Everteen Menstrual Cup

Why Women Travellers Would Like To Carry everteen Menstrual Cup

For most women on the go, menstruation proves to be a tough period. I, for sure, find it cumbersome to undertake my travels during these days. Besides the bodily discomfort, there is the need to carry sanitary pads, find good toilets on the road and maintain hygiene. It isn’t the easiest of days but sometimes the place is so exciting that you don’t want to … Continue reading Why Women Travellers Would Like To Carry everteen Menstrual Cup

Daily Care: Lustrous Hair with Thumba Wonder Hair Oil by Nature Sure™

My problem with frizzy hair started a few years back. Travel, long hours in the sun, hair colour and an odd diet, hair has become dry and greying at a rapid pace I had been trying many home remedies but the results weren’t what I was looking for. During this period, I discovered Thumba Wonder Hair Oil by Nature Sure™ . Travel has stopped for … Continue reading Daily Care: Lustrous Hair with Thumba Wonder Hair Oil by Nature Sure™

Ramola Bachchan, entrepreneur, India

Ramola Bachchan On Entrepreneurship

Exhibitions are a good way to know a country and carry back some souvenirs. With the festive season picking pace pan-India, entrepreneur Ramola Bachchan curated the 5th edition of home decor and lifestyle exhibition, HouseFull.  In a candid chat, she reveals why she keeps organising exhibitions: You have become synonymous with some luxury properties such as Runaway Project and HouseFull. What got you into organising exhibitions? … Continue reading Ramola Bachchan On Entrepreneurship

UK-based perfurmer John Stephens teaches how to identify the notes with this chart

A scent for you: 3003 BC brings bespoke perfumes

Remember the queens of yore, their tubs filled with roses, their hair fragrant with sandalwood and jasmine? Yes, that’s the promise being offered by 3003BC, the new bespoke perfume stop in the country.  Inspired by the Mesopotamian age, that’s when the oldest perfume can be traced to, the company offers to make life fragrant for those who would like to have their own fragrance. The … Continue reading A scent for you: 3003 BC brings bespoke perfumes

Shop at Likay in Bangkok

Home-made colours and batik prints at Likay, Bangkok

When a few hours to spare took me to a shop where the world was all bright dresses for women Words & Photographs: Aparna Gulati On the return from Pattaya to Delhi, we had lots of time on our hands. While waiting at the airport was an option, roaming around seemed a better idea. So I went around exploring the market in Bangkok, which is … Continue reading Home-made colours and batik prints at Likay, Bangkok

ikat sarees by Rajesh Pratap Singh at ekaya, Delhi, India

ekaya: Handcrafted in India, exclusively for you

For those who appreciate the six yard saree, there’s handcrafted ikat by designer Rajesh Pratap Singh. words and photos: Ambica Gulati Located right on the main road of Defence Colony in Delhi, ekaya now offers an exclusive range of handcrafted sarees and stoles by Rajesh Pratap singh. Bharat Shah, the man behind ekaya, says the USP of the store is handicrafts with Singh’s collection being … Continue reading ekaya: Handcrafted in India, exclusively for you

Perfumes: All Good Scents for Him and Her

Evoke for femme and Urbane Nights for homme Words: Ambica Gulati Scent of a woman or a man—fragrance is a compelling, magnetic force. It is a statement. And that statement defines us. Sometimes it’s a mix of many fragrances which help us make that statement. So getting ready for a movie and a dinner, I thought Evoke would be a nice statement because I was … Continue reading Perfumes: All Good Scents for Him and Her

(L-R) Salon director Dimitri Lafiandra, Rossano Ferreti, Artistic Director Michele Finessi​

Celebrity Hair Stylist Rossano Ferreti and The Method

Hair is not cut, but styled to flow as you are you words: Ambica Gulati It was a date with hairstylist Rossano Ferreti, who has styled hair for the likes of Chanel, Christian Dior, Princess Diana, and I was precisely one hour late! I was going to meet the man who charges £ 1,000 for a hair cut, no longer wants to cut hair and … Continue reading Celebrity Hair Stylist Rossano Ferreti and The Method

Designer Gautam Gupta

Handloom Couture by Gautam Gupta

Banarsi touch to brighten up your special days Words: Ambica Gulati Roberto Cavalli wine, some snacks and Gautam Gupta’s new Handloom Couture collection—Cavalli Café in DLF Emporio, Delhi, was abuzz as Romola Bachhan, Rakka Singh (wife of the Ambassador of Belgium to India H.E. Jan Luykx), designer Pawan Sachdeva and a few more privy to Gautam Gupta’s new collection reveled in the silk, motifs and … Continue reading Handloom Couture by Gautam Gupta

Of essential oils and doggie cakes

Looking for a radiant skin, painless body, place to rest, celebrate your pet’s birthday, Nikki Kapoor has the answers Ambica Gulati  Baskets of hope, a bit of spirituality, and a lot of drive, Nikki Kapoor’s journey from the food business to essential oils has been a ride of navarasas, the nine emotions. And that’s why she probably named her aromatherapy range Navarasas. “The essential oils … Continue reading Of essential oils and doggie cakes