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HELLO! India

HELLO! India December 2019

Hello! covers the world of celebrities from a completely different angle, making it the world's most loved celebrity magazine. Hello! is invited into the palaces and homes of some of the world's most elusive royal families, movie stars and celebrities, to get a view from the inside. The result: intimate, never-seen-before private moments far removed from the glare of the paparazzi, and interviews that are as insightful and interesting as they are exclusive

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4 min
uptown polish

1 THE WINTER VERSION OF LBD Between Christmas, New Year’s Eve and all the other festivities in between, there’s no escaping the holiday cheer. And since it’s the season to be jolly, your cocktail glasses and dance moves need to be accompanied by the perfect party dress. Black is back in vogue when it comes to stylish evening-wear. And, you can’t possibly go wrong with this velvet ruffle dress by The Attico. 2 ADDING TO THE GLITZ There’s no better way to bid goodbye to the year than by sporting this season’s hottest trends. If you plan to hit up the holiday soirées, get your wardrobe ready with this sequined off-the-shoulder dress from D&G. While the red adds an element of oomph to the festivities, the shimmer makes you shine and how! This…

8 min
meezaan the rising son

‘As far as acting is concerned, it was a different ballgame to be in front of the camera, on a set. You have to conserve your energy for the different lenses. You can’t go all out on a master and then tire yourself in a close-up because that’s where the audience is going to see the minuteness in your ability to emote’ His long-hair and beard lend him an air of instant and dignified superiority. Meezaan is officially Bollywood’s new kid on-the-block, but his demeanour has the restraint of experience; a reflection of good stock. And on screen, he’s a natural. He says he never trained to be an actor. But perhaps genetics is way ahead of acquired aptitude. He grew up as comedian Jagdeep’s grandson and Jaaved Jaaferi’s son and…

6 min
adieu 2019

Down to a fine art NITA AMBANI JOINS MOMA BOARD Rural upliftment, child education, sports, culture, heritage and healthcare – over the years, Nita Ambani has championed all these causes and more. It’s also a known fact that the Founder and Chairperson of the Reliance Foundation is one of India’s biggest art patrons. The year 2019 saw Nita Ambani’s love for art being recognised by the prestigious Metropolitan Museum of Art (MoMA) in New York, which named her as their honorary trustee. She’s the first Indian to be honoured with this role in the museum’s 149-year history. Welcoming her on the board, the museum’s Chairman, Daniel Brodsky, said, “Mrs Ambani’s commitment to The Met and to preserving and promoting India’s art and culture is truly exceptional. Her support has an enormous impact…

2 min
editor’s lounge

RANVEER SINGH IS THE FACE OF FRANCK MULLER INDIA Actor Ranveer Singh – who will soon be seen in the Kabir Khan sports biopic, 83 – has been announced as a Brand Master in India for Swiss watch giant, Franck Muller. In a press statement, the brand shared that in a bid to expand their presence in India, Franck Muller chose the Bollywood A-lister as its new brand ambassador. LOUIS VUITTON EXPLODES WITH COLOURS FOR THE HOLIDAY SEASON Louis Vuitton is celebrating winter with some traditional illuminations for window displays. The luxury label’s quintessential Monogram is lit up in grandiose fluorescent sculptures, bursting with colours. The brand’s iconic pieces, such as the Twist bag, the Archlight sneakers and the Damier Graphite Map leather goods collection are showcased on stunning 3D spheres and hearts…

5 min
luck by numbers

1 LOVE: December will be a month of some truly magical moments. It allows for inner contentment and a fuller awareness of love. CAREER: This has been a year of hard work, but the efforts will pay off. Understanding the value of daydreaming and contemplation is difficult, especially when the society emphasizes on action and result. However, the quiet, “unproductive” times of this month will be rewarding. HEALTH: Sometimes excitement takes over your health, but you know how to create a balance between the two extremes of exhilaration and stillness. LUCKY NUMBER: 2, 4 LUCKY COLOUR: Green 2 LOVE: Romance is favourable this month, so be sure to express your love. You will be more attractive than usual to members of the opposite sex. CAREER: It’s a good time for business and money matters, but refrain from flaunting…

1 min
the designer du jour

What has two decades in the growing fashion and luxury industry revealed to you about the Indian female consumer? “Two decades in the Indian fashion retail and manufacturing industry has taught me that the Indian female consumer is a tough cookie to crack. She loves trends but is not a victim to them. She wants quality products and value for money. She cannot be fooled easily and once she is loyal to you, she remains loyal forever!” Your prints are deeply researched... with cues from travel, nature, art, history... tell us about the motifs we see in this particular collection? “Yes, this collection was inspired by traditional arts and crafts from around the world to show the journey of inspirations that the brand has taken from, in the past 20 years. We have…