The first Indian epic ‘Ramayan’ was authored by Valmiki, an ex-dacoit who on saintly advice, meditated for many years. After it, he once found a hunter taking an aim on a pair of mating birds in a forest. Killing mating birds was prohibited. Instinctively Valmiki shouted “No, hunter!” (Ma nishada!). He himself was astonished because
By: Annalia Zhimomi (Professional Make-up artist) Since it’s spring season and in the Northeast we experience a moody weather, we have the perfect bed head unkempt and under-styled hairdo for this season and it is a huge fashion trend. Hairdo: For messy updo, for a formal event without it looking overdone. For messy, unkempt updo,
I came across Mangka back in 2016, when I was sifting through music channels from the Northeast on YouTube, and I have been hooked ever since. There is something enchanting about her performances and vocal ability; something that keeps people coming back to her music time and again. Mangka was only eighteen when she released
For those of you who don’t know them yet, The Vinyl Records (otherwise known as TVR), is a four piece band based in New Delhi that was teamed up in 2010, first framed by Banu, Minam and Mithy; later joined by their present vocalist and keytarist, Cheyyrian. With their music planted in Post Punk and
By: Annalia Zhimomi (Professional Make-up artist) What we all love about trends is that they keep changing and you don’t have to follow or carry them out all at once. Think of them as guidelines for us! No matter what year it is and which trend we follow, rule no.1 is a flawless base.
Hannnah Khiangte, an effervescent Fashion Designer from Mizoram is by all accounts getting the vogues right in the business. Fashion is a testing and inventive field that requires some shrewd business skills, craftsmanship and outline aptitudes and Hannah is an ‘all in one’. Her designs display asymmetrical silhouettes and fabrics with feminine and minimal touches.
In the year 2009, OFF from Kohima bagged the trophy and that was the last time we saw a local band win the Hornbill Rock Contest. Nagas are in flux when it comes to music and fashion. Like last year when Indie and EDM music were making the rounds and people jumped on the bandwagon,
“I dream of giving the best of Northeast India to the world” On the 14th of December, 2011, an all girls team from Dimapur, Nagland started a fashion brand named Preciousmelove with an initial capital of only Rs. 3,500, saved from college scholarship fund. It went on to become the first Online Clothing store from
“Fashion is someone’s creative vision, art and self expression” Meet Ziony S Thangsha, a free spirited fashion designer and owner of the clothing brand based in Bangalore called, ‘ZIONY’. Her chic designs have been displayed by renowned South Indian Celebrities and her works are frequently showcased in fashion shows that happen in Bangalore. Ziony, who
By: Annalia Zhimomi (Professional make-up artist) With the onset of winters, your makeup and skincare routine also need to go through major changes. Maintaining a well moisturized and chiseled skin during the winters is a necessity. The first step for skincare routine is C+T+M (cleanse+tone+moisturize), regardless of whether you apply makeup or not. The next