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Tilfi: When these young Banarasis returned to their roots

Once while having a conversation with a weaver in the cold winters of 2013,  three…

Meet the Maker: Tousif Ansari, a Maheshwari Sari Weaver

It’s almost summer and it’s time for your hand-woven beauties to surface again. Little do…

2017 – The year of the Sari

As 2017 draws to a close, I reflect on all my experiences and learnings from…

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…

Raw Mango: Simplifying and reimagining the saree

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

Lure of the wonderous Maheshwaris

Soft, flowing drapes in cotton and silk, elegance, heritage, tradition…all woven in one fabric. Yes,…

The Tussar Affair

I was attending a Diwali party last week and the most entertaining aspect for me was analysing…

Saree tales – the #100SareePact

Festivity is in the air along with a bit of smog and a lot of…

The Royal Chanderi

It is officially autumn, and while it may not be the season for the soft,…