SMC Knowledge Refreshers – AIDA approach

Knowledge Refreshers – When you meet a Customer, you need to use the AIDA approach. #ProfessionalSellingSkills Advertisements

Restaurant Review: Dome Café in Dubai

By: Team SouBoyy, SouBoyy Bureau, Dubai | Food and Lifestyle Where I am? Well, I am at Dome Café in Bank Street, Bur Dubai with sadiqi Saleem and I am enjoying some coffee and… Continue reading

The True Mantra – People come first!

By: Team SouBoyy, SouBoyy Bureau, Dubai | Business and News Solomon Vijayanand, Chief Enabling Officer of Solomon Management Consultants has some strong opinions about what leadership means to HR and the relevance of… Continue reading

I am at Art Dubai 2014 now, and loving it!

By: Team SouBoyy, SouBoyy Bureau, Dubai | Art and Lifestyle Where I am? I am here at Art Dubai, Madinat Jumeirah and I am loving the smell of art in the air. What I… Continue reading

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Tête-à-Tête with Mr. Solomon Vijayanand

By: Team SouBoyy, SouBoyy Bureau, Dubai | Business and News This was certainly one of the most enlightening interviews ever taken, as there is no bigger compensation for a journalist when after every… Continue reading

SouBoyy loves Splash’s SS’14 by Salman

By: Team SouBoyy, SouBoyy Bureau, Dubai | Fashion & Lifestyle With Salman Khan as the brand ambassador, Splash has unveiled the TVC featuring the heart-throb in the season’s key trends.  Udita (Singh) from Landmark… Continue reading

Age of Social HRs

By: Team SouBoyy, SouBoyy Bureau, Dubai | Business & News Earlier conglomerates began in earnest to integrate social technologies into recruitment development and engagement practices. In 2014, this social integration will become the… Continue reading

Expo 2020 to increase Jobs – Experts

By: Team SouBoyy, SouBoyy Bureau, Dubai | Business & News In just 6 years, Dubai will put on the Middle East’s very first Expo 2020. As we join the world in look to… Continue reading

SouBoyy loves Sayed & Saleh’s designs

Rating: 9/10 What SouBoyy loves about House of Nomad’s designs? I love the Arabic Calligraphy. A-La-Mode!

SouBoyy updates on Salman’s association with Splash

Kay Kay Menon inaugurates the newly “WOK 123” in Mumbai

The coveted actor Kay Kay Menon recently inaugurated the newly WOK 123 at Thane West this Monday. WOK 123 is a unique gourmet concept in India and it aims to target people who… Continue reading

Meeting Nusrat Jahan in Calcutta

By: Team SouBoyy, SouBoyy Bureau, India | Bengal & Fashion After coming back from Macau, I was welcomed by rains and fever in Calcutta! And suddenly, my iPhone rings and I am invited… Continue reading

Bringing the positive effects of seaweed into Indian Homes

Portico New York & smartfiber AG, Germany announce their unique Association Portico New York, India’s leading home linen and soft furnishing company is pleased to announce their association with smartfiber AG, Germany, a… Continue reading

Ways to Wear Your Saree

Ways to Wear Your Saree The national dress for the women of India, the saree is a piece of fabric that is draped around the shoulders in an elegant manner. Deeply intertwined with… Continue reading

Victoria Memorial

The Victoria Memorial, officially the Victoria Memorial Hall, is a memorial building dedicated to Victoria, Empress of India, which is located in Kolkata (Calcutta), India – the capital of West Bengal and a… Continue reading

SabyaSachi Mukherji at Lakme Fashion Week’s Grand Finale

I know Sabya from 2011, when I saw his collection at Lakme Fashion Week, and I felt nostalgic about Bengal. And yet again, Sabya surprises me with something new, his designs speaks of… Continue reading

Reliance Jewels presents Ritu Kumar at Lakme Fashion Week

Nargis Fakhri looked gorgeous in Ritu Kumar at Lakme Fashion Week (at Grand Hyatt Mumbai). I know Nargis from her Kingfisher modelling days when she came to Bombay from Quuens (NYC), and she… Continue reading

DHL Presents Pria Kataaria Puri at Lakme Fashion Week

Pria’s collection at Lakme Fashion Week was called ‘Fast and Curious’, I know here since 2009 and just love her vibrant festive holiday collection. Every season she surprises me with her amazing prints!… Continue reading

Shantanu Goenka’s “KRUHUN” at Lakme Fashion Week

Shantanu Goenka’s “KRUHUN” at Lakme Fashion Week. SOUBOYY VERDICT: ROYAL, 9 out 10! “Kruhun” means black in Kashmiri, what that Shantanu’s ‘Kruhun’ means to you? Tell edit.souboyy@gmail.com

MUSICALLY FASHIONABLE by Aarti Vijay Gupta at Lakme Fashion Week!

