Follow that dream………….

“Life comes out of chaos” a statement made by Axelle reminded me of my exciting journey of finding niche labels….. generally of one leading to the other…. feels like a never-ending treasure hunt. Last year I arrived at a private sale, in which a fabulous children’s label Loulou des Indes was exhibiting (had featured them earlier)…

My christmas present

You are my sunshine My only sunshine You make me happy When skies are grey My idea behind featuring Pooja Aggarwal 5, a design label of a visual artist and designer Pooja Aggarwal, is to brighten up the dreary winter days when teamed with cashmere sweaters and leather jackets. This 31 yr old delhite studied at…

Drape this winter

With parents having studied art at Santiniketan, one of India’s premier higher learning universities, at the time of Rabindranath Tagore; he was exposed to the best of Indian and western cultures. Tushar Kumar, even though an economics graduate was inclined towards assignments like the documentation of Saris of India (the book marigoldidary.com reviewed early this year)…

Revival of a regal atelier

A very happy and prosperous Diwali everybody !!!!! This feature celebrates old regal art of real silver and gold embroidery on brocades, silks, chiffons and cottons with Rajkunwar Mayankraj Singh of Kayasthpada, who revives it with Shikaarbagh. He tastefully recreates the preciousness of “Succha Kaam” providing a nostalgic feel of the bygone era with custom made must-haves for drawing…

Nino Bambino

Round and round the garden, Little teddy bear, One step, Two steps, Tickle under there!

zmandmz

“Fill what’s empty. Empty what’s full. Scratch where it itches” –Alice Roosevolt Longworth’s philosophy sketches Zoe and Magali’s lives; after a long stint in consulting and business management in financial services Zoe Marra decided to follow her heart by founding zmandmz, a cosmopolitan brand, with her aesthetically inclined friend Magali Zakkarian as the stylist and…