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Hello from the wonderful wonderful Bangalore. Although I can write one or even more posts on how amazing this city is here is another news . Peacocks in the Rain launches a very special  Independence Day MADE in INDIA campaign tomorrow. We are going to feature a special bunch of designers , stores , homes , people all extremely talented and super proud of our rich cultural heritage and everything Made in India ( Kashmir…

Hello Friyay , yes the weekend is almost here. What better start than playing the music Saanwari chose for us. Its a happy happy song . And if this doesn’t cheer you enough … read on to see some more happy , colorful and crazy decor by PoppadumArt. She’s mad but she’s magic. There’s no lie in her fire. – Charles Bukowski. It kinda summarises what PoppadumArt is as well! Says their founder Saanwari !…

Aanchal chooses a very different Anushka Shankar number to start the post. Remember the movie Zindagi Na Milegi Dobara and Bagwati – the 12000 Euro iconic Hermes bag ! Well it was all about the brand and well ya a little bit about the leather and design etc etc … but yes the price tag came with brand named after Grace Kelly princess of Morocco . Brandless was a satirical take on the insanity behind…

“The only way to make sense out of change is to plunge into it, move with it, and join the dance.”—Alan Watts from team 145 East but first lets get their favorite music too. I am super kicked with the launch of this brand . They are young , vibrant, crazy , dreamers , risk takers , fun , happy go lucky , super talented and well look at the clothes – they are…

One of my favorite parts about home tours is I get invited into stranger homes with a lot of love and warmth well mosty virtually :) .. Ok I am not complaining  BUT only if you could send over some nice cake and chocolate  cookies please ! Sapna’s home is simple, beautiful and extremely charming – I also plan to steal this bed and a particular chair from that house if I don’t receive a…

What follows is a long post , I suggest grab your favorite beverage , sit back and and enjoy this music  . This is the story of Pratham , of fighting against all odds , of one of our favorite art forms – Pichwai and India ‘s favorite garment – Sari. Prashant and his wife Shweta  started designing clothes for Shweta  which were highly appreciated wherever they went. This went on for some time when…

Swathy founder of Bhang is an adventure seeker , traveler , impulsive , loves Thai food and has terrible OCD ( or so she says 😉 before we take you into the Sari wonderland here is some music to listen to enjoy along  Bhang “I read a lot – from books to comic books to magazines, I really love magazines, I spent a lot of time in various cities because my dad changed jobs a…

I know you will want to get up and dance to this music but please only after you finish reading this post :) Great choice Ramona definitely a refreshing change for the blog. Forty Red Bangles refers to the wedding chura which is traditionally worn by brides for 40 days after their marriage.  “For me it signified a turning point in my life and hence became the name of my business.  Now we refer to…

The reason why I love this part of the blog is because I get to discover good music like this . “My work is a window to who I am, How I see the world and how I want it to be!” Bhoomi – Founder & Creative Head at Vraj:bhoomi Introducing Vraj:bhoomi – For the eccentric, diverse, candid and cheerful! One pair of these shoes takes up to six weeks to get made ! Handmade…

Laila  Tyabji was invited to join Kai Thari-Karigar, a Facebook group devoted to promoting handlooms and saris, she decided to liven things up by posting an image of herself attired in a cotton sari for a few days. What a perfect example for our Walk into my Wardrobe feature. Week 1 Top row, left to right: 1 Chikan embroidery on pale lemon kota doria, ( the closeup looks pink because of the light). 2 Jade-green…