shibori

The Japanese have given us films, architecture, porcelain, literature, martial arts and so much more. Japanese culture is popular all over the world owing to the sensibility is bestows. One of the many gifts from Japanese culture is the Shibori technique. Shibori is a manual resist dyeing technique that produces beautiful patterns on the fabric…

The Precious Pashmina.

“Agar Firdaus bar ru-e-zameen ast, Hami ast o-hami ast o-hami ast.” Truly spoken by Jehangir, his words still hold truth. If there is heaven on Earth, it is here, it is here, it is here. Kashmir has been our paradise, abundantly blessing us with sustenance and hearth. From this land of beauty, comes the heavenly…

How to drape a Parsi Gara

Parsi Gara is a family heirloom, passed down from generations to generations. It is the pride of every Parsi lady as being handed one marks a beginning of a special phase of the lady’s life. Handwoven with beautiful intricate embroidery, this saree is beloved by everyone. What makes it stand out is not only the…

Kashmiri embroidery, a gift to the world from Heaven itself.

His glory, by whose might all things are mov’d, Pierces the universe, and in one part Sheds more resplendence, elsewhere less.  In heav’n, That largeliest of his light partakes, was I, Witness of things, which to relate again Surpasseth power of him who comes from thence; For that, so near approaching its desire Our intellect…

Mukaish Work: Lucknow’s delight since time eternal

Mukaish work, also Mukesh work or Mokesh work, has been a cultural pride for Lucknow, Uttar Pradesh. This embroidery can be seen in a majority of Lucknowi wear such as salwar kameez and kurti as well as bridal lehengas. This embroidery mostly involves using twisted metallic threads and creating patterns over already drawn patterns, creating…

The Rarity that is Parsi Gara

Men seldom speak of beauty, beauty as such, Not even lovers think about it much. Women of course consider it for hours In mirrors Wilfred Owen was right in saying so, and why not? Women have been entranced by the mirror since time eternal. And if draped in a Parsi Gara, she has every right…

The Sonam Kapoor Double Drape Saree -How to pull that look off!

Hi everyone! Welcome back to the blog. Sonam Kapoor has been a fashion icon since time eternal and has been an inspiration for people of all ages. She has inspired us with her fashion ideology and given us the confidence to try out new ideas. With that in mind, we present to you a tutorial…

Luxury Market combined with Sustainability in India

Luxury market in India is constantly growing and reaching new bounds. The entry of foreign luxury brands along with a growth in indigenous luxury brands hasexponentially raised this market segment. The market place offered by India is an exciting challenge for a lot of luxury retailers thanks to the diversity, volume and purchasing power of…

Here’s how to drape a saree for you noobs!

Hey guys! Welcome back to the blog. We all have our mom’s saree that we absolutely adore. If only you knew how to wear them, right? I remember being absolutely lost with the 6 yard fabric, not knowing what goes where, so I understand your struggles perfectly. Which is why this tutorial blog today. Today’s…