MUSICALLY FASHIONABLE by my baby ‘Aarti Vijay Gupta’ at Lakme Fashion Week! SOUBOYY VERDICT: A-LA-MODE AND ARTISTIC, 7 OUT OF 10! Do you love/hate Aarti Vijay Gupta? Tell edit.souboyy@gmail.com

Manish Malhotra’s design at Lakme Fashion Week

Manish Malhotra at Lakme Fashion Week, August 2013

DIAMOND RESIDENCE, THAILAND [MY EXTRAORDINARY STAY]

THAILAND, CURRENT AFFAIRS, HOTELS, TRAVEL As someone who often stays at hotels in different cities, it’s very unusual for me to feel emotionally attached to a property. My stay at my temporary home… Continue reading

Meeting Wiki people – Jimmy Wales and Sue Gardner!

I met Jimmy Wales (Founder of Wikipedia) and Sue Gardner (Executive Director of Wikimedia Foundation) at Wikimania 2013 in HongKong. I and Jimmy chatted about the success of Wikipedia in India and Indian languages, he said, “Sou, the success has been limited in… Continue reading

IIJW over! Wikimania 2013 coming soon! All flights leads to HongKong!

By: Team SouBoyy, SouBoyy Bureau, HongKong & Macau| Lifestyle I was in a catch-22 situation, one way my flight tickets and itinerary for the International Jewellery Fashion Week at Grand Hyatt hits my… Continue reading

MIZU of Maybelline New York speaks

By: Team SouBoyy, SouBoyy Bureau, Japan | Beauty & Fashion Japan Fashion Week Organization has finalized the brands to participate in the Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week TOKYO 2014 S/S ”, scheduled for October 14… Continue reading

Raima Sen explains me benefits of Oleev Active

By: Team SouBoyy, SouBoyy Bureau, India | Fitness & Fashion I am currently copy-editing some stories for some Asian tabloid that shows much interest in Indian lifestyle. My blackberry happens to ring and… Continue reading

Another Fashion Week in Bengaluru!

Last season, it was January, when I was invited for Bangalore Fashion Week, but I had to turn down the invitation as I had very important assignments clashing in Dubai on the same… Continue reading

Stars Galore at IIFA 2013 Press Conference

Here for my blog friends – Whom I find decently dressed? Ayushmann Khurrana looks cute here! 😉 Whom do I find most hot? Jacqueline Fernandez looks super stylish! Scoreboard? Overall, I give the press conference… Continue reading

NEVER SAY NEVER by ANJALI KIRPALANI!

My close friend and long esteemed colleague, Anjali Kirpalani has turned an author, and she gifts me this book that she wrote recently. I came back after dinner with friends, started reading the book… Continue reading

SOUBOYY DESIGNS – ONE-BUTTON SUIT IN COMBED DENIM EFFECT

By: Team SouBoyy, SouBoyy Bureau, United States of America | Men’s Fashion SOUBOYY DESIGNS ONE-BUTTON SUIT IN COMBED DENIM EFFECT   DESCRIPTION (Line: SouLane) Raw Silk, Solid color, Button, zip, 1 button, Multi-pockets,… Continue reading

Just Cavalli’s S/S ‘13 campaign evokes the life!

By: Team SouBoyy, SouBoyy Bureau, India | Designers & Fashion Just Cavalli’s S/S ‘13 campaign evokes the life, the colors, and the richness of the sea. Find out more about Just Cavalli’s collections… Continue reading

WATCH FashionTV’s party at 66th Cannes Film Festival!

By: Team SouBoyy, SouBoyy Bureau, India | People & Parties WATCH FashionTV’s party at Cannes Film Festival where Jean-Claude Van Damme & President of FashionTV Michel Adam launch FashionTV’s film ‘Where Luxury Meets Justice’: http://on.ftv.com/148FShA Have… Continue reading

RIP Jiah(Nafisa) Khan!

