Luxury Hotels Around The World-By Sneha Pingle.

As Coco Chanel rightly said, “Luxury must be comfortable, otherwise it is not luxury.” Here are some of the world class hotels in the world.

  1. Burj Al Arab Jumeirah, Dubai. 0216

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Burj Al Arab Jumeirah is the symbol of luxury in Dubai. It resembles a billowing sail in shape which makes it one of a kind. It is located on an artificial island which is connected to the mainland by a private bridge. All the rooms in this hotel are luxurious duplex suites with a breathtaking view of the Arabian Gulf. Some of the over-the-top facilities offered by this prestigious hotel are outdoor as well as indoor swimming pools, a private beach, spas, personal chauffeur-driven Rolls Royce, 24/7 personal butler service and helicopter trips from its iconic helipad.

Burj Al Arab Jumeriah has nine world-class restaurants and bars. One of them is Al Mahara, an underwater restaurant which is surrounded by magnificent aquarium. Al Muntaha is another restaurant that is located at the top of the hotel giving the perfect view of the Dubai skyline. One-night stay at Burj Al Arab Jumeriah costs around Rs.95,000 to Rs.150,000.

2.One&Only Reethi Rah, Maldives

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Want to have some privacy or do some soul searching, then hop on the next flight to the Maldives? One&Only Reethi Rah is your ultimate destination. Surrounded by the crystal clear Indian Ocean, this Maldives resort offers the grand luxury experience. It is an all-villa resort with 12 beaches. This resort offers three kinds of villas – beach villas, water villas and grand sunset residence. Each villa is surrounded by lush greenery and have its own swimming pool. But who needs a swimming pool when you’ve the Indian Ocean at your feet.

The resort has two tennis courts, Maldives’ first ever sun spa, watersports centre, golf simulator, Maldives’ first ever climbing wall, luxury boutique. There are many restaurants and spas in the resort which offer the best cuisines around the world. Some of them are Reethi restaurant, Rah Bar, Beach Club, Fanditha and Botanica. The prices of villas at One&Only Reethi Rah range between Rs.120,000 and Rs.297,000 approximately.

3. The Dorchester, London

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The Dorchester is a five-star hotel located in Mayfair, London. This historic hotel is next to the Hyde Park. The hotel has hosted some of the renowned celebrities like Richard Burton and Elizabeth Taylor, who were famous for their role in the film, Cleopatra. There are 250 rooms and suites, which depict the classic English heritage with modern luxury. You can have a suite with park view or Mayfair view along with a personal butler. The price of rooms and suites at The Dorchester range between Rs.65,000 and RS.400,000 per night.

The Dorchester offers you some of the world’s finest cuisines at its restaurants and bars. Some of them are The Grill, Alain Ducasse, The Promenade, China Tang, The Spatisserie, The Bar and Parcafé. The hotel is also known for hosting the most elegant weddings in London. And also, the hotel is only a mile away from the fashion paradise of London, the Bond Street. You’ll find the latest designers here from Chanel and Jimmy Choo to Ralph Lauren.

4.Four Seasons Hôtel des Bergues, Geneva

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Four Seasons Hôtel des Bergues is an iconic landmark of Geneva. The hotel is located on the shore of Lake Geneva giving the mesmerizing view of Jet d’Eau fountain and snow-clad Swiss Alps. The rooms and suites of the hotel were designed by the well-known interior architect Pierre-Yves Rochon. There are 115 rooms and suites in this contemporary styled hotel. Some of the guest favorites are Deluxe Bedroom, Executive Loft Suite and Presidential Suit. Staying a night at Four Seasons Hotel may cost from Rs.60,000 to Rs.310,000.

The fine dining restaurant IL Lago offers an excellent gastronomic experience. Also, you can enjoy a drink or two at Le Bar des Bergues. If you’re looking to unwind over the vacation, you can relax in a sauna, jacuzzi and spa room of the hotel. There is a rooftop infinity edge pool overlooking the Lake Geneva. This hotel is located in a prime location wherein it is just a walk away from the shopping district of Geneva, Rue Du Rhone.

