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Featured Consultant – Renuka Tandon

Featured Consultant –  Renuka Tandon

As a Founder and Chief Consultant of ACE IMPRESSION – (Image Consulting and Personal Branding), I have consolidated all the trainings, certifications, vast knowledge and expertise of last 12 – 15 years into one entity – ‘ACE Impression’ – helping each to strategize and create an “ASSET” called Personal Brand and Image. People...

Layering

Layering

Layering, it’s a term that is used to describe processes or things in various fields. But let’s looks at what the term means when it comes to Image Management and more specifically Clothing. Layering basically means adding another layer to your outfit. It doesn’t necessarily mean a garment; it could also be an accessory, such as a scarf. Layering could have...

Summer trend: Bohemian

Summer trend: Bohemian

One of the most spectacular and feminine styles that exist as trends in the world of fashion is the boho or bohemian one, which forms an important part of the fashion lines of many brands. Traditionally, bohemian style includes lots of nonconformist attitudes. The term itself originated in late 18th and early 19th century France and was used to describe someone...

Sridevi

Sridevi

Sridevi is a true example of the fact that, talent doesn’t have a shelf life. She looks much fitter than she used to at the peek of her career. One of the finest actresses of our time, she looks the same she used to two decades ago, only better With a power that still mesmerizes anybody, nobody likes to believe the enchantress is over fifty years of age. After...

Featured Consultant-Mona Motwani

Featured Consultant-Mona Motwani

Coming from a business family, I always wanted to be an entrepreneur. After graduating as a Company Secretary and worked in areas like Recruitment, Training and Development as well as Employee Counseling for around 3 years, I was still looking for something where I can put my heart and soul. As far as I remember I always wanted to work with People, Fashion,...

The Evolution of Kangana Ranaut

The Evolution of Kangana Ranaut

Kangana Ranaut has been in the news recently for her most deserved National Award for her lead role in the movie, Queen. She has come a long way from her first movie – Gangster. Her way of dressing up and those out-of-the-box looks usually made it to the list of fashion police and she used to face a lot of flak for her simply weird choice of style and today she...

Grooming tips to beat the Scorching Summer Heat

Grooming tips to beat the Scorching Summer Heat

Summer brings about a number of challenges as far as grooming is concerned. We agree that it’s steamy, sweltering and scorching (not to mention Humid!) but that’s no reason for you to be a mess and stinky. So if you are stuck in office or basking under the sun at a beach, here are some grooming tips you should consider to look and feel your best. Dress to Cool...

Style lessons to take from LFW 2015

Style lessons to take from LFW 2015

After some impressive ensembles and many Bollywood starlets on display, the Lakme Fashion Week finally concluded on a colourful note. Many have expressed their displeasure about the heavy Bollywood presence at the event. Some were of the opinion that the focus shifts to the celebrities rather than the designers and their designs. However, it wasn’t all about...

The spirit of losing gracefully

The spirit of losing gracefully

The online media is abuzz with a scandalous tweet. The “supposed” culprit is none other than the versatile Leonardo DiCaprio. For those missing in action, a tweet suggesting that Leo is the best actor (decorating the statement were a few expletives) recently surfaced in the 140 characters twitter-verse. The actor even took jibes at the Academy Awards and its...

Featured Consultant – Savieta Batra

Featured Consultant – Savieta Batra

Life is beautiful! I love the ways it winds along with its blind turns and curves, leaving us spell bound. Yet life knows our destiny and smoothly chaperones us along to our fantasy dreamlands, fulfilling our desires and granting whatever we wish for in our lives. It’s amazing! My journey to becoming an Image Consultant began almost three decades ago. During my...

Decoding the body language of Cricketers

Decoding the body language of Cricketers

In the recently concluded Ashes (A series of test matches between arch rivals Australia and England), the world witnessed how Australia decimated the latter. On paper, both teams looked akin with class batsmen and ferocious bowlers on both sides. On the field, however, there was a stark difference visible between the two teams. One wonders why? Cricket experts...

Psychological Effect of Color

Psychological Effect of Color

“Colors, like features, follow the changes of the emotions.” – Pablo Picasso Put on a red dress and you instantly feel happy and energized or pop open a sunny yellow umbrella and some of that sunniness will rub off on you. This is because color has a psychological effect on you.  Colors affect our emotions and moods. It is a powerful communication tool...

Creating a rocking first impression on your first date

Creating a rocking first impression on your first date

Romance is in the air and nothing says romance like a classic spring date night with that special someone. However, first dates are always nerve wracking for many. The pressure to create a good impression on that special someone is a task many find traumatising. The saying goes “You never get a second chance to make a good first impression.” So if your...

Featured Consultant – Leema Bernad Viji

Featured Consultant – Leema Bernad Viji

I love the word ‘Discoverer’ more than consultant. I guide individuals and teams to discover who they are. And in every journey that I have undertaken with another person, I have discovered more about myself. So when I am building a Personal brand, I use all that I have learnt over the years. Being a Masters Degree holder in Science made me, use my intellect...

Top 3 Bollywood celebrities who need a style makeover

Top 3 Bollywood celebrities who need a style makeover

Celebrities are just like us. They get stuck in style ruts, walk in social circles without wearing makeup, and can go years without changing their look. When this continues for long, their image takes a beating. Not many stars have been stylish from Day one. Most of them have evolved over the years and improved their overall style. Unfortunately, the same...

