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Bridal trends in 2019

Bridal trends in 2019

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Bridal trends in 2019

A wedding day is the most awaited day of a person’s life. Whether it is a boy or a girl, each wants this day to be the ‘perfect’ and stand up to their expectations. Keeping this in mind, we have come up with the latest bridal trends to make this day a special and memorable one.
In the alluring world of Indian weddings, nothing is off limits, whether it is a big fat celebration or an intimate affair, or a royal one., or a traditional spiritual ceremony. Sonam K Ahuja’s star-studded grand nuptials, Priyanka Chopra Jonas’ Hollywood Bollywood version of a royal wedding. 2018 has been regarded as the year of celebrity weddings and each high profile celebration spearheaded the wedding trends of 2019. So here are some bridal trends that you can look up to in this year to follow:

Colour of the season:
Gone are the days, when brides only used red-colored lehengas. 2019 weddings will be full of colours. From purple to green to ivory to grey, these days, brides are experimenting with them. These colours have a sense of simplicity. Also, apart from colour, more emphasis is given to silhouette and design for show-stealing ensembles.

Bridal jewellery:
No outfit is complete without jewellery and fashion accessories. Jaipur based designer Sunita Shekhawat, who is famed for her Meenakari pieces, “advises brides to be” to embrace their roots and go back to period classics. She touts a Rajputi ‘Aadh” choker necklace as the perfect choice for a traditional bride.

Wedding Location:
The location of the nuptials sets the tone for the celebrations ahead. it has to be carefully decided as it is the most crucial aspect on which the budget gets fixed. With celebrities like Anushka Virat getting married in Tuscany, #Deepveer in Lake Como and Priyanka Nick in Udaipur, the trend of destination weddings will only witness its growth in 2019.”Location wise, interesting avenues have started opening up in places like Bahrain, Doha, Baku, and Vietnam. We feel the south region, predominately Kerela, will get a lot of footfall.” elaborates Tina Tharwani and Saurabh Malhotra of Shaadi squad, the team behind #virushka ‘s Tuscany nuptials.

Wedding design and Decor trends:
In 2019 weddings, the wedding designs and decor trends will be based on different themes. From peacock decorations to table centerpieces wedding decor will surely be one step ahead. In Mehandi celebrations, we will see some glimpse of floral wreaths.

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Copper jewellery, the emerging fashion must have!

Copper jewellery, the emerging fashion must have!

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Copper jewellery, the emerging fashion must have!

Noble and classic material copper is emerging in fashion jewellery. The healing properties and its adaptability have made copper one of the oldest metal and jewellery makers found it an easy medium to work with and were related to the aesthetic and royalty and used to create crowns and other elements associated with it. Use of the metal definitely increases the status as more copper a person, the greater his social status was in society was and the copper jewellers and owners of it held an increased status in that era.

The healing properties work as when copper comes in direct contact with the skin, the micronutrient properties enter the bloodstream through the skin as a copper salt, resulting from a mix of body oils. Those who wear copper jewellery find it relieves the symptoms of arthritis and circulation problems.

If wearing jewellery can be a good way of taking the amount of mineral needed, then why not include it in fashion, with no compromise with beauty and aestheticism. Copper is inexpensive, easily available and can be shaped with traditional tools. Although with time, copper jewellery can lose its bright shine, it is not a tough task to bring back its shine. The only things required are a small glass of lemon juice and leave it for about 10-20 minutes. Once jewellery is cleaned use a little soap and the toothbrush to clean just a little more, then rinse and dry with a towel.

Due to the rising cost of silver and gold, it is emerging as a popular substitute. People can buy it at affordable prices and at affordable prices and all the fashion freak ones can find them easily available in famous shopping places like Lajpat Nagar and Sarojini Nagar where Fashion in Delhi is clearly evident. With so many advantages, people have started to prefer copper jewellery to wear along with Indian traditional clothes and now it suits well with western clothes too.

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Gym workout clothes are the new cool?

Gym workout clothes are the new cool?

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This year, 65% of the people took the new year resolution to stay fit and remain in shape. The idea and need for fitness and a healthy lifestyle are clearly visible but sometimes the clothes become a barrier and demotivate instead of motivating. To make exercise a priority what we need is fitness apparel that gives us all the motivation we need.

We have already seen these activewear styles with celebrities making the heads turn pre and post workout. These clothes have become a style statement for many of the Bollywood divas. They have been making waves with their cool and upbeat gym and workout clothes. Kareena Kapoor, Malaika Arora, Jahnvi Kapoor, Katrina Kaif, Kangana Ranaut and many more who know how to rock even in gym attires with no compromise in comfortability.

Wearing the right comfortable work out clothes can help stay comfortable and cool during exercise. This is because using fabrics like rubber based or plastic-based materials can keep sweat from evaporating and keep body temperature too high during a workout. This can result in tiredness, exhaustion, and soreness. Today, there are many breathable synthetic fabrics available that ‘wick’ the sweat away from the skin and keep the body cool. Apart from that cotton outfits feel heavy and wet as you exercise as they absorb sweat.

Therefore, choosing the right gym workout clothes is essential. They should fit the body and workout planned. You should wear clothes that are loose or comfortable, but wearing them during running or biking can be bad decisions they could get tangled up in in the pedals or your feet. Also, apparel should go hand in hand with seasons.