5. One&Only Cape Town, South Africa

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Situated in Cape Town, One&Only Cape Town offers spectacular view of Victoria & Alfred Waterfront. The waterfront is well-known tourist attraction and the South Africa’s oldest working harbor. It is a great spot for shopping and fine dining.  The rooms and suites here are urban chic style with a backdrop of Table Mountain. The in-room amenities like iPod dock, flatscreen TV, minibar, Charlotte Rhys bathroom products and many more are provided by the hotel. The rooms here cost from Rs.60,000 to Rs.200,000 per night.

The in-house restaurants, Reubens, Isola and Nobu provide world-class food. The resort also has two bars, Vista Bar and Wine Loft. The resort is equipped with exclusive private Spa Island. You can unwind at the spa which has jacuzzi, sauna and massage rooms. Pearl Valley Golf Estate is one of the best golf courses in South Africa. The resort is also known for hosting weddings, corporate meetings and events. And when you’re here, you can visit beautiful Kirstenbosch Botanical Gardens, Cape Town Diamond Museum and magnificent Table Mountain

6. The Plaza, New York

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The Plaza Hotel is an iconic landmark located in Manhattan, New York City. The hotel is right next to Central Park and 5th Avenue. The streets of 5th Avenue are famous for having some of the upscale brands like Jimmy Choo, Loui Vuitton, Gianni Versace and Sephora. This 19th century hotel has 282 rooms and suites that are inspired by the elegant French décor of Louis XV. Some of the rooms have the beautiful view of Central Park. The Plaza is well-known for having latest technologies like in-room iPad in its spacious rooms. Also, the bathrooms have 24-karat gold plated fixtures giving you the essence of luxury. The per night cost of staying at this hotel lies between Rs.58,000 and Rs.330,000 depending on the suite you select.

The Plaza has restaurants like The Palm Court, The Champagne Bar, The Rose Club and The Todd English Food Hall, which offer some of the best cuisines in the world. The hotel offers signature white glove butler service to all suite guests. You can also relax, rejuvenate and recharge at Guerlain Spa, La Palestra fitness centre, Warren Tricomi Salon and Skinney Medspa. The Plaza has its own Boutique and Beauty Shoppe where you can buy gifts, accessories and apparels. Also, you can shop at 5th Avenue and explore the streets of Manhattan.

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Located on the tropical island of Bora Bora, the St. Regis Resort is a luxury accommodation with a backdrop of Mount Otemanu. The serene atmosphere of French Polynesia is a haven of tranquility. St Regis is an all-villa resort with magnificent view of the lagoon. The air-conditioned villas have outdoor shower, in-room safe, minibar, a Bose player, coffee maker and high-speed internet access. One-night stay at the St. Regis resort will cost you between Rs.55,000 and Rs.350,000 depending on the villa you choose.

St. Regis offers you a fine dining experience with its famous restaurants like Lagoon Restaurant, Bam Boo, Te Pahu Restaurant and Aparima Bar. The resort is also well-known for its Miri Miri Spa. So just relax and enjoy the massage. Also, there is 24/7 butler service and access to the fitness centre. You can also visit the historic site, Bora Bora WWII Guns which is just 2 km away from the resort. You can also spend your day relaxing on a beach side cabana or do some activities like snorkeling and windsurfing.

8.Ritz Paris, Paris

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The Ritz Paris, one of the most luxurious hotels in the world, is located in the 1st arrondissement of Paris. The hotel is an architectural masterpiece with suites overlooking Place Vendôme. This iconic hotel was founded in 1898 which offers the classic French décor with modern facilities. The hotel has 142 rooms and suites that reflect absolute sophistication. Depending of the suite you select, the cost of staying at the hotel per night will range from Rs.80,000 to Rs.250,000. Ritz is also known to host some of the famous people like Coco Chanel, Ernest Hemingway, Princess Diana and many more.

