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…

Maheshwari Saree, the art from the heart of the country.

Maheshwari sarees derive their name from the city of their origin, Maheshwar, a district in Madhya Pradesh. Maheshwar has been culturally rich since the 5th century and has been a prime center of handloom weaving. Rani Ahilyabai Holkar is renowned for popularizing the Maheshwari saree by appointing a group of weavers to create these sarees…

Everything you need to know about a Madhubani Saree.

Madhubani art is a form of folk art popular in the region of Mithila, which extends from Bihar upto Nepal. Mithila paintings are painted on the walls of this region using natural dyes and colors like indigo, myrabolan, turmeric and twigs or fingers instead of brushes. This art is said to be originated  in Ramayana…

Bhagalpuri dress code from the Silk City itself.

Bhagalpur is popularly known as the Silk City of India, and rightly so. Bhagalpur is one of the most fertile ranges  of India, blessed by River Ganga herself. Along with giving us our daily bread, and our melodious Kishore Kumar, this city has blessed us with the Queen of all Fabrics that is Bhagalpuri Silk….