Rachana Nakra

Rachana Nakra is a fashion and lifestyle writer, with bylines featured in various publications including The Indian Express, Mint Lounge, Elle and Vogue. She studied journalism from ACJ in Chennai and learned about the business of fashion at the University of Westminster, London.

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If films like Toilet: Ek Prem Katha and Bareilly Ki Barfi are anything to go by, kurta and jeans seems to be the small town uniform for the actresses in these films


Stylists and make-up artists explain how the actor effortlessly transformed himself from a Haryanvi gangster in Munna Michael to a balding detective in Mom


E-retail platforms like Koovs and Myntra witness a spike in sales when actresses like Alia Bhatt, Deepika Padukone and Sonakshi Sinha sport pieces from their collections


Karan Johar’s movies are as much about the fashion as the emotion. We take you inside the warehouse that stocks everything from Alia Bhatt’s jacket from Student of the Year to Ranbir Kapoor’s Louis Vuitton backpack from Ae Dil Hai Mushkil


The plunging neckline and the cinched waist of the Elie Saab gold gown added the sexiness, while the gilt and the train heaped on the drama


With every passing year at Cannes, the actress and her sister/stylist Rhea Kapoor, have shown that they have a vision for what to say through their choice of couture


The actresses's second outing in a dramatic tulle, tiered and train-ed concoction was comforting, because nothing much had really changed


In her first appearance of day 1, the actress looked like she was on a mission to make jaws drop, but soon went back into her comfort zone