Zardozi (pedia)!

Anybody with an octogenarian grandmother must have heard this anecdote a countless times that how the ‘zari’ and ‘brocade’ sarees were made of so pure and original silver/gold during their time. I was no exception! I remember rummaging through my Nani’s (maternal grandmother’s) closet when I was a teenager in order to find some nice…

Fashion designer Zuhair Murad

Designer Diary!

With the huge turnout at this year’s Festival de Cannes, it was bound to be a great success. Awards and charity functions are a great podium for the fashion designers\houses to showcase their most precious designer outfits to the whole world. Not that they need to do it as they are already big names and…

Game of Thrones on HBO

It Just GoT Fashionable!

Braided hair, flowy gown and chunky jewelry… Yes, we are talking about the fashionable ladies of the most watched HBO hit series, Game of Thrones (GoT), which is a medieval fantasy epic drama. It’s not just the story and the location which has gotten people addicted to the series but also the fashionable young women…

Met gala 2015 red carpet fashion

East meets West @ The Met Gala 2015!

Just for some quick background, The Met Gala, which was formally called the Costume Institute Gala and also known as the Met Ball, is an annual fundraising gala for the benefit of the Metropolitan Museum of Art’s Costume Institute in New York City. It marks the grand opening of the Costume Institute’s annual fashion exhibit. This time after observing the critics on social media, we don’t…

Vintage G!

Just the way marigold (genda phool) is known for its auspicious presence, the same can be said for the ‘Gota’ work which is considered auspicious but at the same time is trendy and one of the most favored and popular forms of lace work. Gota work is a form of embroidery originating from the land…

Camouflaging!

In today’s fast-paced life when we are just running around making both ends meet and have just enough time to grab a bite on the go, it becomes ever so difficult to give proper attention to our skin and hair. And we can’t really blame ourselves as such because where do we get time to…

Skin Hydration !

It’s time to bid adieu to the winters along with the unexpected rain showers and welcome (albeit a bit reluctantly) the summers. Though some of us may be glad to get rid of the cold and the dryness, others are dreading the temperature and the heat shocks it’s going to give our skin especially in…

Artistic Flair- Kalamkari

India is a country with myriad religion, culture and their influences. Because India has so many diversified influences, it stands out in terms of historicism, arts, culture and heritage. Every state has something unique to offer in the department of arts & culture and one such art offering is “Kalamkari” which in its name itself…