Kabeer Sharma

Half out of Kilter

The fashionable male was expecting doomsday but was left grappling.

16 December 2009
The End of Trends

Designing fashionwear once had a trusted mantra: befriend the trend. It worked for decades together. And then along came the zips.

16 December 2009
Art & Culture
Famous People, Infamous Shots

India has the honour of being the subject of Lord Snowdon’s latest exhibition. But go back in time if you want to see his finest work yet.

15 December 2009
The Rebound

She’s 45, he’s 30, it could have been a fun chick flick. You’re better off catching an old Zeta-Jones movie on DVD.

09 December 2009
Hirsute Pursuit

Man’s relationship with his facial hair has been fickle all through history. We work out the current fashionability quotient of this bit of human foliage.

18 November 2009
The House Doesn’t Always Win

Goa had the right idea about casino tourism until a series of killjoy measures came to spoil the party.

05 November 2009
Gaga over Geometry

Indian fashion has gone all nerdy in its search for shapes and sexiness. Or, has it really?

28 October 2009
The Goa State of Mind

Murders and bomb blasts, it seems, can do little to jolt this sunny state out of its complacency. Such is life here.

22 October 2009
A Brief History

From the humble langot to G strings, funky trunks, boxers with Superman prints... male underwear in India has come a long way.

07 October 2009
Now Men Flaunt the Ankle

Trousers are getting shorter. So, is the next battle of the sexes going to be on hemlines?

15 September 2009


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MJ Akbar

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Ram Madhav

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