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.

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….

Batik, an ancient dyeing technique worthy of revival.

Batik, originated in Indonesia, is a form of resist dyeing using wax. Batik 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. Batik is an ancient art form that is popular worldwide to this date. Read on to understand…

Ikat, resist dyed sarees you can’t resist.

Ikat sarees are famous for their unparalleled beauty, and rightly so. The complex process of weaving an Ikat saree accentuates the grace of the wearer. The weaving of Ikat is different from various other resist dyeings as for Ikat weaves, the yarn is dyed first and then weaved. Whereas in batik and bandhani, the fabric is dyed after…

What to know before you buy your Phulkari.

Punjab, a simple word creates a vivid image of sarson ke khet flowing with the wind, clear skies and the smell of soil freshly prepared for farming. From this rich fertile region comes the art of Phulkari, which is the most beloved form of folk art for Punjabi women. Phulkari literally means “flower art”. Mentioned in the eternal…

Banarasi Saree, a poetry woven on silk

A Banarasi sari is a sari made in Varanasi, a city which is also called Benares or Banaras. The saris are among the finest saris in India and are known for their gold and silver brocade or zari, fine silk and opulent embroidery. The saris are made of finely woven silk and are decorated with…

Ajrakh to bless your everyday wardrobe.

Ajrakh, is a style of block printing designs to create beautiful patterns mostly seen on tiles and shawls. Ajrakh has now become synonyms with Sindhi cultures and tradition. Women use ajrak prints in sarees, shawls, dupattas, and other styles. Men use this print on their turbans, kamar-bandhs and or simply drape it.

Gota Patti, the beauty of the border.

Originating in Rajasthan, Gota Patti uses the applique technique where zari ribbon is made into elaborate patterns and sewed on to the borders to create a beautiful border. Having originated in Rajasthan, the hub of Gota work is in the cities of Jaipur, Kota, Bikaner, Ajmer, and Udaipur. Metals like gold, silver, copper are used…

Lucknowi crafts, the heritage of Uttar Pradesh.

Chikankari is one such artwork that makes every wearer look elegant and graceful. The delicate embroidery with subtle thread work makes it perfect for the office and formal occasions. Introduced by Noor Jahan, the Mughal Queen, it makes the wearer indeed look like Royalty on a day off.  There is a Lucknowi dress for everyone…