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Love My Work (Art & Design)

Love My Work (Art & Design)

For an artist, the world of objects is an enormous playground full of fresh images. Graphic illustrators look at an impression that goes beyond the ordinary – both visually and conceptually. They scrutinize images, colours and texture and they find rhythm in what they see. These habits of the eye and mind feed their creativity. … Continue reading

Because Pictures Speak Louder Than Words

Because Pictures Speak Louder Than Words

Came across this very interesting website earlier in the day. Trust me I’m a “Designer” is a platform that was set up in order to bring together designers and people who love and enjoy design. They share content that is interesting and inspiring to designers and those who enjoy design. They search for relevant content … Continue reading

Bollywood’s Crazy Fashion

Bollywood’s Crazy Fashion

Some may love their look while some may find it too jarring. Check out some of the craziest looks of our Bollywood Divas in 2013. Tell us who was rocking & who was shocking? Priyanka Chopra Priyanka Chopra wore a Gauri and Nainika gown which was inspired by W.A.A.F. which stands for Women’s Auxiliary Air … Continue reading

The “Embrace” Photo Exhibition at Clark Quay

The “Embrace” Photo Exhibition at Clark Quay

Marrying art and storytelling into visual and narrative-driven imagery, I was enticed last week by some beautiful pictures that displayed various styles and approaches of acclaimed photographers in Singapore. The WPN’s stunning new exhibition, “Embrace” transports the visitors back to the days that most would remember as one of the best days of their lives … Continue reading

Archery – The Art Of Bows & Arrows

Archery – The Art Of Bows & Arrows

Traditionally a hunting sport, archery is truly an art and I have always felt that it must be very gratifying to hold a bow, focus on a target and let an arrow fly. Archery was never your very “regular” sport. The objective of an archer is to shoot an arrow at a target using a bow. … Continue reading

Gear Up For The Audi Fashion Festival 2013 !

Gear Up For The Audi Fashion Festival 2013 !

Audi Fashion Festival 2013 promises 5 exciting days of fashion, glamour and excitement. The 5th Audi Fashion Festival 2013 (AFF) will feature top international and Asian designers showcasing their runway collections at the Tent@Marina Promenade at Marina Promemade Turn, Singapore from 15 May to 19 May 2013. One of the world’s prestigious fashion festival, AFF creates opportunities for … Continue reading

The Curious Case Of Anushka Sharma

The Curious Case Of Anushka Sharma

I remember reading an article from Bombay Times last December where writer Salim Khan commented: “Success has destroyed more people than failure”. Are there truly some side-effects of fame, stardom and success? (Anushka Sharma before RNBDJ) It’s no small achievement to share screen space with an actor of the calibre of SRK in your very … Continue reading

A Letter To Him / Vintage Fashion

A Letter To Him / Vintage Fashion

A Letter To Him A pull that led to a romantic fusion, shedding those shades that reek of privacy. Leaving a sense of searing regret, in a story which never had a beginning. She wrote a letter to him. Fastening memories in a swollen valise, she brushed away remains of an older ego. Their muted … Continue reading

Bombay Talkies – A Celebration Of Indian Cinema.

Bombay Talkies – A Celebration Of Indian Cinema.

The first trailer of Bombay Talkies, a movie made up of four short films, which celebrates 100 years of Indian cinema, was released yesterday on YouTube. This is certainly expected to be a power-packed entertainer. And why not? Bombay Talkies has been put together by four extremely different and talented film-makers with top-notch performers like … Continue reading

Masaba Gupta’s Lipstick Print Rage

Masaba Gupta’s Lipstick Print Rage

Funky. Trendy. Youthful. These three words summarize what A-list Designer, Masaba Gupta is all about ! And her lipstick print has become a rage in the fashion industry ! I am kind of completely in love with Masaba’s debut collection for Satya Paul which opened at the Wills Lifestyle Fashion Week earlier this month. What … Continue reading

Green & Gorgeous @ 313

Green & Gorgeous @ 313

Are you ready to pledge a commitment to our environment this year? Have  you dropped off your swappable clothing and accessories yet? In celebration of Earth Hour, 313@Somerset will be hosting a slew of fun-filled activities to educate the shoppers on sustainability and to encourage them to join 313 on the sustainability journey. 313 will be … Continue reading

Fashion Check – Rocking or Shocking ?

