom (2004), will be released today at Piccadily,
Kiran, Chandigarh, Fun Republic, Manimajra and Suraj, Panchkula. The buzz
is that it is the most spectacular film of the year 2006. Directed by
Sanjay Gadhvi of Dhoom fame. The director proudly says, "Dhoom:
2 contains never-seen-before action sequences, breathtaking high-speed
chases and excitement.
Hrithik Roshan and Aishwarya Rai in