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Eye Makeup Enhances Your Beauty

Nyra Banerjee

Nyra Banerjee

An actor, dancer and a spirituality enthusiast, Nyra Banerjee is a law graduate. She has had the priviledge of having endorsed some brands and acted in films in South India as well as Bollywood. She believesnature is the best source to enhance beauty and health. Endowed with flawless skin and lustrous hair, her beauty tips have been well received by various popular magazines
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Celebrated in poetry and songs, eyes are one of the most important features of your face. A good eye makeup enhances your beauty manifold. You must understand the shape and size of your eyes and its colour before you decide on the eye makeup that’s right for you. Bollywood cine actor, Nyra, give invaluable tips for eye makeup […]

Going back to the Tradition of Draping

Ekta Shah

Ekta Shah is a stay at home mother (SAHM), by choice. She is an avid blogger. She has taken to writing for almost a year and contributes to several blogs and online sites. She stays in Bangalore.

Among all Indian attire, wearing the saree holds a special place for most women. The tradition of draping the saree has changed by leaps and bounds. The culture of wearing a saree is now limited to farewell, ethnic days in the office or sometimes weddings. With this fast moving life, wearing a saree is somewhere left behind […]

My Tips for Lustrous, Shining and Healthy Hair Care

Nyra Banerjee

Nyra Banerjee

An actor, dancer and a spirituality enthusiast, Nyra Banerjee is a law graduate. She has had the priviledge of having endorsed some brands and acted in films in South India as well as Bollywood. She believesnature is the best source to enhance beauty and health. Endowed with flawless skin and lustrous hair, her beauty tips have been well received by various popular magazines
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Nyra, an upcoming cine star, our Beauty expert, gives invaluable tips for hair care. She tells us how to take care of dry and oily hair, how dandruff and hair fall might be arrested. Learn the secrets from a female actor, in the regular column on beauty, exclusively in Different Truths. Regarding my shining mane, I am quite […]

Your Complexion is your Boon: Tips for its Care

Nyra Banerjee

Nyra Banerjee

An actor, dancer and a spirituality enthusiast, Nyra Banerjee is a law graduate. She has had the priviledge of having endorsed some brands and acted in films in South India as well as Bollywood. She believesnature is the best source to enhance beauty and health. Endowed with flawless skin and lustrous hair, her beauty tips have been well received by various popular magazines
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To have a radiant complexion and maintain the texture of skin and keep it supple, correct diet, Sun protection and Vitamin C are key. A good skin is a report of good health. Drink a glass of water every hour to keep it hydrated and detoxed. To achieve radiant skin, it is important to have a combination of […]

Skip the Superficial

Neeti Banga

Neeti Banga

Neeti Banga, a fashion professional, is currently a faculty at her Alma Mater, NIFT, New Delhi. Her poems and short stories have won national and international awards. These are published in various anthologies. Her Poetry anthology, 'The Dewdrops...a journey begins', with two co-poets is a best seller. Wild, nomadic and romantic at heart, her gypsy soul finds solace in expression through painting and writing. She is penning her short story collection and her debut novel.
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It’s time to realise if you are living or just existing? Have you met your creative side yet? This week I’m sharing with you a poem, which I hope, inspires you and gets you closer to what you really are! Here’s a poem by our Fashionista, Neeti, for Different Truths. Imagine a world without classy style Full […]

Green is the New Black: Be the Voice of Nature

Neeti Banga

Neeti Banga

Neeti Banga, a fashion professional, is currently a faculty at her Alma Mater, NIFT, New Delhi. Her poems and short stories have won national and international awards. These are published in various anthologies. Her Poetry anthology, 'The Dewdrops...a journey begins', with two co-poets is a best seller. Wild, nomadic and romantic at heart, her gypsy soul finds solace in expression through painting and writing. She is penning her short story collection and her debut novel.
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Organic clothing is not just for the elite, or fashionable or high-end clientele, but for everyone who recognises the need of sustainability, and appreciates the fact that eco-friendly clothing is best for the skin. Many brands today are offering a wide range of organic clothing from chic, trendy fashion to colourful ethnic, elegant sarees, to infant clothing. Everyone […]

A Cheesy Story: When Food Meets Fashion!

Neeti Banga

Neeti Banga

Neeti Banga, a fashion professional, is currently a faculty at her Alma Mater, NIFT, New Delhi. Her poems and short stories have won national and international awards. These are published in various anthologies. Her Poetry anthology, 'The Dewdrops...a journey begins', with two co-poets is a best seller. Wild, nomadic and romantic at heart, her gypsy soul finds solace in expression through painting and writing. She is penning her short story collection and her debut novel.
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The F-word takes new dimensions when food and fashion meet. Our Fashionista, Neeti, takes us through the interesting maze of food-fashion confluences. Her in-depth research narrative is in two parts. In the first section, she dwells on the direct inspiration of food on fashion. In the second part, she elucidates how fashion has influenced food. Here’s an interesting […]

This Durga Puja be the Goddess you are!