The hotel is just 1 km away from the Louvre and Champs-Élysées. Louvre is a former royal palace, which held the famous Mona Lisa painting until it was stolen in the year 1911. Champs-Élysées is the ultimate shopping destination known for having outlets of the most prestigious designers in the world. Ritz has restaurants and bars that not only offer French cuisine, but also international cuisine. Les Jardins de l’Espadon, La Table de l’Espadon, Bar Vendôme, Bar Hemingway and Ritz Bar are some of the restaurants and bars of the hotel. Ritz Escoffier is a cooking school in the hotel’s kitchen. The hotel also has a unique spa where you can relax.

9.Belmond Hotel Cipriani, Venice

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The Belmond Hotel Cipriani is set on the Giudecca island in Italy. This 5-star hotel offers amazing views from the Doge’s Palace to the St. Giorgio church. The rooms and suites here have elegant interiors with garden or Venice lagoon views. Flatscreen TV, in-room safe, minibar, complimentary newspaper daily, free Wi-fi and an iPod docking station are some of the in-room amenities available at the Hotel Cipriani. One-night stay at the hotel will cost between Rs.53,000 and Rs.400,000.

Belmond Hotel Cipriani offers an Olympic-sized swimming pool, Wellness Centre, private marina, children’s club and tennis court. It also offers tours to exclusive parts of the lagoon and complimentary boat service to enjoy the St. Mark’s square. The hotel has some of the renowned restaurants of the world like Oro restaurant, Clip’s Club, Porticciolo Pool Restaurant, Gabbiano Poolside Bar and Giudecca 10. The Boutique at the hotel reflects the Venetian fashion and the cultural heritage of Venice. There is also a food boutique which is known for Italian gourmet food. When you are here you can explore the remote islands of Venetian lagoon or enjoy wine tasting at Venice’s secret wineries.

10. The Beverly Hills Hotel, Los Angeles

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From the time of its inauguration The Beverly Hills Hotel is known to host Hollywood film stars, rock stars and celebrities. The hotel is also known as the ‘Pink Palace’. The rooms and suites in this hotel have elegant designs that capture the essence of California. iPod dock, flatscreen TV, in-room safe, minibar, complimentary newspaper daily and coffee maker are some of the facilities available at the hotel. Also, the hotel has 23 exclusive bungalows that are like private homes. Staying at the Beverly Hills Hotel will cost around between Rs.65,000 and Rs.185,000 per night.

Polo Lounge, The Cabana Café, Fountain Coffee Room, Bar Nineteen12 are some of the fine dining options at Beverly Hills Hotel. The hotel’s swimming pool has underwater music playing. Also, there is state-of-the-art fitness centre where you can workout. You can enjoy some pampering with facials, massages, nailcare at The Beverly Hills Hotel Spa. The hotel is located near many landmarks like Will Rogers Memorial Park, Greystone Mansion, Runyon Canyon. You can go visit these landmarks and also shop at nearby luxury brands.

 

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TOP 10 BIGGEST MANSIONS IN THE WORLD- By Pranesh Vaid

No 1

Biltmore Estate- Asheville, North Carolina

It is a huge (6950.4 acre) private estate and tourist attraction. The main residence – Baltimore House, is a Châteauesque-styled mansion built between the year 1889 and 1895 by George Washington Vanderbilt II. It is the largest privately-owned house in the USA, having 1,78,926 square feet of floor space. It is still owned by George Vanderbilt’s descendants. It has 250 room, 3 kitchens, and 19th century novelties like forced air heating, electric elevators, fire alarms, centrally controlled clocks, and a call-bell system. The Banquet Hall is the largest room in the house, measuring 42 feet wide and 72 feet long, with 70-foot-high barrel-vaulted ceiling. One can stay at the hotel, an inn, and a cottage on the grounds. The house also features 70,000 gallon indoor swimming pool, 23,000-book library, and bowling alley. The estate has a winery farm, gardens, and stables.

