For anyone with a shoe fetish Amorio should be your must-buy brand, in Jaipur. Do not miss it for anything in the world specially if you are looking to own a second skin!!
Preferring hot beverages like coffee, Hot Toddy and kehwa, curled up in bed throughout my new year break I was engrossed reading a coffee table book The Romance of the Cashmere Shawl by Monique Levi-Strauss lent by Shameem Abdulla (a dealer of beautiful and authentic shawls, upholstery, carpets, walnut wood furniture and papier-mâché from Kashmir in Delhi).
During the Jaipur trip I noticed my rebel fashionista friend Ritu, wear a Studio Kassa ring designed by Aarushi Patel – who by the way is a graphic designer by profession, based in the Pink City itself.
Under a label of structured leather bags with her partner, she few months ago, diversified into sculptural jewellery.
I had come across this adorably chic clothing brand two to three months ago at an exhibition. And, as an adult if I love the idea of different fashions for different seasons, how can our little style queens be far behind!
At the Victoria and Albert Museum in London, an exhibition of Indian history is being shown through its textiles – The Fabric of India. In India too, at the Amazon Fashion Week, being held in New Delhi, Sanjay Garg and Anavila (both featured by Marigold Diary) were chosen to open it as they are seen as influential designers who have doggedly steered the attention of Indian fashion industry towards handloom and traditional textiles, in recent times.
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