Fashion : The most powerful Art Form there is..

The always inspiring Blair Waldorf says : ‘Fashion is the most powerful art there is. It’s movement, design and architecture all in one. It shows the world who we are and who we’d like to be. ‘ According to Webster’s New World Dictionary, Art is defined as aesthetic work. Art is supposed to be an…

Its been a Year!

Red Hair and Other Colors is a year old!  It was a year ago, the day i started telling my story, my hopes and dreams and ideas and emotions out to you people. Things i thought needed to be said, stories that needed to be shared and emotions that needed to be felt. It has…

Across the Universe : A Magical Mystery Tour

Director: Julie Taymor Runtime: 124 minutes Cast: Jim Sturgess, Evan Rachel Wood, Joe Anderson Here is a bold, beautiful, visually enchanting musical where we walk into the theater humming the songs. Julie Taymor‘s “Across the Universe” is an audacious marriage of cutting-edge visual techniques, heart-warming performances, 1960s history and the Beatles songbook. Sounds like a…

It’s never too soon to say I Love You…

I recently came across this article on Elepanthjournal.com with the same title, and it made me think,  We live in a society where emotions and friendships and time and love have become a game. There’s a proper procedure to be followed if you want the other person to return your emotions, there is a proper…

Haute Couture : Fashion’s grand indulgence

For a very long time now, I have been planning to open a sustainable design brand of my own. But when conduction market survey and analysis, I found out India doesn’t respond very well the concept. For us Indians, wearing something ‘used’ or ‘pre owned’ even if a designer turns it into something else, is…

Coldplay’s Hymn for the Weekend : Offensive?

This is the official video for the Hymn for The Weekend, A song in the latest Coldplay album, Head full of Dreams. When this album released, I, like every Coldplay fan was so excited about it, waiting for it for days; downloading it the first chance I got. But contrary to my excitement, the album…

Nicolas Ouchenir : Fashion’s Right Hand Man

I’ve often come across many faded and dog-eared postcards at antique shows with hand-written messages barely legible on the back. What’s always surprising is how elegant and expressive everyone’s handwriting seems to have been 100 years ago. There was a time when every postcard, contract, or love letter was a thing of beauty – giving…

This is where it all began …

So, here it is! A platform of my own! where do i start!? Red hair and other colors is a blog about life, love literature, music and most importantly, Fashion. it may sound old and cliche, but I promise not to male it so. Here goes my first post.. As i was growing up, books…

Subcultures : Where are they now???

PART I : “Subcultures are meaning systems, modes of expression or life styles developed by groups in subordinate structural positions in response to dominant meaning systems, and which reflect their attempt to solve structural contradictions rising from the wider societal context” says Michael Brake. The significance of subcultures for their participants is that they offer…

Grunge : A lost movement

GRUNGE : A movement Why does popular music change? Why do we, as creators and consumers of music and culture, rebel against what appears to be harmonious and correct? Although the answers to these questions may be many, the musical soundscape of Seattle during the early nineties gives an insight into how the modern generations…