Miscellaneous

Paithani Sarees – A Traditional Saree Of Maharashtra

If you are from in or around Maharashtra, Paithani saree need no introduction. You must be owning at least one of these statement pieces of ethnic style, if not more. For those who still need to include this very awesome art form, here is a fact. Did you know that once upon a time these… Continue reading Paithani Sarees – A Traditional Saree Of Maharashtra

Miscellaneous

The perennial beauty of Kanjeevaram

I happened to visit a school friend who was due to get married in two months. Between laughter and nostalgia, there were a lot of things shared. The old album was taken out and memories flooded in. In her treasure trove was a package wrapped in muslin which caught my eyes. “It’s my grandmother’s saree”,… Continue reading The perennial beauty of Kanjeevaram

Miscellaneous

This wedding season, wear a Banarasi style dupatta to win everyone’s heart

Banarasi weave has always been associated with grandiosity and splendour. It is the magnificence of the golden resplendence that makes it a favourite attire for weddings and celebrations. From Indians to a lot of foreign brides inspired by Indian culture, Banarasi weaves have emerged to be the most favoured. And, why not; it is the… Continue reading This wedding season, wear a Banarasi style dupatta to win everyone’s heart

Miscellaneous

Bright and beautiful Bandhani dupattas

If you are a fan of SRK/Kajol movies, the very mention of bandhani dupattas will transport you to that iconic moment when Kajol throws her red bandhej dupatta at SRK as the train chugs on. Well, between now and then Bandhani dupattas have featured prominently in Bollywood movies. Taking a cue from my favourite actors,… Continue reading Bright and beautiful Bandhani dupattas

Sarees

The Best Banarasi Sarees for Brides and Wedding

If there is one thing that the chaos of corona has not been able to curb, it is the spirit of us Indians. Though the festivities have been marred by the regulations and precautions, yet the fervour remains joyous.  In these trying times when people prefer to stay indoors, Banarasi saree online shopping for bridal… Continue reading The Best Banarasi Sarees for Brides and Wedding

Art & Craft of India

Batik, an ancient dyeing technique worthy of revival.

Batik, originated in Indonesia, is a form of resist dyeing using wax. It is traditionally made in several countries like India, Egypt, China, Japan, Nigeria, Senegal and many more. Indonesian batik is the most popular out of all. It is an ancient art form that is popular worldwide to this date. Read on to understand… Continue reading Batik, an ancient dyeing technique worthy of revival.

Sarees · The Drape Department

Ravishing look of Bandhej Sarees

Some styles never go out of style! Bandhani print or bandhej patterns are just that. It’s a pattern that involves the tie and dye technique of fabric wherein the fabric to be dyed is tied very tightly at different points in knots. They are then dyed with bright colours and allowed to dry. The knot patches remain uncoloured and thus form… Continue reading Ravishing look of Bandhej Sarees