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Safran Mansion- Sao Paulo, Brazil

It is owned by the Brazilian banker (net worth $15.9 billion as per Forbes 2013) Mr Joseph Safra. This mansion is reminiscent of Villa Loepolda, a French Riviera mansion that was once owned by his brother Edmond (check out No 6 on the list). Housing 130 rooms, it is surrounded by a high wall and the mansion is nearly 1,17,000 square feet, as per a Brazilian newspaper Folha. It also has two swimming pools, of which one is indoor. It is the largest private residence in Sao Paulo, and is located in the Morumbi neighbourhood, next to city’s second biggest home.

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Versailles- Windermere, Florida

 It is an 85,000 square feet house owned by the founders of Westgate Resorts, Mr David Siegel and Mrs Jacqueline Siegel. The construction began in the year 2004 and the work was stalled in the year 2009 due to financial difficulties faced by the company. The house was also listed for sale, but with improvements in the financial stabilities, the construction work started and the ownership still belongs to the couple. The completion date is pushed to atleast 2019. Once the project is completed, it will be the largest single-family home in the USA. The house features 32 bathrooms, 11 kitchens, 14 bedrooms, arcade, salon, movie theatre, and gym. Also, one has the option to dive into any of the six pools. It also has parking spaces for 30 cars.0208

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Witanhurst London- England

Witanhurst, which, in Old English, means “Parliament on the Hill”, was designed by George Hubbard to portray the Georgian-style Parkfield estate that earlier stood on the property. It has a 70 foot swimming pool, two basements, movie theatre, gym, a sauna, and parking spaces. The living space of the house adds upto 90,000 square feet. It is owned by the Russian billionaire Andrey Guryev.0209

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The One, Bel-Air, California

This massive 1,00,000 square feet mansion is expected to hit the market this year. When the construction is completed, the house will feature 20 bedrooms, 30 bathrooms, five elevators, five to seven infinity pools, a casino, and an indoor night club with walls and clings made up of jellyfish aquarium. The One is actually a 73,934 square feet main house and with some adjacent structures makes up the total figure. It has a panoramic view of Los Angeles city.

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No 6

Villa Leopolda- The French Riviera

The mansion is located on the hills of Villefrache-sur-mer and Beaulieu-sur-mer, near the Mediterranean city of Nice. It was originally constructed by King Leopold II of Belgium. The mansion was used as a military hospital during World War I. The villa sits on 18 acres of land and is currently owned by the Russian tycoon Mikhail Prokhorov. It houses 12 swimming pools, a bowling alley, a movie theatre, 19 deluxe rooms, 14 bathrooms, antique furnitures, and terraces.

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Pensmore- Highlandville, Missouri

Estimated to stand for 2,000 years from the year of completion (2016), the chateau-styled mansion is located in the Ozark Mountains, which spreads more than 72,000 square feet. The mega house is composed entirely of concrete and the concrete shell is reinforced with “Helix” steel fibre. The exterior walls are 12 inch thick. It is a five-storeyed mansion, having 14 bathrooms and 13 bedrooms. The villa is designed to survive earthquakes, tornadoes, and bomb blasts. It is owned by Steven Huff, chairman of TF Concrete Forming Systems.

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No 8

Fair Field- Sagaponack, New York

Ira Rennert’s Fair Field areas 64,389 square feet of living space, and with other structures on the plot the total area sums up to 1,10,000 square feet. It houses 29 bedrooms, 39 bathrooms, a formal dining room, a bowling alley, two lawn tennis courts, two squash courts, three swimming pools, a synagogue, two courtyards, an orangery, a 164-seat home theatre and a $150,000 hot tub.0213

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No 9

Taohuayuan- Suzhou,China

It is situated on the Classical Gardens of Suzhou, a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Taohuayuan, meaning Utopia, literally means ‘Peach Blossom Land’. It has an area of 72,441 square feet and was sold to Chinese Real Estate Tycoon, Hongtian Chen in July 2016 for $154 million. The house is also known as the “One Billion Yuan Luxury Home.” What is amazing about this house is that, all the brickwork and plants are handcrafted by Xiangshanbang Traditional Architectural and Building Skills. There are a total of 32 bedrooms and 32 bathrooms, with all the bedrooms facing south, desired by many for optimal natural light. It also houses a mist-covered pond, huge wine cellar, and a swimming pool, and yes a beautiful view to the Dushu Lake.

