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Swimwear For This Summer !

Swimwear For This Summer !

The weather is getting warmer and we begin to get those summer vibes! You obviously need to get a new pair of swimwear to hit the beach with friends and family.  But hey before you rock that bikini, you need to visit one of the most prettiest online shopping websites I came across. I was invited to the Hotel Sea Princess at … Continue reading

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

A Smile To Remember

A Smile To Remember

When the warm morning sun rays kiss your cheeks, you are destined to glow, shine and imbibe the sunshine. The essence of your being is displayed when the sun parades its yellow spark. The rays are healing, magnifying and exude positivity. As a crazed girl living on an improvised life, the sun blocks out all … Continue reading

You’re Still Her Little Girl

You’re Still Her Little Girl

Today I am proud to feature on the blog – my first music video (as a lead) – beautifully sung, composed & produced by Pooja Das. Well, working on this music video was an absolute delight and has been a memorable experience. Every woman is someone’s daughter. Holding her preciously in your arms, raising her … Continue reading

Miss Philippines bags the title of Miss World 2013

Miss Philippines bags the title of Miss World 2013

Amid massive protests from Islamic hardliners and repeated threats of terror attack, the 63rd edition of one of the largest beauty pageants, Miss World 2013 was held in Bali Nusa Dua Convention Center in Indonesia with great dazzle. Miss Philippines Megan Young bagged the prestigious title of Miss World 2013 and the second place went … Continue reading

Rape – The Archaic Perception!

Rape – The Archaic Perception!

Nine months after the gangrape and brutal murder of 23 year old Nirbhaya,a Special Court sentenced capital punishment to the four convicts. Nirbhaya’s mother expressed satisfaction over the verdict. “Halak mein saans atki thi, jo ab bahar nikli hai. Mein dhanywaad karti hu desh ke logon ka aur media ka’ (We were waiting with bated … Continue reading

As Beautiful As Your Work

As Beautiful As Your Work

As Beautiful As Your Work Some are good with numbers – they are arithmetic wizards. Some are great with shapes and forms – they make remarkable illustrators. Me? I am good with people. I love to act, write and study people. Born in Kolkata and raised in Singapore, I am currently in Mumbai trying to … Continue reading

Send Mumbai Red-Light Area Girl to NY University!

Send Mumbai Red-Light Area Girl to NY University!

This morning I came across a very interesting story about a 18-year-old girl named Shweta Katti, being the first girl from India’s red-light area to study abroad. “Send Mumbai Red-Light Area Girl to NY University” is an initiative where you can contribute and help to fund this young girl’s dreams. Yes, Shweta has been selected for … Continue reading

Hello Quarter-Life Crisis!

Hello Quarter-Life Crisis!

“Time is running out! If you do not get married NOW, you’ll be left alone with black cats, childless with no sex partner and eventually die an old maid in an isolated house”. The nominal trepidations that have peeved my poor ears lately! As a kid, I think most of us fantasized about what we’d … Continue reading

Top 5 Hindi Films To Catch On Mother’s Day !

Top 5 Hindi Films To Catch On Mother’s Day !

Happy Mother’s Day to all the beautiful moms !! Mother’s Day is one of the most beautiful days specially celebrated to show the true power behind motherhood. In this world, the most challenging and rewarding jobs are led by mothers. No one will and can ever replace them! So, a big shout-out goes out to … Continue reading

Tribal Fashion 2013

Tribal Fashion 2013

The concept of multicultural fashion always fascinated me and international designers have often incorporated cultures outside their own heritage, into their designs. Combining nature,spirituality,tradition & art, you are bound to get something expressive that will surely appeal to a wide range of people. The origins of tribal fashion are based on more than 8,600 years … Continue reading

Summer Trends 2013

Summer Trends 2013

The warmer weather is on its way and it’s time to unleash that summer wardrobe. Now would be a great time to start putting together some stylish looks and incorporating some of the season’s hottest trends. Spotlight presents to you some top fashion trends for summer 2013! Splash of Colours Summer is undoubtedly the season … Continue reading

Elizabeth Arden Gold Ceramide Capsules (Review)

Elizabeth Arden Gold Ceramide Capsules (Review)

Today, I shall be reviewing Elizabeth Arden’s Gold Ceramide Capsules which I got a week back from Singapore. Well to tell you the truth, each time I start instagraming pictures of beauty products, (most recently this Elizabeth Arden Goodie) my mother keeps shaking her head with a worried look, not knowing what in the world … 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

You Are More Beautiful Than You Think !