Fashion Check – Rocking or Shocking ?

Tell us which of these ladies have  rocked  their looks, which ones  shocked  you completely and which looks did  nothing  to impress! Rocking, Shocking or Nothing? Bebo was spotted wearing a bright saffron Manish Malhotra saree with a yellow-indigo & silver border. Kareena juxtaposed the saree with a half-sleeved, creatively designed, high neck yellow blouse. We, at spotlight, feel that maybe she should … Continue reading

An Evening With Short Films

An Evening With Short Films

Fueled by artistic expression and limited only by their runtime, short films transcend traditional storytelling. They are a significant and popular way artists can connect with audiences. From documentary to animation, narrative to experimental, the abbreviated form is no longer just for the novice. Shorts have and will continue to be an important part of … Continue reading

Tying A Tie !

Tying A Tie !

An Eldredge Knot Hope you guys are having a fantabulous Sunday! This is a rather random post. My dad always had a fetish for ties and although in junior college, ties were compulsory every Monday for girls and guys, I never could quite master the art of tying one. Mainly because they were all ready-made (or rather ready-tied). So while I was … Continue reading

Bar Bar Black Sheep Restro-bar !

Bar Bar Black Sheep Restro-bar !

So a friend of mine was passing along the tranquil river at Robertson Quay Singapore, when she eagerly (& may I say immediately) dropped me a text to inform me about this interestingly named restaurant – “Bar Bar Black Sheep”. Not sure whether my fellow Singaporean friends already know about this but when I first … Continue reading

How To Look Slim in Photos !!

How To Look Slim in Photos !!

How to look slim in photographs ? It’s a known fact that the camera adds 10 pounds of weight. I’m sure many of you would be able to relate when I say that no matter how much one likes being clicked, the camera sometimes fails to capture our best features and makes some of us look so much … Continue reading

Wassup! Andheri 2013

Wassup! Andheri 2013

BIGGER!!  BETTER!!  BOLDER!! I was there last year, in the three-day event and was completely overwhelmed by the sheer talent Andheri had! Aimed to entertain visitors and provide established and upcoming talent a platform to showcase their skills, Wassup! Andheri is back this year with an extra day and countless activities for the Andherites! A Festival that celebrates … Continue reading

Can Love Be Found In Just A Ring ?

Can Love Be Found In Just A Ring ?

   I’ve Got Your Number by Sophie Kinsella Over the last weekend, I began reading Sophie Kinsella’s “I’ve Got Your Number” and Sophie is definitely now, on my must-read list for romantic comedy! The book was unpredictable, fast paced and truly engaging. It will really keep you up giggling to yourself with its witty insights … Continue reading

Academy Awards 2013 : The WINNERS !

Academy Awards 2013 : The WINNERS !

OSCARS 2013: The biggest night in Hollywood has wrapped up! Held at the Dolby Theatre on Sunday (February 24) in Hollywood, The Academy Awards night celebrated the best in movies of the past year. Ben Affleck’s ‘Argo’ bagged the ‘Best Picture’ award while Daniel Day-Lewis and Jennifer Lawrence won the ‘Best Actor’ and ‘Best Actress’ … Continue reading

Bongs Ruling Bollywood ?

Bongs Ruling Bollywood ?

Bongs Taking Over Bollywood ? You might ask, why this now? Well, it seems like the Bong community is to Bollywood as to what the Jewish community is to Hollywood. Three of the best films of 2012 were made by Bengali men — Shoojit Sircar, Sujoy Ghosh and Anurag Basu.  There have been a good number … Continue reading

Style Your Love Story With Manish Malhotra !

Style Your Love Story With Manish Malhotra !

MANISH MALHOTRA has been styling Bollywood’s most romantic films for two decades. Now you can get him to style you! You heard it right. We recently came across this online contest through which you need to share with the team your favourite Manish Malhotra outfit from any Bollywood film (which you would wear on a … Continue reading

Please Change Your Stylist !

