Brass shines as fair to the ignorant as gold to the goldsmiths

Many of us shy away from being called the drama queen. But what if one didn’t have to do anything, and would still get the right attention – nobody is complaining!!! I chanced upon Malleka’s brass jewellery at a recent exhibition in Lutyens Delhi; which fit the bill perfectly for a demure turned bold. It is handcrafted in…

Organic connect

Tarkashi Wall Art I hadn’t acted on Tanveen Ratti’s visiting card, lying with me since months. But a few days ago I connected with the sprightly lady, and instantly took up her offer to travel with her to the studio, situated 55 kms from Delhi. And the very next day, despite the scorching heat we happily took off for…

Playing with neckpieces this summer

Just like clothing, even accessories should be worn according to the climate, as one’s clothes and their materials differ. And since solid metals can be very discomforting in summer, missy should opt for boho chic accessories to be ‘with-it’ this season on alternative fashion!

Sanjukta and her gamcchas

Happy in her own skin, this young maverick designer Sanjukta and her young eponymous brand- Sanjukta inspires me to look no further!

2015:thesareefestival

This year, Red Earth’s Saree festival seems to be making a lot of noise about the whole nine yards and its ‘avatars’. As I grow older the drape’s hypnotic spell has me happily dreaming of a whole new wardrobe filled with different styles of sarees for all occasions just like my mother’s; who lived in it 24×7…

The charakkam adornments

  One day as I happened to be exchanging notes with Aditi Prakash the designer and owner of Pure Ghee Designs (a niche brand which uses rich Indian textiles for handbags) mentioned her friend Rosalind Pereira, who had been quietly encouraging and engaging grass root level artisans (patuas-the jewellery stringers from U.P.) to revive their…

Bohemian-chic Jewellery inspired by Poetry

Jushmi Barooah, a young lass from Golaghat, Assam, loves to talk about her jewellery label Caitanya celebrating each day and it’s playfulness. The idea is make the simplest things look ‘Extraordinary’ , as people immersed in creativity always view everything subjectively. She studied fashion design at NIFT and further garnered more knowledge and individuality from The…

cvh studio

A discovery through one of my jaunts to a Christmas fair in the diplomatic circles of Delhi; costume jewellery line cvh studio by a German designer Claudia von Hansemann. Right up our alley; these objects of instant gratification are fast becoming a rage, encouraging all fashionistas to be it.

ISHARYA

“Happy is the man who can make a living by his hobby” a quote from Pygmalion correctly states the success of two sisters-in-law putting their soul and spirit in a dream while living in different parts of the world; Radhika & Gauri Tandon’s Isharya, is a premium contemporary jewellery brand which I stumbled upon at…