Neeti Banga

Neeti Banga

Neeti Banga, a fashion professional, is currently a faculty at her Alma Mater, NIFT, New Delhi. Her poems and short stories have won national and international awards. These are published in various anthologies. Her Poetry anthology, 'The Dewdrops...a journey begins', with two co-poets is a best seller. Wild, nomadic and romantic at heart, her gypsy soul finds solace in expression through painting and writing. She is penning her short story collection and her debut novel.
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Durga Puja without Bengalis sounds so incomplete. It’s the Bengali community that adds additional flavour, style and zing to this auspicious puja with their exceptional vibrancy and colours! It is this beautiful festival for which every Bengali soul longs for the entire year. Annual traditions are followed, and this festival gives a chance to almost every Bengali to show their fashion […]

Attention! Fashion Police is Watching You!

Neeti Banga

Neeti Banga

Neeti Banga, a fashion professional, is currently a faculty at her Alma Mater, NIFT, New Delhi. Her poems and short stories have won national and international awards. These are published in various anthologies. Her Poetry anthology, 'The Dewdrops...a journey begins', with two co-poets is a best seller. Wild, nomadic and romantic at heart, her gypsy soul finds solace in expression through painting and writing. She is penning her short story collection and her debut novel.
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After the many do’s, here are some don’ts. Our Fashionista, Neeti, alerts us about 12 Fashion faux pas. Often we accidentally commit these faux pas. She alerts us about the Fashion Police, adding that though she isn’t one, it’s better to play the game by the rule. And only when we have mastered all the rules, we would […]

Colour me Wild, says my Inner Child!

Neeti Banga

Neeti Banga

Neeti Banga, a fashion professional, is currently a faculty at her Alma Mater, NIFT, New Delhi. Her poems and short stories have won national and international awards. These are published in various anthologies. Her Poetry anthology, 'The Dewdrops...a journey begins', with two co-poets is a best seller. Wild, nomadic and romantic at heart, her gypsy soul finds solace in expression through painting and writing. She is penning her short story collection and her debut novel.
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Our Fashion specialist, Neeti, takes us into the interesting childlike world of colour. She explains the inner meaning of myriad colours, thereby helping us connect with its very soul. Our columnist explains the enigma of colours, the life-force of the Fashion industry, in the weekly column, exclusively for Different Truths. Now that you all got the basics right, […]

Shady Grey Paints the Town Black!

Neeti Banga

Neeti Banga

Neeti Banga, a fashion professional, is currently a faculty at her Alma Mater, NIFT, New Delhi. Her poems and short stories have won national and international awards. These are published in various anthologies. Her Poetry anthology, 'The Dewdrops...a journey begins', with two co-poets is a best seller. Wild, nomadic and romantic at heart, her gypsy soul finds solace in expression through painting and writing. She is penning her short story collection and her debut novel.
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Neeti speaks of two other colours, Black and Grey, after last week’s Whites. Dwelling on the colour Black, she reminds us, who can forget the Little Black Dress by Madame Coco Chanel, which revolutionised fashion? Audrey Hepburn, the famous Hollywood actress, epitomised this dress in her movies, looking so classy and elegant! Grey is the colour of compromise, it […]

For the Love of White

Neeti Banga

Neeti Banga

Neeti Banga, a fashion professional, is currently a faculty at her Alma Mater, NIFT, New Delhi. Her poems and short stories have won national and international awards. These are published in various anthologies. Her Poetry anthology, 'The Dewdrops...a journey begins', with two co-poets is a best seller. Wild, nomadic and romantic at heart, her gypsy soul finds solace in expression through painting and writing. She is penning her short story collection and her debut novel.
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Neeti, our Fashion expert, tells us about White colour. In her scholarly and illuminating take on the subject, she says that in colour psychology, White is the colour of new beginnings, hopes and it literally means wiping the slate clean, so to speak. It is like a blank canvas, pure and stark, waiting to be […]

Why Hues do not lie and Tints do not cry? The Endless Shades of Fashion!

Neeti Banga

Neeti Banga

Neeti Banga, a fashion professional, is currently a faculty at her Alma Mater, NIFT, New Delhi. Her poems and short stories have won national and international awards. These are published in various anthologies. Her Poetry anthology, 'The Dewdrops...a journey begins', with two co-poets is a best seller. Wild, nomadic and romantic at heart, her gypsy soul finds solace in expression through painting and writing. She is penning her short story collection and her debut novel.
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Replete with tongue-in- cheek humour, Neeti explains the colour fundas. She tells us, “No, no colours aren’t plotting against you, but yes, they definitely are a scheming lot!” Take a walk in the maze of the fashion world, with our Fashion Guru. She reveals the fundamentals of colours, in her weekly column this week, exclusively for Different Truths. […]

There is no Bias in Bias Cut: Deepening Fashion Terminologies

Neeti Banga

Neeti Banga

Neeti Banga, a fashion professional, is currently a faculty at her Alma Mater, NIFT, New Delhi. Her poems and short stories have won national and international awards. These are published in various anthologies. Her Poetry anthology, 'The Dewdrops...a journey begins', with two co-poets is a best seller. Wild, nomadic and romantic at heart, her gypsy soul finds solace in expression through painting and writing. She is penning her short story collection and her debut novel.
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Take a guided tour with Neeti, our Fashion Guru, through the maze of fashion terminologies. She elucidates the fashion lingo in a fascinating way. Learn more about Pret-a- Porter, Haute Couture, Avante-Garde, Boho Chic, Grunge, Slumming, etc. Read and know more in her weekly column, Fashion Fundas, exclusively for Different Truths. Hello Fashionistas! It’s always a pleasure to […]

Walk-n- Talk the F-Language!

