Mumbai-based author, fashion celebrity and reckoned as the pioneer of Fashion Journalism in India – Meher Castelino, recently announced the launch of her third book, titled, ‘Fashion Musings’ – a humorous take on fashion, beauty and films. Available in digital (Rs. 99/-) and print (Rs. 295/-) formats on Flipkart and Amazon globally, ‘Fashion Musings’ takes a humorous, saucy, cheeky, tongue-in-cheek look at the fashion, beauty and film world in Castelino’s unique style.
The unconventional Q & A format of the book makes for easy reading, while taking the reader through various segments of style and glamour. With a foreword by ace couturier, Tarun Tahiliani and stunning cover design/illustrations by Aniket Satam, Meher’s racy style, quirky anecdotes and hilarious one-liners, makes ‘Fashion Musings’ a great travel read or a relaxing bedside book.
Meher Castelino’s involvement with fashion and beauty goes back to 1964, when she won the first Femina Miss India crown, soon after graduating from Lawrence School, Lovedale. She represented the country at the Miss Universe and Miss United Nations Contests. A famous commercial and catwalk model, she has appeared in over 2,000 live fashion shows, many of which she conceived and directed. She has also headed the designing departments of fashion houses and has been the Fashion Editor of Gentlemen’s Fashion Quarterly, Flair and Eve’s Weekly. Widely travelled, Meher Castelino has modelled around the globe in a career that spanned over 14 years. Multi-award winner, Meher has instituted fashion awards and is the External Examiner for Pearl Academy. She has been a full-time fashion journalist and syndicated columnist for nearly four decades.