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…

Dupattas, the style statement you didn’t know you needed!

  Dupattas have stood the test of time and have come off as the most versatile piece of clothing.  Here are ways to style your dupattas to look your best! Soof Work Dupattas   Banarasi Dupatta Banarasi dupattas are the perfect addition to your wardrobe if you look to add a touch of India to…

These dupattas will make you stand out from the crowd!

1.Banarasi Katan Silk Dupatta with Cow Motif. This look is definitely not for the ones weak at heart. The color, the print, the drape, everything about this dupatta shows your bold side. It is a sure choice for anyone who chooses to stand out in a crowd.

These antique statement pieces will perfectly compliment your wardrobe!

Hey there lovelies! Every outfit that you wear is incomplete without a statement piece to complete it. Be it a  bag, neckpieces, shoes or even your signature scent. Today’s blog is about such necklaces, that will compliment every outfit you wear Antique Classic Mala Gold Plated Necklace Set  This lavish set comes with a pair…