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Some inspiring music to begin the post. Meet Kamini Krishnaraj – founder and designer at The French Knot Studio . When we spoke she said her brand is small and talked about her struggles of a start up and entrepreneurship.  I don’t think any company is small. Each designer or a start up is as big as your dreams are . If you dream big  and work with love and passion your company is as…

Lets Begin the celebration of lights Colours of joy is the first collection by Studio Kaeth, for its online decor store under the brand name “Kaeth”. The collection promises products to bring some Colour and Joy in peoples everyday lives during this the festive season. All the products aim to bring out the festive spirit and serve as great gifting options, but the string lights are a must. They have a variety of classy &…

Kanishk  what a fun fun fun choice of music to be played with the post.  Wait let me get up – do twist , a twirl and some more twists …. Phew – now I think I could indulge in some sweet treats – its that time of the year right ? ! Yes Fox candy is a good idea too. Yes I have a big sweet tooth and Har.Yarn.V’s latest candiikkat collection is exactly…

We love Ankita’s effortless style in Maxi dresses and we love it more because they are in beautiful Indian prints and textiles. Over to Ankita to share her style journey : Wearing a brown-red Ajrakh printed cape . It even works as a long open cardigan which I love! I can wear it with jeans for a really fun fusion look bagh print maxi I’m Ankita, co-founder of The Smarketers, an inbound marketing & sales company…

Saree is the only garment that celebrates you and who you are and Sautra wants to join you for that celebration. But then lets first play this music . From the days of Charkha, our handloom industry has come a long way. The cultural heritage has in fact evolved into many characters. But surprisingly, no one notices the weavers who were behind the looms working day and night Sautra is Anindita’s social initiative to uplift…

Kunal suggested some Hol Baumann to go with the post- something he listens to the entire day at work. “Our design philosophy is not trend driven  but focused on our unique directional vision referencing high street clothing and youth troublesome nostalgia” says Kunal Chatterjee founder and designer of I am Trouble by KC . Kunal was living an offbeat life full of realizations till 2014. He was exploring and conquering the wildest of thoughts. “I…

I think this desi jazz is a perfect score for what that follows. The name Door Of Maai literally stems from the sacred place called ‘Dwaarkamai’ at the famous shrine at Shirdi, Maharashtra. The word Maai stands for ‘mother’ in most of the Indian vernaculars and seemed an apt representation of the core values of the brand, which aims to pursue ecological and environmental friendly practices by using organics and recycled materials, doing our bit…

Listen to this music and visualize a mild winter afternoon in the rural outskirts of Kolkata, the humble turf of Bangabhoomi’s signature craft Kantha: a few birds are moving around happily in a bush; a koel’s solo refrain  kuhu-kuhu-kuhu beckons its elusive partner. Sparrows are chirping in the background and a few seven-sisters are tweeting in unison. Timid pigeons are hobbling on the ground, pecking for worms and jerking their tiny heads right and left…

Chhaya Dabas wrote her first poem at the age of 10 – but now that is all that she does. BUT this post is not about the beautiful poems that Chhaya pens down , we are taking you for a tour into Chhaya ‘s wardrobe. < well technically she says doesn’t have a walk in wardrobe just yet> “I have been often told that my dressing style is not about the trends but about what…

First the music . Mayabazaar was born out of love for Indian crafts , jewellery and a strong determination to support the rural artisans and migrant workers in Mumbai. They have come a long way in the world of handcrafted jewellery and accessories and have created a fan following including myself which swears by their unique designs.  . Rosalind – brand’s founder has extensively worked  with artisans who had given up their tradition of…