Textiles, Apparel and Acessories

TanaBana – Ramji Vankar

‘ ‘Jhini jhini bini chadariya,Kaahe ka tana, kaahe ki bharani,Kaun taar se bini chadariya?‘ –…

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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…

Udupi and the Kunbi Sari: The Bakula Project

Bakula loves shopping in her village – Hebri (near Udupi); a habit she has had…

2017 – The year of the Sari

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

The Textile Studio – Kuzu

Saving age-old traditions and crafts one day at a time, and showcasing them to the…

Style for this Monsoon

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

Taxi Fabric – Giving artists visibility & public transport a facelift

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

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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…