Bags with a Soul

Our fascination with bags has been evident for centuries. Egyptians loved their bags then and we continue to be fascinated by them even today. They served a purpose then and they…

The Kerala-inspired home

The very mention of the word, ‘Kerala’, brings to me, visuals of coffee and spice plantations, the breathtakingly beautiful backwaters and palm-lined trees.  Now, I mention the next best thing and that…

More Cushions?

Do you suffer from ‘cushion madness’ as I do? I am always on the look out for strange yet pretty cushions that sort of speak my mood out aloud and today,…

The Timeless Jhumkas

‘Jhumka gira re, Bareilly ke bazaar mien…’ and repeat and repeat and repeat again until your family can take this no more…Hence, I decided to use this time and space…

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…

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…

Mangoes and the Indian Kitchen

People in this part of the world (read, the UK) really look forward to the summer months…this is the time to discard off the layers, eat the most delicious, sweet…

Muted Mondays – North East’s jewellery

Let the pictures do the talking…it’s muted monday, after all! All this wonderful jewellery from the North-East of India.  There is a piece, somewhere from this wonderful part of the world, waiting to be…

Muted Mondays: Rajasthani jewellery

Let these pieces in silver do the talking today…   Shilpa xx   Cover Image: via