Style for this Monsoon

Respite from the heat, the freshly washed lushness of the surroundings,  the earthy scent that…

Mukaish, Kamdani or Badla – traditional embellishment techniques

Indian traditional apparel and costumes, specially the ones made for festive occasions tend to be…

A Rakhi for you, with love

Lots of stories exist for how Rakhi, as a festival came into being but the…

Ikroop, the Glass artist & Jewellery Designer

Primarily transparent but not always, easy to shape when in molten state, neither a solid…

Taxi Fabric – Giving artists visibility & public transport a facelift

Have you spotted an auto in Delhi or perhaps a cab in Mumbai covered in…

alternative sari, style, regional drape

Alternative Sari Drapes: Explore the Regional Drapes with Border & Fall’s ‘The Sari Series’

Sari, is a quintessential piece of clothing in every Indian girl’s wardrobe.  I am in…

Preserving Simplicity – Textile Tales by Maku

It’s all about the weavers, they say…well it should be, but is it really?? As…

Courtyard by Aline: Taking you back to your roots with brass

In today’s fast paced life, reminiscing the past can be a heartwarming and indulgent experience. It reminds us to stop, breathe and savour the simpler things in life.  The joy of raiding kitchen shelves on a hot summer afternoon, waiting endlessly for tuesdays and the almost amber-coloured brass bowl of ‘besan ladoos’! As I attempted to mirror those sentiments and the old world charm in my home, I turned to brass. Sometime back we wrote about the ‘Return of the metals – brass, copper and bronze

‘Anti-fit’ Blouse: The Evolving Saree Accessory

Ever since I was little, I have loved draping sarees.  In my school days, playing…

Raw Mango: Simplifying and reimagining the saree

Leonardo da Vinci once said, “Simplicity is the ultimate sophistication”.  People who know me say…