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Category: Curious

Casual Fridays: How Brands Influence Everyday Habits

How a war, an island state, and a brand shaped the way you dress to the office – Casual Fridays. The Office Dress Code Offices have changed and so have the ways we dress to the office. In an era of process-oriented companies, the ’50s sported a lot of greys. Men were mostly in grey […]

The Business of Hair – What Happens After It’s Cut?

The business of hair is indeed intriguing. Except for our palms, lips, and soles, five million hair follicles cover the human body. Out of these, a million reside on our head and a tenth of that on our scalp (i.e., 1,00,000 follicles). We are a lot of hair. Let’s get to the root of the matter. The […]

How Pantone Saved the World by Creating a Visual Guide

Anyone who deals with colours, fashion, design, and visual aesthetics knows what a Pantone is. In the 2006 film The Devil Wears Prada, Meryl Streep explains to her fashion-skeptical assistant, played by Anne Hathaway, why she happens to be wearing a sweater in a very particular shade of blue known as cerulean. She says cerulean was popularised […]

White Bedsheets – Why Do Hotels Use Them?

Searching for an Airbnb is never easy. You really need to focus on the pictures. Hosts know how important the pictures are and leave no stone unturned to present you the perfect home. I had been pondering over a lot of Airbnbs for our previous Italy trip when something struck me. All of the beds, in […]

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