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Antilla- Mumbai, India

It is the world’s largest and most expensive private residential property. Owned by the chairman of Reliance Industries – Mukesh Ambani, Antilla is a 27 storey skyscraper, standing at a height of 550 feet and having living space of 4,00,000 square feet. In order to prevent the repetition of architectural elements, no two floors have identical building material or floor plan. It has a staff of 600 to maintain the house 24 hours a day. The house was designed to survive an earthquake (8 on Richter scale). It is loaded with three helipads, swimming pool, spa, gym, outdoor gardens, 50 seat theatre, six floors of parking space, and nine elevators. One can see the Arabian Sea from the top. It costs more than $2 billion.

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WORLD’S TOP 5 SPA-By Richa Srivastava.

It’s time to focus on you. To reconnect with yourself, to breathe deep, to feel the sun on your face and the powerful red rocks beneath your feet. It’s time to seek wisdom and find yourself transformed in so many ways. One can be by “SPA”.0200

1.MI AMO SPA, ARIZONA

Nestled in the red rocks of Sedona, Mii amo is an intimate spa that nourishes mind, body and soul with spiritual healers as well as hiking and facials. “It’s all about you” philosophy caters to those seeking rest, renewal and transformation.Nestled in the red rocks of Sedona, Mii amo is an intimate spa that nourishes mind, body and soul with spiritual healers as well as hiking and facials. “It’s all about you” philosophy caters tothose seeking rest, renewal and transformation

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  1. Ranch Valencia, California

Rancho Valencia spans 45 acres of landscaped gardens and olive groves, offering the ideal retreat for guests seeking intimate and luxurious accommodations within easy reach of San Diego’s attractions. Since its opening in 1989, Rancho Valencia has been a Southern Californian staple for stars from entertainers to politicians looking to enjoy San Diego’s year round summer weather. Having recently undergone massive refurbishment, the resort has remained true to its historical routes whilst offering the guests an elevated luxury experience.

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  1. HARRN HERITAGE SPA VIETNAM

Inspired by the practice of traditional Asian medicine and naturopathy, each HARNN treatment is thoughtfully designed to enhance wellness. Only the finest botanical ingredients are used to create restorative harmony and health.

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  1. 1711 DI DETOX RETREAT AND SPA, ITALY

Pamper yourself with a visit to the spa, which offers massages, body treatments, and facials. If you’re looking for recreational opportunities, you’ll find a health club, an indoor pool, and a sauna.

Perfect for detox, weight management and lifestyle management, guests are invited to revitalise and heal in this tranquil environment with the ultimate warm welcome that the Italians are famed for. Offering a comprehensive approach to wellness, Ti Sana’s signature ‘Healtheatarian’ tailored wellness programmes combine organic vegan nutrition, therapeutic physical activity and holistic therapies to ensure guests leave feeling rested and ready to continue a new healthy lifestyle on their return.

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5.Anazoe Spa, GREECE

The 4,000m² Anazoe Spa is a unique wellness sanctuary in the Peloponnese region of Greece, with a full range of specialty spa treatments based on health and beauty practices of ancient Greece which make full use of the region’s exclusive natural and revitalizing ingredients, as well as an extensive range of luxury spa products from around the globe.

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TOP 5 INDIAN PAINTINGS By- Pranesh Vaid

‘A picture is worth a thousand words’… To elaborate, the story that a painting depicts depends on the eyes of the observers. The same art piece will be deconstructed differently by different people and will receive various comments. Nonetheless, an artist never stops creating the mesmerizing artworks with its magic wand and keeps on pouring out its heart with vibrant colours from the palette.

I would like to present you India’s Top 5 Paintings. Get ready to be awestruck by the wonderful curio, painted with fine strokes, soothing colours, and enchanting message that wait to be riddled.

