Stylish handmade summer dressing

With summer at its peak in India, it’s time to pause and be surrounded by some handmade, breezy stylish clothing.   I am sure that you already have been stocking up on…

Dastkar Design Fair: Designers to look out for 2

First things first…A big thank you to all our lovely readers for the most overwhelming response for our post yesterday. The designers featured in yesterday’s post are so very grateful for all…

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…

Creativity in leather from Rajasthan

There is so much of brilliance in craftsmanship in Rajasthan, that we will probably take days to write about it all…but as we explore the rich crafts from the state…

Ittar – exploring the world of natural fragrance

Yesterday, I was longing for some ‘me’ time and so I made myself a large cup of ‘kadak adrak-ilaichi wali chai‘ and sat outside to read a book in my chilly yet…

The Bangle Stack – Traditional Collection from Bengal

Way back, when I was in school, one of my favourite poems was ‘The Bangle Sellers’ by Sarojini Naidu. I loved it then, I love it now and before I…