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V&A museum in London is one of my favorite places on earth :) It is full of endless design goodness , creativity and tons of beauty. An when V&A decided to partner with Good Earth for the Fabric of India exhibition , there was no way that we would let our readers miss this exotic collection of Indian textiles. News Release The Fabric of India Supported by Good Earth India With thanks to Experion and…

Serendipty – the movie is one of my all time favorites. Well who doesn’t love an english Rom-com set in NYC . And the word itself has such a beautiful meaning. Serendipity – the occurrence and development of events by chance in a happy or beneficial way  ( photo by sumiran kabir sharma) Colour Me Autumn is a two-day festival of art, design and music where guests can pick up beautiful homewares, fashion apparel, jewellery…

Claire came to India in January 2012 , when she was working for a consulting firm and fell in love with the vibrancy and color of India. Two years later she left with a dream , a fantastic business idea and two adopted dogs :) She started conceiving the idea of starting the business while she was living in India and then worked on making it a reality after she moved back to Toronto.…

Ok first thing first we are not technically a fashion blog , the heart of this blog and yours truly lies in discovering and sharing an Indian design, handicraft and art inspiration . That could be in the form of textiles, home deco and well even clothes !!! And when we discovered what my sister wore there was no way we could not have ( could not ) have shared them with our readers. Here…

Anita Dongre Grassroot is a tribute to India’s handcrafted traditions. It celebrates India’s crafts and weaves by providing a contemporary and sustainable platform for the artisans and helps create livelihoods by partnering with network of trusted NGOs. Brand Profile : “Anita Dongre Grassroot is  a contemporary platform created for the artisans of India. The objective is to nurture our treasure chest of handcrafted traditions by reviving, sustaining and empowering the arts and artisans by…

Hello Dearies , Its getting busier and busier at Peacocks in the Rain . Its unbelievable on how much we want to talk about on this site and there is soooooo little time. This morning I was looking for places where I could visit block print artisans in Rajastan , Sanganer, Jaipur …. and I went to my favorite Anokhi Museum. And this is how I discovered Rekh&Datta. Rebecca spent several years in India as…

I used to do pottery many years ago. Over the years as we moved cities , unfortunately I lost touch. Pottery taught me several things . PATIENCE was the most important of them and then the importance of creating something from your own hands. In an era where we probably use our fingers to only type and swipe , the joy of creating something with your own hands is unmatched. Creating your own tea cup…

Tura Turi – Its such a beautiful name. Maybe not more beautiful that the products . Two sisters Priyanka and Payal have created a quintessential Indian product for all kids and their mums (&dads) . Here are some excerpts from our our little conversation with the girls. What is Tura Turi and why this name ? Though we are PITR totally love it and think its super cute :) Turaturi is a Chhattisgarhi term for…

Pochampalli Ikat is named after a small town Pochampally near Hyderabad, Aandhra Pradesh.. The technique of Ikat weaving, which requires true precision and skill, is believed to be brought in the town of Pochampally from Chirala where it is locally called as chit-ku. The intricate geometric design finds their way into the hands of skillful weavers and makes it to the market as beautiful sarees. Earlier only sarees were woven of Ikat but now dress…