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Jan 08, 2012
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BT More A lowdown on how to live it up and make 2012 a cracker of a year

A lowdown on how to live it up and make 2012 a cracker of a year

From fast cars, to fashion and breathtaking holidays, a lowdown on how to live it up and make 2012 a cracker of a year.

Hot cars that are going to hit Indian roads in 2012

Luxury and supercar manufacturers have a number of vehicles lined up to wow the Indian market in 2012. Here's a quick list of the most hotly-anticipated cars revving up to get here.

Hero Motors Pankaj Munjal's favourite things

Check out what Pankaj Munjal, Managing Director, Hero Motors prefers in home essentials, gadgets, apparels and media.

Top four luxury adventure holidays of 2012

Tired of the same, tourist traps? For travel experiences with a difference? Here's our pick of the top four luxury adventure holidays that will redefine vacations in 2012.

Restaurants that redefined fine dining in 2011

In 2011, a handful of restaurants redefined 'fine dining'. Anamika Butalia explains why they have raised the bar.

Check the desirability quotient of new products launched

Check the desirability quotient of new products launched.

Shouvick Mukherjee on books that have made him what he is today

Shouvick Mukherjee, VP & CEO, Yahoo! India R&D talks about the books that have made him what he is today.

Places to travel and things to do this month

Places to travel and things to do this month.

Nightclubs Avalon and Pangaea raise the bar for nightlife in Singapore

All crystal and bling, nightclubs Avalon and Pangaea, raise the bar for nightlife in Singapore. Hitani Kaur parties at last year's debutants among the world's party hotspots.

Ritz Carlton - A remarkable addition to Hong Kong's soaring skyline

{mosimage} Here's to the virtues of high-living.

Restaurant reviews: Diva in Delhi and Red Zen in Pune

The latest addition to the 11-year-old Delhi favourite Diva dresses down but keeps the banner flying high. Red Zen at Pune's Marriott Courtyard has upped the ante for Pan Asian cuisine in a city that loves food.

Fashion trends for men in 2012

In 2012 men's fashion gets fresher, younger, and more playful. Colours range from white to brights; Prints and plaid make a comeback, the jacket goes double-breasted, and altered lengths add an element of surprise.

Do it yourself guide on dressing, cocktail mixing and art

The corporate world has plenty of protocols. Here are some that concern fashion and style. Master Mixologist of Vladivar Vodka, Yangdup Lama decodes the hard science of cocktail making. Sonia Arora Sood fills us in on the trend of installing artworks in your homes.

Sports tidbits from around the world

Fast cars, bikes and boats. Sports tidbits from around the world.

Indian whisky expert Sandeep Arora on Japanese spirits

The Japanese attribute the success of their spirits to the weather. Indian whisky expert Sandeep Arora indulges in the mild warmth of their spirits.

Izmir is a captivatingly beautiful littoral city

Izmir, in South West Turkey, is a captivatingly beautiful littoral city, which harbours great archaeological sites, back-country delights and some very beautiful people.

Hot destinations for holidaying in 2012

The discerning traveller has evolved beyond standardised itineraries and prefers bespoke travel. Here are the go-to hotspots for experience-based vacations in 2012. Here's to the endless virtues of globetrotting.

Rossano Ferretti and Bastien Gonzalez to give grooming lessons to Indian men

When it comes to self-care, settle for nothing but the best. Rossano Ferretti and Bastien Gonzalez are masters of their craft, and they're now in India to cater to your every grooming whim and fancy.

Food trends 2012: Restaurateurs need to be innovative for quality food

Indian diners are now an experimental breed, willing to shell out hard cash for quality food. Restaurateurs must respond with fresh, local, responsibly-sourced ingredients, served creatively. Here's to new-age gastronomy.

Road trips to look forward to in 2012

There are road trips and then there are road trips. While some only get you from A to B, on others the journey is as magical as the destination. Here are a few that may inspire you to hit the road in 2012. 

Bespoke tailoring for the fashion conscious man

Bespoke tailoring has come of age. Fashion-forward gentlemen now have plenty of high-quality options to choose from to find a suit that matches their style. We help you navigate through the myriad choices.

Auctions from around the world: What went under hammer in 2011

What went under the hammer in 2011? A look at pricelss auctions from around the world.

Top five essentials to reinvent your look this year

Get your spring style in place with the latest designer collections. We round up the top five essentials to reinvent your look this year. Prep your wardrobe and wear it right.
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