Please Change Your Stylist !

We just have one advice for these celebrities : Please Fire Your Stylists ASAP !! Ranveer Singh seems to be under the impression that he looks ‘cool’ in anything he chooses to wear. Sorry but you ain’t rumoured girlfriend Deepika. Please put on some well-cut pants, Ranveer! We love Sushmita Sen. Unfortunately this leopard-print top is … Continue reading

Yeh Jawaani Hain Deewani – FIRST LOOK

Yeh Jawaani Hain Deewani – FIRST LOOK

“It’s a Dilwale Dulhania Le Jayenge-meets-Hum Aapke Hai Kaun-meets-Wake Up Sid-meets-West Side Story “ : Ranbir Kapoor The first look of the much anticipated “Yeh Jawaani Hain Deewani” is finally out. Fastening a rather predictable tagline “Celebrate Love”, Karan Johar posted the pictures on twitter last night. I got my hands on 2 different posters with a … Continue reading

What Happened To Sarah Jessica Parker ?

What Happened To Sarah Jessica Parker ?

Sarah Jessica Parker is a gorgeous lady and she’s been an evergreen style icon with huge brands in her kitty like Zac Posen, Christian Dior, Dolce & Gabbana, and Alexander McQueen.   But these set of pictures really gave new meaning to the term “Scary”. Not sure why her face was so badly photoshopped on … Continue reading

Shootout At Wadala First Look !

Shootout At Wadala First Look !

HIT OR FLOP ? – The first look of Shootout At Wadala. In 1992, Bombay witnessed an infamous encounter in Lokhandwala. The news was telecasted by the BBC and covered extensively by the media across the country and internationally. Till date more than 820 encounters have been recorded in the files of Mumbai police, but … Continue reading

2013 Grammy Awards Winners !

2013 Grammy Awards Winners !

  The 55th Annual Grammy Awards were held on February 10, 2013, at the Staples Center in Los Angeles. The Recording Academy introduced three new categories to the 78 awards previously presented at the 54th ceremony—Best Classical Compendium, Best Latin Jazz Album, and Best Urban Contemporary Album, bringing it to a total of 81 awards. … Continue reading

When Was The Last Time You …

When Was The Last Time You …

In my ideal life, I am a travel host. I travel around the world and write stories about beautiful sceneries, scrumptious food, exciting places to visit, people, culture, fashion and technology. In my spare time I design concepts – ideas for people that are personal yet objective. I am an amateur actor. I love to dance, … Continue reading

Punjab Grill’s Butter Chicken

Punjab Grill’s Butter Chicken

For all the Butter Chicken Lovers ! So, I was lucky enough over the last weekend to host a cooking demo masterclass with Punjab Grill’s Executive Chef, Mr. Javed Ahmed. He demonstrated three scrumptious dishes but my favourite (in fact probably everybody’s favourite) was the  delicious, gastronomic, finger licking good Butter Chicken. Butter chicken (or murgh makhani) is … Continue reading

Bollywood Morphed! Guess Who?

Bollywood Morphed! Guess Who?

So we came across an interesting number of morphed images of our very own B’town Celebrities.  Some of them were rather interesting while a number freaked us out! We are so glad that each and every celebrity in Bollywood looks perfect, just the way they are ! Why don’t you make a guess at who … Continue reading

Nail Trends for 2013

Nail Trends for 2013

Whether your nails are always perfectly manicured or you only paint them for special occassions, you have probably noticed the latest nail trends showing up everywhere . The warm weather ushers in exposed toes in sleek sandals, wedges, and flip flops. I like to think of nails as an extension of my personality. Whether you … Continue reading

Spending February In Singapore !

Spending February In Singapore !

So it’s the first week of February in our sunny island and as usual, it’s time for us to update you on this month’s events, activities, some nice dining out places & lots more. Check it out only here on Spotlight! Catch Kumar, one of TOS’s Hometown Heroes, as he showcases his razor-sharp wit and … Continue reading