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The main raw material for the craft is stem of the Shola plant. This plant can also be seen growing wildly mostly water logged areas of West Bengal, Orrisa and Assam or in the month of Feb/March seeds are sown in the pit area. These grow up into matured plant in 5-6 months. People collect the plant before the peeth dries up. These are then cut into pieces of the size required to make a…

Threeness founders -Minal Mistry, Dhwani Chedda, Daya Shah are from Gujarat. Coincidentally they got married and settled in Mumbai. They used to enjoy events  in Mumbai and three years back instagram was picking up as a serious business platform which inspired them to start their own brand. With backgrounds in designing and finance , the three complemented each other and formed a strong team.   Minal, Dhwani and Daya always  wanted a brand name which reflected their friendship…

Ever since, the Government’s very own ‘Make In India’ initiative, there has been an escalation of Indian handlooms, art and craft on the ramps. The clothing industry is being afflicted by noxious issues like violations of human rights and environmental disruptions. Due to this, in recent times, sustainablility has become an essential and fundamental part of the fashion industry. The designers have understood the need to become socially responsible and the concepts of recycling and…

Kavita Bebaak’s founder tells us that people know Chhattisgarh due to Naxal activities, tussar silk, and bell metal, while there are many interesting stories waiting to  unfold. Their new collection Unbound is one such story. This collection has the sensibility of experience and freshness of new age.  As the name suggests Unbound collection is not limited to one particular age group or set of women, but expressing versatile looks and ideas and thoughts.  Unbound collection speaks the…

Lets be honest , Instagram is full of cute kids of all ages from all over the world. And then there is a special boy Neil who is not just super cute and but has a unique sense of style thanks to his designer mom. We had been stalking #raisingmonty for a while and then we decided to approach his uber talented mother Paulami Saha Arora to share his pictures. Welcoming Neil , our youngest candidate…

Vishakha Shah is the founder of IRA, a brand rooted in everything Indian and yet very modern in it’s appeal. Vishakha graduated from Surat University, where she also did a Diploma course in Designing. Having taught art and craft as an art teacher, she enjoyed doodling and fondly recalls that it was one of her favourite hobbies. The inspiration to start IRA came when she went on an educational tour to Kutch where she learned about…

Label Shikha Malik’s  brand philosophy stands for “Clothing that is wearable yet stylish. “It is  an eclectic brand known for its own unique designs. Shikha brand’s founder  describes herself as an introvert but where work is concerned, she is an absolute go- getter, ever- ready to try new things and always learning new techniques to create a better brand. Before starting the brand , Shikha worked with some of the most reputed export houses in the…

Amritha Karnakar is a practicing architect from Mumbai, India. Her house is a nurtured garden built with a lot of love and passion by her Late father Dr.Sachin Karnakar and mother Mrs.Vrinda Karnakar. It is a mix of their love for antiques and artifacts with their passion for gardening. Every plant, whether big or small has been treated like their own baby. The house with a terrace on the 6th floor is an ideal example…

Capturing the essence of purity with a contemporary take on heritage, Teori brings you the best of hand woven textiles, crafted to perfection. From the hidden intricacy in hand-painted and block-printed patterns to their hand woven weaves, every detail is a time-honored emblem of the handiworks of local craftsmanship. Darshana Teori’s founder tells us that fine arts and crafts had always been of interest to her. From early days of her apparel design journey Darshana wanted…

Meet Neha settled in Melbourne Australia – ZbH loves her sense of style and sense of colours. Neha says she likes to categorise her style as decorating with memories. Over to Neha with her home decor tips : ” I like my home to reflect who I am, what my journey has been, what I have loved. I have filled it up with objects that hold a special meaning to me to create a space…