Fundamentals for a Professional Look

Fundamentals for a Professional Look

“Appearances are a glimpse of the unknown” Dressing up for an interview, a job, or a professional event can be stressful. The fact that you want to make the best first impression possible adds to the stress. The first impression is the most critical in a job interview. Studies suggest that before you have had a chance to discuss your skills, you have already...

5 power poses you should use at work

5 power poses you should use at work

‘Sit up’ and listen. Research has shown that your body posture significantly raises the testosterone levels in your body and lowers the stress hormone cortisol. These changes in your body’s chemistry can affect the way you work and interact with others. They might also impact on your chances of success and failure. Fascinating, isn’t it? The way you carry...

Wardrobe Essentials – 2015

Wardrobe Essentials – 2015

With the start of the New Year, it’s time to work on your wardrobe to help you get through the year in the way that will create the right impression. Are you organized? First and foremost, it is important that your closet is organized. Does your closet look like a disaster struck area? A well-organized closet simplifies and speeds the decision of what to wear....

Featured Consultant-Bhavya Chawla

Featured Consultant-Bhavya Chawla

Bhavya Chawla, co-founder and chief stylist Voonik, is an image consultant and a fashion stylist. She is also the founder of Perfect 10 Image Consultancy. With her charismatic personality & energetic ways, she has been able to touch many a lives by helping them achieve an enhanced image hence higher self esteem & self confidence. Services that she...

How are Image Consulting and Personal Branding related?

How are Image Consulting and Personal Branding related?

Until recently, Personal Branding and Personal Image were skills that were not considered important and were regularly swept under the carpet in our country. Today, it’s universally accepted that, the way we act, behave, and sound can have a tremendous effect on the success or failure of anyone. There are a million talented people out there, ready to pounce on...

How to lift your look for the New Year – Styling Solutions

How to lift your look for the New Year – Styling Solutions

An urge for a new beginning or a transformation of image is imminent at the end of the year and your look should certainly not be left behind by any means. Lifting your look doesn’t need to be a daunting or hectic task, nor does it necessarily entail an expensive overhaul of your closet or a grooming makeover. There are plenty of easy and simple tricks...

Image Management-Bollywood Celebrities

Image Management-Bollywood Celebrities

The perception, mental image, or conception that we create of person or even ourselves comes natural to human beings. A number of incidents build up over time to help us create an image or perception about someone, not that it may be bang on, but it in a way really helps in defining or interacting with someone. Factors such as what you wear, what you have done...

Featured Consultant- Kalyani Kamble

Featured Consultant- Kalyani Kamble

 “Not all those who wander are lost” Kalyani is the mind, heart and motivation behind IMAGE IMPETUS.  She has charismatic zestful approach towards building, enhancing or transforming your image. With an MBA in Human Resources and a decade of training experience, she was pretty much set in what she was doing. However, she was always aware that something was...

Patterns and Personality – hand in glove

The essence of personality is that, you need not to speak to express it. Studies conducted have proved that the choice of clothes you wear can shed light on your personality. Not that everyone is jumping the gun to instantly judge you based on what you wear, but your regular clothing choice is a personal expression of who you are. From laid-back floral to...

Image Transformation of Smriti Irani – Minister HRD

Image Transformation of Smriti Irani – Minister HRD

In the surreal corridor of the parliament, among the mighty and powerful, emerges a young and glamorous lady. Head held high, brimming with confidence and carrying that oomph aura, one is forced to wonder what she is doing among the sometimes comical but overall bland group of lawmakers of the country. Well to answer your question, she is a minister of Union...

Dine Like a Pro

Dine Like a Pro

Many believe that table manners are not important in today’s busy, racing world because there just isn’t time for it. Well think again. Good table manners are a must for professionals in any arena.  Have you attended a business meal and your views were not acknowledged? Or have you ever been interviewed over lunch and did not get the job? Did you...

Be a multi-dimensional personality

Be a multi-dimensional personality

‘Clothing affects how other people perceive us as well as how we think about ourselves,’ this notion has long been proven. But the deeper question that remains highly debatable is that, does your outfit influence how you approach and interact with the world? Clothing choices are much more than we might imagine. For many people, what they wear is merely a matter...

Benefits of hiring a personal shopper

Benefits of hiring a personal shopper

Personal shoppers are experts who give the highest level of customized service possible to individual shoppers. By giving personalized attention and providing advanced knowledge of products, services, and trends, personal shoppers become trusted consultants for shoppers who want an enhanced buying experience. Personal shoppers are also known as fashion...

IMPA – Clothes for Smile Activity

IMPA – Clothes for Smile Activity

A single pair of clothing item can mean the world to some. Clothes are not just materials made from threads, they are also a mean to connect, protect, express yourself or simply a source of happiness. It’s a basic need for humanity. But the very fact that some are denied this basic need because they are underprivileged sounds too disturbing to be true. We...

Looking Stylish At Workplace

Looking Stylish At Workplace

When it comes to office dressing, admit it, most of us like to stick to the basics and don’t experiment much. Following a routine is safe, effortless and quick. But since we spend approximately 5 days of a week and almost 8 hours every day shouldn’t we add some pizzazz to our ensemble? India has witnessed significant rise of employment in corporate sectors and...