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NFTs are dying, but that has not stopped global fashion brands like Gucci from minting millions. India can learn from this playbook

NFT mania is dying, but global fashion brands are still minting millions from tokens; here's why

Dec 19, 2022

Even as the NFT mania dies down, global fashion brands like Nike and Gucci continue to mint millions by providing tangible use-cases for the high-end tokens. Their Indian peers may need to take a page out of their playbook to survive beyond the hype

With luxury houses upping the fashion game for your pets, man's best friend just got a whole lot more chic

You have a dog. You have lots of money. Here's how you can give a whole new meaning to "a dog's life"

Oct 12, 2022

With luxury houses upping the fashion game for your pets, man's best friend just got a whole lot more chic

A look at some of the most exclusive watches launched this year

Luxury watches have gone from sombre to sporty. Here's a selection for you to glamourise your wrist

Oct 11, 2022

A look at some of the most exclusive watches launched this year

Here's a list of global restaurants worthy of being on your bucket list

Luxury restaurants where you need to book a table three months in advance. And pay a fine if you don't turn up

Oct 07, 2022

Here's a list of global restaurants worthy of being on your bucket list

A pair of sneakers is functional and comfortable. Here are some that could also turn heads

Got Rs 1.5 lakh to splurge on a pair of sneakers? Here's just the thing for you

Oct 07, 2022

A pair of sneakers is functional and comfortable. Here are some that could also turn heads

Sabyasachi Mukherjee, Founder and CEO, SABYASACHI (Photo: Bandeep Singh)

Reliance Brands and Aditya Birla Fashion and Retail are buying out top designers, corporatising Indian fashion

Oct 07, 2022

With the Aditya Birla Group and Reliance investing heavily in a number of fashion houses, the corporatisation of Indian fashion industry is in full swing

Whether you want to watch a movie curled up in bed or in seven-star comfort, here are a few options you can check out

Want to watch a movie in seven-star comfort? Check out these options

Oct 06, 2022

Whether you want to watch a movie curled up in bed or in seven-star comfort, here are a few options you can check out

Mohanjeet Grewal, who introduced Indian high fashion to Paris in the 1960s and to the world thereafter, is held in high regard among fashion pundits.

The incredible story of Mohanjeet Grewal, the 92-year-old pioneer who introduced Indian fashion to Paris

Oct 06, 2022

Mohanjeet Grewal, who introduced Indian high fashion to Paris in the 1960s and to the world thereafter, is held in high regard among fashion pundits. Yet, she is largely unknown in her country of origin

Here are some of the most lavish vacation experiences to bookmark for your post-pandemic adventures

What's the ultimate ice holiday experience? Antarctica, duh. Want more luxe vacay options? Check these out

Oct 06, 2022

Here are some of the most lavish vacation experiences to bookmark for your post-pandemic adventures

At the country’s top FMCG firms—from Hindustan Unilever (HUL) and ITC to Nestlé India, Dabur and Marico—digital transformation has been at the core of their success. (Illustration: Anirban Ghosh)

How ITC, Hindustan Unilever, Nestle, Kellogg and Dabur are using digital tech to serve you better

Oct 06, 2022

From gauging your mood to innovating a new product and improving supply chain efficiencies to delivering the product to your doorstep, faster digitalisation is transforming the way FMCG majors do business

Once a playground of the traditional super-rich, the country's luxury real estate market has heated up with the entry of the nouveau riche

From film stars to 'ordinary' businessmen. A new class of buyers is transforming the luxury real estate market

Oct 06, 2022

Once a playground of the traditional super-rich, the country's luxury real estate market has heated up with the entry of the nouveau riche

The trend of revenge travel combined with health concerns has resulted in an increasing number of Indians opting to fly in the lap of luxury, and demand is soaring.

Private jets are going from being an ultra-rich indulgence to a rich man's cab-hailing service. Well, almost

Oct 06, 2022

The trend of revenge travel combined with health concerns has resulted in an increasing number of Indians opting to fly in the lap of luxury, and demand is soaring

The Leela Palace Udaipur: The  group has set aside Rs 40 crore to reduce its carbon footprint

How Leela, Oberoi, Taj, ITC, Raffles and Six Senses are walking the green path in their luxury hotels

Oct 06, 2022

Luxury hotels are increasingly offering sustainable experiences to cater to environment-conscious customers

The biggest challenge for short form video apps today is to develop newer monetisation models (Illustration: Anirban Ghosh)

How Short-form Video Apps are Looking at Monetisation Opportunities

Aug 02, 2022

With short-format videos catching on, international and home-grown apps are looking at new monetisation and profitability opportunities

Gaming has gained immeasurably from the penetration of cheap mobile data, which has lowered entry barriers for people

How Casual Gaming Became Serious Business in India

Aug 02, 2022

Not just a lockdown phenomenon anymore, online casual gaming has truly gone mainstream in India, with an estimated 450 million users at the end of FY22

The genesis of chess streaming lies in the FIDE Online Chess Olympiad 2020 (Illustration: Nilanjan Das)

The World of Chess Streaming

Aug 01, 2022

Like the game of chess itself, live streaming on OTT platforms can be an uphill task. But not if you cross the strategic prowess of a community of GMs and IMs with the ease of streaming available today

In terms of viewership numbers, there’s no beating cricket (Illustration: Prabal Biswas)

Sports Streaming Hits Fever Pitch: What Next?

Aug 01, 2022

In the aftermath of the battle for IPL's digital streaming rights, each game has been pegged at Rs 58 crore. But there is a method to the madness

Poster of 'The Kashmir Files', one of the biggest grossers of this year

Why Bollywood Lost Out to Movies from the South

Jul 31, 2022

With few Bollywood movies making an impact at the cash registers in the last few quarters, the Hindi content factory looks seriously ill compared to movies from the South

India is, in every sense, at a very interesting phase of the entertainment story. Big money is flowing across segments and success is now driven by several factors.

How the Business of Entertainment is Changing in India

Jul 31, 2022

Spoilt for choice of entertainment, the consumer today has cinema, cricket, music, and gaming, among others, to choose from

A unique hub-and-spoke model has created a niche for Applause Entertainment's content factory.

The Unique 'Hub-and-Spoke' Model of Applause Entertainment, the Makers of 'Scam 1992'

Jul 18, 2022

A unique hub-and-spoke model has created a niche for Applause Entertainment's content factory, led by its biggest hit to date, 'Scam 1992'. Can the Sameer Nair-led content studio keep going?

FASHION FORWARD: Many textile and apparel start-ups in India are exploring ways to make a difference by  adopting sustainable practices and a slower fashion cycle

How Apparel Firms are Doing Their Bit for the Environment

Jul 07, 2022

Bootstrapped start-ups from India are leading the transformation from environmentally degrading fast fashion to a slower fashion cycle. Here's how they are making it fashionable