Cinco, cuatro, tres, dos, uno… let it begin.

*The paintings are not in any particular order and are randomly listed.

No 1

This collectors’ piece was created by Vasudeo S. Gaitonde. Untitled (1979), this golden yellow landscape in oils was auction-off for $3.8 Mn. It measures 60 * 40 inches.0195

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Again, a spectacular piece of art by Vasudeo S. Gaitonde. Untitled (1996), it bears the signature of the artist in Hindi and also has a Centre of International Modern Art (CIMA) label on the reverse. This painting provokes new discoveries with every viewing, showing the balance of light, texture, colour and space that Gaitonde perfected over his career. It is oil on canvas measuring 55 * 40 inches and was auctioned-off $4.09 Mn.

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No 3

Next on the list is an amazing painting by the Goa- born artist Francis Newton Souza, – “Birth.” This art piece is considered to be one of the most important works of his career. Painted in the year 1955, this painting was also included in his first solo show at Gallery One in London. The painting portrays the pain a pregnant female figure experiences while giving birth to her child.

F N Souza is known for his paintings, which primarily put more emphasis on darker poignant side of the society. This oil on board was sold for a record price of $4.085 Mn at a Christie’s auction in New York in 2015. It is oil on board measuring 48 * 96 inches.

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No 4

Second to the end on this list is Syed Halder Raza’s “Tapovan.” It is considered as an important piece and was painted in 1970s. Tapovan, or the forest of meditation, invokes a deep sense of nature and night by fusing abstract, symbolic forms into powerful and mystic expression of the mood and atmosphere of the Indian nightscape. This acrylic on canvas measuring 62 7/8 * 74 3/8 inches was auctioned-off for $4.45 Mn.

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No 5

The last one to make to this list is yet another masterpiece by Vasudeo S. Gaitonde. Untitled (1995) is oil on canvas bears the signature of the artist in Hindi. Further, it is inscribed and dated ‘V S Gaitonde 95’ on the reverse. It measure 55 ¼ * 40 1/8 inches. It was auctioned-off for $4.41 Mn.

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Top 10 Wedding Designers in India – By Richa Srivastava

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Mostly girls, from a youthful age dreams for their fairy tale wedding. Wearing the most wonderful marriage saree or lehenga, with the most amazing ornaments and excellent mehendi designs staring them on the hands and feet, thinking themselves in an out of a luxurious scene. This fantasy continues building and developing with age until the point when she finds the man she had always wanted. While everything else is taken care by the guardians and dear companions, the garments for the lady are hand-picked and picked with much thought.

1.Neeta Lulla

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The name is sufficient. She is a standout amongst the most acclaimed form designer of India, who has won National Film Awards not once, but 4 times on account of her showstopper manifestations – an ideal mix of traditional and contemporary designs. A portion of her best works have been found in the film “Jodha Akbar”.

2. Ritu Kumar

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Indian fashion designer is the undisputed ruler of the Indian fashion industry, as her creations have dependably been on par excellence and offer an ideal combination of advancement and euphoria. Her plans are constantly known to be an amalgamation of contemporary and age-old Indian craftsmanship.

3. Tarun Tahiliani

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Tarun established his studio in 1990. His creations have since went ahead to become the most looked for after-creations in India as well as all around too. His designs or creations are a combination of expand materials, fastidious customized outlines and refined luxury. His designs incorporate pret-a-watchman, intensification and couture and wedding accessories, which are Desi in their understanding yet universal in their appeal.

4. Manish Malhotra

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Indian fashion designer, Manish Malhotra has a great name in India. In 1990 he build his fashion designing career, and has become one of the most popular fashion designers. He is one of the most favourite designers of almost all Bollywood actresses, including Kajol , the Kapoor sisters, Madhuri Dixit, Katrina Kaif and Sridevi.His bridal collections are just as gorgeous as his other couture designs. For almost all prominent events, celebs cling on to his creations heavily, be it for red carpet, marriage function or premiere.

