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Bebaak’s latest festive collection – Mehtaab is developed from handwoven cotton buta worked fabric from Bhanwarpur. Inspired by the subtle moonlight glow ,  Mehtaab collection brings soft, luminous and soulful feel along with its silhouettes.  The collection was incepted in the looms of Chhattisgarh. It is a collection of beautiful cotton apparel made from delicate handwoven fabric with buta work. Crafted with precision the collection celebrates vibrant and rich heritage through its handmade clothing range. The…

First Parull’s choice of music. Remember Silsila ! I love all the songs from the movie but this instrumental score sets a great backdrop for the story of the brand. Gayattri, means universal and Navyatta meaning fashion. Fashion that is universal, changing and in every sense global. Gayattri Navyatta holds no bounds to its creativity and exclusivity. This is a story of grit , love and passion. Of fighting against odds, keeping your head high and…

Seema is one of my favourite people on Instagram. She lives in my favourite city in the world -New York . She wears my favourite garment in the world – saree. And well she really really walks the talk. From wearing a saree which has a Benaras ghats to a blouse with the NYC skyline , she defines east meets west like a boss. Some of you who follow her on the social media would…

Juanita (wah-NEE-Tah)  is about living in the now. It is based on the philosophy that clothing can help you reinvent yourself. Your clothes are the tool that help you get through life’s transitions. Juanita was founded by Shubhda Priyam who has worked with FDCI and Amazon fashion week designers like Anju Modi and Samant Chauhan. “I really enjoy dressing people. When people approach me, I suggest them an outfit and they look fantastic—they’re really happy. I…

“Beauty of style, harmony, and grace solemnly depends on simplicity and an Indian woman draped in pleated saree symbolizes the essence of raw beauty and simplicity.”   India has been a home to some of the most exquisite fabrics since time immemorial, boundaries of which boasts their exclusivity. The traditional Indian saree is one which is neither machine made, nor the fabric of which is imported from other countries. The traditional handloom sarees thus form…

This post has been long due. This journey of curating Handmade , slow fashion and India’s coolest designers started almost three years ago. Ziba By Hand is our next step in a long beautiful journey which seems to have just started. Ziba in Persian means beautiful . We believe that everything handmade and organic is beautiful strongly campaign to consumers to use the same. In the coming months we want to focus  on being an online platform…

Original post available at the Angadi Galleria’s Blog here Why Textiles are a part of our National Heritage By: K.Radharaman, Founder, CEO & Design Head, House of Angadi The rich cultural heritage that has been bequeathed to us by our ancestors is a source of great strength and pride to each one of us. I have always held that our cultural values were the source of our greatness as a civilization and shall remain at…

Remember those boring history lessons when you would be busy doodling in corners of the notebooks while the teacher narrated years and years of war stories. Or maybe Maths made you doodle too . Doodling can be serious form of art and also an extremely entertaining form of story telling. The Barber’s dilemma is a story compilation by Koki Oguma who loves people watching and wandering around the neighbourhoods of Tokyo. He loves to doodle…

Takshni means the chisel in Sanskrit,  a tool for carving out tangible manifestations of creativity. It belongs to the realm of human expression where the hands of the creator work in sync with his imagination and inspiration transcending the usual and the mundane. But before we reveal more about the beautiful handcrafted products – here is some music to enjoy in the background. Richa Uppal , founder and creative head, alumnus of University of…

First the music Ukti means expression in Sanskrit. The brand was founded by Seethal Sharma and Supriya Suriyanarayanan, with Seethal’s husband Srinivasa HR lending a huge helping hand. Ukti’s philosophy is to create simple, comfortable & affordable clothes for the women of today & tomorrow, that can help them express themselves outside of the moulds & boxes created for them. By creating a duet of Indian fabrics & contemporary styles, they are  hoping to create an…