Akshata Shetty is a journalist covering fashion for more than a decade. From red carpet events to fashion weeks, she has interviewed established fashion designers like Christian Louboutin, Manish Malhotra, JJ Valaya, Rohit Bal, Ritu Kumar, Nachiket Barve, Rahul Mishra, Varun Bahl, etc. When she is not interviewing designers, she devotes her time to honing her photography skills. A music and concert photography enthusiast, she has photographed artistes like Bryan Adams, Vishal Dadlani, Switchfoot, The Raghu Dixit Project, Monica Dogra and Imogen Heap to name a few.
At the ongoing 76th Cannes Film Festival, celebrities across industries have been walking the red carpet in exquisite designer wear. However, there have been instances where two stars have ended up wearing the same outfit during festival appearances. Read to know more…
In conversation with News18, Falguni and Shane Peacock spoke about honouring Indian craftsmanship, celebrating their debut along with Bollywood stars Mrunal Thakur and Diana Penty, making memories at the French Riviera and redefining Indian couture with a contemporary perspective at the 76th Cannes Film Festival
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At the trailer launch of Adipurush, Actor Kriti Sanon looked like royalty in a custom saree featuring khadi and Kerala cotton designed by Indian couturiers Abu Jani Sandeep Khosla. Kriti Sanon was styled by celebrity stylist Sukriti Grover.
Cannes 2023: Ahead of the 76th Cannes Film Festival which will be held from May 16 to May 27, here’s a lookback at Bollywood divas who made a statement in exquisite sarees on the red carpet.