‘Unconventional. Uncomplicated. Carefree,’ says Amrita Khanna when asked to describe the Lovebirds woman. The label that originally began as a vintage store in 2014, is still taking the runway by a storm and reaching new depths in its quest for simple and effortless style. Born out of a collaboration between Gursi Singh and Amrita Khanna, Lovebirds took off with an agenda to declutter our modern day urban lifestyle and give us transitional pieces that you’re skin can breathe in. ‘Call it an approach of minimalism or efficient clothing, we’ve always tried to resolve solutions to the delicate urban issues
Contextualise yourself in one line.
I’ve danced naked on stage in front of over 10,000 people across 5 continents in the last year to earn my living. My parents are very proud.
Give us a blurb on Naked.
Naked is an autobiographical tale, which through the vehicle of my life describes various facets, emotions, trials and tribulations of the human experience. One brick at a time I remove the walls that most human beings keep between themselves and others, exposing myself with all my vulnerabilities and all my pain. It is a multi-genre production that straddles the realms of theatre, comedy,
Inside our Sep-Oct Issue
Design is everywhere but good design is not. And what distinguishes a great designer from good is when he/she starts looking at Design not only with an aesthetic eye, but keeps in mind function, interactivity, optimisation and sustainability. Our latest Design Issue is about people who embody that, and much more. Here are all the reasons you’ll love it!
Our cover story celebrates Chilean architect Alejandro Aravena, who revolutionised housing design with his half-a-house project and apart from curating the Venice Architecture Biennale, is this year’s recipient of the highest honour an architect can receive—The Pritzker Prize.
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Take 5 with Katrina Kaif
Why do you do what you do?
It is something adventurous and has a lot of change and creativity involved.
How do you decide on a film?
I think most of the time my reasons for doing the film becomes the scale of ambition.
How has the film industry surprised and disappointed you?
Surprised—how much ever work you put in; you do seem to get it back. Disappointments—if at all I would say it’s in the moments your concentration lapses, resulting in a lukewarm response.
What about Bollywood inspires you the most?
You can see the efforts of your work materialise in front of you, and working with the most creative people.
Do you think life in the industry can often get overwhelming?
Everything is so result-oriented and goal-driven that at times you forget about really living life. I feel you should not lose touch with life...It’s the little things from every day that will get you to when you are older.