Tag: indian

Textile revivalist charms Delhi with exquisite saris

It takes a lot to be a fashion designer in India; especially, when you work hand-in-hand with weavers without an external aide and brainstorm every season to create innovative saris for Indian women. For Hyderabad-based designer Sailesh Singhania, who has been working with Indian handloom artisans for past two decades, the philosophy of preserving textile art and craft through his… Read more →

Reclaiming the dignity of artisans step by step

While we live in a time where capitalism and commercialization are at its peak, there are a handful of people who still take pride in being social advocates for old-school arts and craftsmanship. When we met Anar Patel (founder of Craftroots and Gramshree), she floored us with her simplicity and impeccable knowledge of Indian arts and crafts. A self-proclaimed “passionate… Read more →

Spending a bomb for your designer wear? Know the ‘real’ cost of the tag

Renowned designer John Galliano once famously said, “The joy of dressing is an art” – and, if you know anything about art then you would understand that it certainly ain’t cheap. A bespoke haute couture ensemble from a premium label comes for a hefty price — but, do you understand the true cost of the product that you pay for?… Read more →

Attention For Detail is Anita Dongre’s Mantra

The 10th edition of India Couture Week 2017 was a great success. We have handpicked some of our favourite names from Indian fashion to give you their take on modern Indian couture. The next in the  ‘Know your designer’ series is designer Anita Dongre, who showcased her collection ‘Tree of Love’ in at the ICW 2017. JB: Please tell us something about your… Read more →

Finery Wrapped With Fearlessness For MJ Couture

The 10th edition of India Couture Week 2017 has already started and we are damn excited to see what will be the biggest trends for the season. We have handpicked some of our favourite names from Indian fashion to give you their take on modern Indian couture. The next in the  ‘Know your designer’ series is designer Monisha Jaising, who will be showcasing her… Read more →

Gift Yourself A Luxurious Treat; Plan A Stay-Cation At The ‘Privé’ Suites

Every hard-working individual needs some credit at work and a well-deserved break from work from time-to-time. While most families and couples choose to go on a longish summer vacation, not everyone gets the luxury of time to be away from city. If you have been craving for a break or just bored of going to same places every weekend, why… Read more →

When ‘Pluck-ed’ Right, the King of Fruits Makes Everything Finger-Licking Good

For a foodie, the best thing about Indian summers is mangoes – won’t you agree? Anyhow, even though I am not an expert on mangoes or food, but as a seasoned mango-lover I can recommend you a fabulous mango-inspired meal at Pluck, Pullman New Delhi. Believe me; you’ll come back thanking me for this extraordinary play on the platter that… Read more →

Personalized Gifting Without Burning A Hole In Your Pocket

There’s a reason why greeting card shops are so popular among people of all age groups — they are the best place to find memorable gifts for occasions like birthdays, wedding anniversaries, festivals etc without spending a bomb. Now imagine if we had a gift shop with compartmentalised gift options depending on the requirement of occasions and relationships — won’t… Read more →