5. Abu Jani And Sandeep Khosla

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These designers who recently completed 26 years in the fashion industry are one of the most successful bridal wear designers of India. These designers are famous for hiring the best of karigars to complete the zardozi work on their delicate fabric which is tailor-made to create one of its kind designer bridal wears. The Bachchans are a great fan of their and so is Dimple Kapadia’s family who are a die-hard fan of their work. They are the first who introduced the use of chikan work in bridal dresses. Their bridal collections are available at their stores in Mumbai, Delhi and London.

6. Sabyasachi Mukherjee

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Sabyasachi Mukherjee is one of the favourites of most of the big B’s. His label is most famous during the wedding season. An Indian bride would look incomplete without the essence of Sabyasachi creations. He is one of the first Indian designers use unusual textiles, fabrics, textures and embellishments. The designer has won millions of bridal hearts. His bridal creations has the richness of Indian culture. Most millionaire matchmakers and matrimony for elite business class vouch and recommend Sabyasachi!

7.Anita Dongre

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She’s a designer who gives true contemporary colours to the beautiful and traditional Indian wedding wears. Here you can have a glimpse of her latest collection, that is inspired by the Rajasthani culture. The outfits include zari work, beautiful embroideries, gota, banarsi creations and so much more

8.Shantanu and Nikhil

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Both the designers who started out as menswear designers, have created a name for themselves in the fashion world. Moving forward, they began to include Indian bridal wear and impressed the world with their contemporary style. No one can beats a simple and elegant gold coloured bridal dress. It’s all about royalty and luxurious designers. Shantanu and Nikhil add to the grandeur of this colour, the hand embroidery.

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He is the creator and owner of the luxury fashion brand, House of Valaya, the designer JJ Valaya is noted for his bridal collections. His creations are grand and rich with great craftsmanship. Most of his designs include a lavish use of velvet and zardozi that add charm. The gorgeous brocades (gold and silver thread) and silks are blended along with complicated embroidery which transforms the outfit into a majestic bridal look.

10. Rohit Bahl

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If you would like to make a lasting impression on your bridal day, then one of Rohit Bahl’s creations will make it. His apparel hold extraordinary embroidery inspired from Kashmir and the designer holds attention to every details of the outfit.If you are not into shine and more attractive, then Rohit Bahl is the right choice for your indian bridal dresses. From simple yet classy saris, fusion cocktail dresses and mesmerizing lehengas.

“What you wear is how you present yourself to the world, especially today, when human contacts are so quick. Fashion is instant language.” —Miuccia Prada

RESPECT THE RIDE, RESPECT THE ROAD My Dream Car-BY Aditya Acharya.

LEXUS LS 500h

OH MY MY!!! This is the car I have been dreaming about day and night. The car itself defines the Luxury.

This Japanese sedan has been very popular around the world, and since March 2017 it has been looking to enter its luxury sedan in the Indian market.

It strongly competes with Mercedes- Maybach S500, Mercedes S class and BMW 7 series.

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The company has priced the Luxury variant at ₹ 1.77 crore, the Ultra Luxury variant at ₹ 1.82 crore and Distinct variant at ₹ 1.93 crore.

The company has set itself apart from the rest of the luxury car makers by multiplying its hybrid-electric portfolio instead of just launching conventional petrol and diesel powertrains on its cars.

The LS 500h is a stylish sedan features the signature, oversized Lexus spindle grille, sharp character lines, LED headlamps and 20-inch alloy wheels that lend the car a distinct premium look.

The sedan measures 5,235mm in length, 1,900mm in width and gets a wheelbase of 3,125mm. It comes with air suspension and will be available in hybrid form, powered by a V6 petrol-hybrid unit.

The Lexus LS 500h uses a 3.5-litre petrol engine assisted by two electric motors delivering a combined output of 354hp. Power is transmitted to the rear wheels via a 10-speed automatic transmission .

It reaches the 100kph in just 5.4 seconds. Lexus also claims the LS 500h average would be 15 kilometres to a litre.

