Dastkar Design Fair: Designers to look out for – I

The Annual Dastkar Design Fair is here!! Have you been told about this a million times already? Just one more time, because we really don’t want you to miss out on…

The Kanjeevaram Tales

It’s the seasons for silks, and for some of us, silks meant simply kanjeevarams when we were growing up. Well, the definition has since changed though it is unchallenged when it comes…

Tribal Style, the Nagaland way

If you have grown up in India, then chances are that you must have had a brush with this massive thick, brightly coloured fabric from Nagaland. This was thanks to the…

The Tussar Affair

I was attending a Diwali party last week and the most entertaining aspect for me was analysing the sarees that literally ‘made up’ the room; the faces cease to exist (well, for…

Saree tales – the #100SareePact

Festivity is in the air along with a bit of smog and a lot of happiness! Parties being arranged, get-togethers being organised, shopping expeditions being launched, wardrobes of mothers and…

Swirl Away with the ‘mighty’ skirt

Happy Navratras and Shubho Mahalaya, everyone! It’s time to celebrate, be joyful and shop…For me, it’s that time of the year when I look forward to draping my new sarees…

The Royal Chanderi

It is officially autumn, and while it may not be the season for the soft, breezy Chanderis, the sun is still in its glory permitting us some more time to…

Kantha jackets – handmade with love

A quick weekend getaway to Jaipur tops one of my ‘favourite-things-to-do’ list, and I managed to sneak that in last weekend! While waiting to check-in (the hotel was busy), I…

Wear your soul

 “Simplicity is the keynote of all true elegance.” – Coco Chanel Let’s be grateful for the natural fabrics, for without them, summers would be rather unbearable! Both, linen and cotton are…

Gota Patti – in a new ‘avataar’

I must begin this post by mentioning the fact that the word ‘gota’ was enough to send tremors through my body, when I was younger! However, today it’s a different story…