By: Team SouBoyy, SouBoyy Bureau, Mumbai | Bollywood & Fashion I am saddened by the news of Jiah(Nafisa Khan)! Just feels like it was yesterday, I met her at Lakme Fashion Week Spring/Summer… Continue reading

Young and Fresh Designs

By: Team SouBoyy, SouBoyy Bureau, Calcutta | Campus & Fashion Bonjour à Calcutta! I love my city. Who doesn’t? Who doesn’t like to become a little nostalgic sometimes? Professor Binwant Kaur, who happens… Continue reading

Chronicle: Calcutta to Cannes (Project Protocol fortnightly tabloid) and more…

By: Team SouBoyy, SouBoyy Bureau, India | Designers & Fashion Shagun (Nidhi’s fiancée) shot this at their engagement at The Park Hotel after we all had our evening supper. I am off tonight. Will… Continue reading

Aishwarya Subramanyam joins ELLE India as the Editor

With a notable editorial career behind her, Aishwarya Subramanyam begins an exciting chapter at the world’s largest fashion magazine – ELLE. After a Masters from the University of East Anglia, UK, Aishwarya worked… Continue reading

Bong Cannes-ction (t2 – The Telegraph / Anandabazar Patrika)

– The Telegraph (t2) / Anandabazar Patrika – 30th May 2013 [here] BONG CANNES-CTION Scanty representation from the Bengali film industry at the 66th Festival de Cannes 2013 will make thousands of movie professionals who come to Cannes… Continue reading

COMING SOON: NIFT KOLKATA’S GRADUATION SHOW & CONVOCATION CEREMONY

By: Team SouBoyy, SouBoyy Bureau, Calcutta | Campus & Fashion Nomoskar Kolkata Theke! (Bonjour à Calcutta!) I am currently here in Calcutta for the 2013 Graduation Show and Convocation Ceremony of National Institute of… Continue reading

RISING STAR (t2 – The Telegraph / Anandabazar Patrika)

– The Telegraph (t2) / Anandabazar Patrika – 13th May 2013 [here] RISING STAR I guess Paoli should focus on being a great actress, be it in Bollywood or Tollywood. But, why not Bollywood? In Bombay, we have… Continue reading

Meeting Bollywood’s Controversy Queen!

By: Team SouBoyy, SouBoyy Bureau, India | Bollywood & Fashion Yes, recently I was invited by EyeCatchers, a hair spa in the city to meet emerging actress Veena Malik who had come for… Continue reading

“Impressionism, Fashion, and Modernity” by The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York and Musée d’Orsay, Paris

By: Lane Rasberry Das, SouBoyy Bureau, New York | Arts & Fashion The Met is currently hosting an exhibit called “Impressionism, Fashion, and Modernity“. The theme is the influence of technology on fashion during… Continue reading

The Indian Luxury Expo Coming Soon in Mumbai!

@Grand Hyatt, Mumbai on 26th, 27th & 28th April 2013 India’s first multi-city luxury expo will showcase some of the most prominent uber-luxury brands, cutting across 20 lifestyle segments to an elite and discerning target audience. INQUIRIES +919674878455, +919618424524, INFO@THEINDIANLUXUTYEXPO.COM, www.theindianluxuryexpo.com/register… Continue reading

VIDHWA – Kahani Ek Aurat Ki by RAKESH RAVIKANT TAK

The Official Trailer of VIDHWA – Kahani Ek Aurat Ki written and directed by RAKESH RAVIKANT TAK – Are you looking forward to Rakesh Ravikant Tak‘s Vidhwa’s release next month? Tell twitter.com/Sou_Boyy

HEALTHY LIVING: APRICOT OIL MASSAGE

Today, I experienced an APRICOT OIL MASSAGE and trust me, it was amazing, my whole body feels great and rejuvenated again. Badly needed a full-body massage after almost 6 weeks. My reader friends… Continue reading

Controversial Louis Vuitton Video Promoting Prostitution

Love this Louis Vuitton‘s video? Hate it? Tell edit.souboyy@gmail.com

I support Fashion TV!

By: Team SouBoyy, SouBoyy Bureau, India | Television & Fashion I love freedom, freedom of speech, freedom of expression, especially freedom towards art and artists, and if freedom is restricted somewhere, I do… Continue reading

RIP, Margaret Thatcher: We all owe ‘The Iron Lady’

Former British Prime Minister, Baroness Margaret Thatcher has died at 87. She died in the early hour’s of this morning in her home. She was said to have died as a result of a  heavy… Continue reading

Day 2 of LFW SR 2013: Stylish Silhouettes, Desi Prints!

  Designers Nikhil Thampi, Nishka Lulla and Nupur Kanoi presented fashionable yet wearable lines on the second day of Lakme Fashion Week Summer/Resort 2013, reports Véronique Polès. The day started with Aarti Vijay… Continue reading

SAVE MOTHER EARTH

The Sonnet Hotel and Media Connect in joint collaboration participates in the ‘Earth Hour 2013’. Earth Hour inspires a global community of millions of people in 7001 cities and towns across 152 countries and territories to… Continue reading