For women, high waisted compression leggings, short sleeve crew, a sports bra can be worn and for men, workout shorts and tees are easily available. These clothes can be bought at affordable prices without sacrificing quality or style. For the latest trends on Fashion, visit our website https://artdirectoryindia.in/fashion

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Girish Karnad : A true example of loving art till the last breath.

Girish Karnad : A true example of loving art till the last breath.

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Girish Karnad:
A true example of ‘Loving Art till the last breath’

Born on 19th May, 1983 in Matheran,Bombay(now Maharashtra) , GIRISH KARNAD was an indian actor, film director, kannada writer, playwright and a Rhodes scholar. He was a recipient of the 1998 Jnanpith award, the highest literary honour conferred in India.

Karnad is known as a play wright. His plays, written in kannada, have been translated into english and some Indian languages. Karnad found a new approach of drawing historical and mythological sources to take control over contemporary themes of modern man. Karnad made his acting as well as screenwriting debut in a kannada movie, Samskara(1970). The movie won the first President’s Golden Lotus Award for Kannada cinema.

His contribution to the Art and film industry is infinite. Girish Karnad had been honoured with more than 35 awards for his excellence in literature and film making. He was last seen in 2017 Tiger Zinda Hai( Bollywood movie) in which he played the character of Shenoy, RAW head.

“ He was not keeping well during the shoot of Tiger Zinda Hai but that didn’t stop him from getting his work done, He had some issue with his lungs and despite that, he gave his 100 percent and didn’t complain even once. I am going to miss Girish sir and will pray for him and his family” said Ali Abbas Zafar, Director of Tiger Zinda Hai.

Girish Karnad passed away on Monday(10 June,2019) in Bengaluru at the age of 81.

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EMERGENCE OF K-POP MUSIC

EMERGENCE OF K-POP MUSIC

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Three years ago nobody knew much about Korean Pop music and now their music is topping the music charts all around the world. A band like Bangtan Sonyeondan (BTS) is at the moment, the biggest boy band in the world. They are taking over the world with a storm. The boy group consists of 7 members all born and brought up in South Korea. Their down-to-earth nature and incredible charisma on stage have resulted in them to be immensely loved by their fan base officially named ‘ARMY’. One of the biggest fan base in the world.
Following their footsteps, other bands like South Korean girl group Blackpink has entered the International markets and exploring new areas to spread their music. Blackpink performed in Coachella’19 along with American artists like Khalid, Jaden Smith etc. The girl group has given interviews in many popular shows like the Late Late Night Show with James Corden.
Korean Boy band NCT127 has recently collaborated with Jason Derulo and it entered the US charts and there are many other Korean artists looking for their chance to enter the International music industry.
Korean music is looking at an evolution it has never seen before and it is grabbing the attention of the audience all around the world.

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Life’s Amazing Secrets

Life’s Amazing Secrets

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Life’s Amazing Secrets

By- Gaur Gopal Das.

‘ Life’s Amazing Secret ‘- is the debut book of Gaur Gopal Das. Das became popular among people through his motivational videos. Life’s amazing secret is an intent to summarize those motivational videos in this book to share his wisdom with millions of other people.
The book provides us with various insights and examples of living life in a balanced way. The examples used can be easily related to one’s personal life building a core connection with its readers. The book revolves around 4 principles of the foundation of a happy life: personal life, relationships, work life, and social contribution. A must read book for people feeling low or out of balance. An eye opener for the depressed or lost souls to get back to living life with a higher potential and clear mindset.

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Photography – capturing moments

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Photography is the story I fail to put into words.” said Destin Sparks.

A huge number of talented photographers have collaborated with us and achieved their aim of being widely known and got the opportunity to work with the best organizations. We promote various types of photography such as event photography, product photography, fine arts photography, fashion photography, photojournalism, and miscellaneous photography.
The web portal allows them to upload the snaps and expose their skills to the audience. We understand the spirit of the artists and therefore hold workshops and organize events of the photographers who have achieved specialization in their respected categories. We help them manage their social handles as these have become necessary in this digital world and talent today is also about how it is marketed. Hence it has become important to stay updated and we provide them with all the information required for their recognition.

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The Drawing of Adimoolam

The Drawing of Adimoolam

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Lines From An Artistic Life
The Drawing of Adimoolam

Introduction
Lines From An Artistic Life- written by Aditi De, is the first book to explore the drawings of remarkable indian artist K.M.Adimoolam. Adimoolam is well known for his precise pen and ink drawing in India and Internationally. His drawings range from portraits of Mahatma Gandhi to idealised portrayals of Indian Kings and Warriors, and depictions of hindu gods.

About the book:
Lines From An Artistic life depicts the journey of an eminent Indian artist K.M.Adimoolam, his childhood, love for painting, and motivations in his life. Adimoolam was fascinated by drawing at an early stage of his life, his aptitude for drawing made him move to chennai in 1959. There, under the guidance of the sculptor Dhanapal, he enrolled in the school of arts and crafts. In 1996, Adimoolam started a series of black and white portraits of Mahatma Gandhi. His drawings covered 60 years of mahatma’s life. Later Adimoolam in collaboration with tamil writers started an association. Colours came into his life while illustrating the works of tamil writers,after which he took up oil painting.
According to Adimoolam, in his early childhood his drawings were appreciated by his parents as well as the villagers which motivated him towards art. He also portrays how Dhanapal influenced his life. “I learnt that if picasso was like a strong, wild river, Paul Kleen was a steady stream”- stresses Adimoolam in a 2006 interview.

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