Pastel Lovin’

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A refreshing sorbet of pastels with baby pink and turquoise, featuring a delicate threadwork hemline, a minty turquoise dupatta hemmed in baby pink with mirror and sequin work, completed with handcrafted gota flower and macrame tassel latkans all coming together to create a fresh, summery hued ensemble!… Read Full

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Five Days of Handcrafted Chic

Stoles are the easiest way to incorporate handcrafted textiles into your daily wardrobe if going all-the-way traditional is not your thing. A series of daily outfit details from my internship at Please Touch The Handloom Experience at Artisans’ Kalaghoda.

Wearing handcrafted and handloom textiles is so much more than just Indian-ized styling. It’s promoting and preserving a craft heritage spanning centuries, it’s empowering artisans, weavers and craftsmen from the remotest corners of the country, it’s protecting a glorious culture and … Read Full

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Artisanal Impressions

Stumbling upon a quaint little handicraft shop on the streets of Bhuj outside the resort, my friends and I had the fortune of witnessing a beautiful array of handcrafted embroidery samples spanning years of work – all belonging to an immensely talented and generous lady, Hira Baa.

Offering a glimpse of her personal samples and sharing folklore of the numerous tribes that practice embroidery in Kutch, Hira Baa described how each tribal community in Kutch retains their unique identity and … Read Full

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LFW16 – #ootd – Styling the Saree

The saree is not just a symbol of Indian-ness, but of endless possibilities!

How versatile a drape it is, molding itself to every size that a woman can be… Adding curves and skimming lines everywhere it travels round the body, sensual and practical, stylish and comfortable all at the same time.

Millennials today grew up seeing our mothers carry them off with effortless grace, I think…… Read Full

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