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Bengaluru by Design – Design Takes Over

Design is the script used in many languages. Be it clothes, food, art, animation, buildings, furniture, landscape or craft, design becomes the seamless flow of lyrics which turns simple things into beautiful songs. Bangalore, the cosmopolitan hub of the country, has always been the epicentre of good design. From handicraft markets to innovative urban planning […]

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‘Art of Drafting’ workshop with Designer Janki Prakash

‘People with great Passion can make the impossible happen!’ This quote couldn’t be more true than in the case of Cindrebay’s recent guest lecturer and host of the ‘Art of Drafting’ Workshop, Ms. Janki Prakash. The 27 year old Janki Prakash, who hails from Kozhikode, Kerala is a homeopathic doctor, who was a closet designer. […]

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FASHION DESIGN : A – Z

Fashion and Style, to each their own, right? What suits one person, might not work well for the other. What personality does one want to convey, what traits does one want to flaunt, what is the mood of the day, all these factors govern our style statement. However, there are certain principles which dictate wardrobe. […]

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The Art of Presentation

I googled the word presentation, and realized that even though it can mean several things, like a powerpoint, or appearance or looking tidy; in the end, it only means one thing – Grooming or developing something to make it look better. They say appearances are deceptive, and you shouldn’t judge people by their looks, and […]

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How to get the best Bollywood looks!

“That’s so me!!!”, we exclaim every time we see some Bollywood movie, as we relate to the central characters and their life. How many of us have seen ourselves as the strong and independent Veronica in Cocktail, or the apprehensive yet adventurous Rani in Queen? Strong female characters in Bollywood are finally proving their metal, […]

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Career Options After Fashion Design

Designers in any field, go through a lot of training to imbibe that thought process and to become experts in developing new ideas and deriving concepts. Thus, a lot of fields and job prospects open up for them. Designers are inherently creative people, and so they can put their minds to any venture and its […]

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LE’ORA 2018 – The Avant Garde Couture

Deep down the heart of every plain Jane is a desire to crack the mundane shell of ordinary clothing and portray an irrational trend to the world of fashion. But how often do they make the slightest effort to crack open? Sadly a very few break the stereotypes and stride forward. But Fashion is like […]

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