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.

Connie Neilsen offers insights about the upcoming DC movie, and what it’s like to survive in Hollywood

The characters that Connie Neilsen has portrayed onscreen have often been that of fierce, strong yet loving women or leaders

02 Jul 2020

Inaki’s summer line of accessories gives the traditional handwoven koodai basket an edgy update

The colour palette also offers an interesting array of shades, making use of hues like teal, brown and even neon

02 Jul 2020

Weaving hope: Here’s why going vocal for local has never been as important as it is now

As the pandemic continues to challenge the survival of India’s artisans, designer labels and non-profits chip in on why ‘Vocal for Local’ needs to go beyond being a mere catchphrase

20 Jun 2020

 This Chennai-based label is making luxury, eco-friendly journals from bananas

Ikksha's notebooks are handcrafted from banana paper, while its packaging is made out of recycled cardboard with soy ink print.

11 Jun 2020

Catriona Maciver's homeware label combines her love for the textile traditions of Scotland and South India

“Textiles and craft can be a gateway to helping you understand more about a place, its culture and people."

11 Jun 2020

Designer Shilpa Vummiti finds inspiration in splatter painting and gives it a twist in her summer line

Featuring multi-hued speckles and splatters of paint as the leitmotif, the collection currently has seven styles in the form of separates

04 Jun 2020

In-depth: India’s top designers tell us how fashion could emerge even more responsible post-pandemic

Given the industry’s slow-paced approach to addressing the impact of fashion on the environment, the risks of backsliding are plenty. But, there may yet be hope. 

29 May 2020

Adidas and Allbirds partner up to create a sports shoe with a ‘zero-carbon’ footprint

The brands are looking at creating a shoe that has a carbon footprint of just 2 kg compared to the average 12.5 kg of other sneakers on the market

28 May 2020

 Vimonisha ties up with Aquaab to host the first festive trunk show of the season, post-lockdown
 

The exhibition will feature S/S ’20 prêt collections from over 40 brands like Attic Salt, Rhea, EnEch, Sumona Couture and the city’s own Chaitanya Rao

22 May 2020

Chennai designer Nanditha Ramesh launches her summer collection, complete with chic, co-ordinated masks

In keeping with guidelines, all the masks are three-layered — one layer of cotton along with two layers of chiffon

22 May 2020

Demanding film schedule pushes Ruby Rose to quit CW's Batwoman 

In a joint statement, Warner Bros and CW confirmed that the role would only be recast with another LGBTQ actor. 

21 May 2020

Here’s our pick of the best retro-inspired fashion moments from Harry Styles’ latest video Watermelon Sugar 

While the music video certainly does leave missing the outside world, it makes a case for every fashion trend that we have been eyeing for Summer 2020

19 May 2020

Evanescence's Amy Lee talks struggle with identity, finding their sound as a band and what to expect from the new album

The band's latest single transcends from being something that is a Amy Lee's personal project to a piece that is cohesively Evanescence

15 May 2020

Salman Khan’s DIY music video Tere Bina is an ode to love and loss

The song has been sung and directed by Salman Khan, while Ajay Bhatia has composed the music.

12 May 2020

Marc Jacobs and Valentino release collections on Nintendo’s Animal Crossing: New Horizon 

Players can now brag about wearing a Valentino or a Marc Jacobs in-game!

11 May 2020

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