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The lungi as a symbol of cultural identity

Seamstress lungis | Photo Credit: Special Arrangement The lungi has been reinterpreted several times over — it has made it to runways, been upcycled into dresses and has even inspired Spanish label Zara to launch a lungi-style skirt in 2018. But the love for the garment is still flourishing, with millennials styling it in unique ways…

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Cha-cha with kombucha – The Hindu

Sip it up Kombuchas like Ombucha, Hydra Kombucha and Kombucha of the earth home grown brands Consider your drink game up-to-date if you have had kombucha and want it as your go-to summer drink this year. Those who have not tried it yet, even out of curiosity, better step up their beverage game. Home brewers…

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The 2021 Indian wine power list

Last year during the lockdown, when wine stocks dried up in home bars across the country, Indians began to look to local producers to meet their needs. This not only gave the industry a boost, but as consumers began trading up, and drinking better quality, Indian premium wine moved front and centre. A few wine…

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 No hike in repo rate has made builders breathe easy

Real estate professionals offer their clients contracts to discuss home purchases. The country’s consumer price index inflation touched 6.4% in February, marking it the second consecutive month in which retail inflation remained well above the Reserve Bank of India’s acceptable range. Despite high retail inflation, the central bank maintained  status quo during the Monetary Policy…

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The three prize-winning shoes from The World Championship of Shoemaking will make their stop in Chennai this weekend

Every year, three unusual pairs of shoes travel the world and shoe lovers and design enthusiasts religiously convene to see them. These are the top three winners of The World Championship of Shoemaking. The annual event, started in 2018 by Shoegazing (a website run by Swedish journalist Jesper Ingevaldsson who is an authority on men’s…

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