Indian traditional apparel and costumes, specially the ones made for festive occasions tend to be heavily embellished. Some like it extra ‘heavy’ and some like it ‘light’, but very few people can steer clear of the golden lure! As a little girl, my sister was
Flashback…Delhi: 1990s; summer; early morning rush on the roads; women rushing to work and colleges; some in ‘chartered buses’ while others in auto-rickshaws; some driving to work…and amongst all this was noticeable an ocean of whites…most of those whites belonged to the much loved ‘Lucknawi Chikankari‘ family.
Last week was quite busy, in a social sort-of-way with pre-wedding functions and then the wedding over the weekend. Phew! While the bride and the bridegroom were the cynosure of all eyes, the bride’s mother stood out, an epitome of grace and elegance. Dressed in
Last week, I visited the grand IHGF, which was tucked away, far away in Greater Noida, but every worth of that long journey was so worth it. I was spellbound by the magnificent products, that displayed excellent craftsmanship combined with unique designs. Gosh! how much talent is
I realized this morning that I had not written about a specific craft of India in a long time! How terrible of me and I apologize profusely for this. I make up for this mistake in this very post, with one of the best kind
Most of us living in Delhi and parts of Northern India would recall the ‘kashmiri-shawl wallah‘ setting up a stall in the neighbourhood or visiting our homes selling exquisite hand embroidered shawls, ‘phirans’, ‘namdaas’ and sometimes cushion covers too. This trend still continues in some
With a slight chill in the air, shrugs and jackets are a welcome addition to our wardrobe. There is so much to choose from, but I do have a soft corner for some of these Indian style jackets, that look stunning when paired with black
Beautiful, embroidered cream cushions, scattered across your comfortable sofa, helps you to relax and entertain! A plethora of soft furnishings to choose from, have a peep at Sarita Handa’s collection. Alternatively, if you happen to be in Delhi, then pop by into one of her stores…Yummy!