Advertisement
Friday, Oct 22, 2021
Outlook.com
Outlook.com
ABOUT THE AUTHOR

Shobita Dhar

Articles by Shobita Dhar

On A Blur And A Wheel

On A Blur And A Wheel

Nov 27, 2006 Shobita Dhar

Alcohol-related road accidents have become a national malaise. How did we get here and where do we head for a...

Waist Goes South

Waist Goes South

Sep 04, 2006 Shobita Dhar

Fashion escapes the painful present to past cultures, nature and fantasy

Ashish N. Soni

Ashish N. Soni

Sep 04, 2006 Shobita Dhar INTERVIEWS Ashish N. Soni

The minimalist fashion designer is conquering new grounds. A cellphone brand is his inspiration for the...

Six Stitches

Six Stitches

Aug 28, 2006 Shobita Dhar

Calcutta's rich cultural tradition has raised a hot breed of designers

Hey, I Got A New Job

Hey, I Got A New Job

Jul 31, 2006 Shobita Dhar

With the economic boom, niche jobs are bringing in the lucre

Kiran Uttam Ghosh

Kiran Uttam Ghosh

Jul 10, 2006 Shobita Dhar INTERVIEWS Kiran Uttam Ghosh

She's trimming the hemlines and gearing up for her debut at the upcoming Rome Fashion Week

Shubhanginiraje Gaekwad

Shubhanginiraje Gaekwad

May 22, 2006 Shobita Dhar INTERVIEWS Shubhanginiraje Gaekwad

The Maharani of Baroda on her bid to rescue MP's traditional weave, the Chanderi

A Whiff Of Vogue

A Whiff Of Vogue

Apr 24, 2006 Shobita Dhar

Wasn't exactly Paris, though the influence was. Even so, the West liked what it saw on the Indian ramps this...

Romancing The Dress

Romancing The Dress

Apr 17, 2006 Shobita Dhar

At the LFW and WIFW, the dress makes a comeback with a new twist to classic styles

E-Student + Virtual Patience = $10,000,000

E-Student + Virtual Patience = $10,000,000

Apr 10, 2006 Shobita Dhar

Is there a Miss Grundy in you? Online tutoring is the new twist to BPO. Wake up at 5 am and teach a kid in...

Prétty Picture

Prétty Picture

Mar 27, 2006 Shobita Dhar

Indian fashion is in vogue in the West. Here's who's who and what's what.

Clotheshorse Stakes

Clotheshorse Stakes

Mar 27, 2006 Shobita Dhar

In 2003, Outlook carried one of his creations on its cover, with the tagline: Who wears this? Today, the...

Jagged Hemlines

Jagged Hemlines

Dec 26, 2005 Shobita Dhar

It's slit down the middle. India's fash frat, that is — and designers have to choose which side they're on.

Everybody Says We're Fine

Everybody Says We're Fine

Dec 19, 2005 Shobita Dhar

Women on the right, men on the left. A shave, trim, and style, all go together at the latest in fashion...

The Feminine Rupee

The Feminine Rupee

Dec 05, 2005 Shobita Dhar

It's no mere vanity bag they carry these days. Top jobs have made women rich, infusing egalitarian gender...

Bunty & Babli, Tailfins Up

Bunty & Babli, Tailfins Up

Nov 28, 2005 Prayaag Akbar

Even the aisles are taken at cabin crew schools. But not every mofussil kid gets to play angel in the skies.

Lakshmi, Deluxe

Lakshmi, Deluxe

Nov 07, 2005 Shobita Dhar

Diwali card parties now revel more in snobbery. And a knack to shield the illegality.

Medley Of Taste

Medley Of Taste

Oct 03, 2005 Shobita Dhar

Chaat, pizza, coffee, biriyani—one roof fits all. Food courts are reshaping the business of eating out.

Copy Cataclysm

Copy Cataclysm

Sep 05, 2005 Shobita Dhar

Where there's fashion, there's plagiarism. Trouble is, it's begun affecting designer bottomlines.

Ashish N. Soni

Ashish N. Soni

Sep 05, 2005 Shobita Dhar INTERVIEWS Ashish N. Soni

All set for the prestigious Olympus Fashion Week, New York. Here’s what it took to get there.