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In India, the sedan will be available with air suspension, 28-way adjustable front seats, heated seats with massage function, 12.3-inch wide infotainment screen with navigation. A 2,400-watt, 23-speaker Mark Levinson surround system.

The rear seat passengers can recline the backrest by up to 48 degrees and there’s also an option of an extended footrest. Active noise suspension package is offered as standard.

So here I would like to bring to an end with my Blog and rember one thing..

A dream doesn’t become reality through magic; it takes sweat, determination and hard work.

RESPECT THE RIDE, RESPECT THE ROAD My Dream Bike-By Aditya Acharya.

“You see things that are there and you say, ‘Why?’ But I dream things that are never there and I say, ‘Why not?’”

People dream of things with a hope of getting Success.They work hard to be capable enough to get it fulfilled.

This BLOG speaks the detailed information about my dream Bike and Car which I hope you might like as well.

First, let’s talk about one of my favourite and a Dream Bike i.e.BMW R 1200 GS ADVENTURE. I personally love riding bikes especially in hilly areas.

This bike is not only designed for Touring, but it does also give an immense pleasure and comfort to the off-roading riders out there. Further details on the bike are shared below.

BMW R 1200 GS ADVENTURE

I Love this bike as much as I love any Sport. BMW GS 1200 is an Adventure bike, design especially for a long distance ride.

It gives a luxury and an ultimate Comfort that a rider would’ve never experienced before, one of the best for off-roading too.

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A machine for all those who want to go to their limits and grow beyond them. The R 1200 GS is for the real adventure-lovers.

Regardless of where you’re off to, this bike is always a dynamic companion. Inspired by the legendary boxer torque of 92 lb-ft and 125 hp (92 kW) from a water-cooled twin-cylinder four-stroke engine.

Its cooling concept rests on a combination of air and liquid cooling. Resulting in efficiency, high torque and reliability.

The wet clutch with anti-hopping function and the electric throttle make the R 1200 GS Adventure the ideal companion for adventure.

The R1200 GS Adventure is offered in three versions. First is the standard, which is priced at Rs 17.50 lakh (ex-showroom Delhi), second the dynamic+ retailing at Rs 20.90 lakh (ex-showroom) and the top-end Pro that costs Rs 21.40lakh(ex-showroom).

Dimensions for all the three trims stand at 2,210mm length, 915mm width and 1,450mm height. The seat height is at 850mm and dry weight stands at 209kg.

Its suspension is great; the bike is famed for its enhanced performance on both road and rough terrain. The braking duties are taken care of by 276mm single disc brakes with dual piston floating calliper at the front and rear. Furthermore, the tyre sizes are at 120/70 R19 in front and 170/60 R17 at the rear.

The engine on the BMW R 1200 GS Adventure is the same as the 1200 GS, which is a 1,170cc engine delivering an output of 125bhp and 125Nm of torque at the rear wheels.

This mill comes mated to a constant mesh six-speed gearbox with helical gear teeth. The kerb weight is 238kg and the bike has a fuel tank capacity of 20 liters. The motorcycle is capable of a top speed of 200kmph.

Well, the power figures of all the three trims remain the same. However, the three variants can be differentiated in terms of the different features they come equipped with.

The standard version gets two riding modes including rain and road, while it also gets the base version of the Automatic Traction Control (ATC).

On the other hand, TheDynamic version comes packed with ABS Pro, Hill Start Control (HSC) and the Dynamic Traction Control (DTC) in addition to the standard features. Furthermore, it features Gearshift Assistant Pro, LED headlights, turn indicators and auxiliary lights. Then, there is cruise control, an on-board computer and provision for aluminium panniers.

Meanwhile, theTop-end Pro trim gets all the afore-mentioned features, but also gets heated grips, tyre pressure control and a chrome exhaust pipe.

BMW has introduced the R1200 GS Adventure as a completely-build-up (CBU) unit from Germany. It competes with the Ducati Multistrada 1200 Enduro and the Tiger Explorer in India.

Follow your passion, be prepared to work hard and sacrifice, and don’t let anyone limit your dreams.”