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VOGUE India April 2021

Taapsee Pannu espouses balmy weather and longer days as Vogue India's May/June Issue's cover star. Summertime is in full swing; if you're intending to escape, this edition comprises classics that will never fail. Take your pick: a sunshiny beach or an invigorating mountain—our curated jewellery and shops pages will allow you to seamlessly switch between the two moods. Engineering a staycation at home? No worries there—our three mini trends will keep you looking crisp and vivacious as you remain up-to-date on the season's most exclusive brands. Wearable wellness is one of the most significant fitness trends of 2021 and we turn our focus on alternative healing—tech and tradition come together as one. A guide to biohacking will leave you beautiful, inside and out. Take on the journey of a survivor as Shormishta Mukherjee tells all about her battle with cancer. Enter the world of Farah Fadd while the age of the illustrator dawns upon us. South Asians rewriting Hollywood find their spot in the sun as do clean foods from around the world.

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Country:
India
Language:
English
Publisher:
Conde Nast India Pvt. Ltd
Frequency:
Monthly
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12 Issues

in this issue

1 min
get to know...

EMMA GANNON A Sunday Times bestselling author, speaker, novelist and podcast host, Gannon is the author of five books, including The Multi-Hyphen Method, making her an early advocate for the concept. In ‘Master of none’, she shares her thoughts on how the past year, spent largely in lockdown, has made us all explore, or at least contemplate, our multi-hyphenated selves. Page 126 RISHNA SHAH Shah has been a contributing editor since Vogue India launched in 2007. As our watch editor, when she isn’t curating timepiece trends or attending trade shows in Switzerland, she regularly contributes to fashion and lifestyle features. In ‘Fortune’s child’, she takes us through the snowy afternoon she spent in downtown Manhattan with our cover girl, Ananya Birla. Page 116 DIVYA MALHARI Malhari, an assistant professor of English and a vocal Dalit…

2 min
editor’s letter

In her book, The Multi-Hyphen Method, Emma Gannon describes the culture ushered in by a cohort of creatives who come with multiple slashes in their job titles (herself included). They refuse to be defined by one job alone and their multifaceted personality sees them balance varied side gigs, for both pleasure and finance. But way before Gannon decided to turn this term into a method, a way of life and a bestseller, we encountered the phenomenon through many famous names. From Aristotle (philosopher-political advisor-teacher) and Marie Curie (physicist-inventor-Nobel winner in chemistry and physics) to Jennifer Lopez (musician-actor-dancer) and Farhan Akhtar (singer-actor-producer), they all show us that it is possible to be multiple things at once. What’s intriguing is that our quest to excel at one thing has been replaced by the…

4 min
pure perfection

CURRENTLY CRUSHING ON... HANDMADE ARTS AND CRAFT JEWELLERY This summer, personalise your jewels with colourful beads and charms reminiscent of your high-school days. Labels like Studio Love Letter are using recycled beads and pearls to create charming vacation baubles, while London-based Jasmine Muller of Juicy Joowlz custom-makes crystal and freshwater pearl necklaces. Pick your colours, charms and initials to create a unique piece that will quickly become the cutest addition to your everyday stack. CRAFT CORNER Two labels across two continents that are united by their mindful approach to fashion 1. ROOPA PEMMARAJU The India-based, NYC-run mother-daughter owned label (which counts Eva Chen among its fans) creates modern heirlooms made by a community of craftswomen. @roopapemmaraju 2. SRUTI DALMIA The London Fashion Week debutante traverses South Asian borders with craftspeople spread across Myanmar and north-east India. @sruti_dalmia HEALING TOUCH Jeweller Ananya Malhotra…

2 min
summer essentials

THE ITEM: WIDE-LEG TROUSERS A new take on legs for days. Nothing adds polish to perfectly fitted pants like a pair of mules THE COMBINATION: DRESS + PANTS Your two best basics come together for a whole new look THE COLOUR: GREEN We spun the colour wheel and it pointed to lush shades from leafy to ivy THE PRINT: TIE-DYE Spread the joy of these eclectic prints on dressed-up lounge wear PHOTO: GETTY IMAGES; INDIGITAL MEDIA; GEORGIA DEVEY SMITH. HAIR: RYUTA SAIGA/OLAPLEX/JULIAN WATSON AGENCY. MAKEUP: MEL ARTER FOR NARS/JULIAN WATSON AGENCY. MODELS: NIKO RIAM/MILK AGENCY. CASTING DIRECTOR: MEGAN MCCLUSKIE. SET PRODUCER: CARLEY BISHOP. PHOTO: GEORGIA DEVEY SMITH. HAIR: RYUTA SAIGA/OLAPLEX/JULIAN WATSON AGENCY. MAKEUP: MEL ARTER/NARS/JULIAN WATSON AGENCY.MODELS: JAN BAIBOON/WILHELMINA; AGENCY. CASTING DIRECTOR: MEGAN MCCLUSKIE. SET PRODUCER CARLEY BISHOP; INDIGITAL MEDIA…

1 min
code blue

PHOTO: VIRAL BHAYANI; GETTY IMAGES; CHAI NISI. STYLING: REGINA CHAN; CLIF SZETO. MODELS: YANG TONGTONG; HUANG SHAXI/LONG TENG MODELS…

1 min
on the road

GULMARG Winter coat? Yes. Wool trousers? Yes. Sneakers to trek in the snow? Definitely! RANTHAMBORE We’re taking blending in with a safari backdrop seriously with a khaki co-ord set SRI LANKA Taking off to a seaside city deserves a jet-setter’s trusted wardrobe SEYCHELLES Soak up the sun in boho beach essentials…