Neeti Banga

Neeti Banga

Neeti Banga, a fashion professional, is currently a faculty at her Alma Mater, NIFT, New Delhi. Her poems and short stories have won national and international awards. These are published in various anthologies. Her Poetry anthology, 'The Dewdrops...a journey begins', with two co-poets is a best seller. Wild, nomadic and romantic at heart, her gypsy soul finds solace in expression through painting and writing. She is penning her short story collection and her debut novel.
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Neeti, our Fashion Guru, guides us through the maze of the fashion world, the various slangs and terminologies. Here’s her take on Fashion Funda in her weekly column exclusively for Different Truths. “So tell me, would it be Leg’O Mutton or Tulip? …and would you like to ‘Frog’ the wooden buttons on the Shackett? It would certainly emphasise […]

The Silent Statement of Fashion

Neeti Banga

Neeti Banga

Neeti Banga, a fashion professional, is currently a faculty at her Alma Mater, NIFT, New Delhi. Her poems and short stories have won national and international awards. These are published in various anthologies. Her Poetry anthology, 'The Dewdrops...a journey begins', with two co-poets is a best seller. Wild, nomadic and romantic at heart, her gypsy soul finds solace in expression through painting and writing. She is penning her short story collection and her debut novel.
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Fashion is a thriving industry world over. But, do we understand the differences, subtle or otherwise, between fashion, style and brands. Neeti, Asst. Professor in the National Institute of Fashion Technology (NIFT), New Delhi, clears the fog. Here’s her introduction to the subject, in her first column, ‘Fashion Funda’. She is our Fashion Guru and shall write a regular […]

Fashionista Varsha Infuses Italian Spirit into Indian Womenswear

Baishali Mukherjee

Baishali Mukherjee

A writer and journalist for last six years, Baishali works with Education World, as its correspondent (Kolkata). She freelances with other media houses, individuals and organisations.In the last five years, she has worked in several verticals. These include web content development, translating research papers, book writing and speech writing. Baishali has worked as a content head for three books. Her articles and features have been published in leading publications.
Baishali Mukherjee

Inclined in art and a keen fashion enthusiast, Varsha pursued her career in fashion, starting off with her foundation in art and design at London College of Fashion followed by studying fashion design at Istituto Marangoni, Milano. After graduation, she came back and worked as a head designer at a womenswear label for two years, and her family […]

Are you ready for the Beauty Parlour?

Rajini Sankar

Rajini Sankar

Rajini is a warm person, with great passion for music, writing, reading, dancing and spiritual knowledge. She is a graduate in psychology and is a copywriter by profession. She lives in Bangalore.
Rajini Sankar

Rajini gives useful tips to make a visit to the beauty parlour hassle free. Every woman needs to pamper herself. Every woman needs to look and feel good. A Bengali friend of mine had once said, “J chul bandhe shey ranna o kore,” [One who ties her hair (beautifully) cooks too]. She said that it […]

How to Overcome the ‘Double Discontent’ of Style!

Susmita Bhattacharya

Susmita Bhattacharya

Susmita, a commerce graduate from Bombay University, is trained in HR management. She is an entrepreneur and fashions designer sarees. Susmita practices Reki and yoga. She dabbles with fusion styles and experiments with clothes and accessories.Her interests range from culinary skills to various dance forms, from meditation to exercise. She stays in Dubai with her husband and two sons.
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Different Truths’ fashion consultant and style consultant, Susmita, gives some handy tips on how to pair your traditional saree-blouse ensemble, with a little imagination and lots of panache. Speaking of writing, Sir David Lodge had said that writers are faced with ‘double discontent’. Either the words are too many or too few. He explains that a writer […]

Fusion Style: Break to Make!

Susmita Bhattacharya

Susmita Bhattacharya

Susmita, a commerce graduate from Bombay University, is trained in HR management. She is an entrepreneur and fashions designer sarees. Susmita practices Reki and yoga. She dabbles with fusion styles and experiments with clothes and accessories.Her interests range from culinary skills to various dance forms, from meditation to exercise. She stays in Dubai with her husband and two sons.
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Break established rules. But, remember to do it cautiously. Different Truth’s stylist Susmita takes cue from Krishna. How he broke rules and endeared himself by being the charming naughty boy. Here, she gives invaluable tips on how to dress differently.  Someone once asked why Lord Krishna charms us all. Well, he broke the established norms and rules. The Natkhat (naughty) child in […]