Rebecca Vargese

Biography:

A Star Wars lover living in denial, Rebecca Vargese thinks Ewoks are awesome. When not stringing together words to describe fashion and couture, she enjoys listening to old school rock, collecting Lego figures and binge-watching House MD. Ps. She also shares a birthday with Harleen Quinzel.

Kshitij Jalor's Saigon Central transposes the tropical vibes of Vietnam onto the rich textiles of Benaras

Motifs of Toucans, hornbills, banana fronds are what grab your attention when you peruse through Kshitij Jalori’s latest collection, Saigon Central

22 Jan 2021

Dvaa’s Shooting Star captures the feeling of a whirlwind romance through its easy-to-wear silhouettes
 

A scrapbook of memories and highlights from her courtship and honeymoon travel, the motifs include hearts, flowers and elephants on traditional Jamdani weaves

07 Jan 2021

Chennai designer Sidney Sladen talks about his new collection and why he is not a fan of sustainability

We caught up with the designer, whose label has been a favourite among Kollywood bigwigs like Trisha, Samantha and Regina Cassandra

24 Dec 2020

Here’s our choice of handcrafted ornaments that are perfect for the season

With the Christmas season in full swing, there’s no better time than now to indulge that festive spirit and spruce up your house

17 Dec 2020

Yavi’s latest line ushers in a feeling of festive warmth with an earthy palette and floral impressionistic prints

What has our attention in this collection that possesses all the hallmarks of a quintessential Yavi line is that it strays from the brand’s staple silhouette and includes saris

17 Dec 2020

With their latest album, ‘Why Don’t We’ looks to go beyond the confines of being the quintessential boy band 

We got talking to the Gen Z sensation, consisting of Daniel Seavey, Corbyn Besson, Jack Avery, Zach Herron and Jonah Marais

12 Dec 2020

Designer Kedar Maddula looks to give Indian textiles a millennial spin with his handloom streetwear range
 

Recognising the need to rebrand Indian textiles, Kedar recently unveiled his label’s handloom streetwear collection, Andro

10 Dec 2020

Raji Anand’s latest jewellery collection brings disparate elements into a cohesive whole

Created as a daywear edit, we find that the neckpieces are lighter, liberal with its use of colours and contain a lot more contrasting elements than her previous lines

04 Dec 2020

Sharath Sundar’s latest collection, Inflorescence redefines summer’s favourite floral muse

Tackling the pattern with his unique design sensibilities, the 27-year-old tells us that he first began by deconstructing the identity and perception of flowers to create something new

27 Nov 2020

Move over tie and dye shirts, Hyderabad brand Atelier offers DIY vegan leather handbags

Created much like origami, think creasing, folding and weaving ends through each other, the bags that Atelier offer need no stitching and are adhesive and metal-free

19 Nov 2020

Chennai designer Lakshmi Subramanian turns her six-year-old’s illustrations into a wearable art collection

A portmanteau of the words fabric and landscape, we learn that the collection is hinged on seven pieces of art created by Lakshmi’s daughter, Mahati

20 Nov 2020

This festive season, light up your surroundings with our pick of contemporary diyas

This Diwali, we choose traditional silhouettes and #HandmadeinIndia, over table lamps or chandeliers, and pick the diya

12 Nov 2020

Chennai leading designers have changed the rules of the fashion game to their advantage

We speak to the leading designers in the city, who have been persistent in their strategies and reinvented their design sensibilities

06 Nov 2020

Maalgaadi launches its first Farm-to-Rack apparel line with Earth Pants   

Foraying into the sustainable design space, Shahin’s debut apparel collection uses cotton — cultivated, handspun and handwoven at the Karunganni village

04 Nov 2020

Chennai-based The Kaftan Shop brings you comfortable loungewear in its debut line
 

From the global runway  giving the breezy silhouette a nod to Bollywood’s leading ladies ditching their sweatpants — the kaftan is having its moment in the sun

22 Oct 2020

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