You Are More Beautiful Than You Think !

Came across this beautiful DOVE ad campaign this morning and I just had to share it. The Dove Real Beauty Sketches campaign encourages women to reassess how they see themselves. Our society is harder on women to be good looking. That’s a fact. This is a video – people, particularly women, need to see. To understand that … Continue reading

I am a woman in love: Kareena Kapoor

I am a woman in love: Kareena Kapoor

Kareena Kapoor, who has acted in more than 50 films, has been recently awarded the NDTV Entertainer Of The Decade award. It has been a decade since “Chameli” and Kareena Kapoor has surely come a long way. Looking beautiful in a stunning red and white Manish Malhotra Sari, the new Mrs Khan said that the portrayal of women in Indian … Continue reading

Top 10 Weight Loss Tips !

Top 10 Weight Loss Tips !

Hey guys! Hope you are all having a fantastic start to the week. Well, whether you are trying to lose 5 kgs or more than 50, the same principles determine how much weight you lose and how fast your weight loss will occur. Here are some simple guidelines to remember. Putting them into practice can lead to … Continue reading

Freida Pinto – Style Decoded

Freida Pinto – Style Decoded

She rose to prominence playing the role of “Latika” in the 2008 British Indian drama film Slumdog Millionaire and has appeared in a number of British Indian and Indian American productions since then. What got her also noticed was her impeccable sense of style. Freida Pinto emerged as a style icon, and has been noted … Continue reading

Hairstyle – Your Style ! (Review)

Hairstyle – Your Style ! (Review)

Hairstyle – Your Style! “A model must be ready to experiment with her hairstyles”. This was one remark I wholly remember from the time I first stepped into the world of TV & print commercials. Yes, we have to take care of our skin, looks, presentation but one often forgets to give equal priority to … 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

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

Top 5 Fragrances Of All Time (Review)

Top 5 Fragrances Of All Time (Review)

By : Jerlene Then A perfume is so many things at the same time – not only is it a way to scent yourself and express your mood or personality, perfume is also a way to capture the zeitgeist of the times through scent, and an olfactory tour through various moods and experiences. In fact, … Continue reading

Guess What’s In My FOREVER NEW Shopping bag!

Guess What’s In My FOREVER NEW Shopping bag!

Forever New’s Must Buy Summer Exclusive Shopping is something girls simply cannot resist! From now, whenever I feel like indulging in some retail therapy for clothes and accessories, Forever New is surely going to be in my list of default top choices! Forever New is an Australian brand promoting fashion clothing and accessories for women. … 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

Coloured Pants – Hottest Trends This Season

Coloured Pants – Hottest Trends This Season

Coloured pants have acquired a global appeal recently.  I recently came across a few of these coloured trousers from different brands that will help you make a distinct style statement and also keep you comfortable all day long ! They are reasonably priced and you can purchase them online at Jabong.com . So, flaunt an urban … Continue reading

Women And The “Weight” Problem !

Women And The “Weight” Problem !

Women and Weight – A Perpetual Battle! Women have this never-ending and constant desire to achieve the “perfect” weight. Weight, for women, is almost like a measure of their worth! This is why we are extremely sensitive when it comes to our weight, for the same reason, we pay more attention to our appearances in general. … 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

2013 Mango Jumpsuits – Fashion Watch!

2013 Mango Jumpsuits – Fashion Watch!

Recently, we spotted actress Minissha Lamba  at the mahurat of upcoming movie, ‘Black Currency’ in a black Mango high waist jumpsuit with long sleeves and a v-neckline and gold tipped detail. We thought she looked stunning. Adding to that, take a look at some latest collections of different kinds of jumpsuits by Mango ! Long jump suit with high waist, dolman long … 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

Bollywood Heroines in Victoria Beckham !

Bollywood Heroines in Victoria Beckham !

Spotted : These Bollywood heroines all donning dresses by Victoria Beckham. We see some heroines who get it absolutely right while some that get it wrong or wore great dresses but messed them up with wrong accessories. This time round we spotted many of our B’town heroines wearing Victoria Beckham. Deepika Padukone blew our minds away. Who is … Continue reading