Indian Spring Summer ’14

Even though I am not one of those over enthusiastic dressers, Cecile d’Ascoli’s line of pure fabrics seemed like one of the most obvious choices to me this summer. French at heart but Jew by birth, she met her husband 9 yrs ago at the Oberoi Hotel, New Delhi, when their common friend introduced them…

Accessories one would lovetobag

“I’m thinking balls are to men, what purses are to women. It’s just a little bag but we’d feel naked in public without it.” — Sarah Jessica Parker as Carrie Bradshaw (“Sex And The City”)

ekà ‘made in india’ women’s wear label

“The only real elegance is in the mind; if you’ve got that, the rest really comes from it.” — Diana Vreeland ekà ( ek in sanskrit ) means one; collectively master craftsmen i.e. weavers, dyers, block makers, embroiders and textile printers help in creating a discerning woman’s clothing using traditional textile techniques. Like all hand…

SRI Tanabana

“India lives in its villages” a statement by Mahatma Gandhi is passionately lived by Sri Tanabana –the royal house of warp and weft; a design company of Darshana Kumari and her daughters Gitanjali Shah and Priyanjali Katoch. In 2002 they began promoting crafts by traditional craftsmen, whose families have mastered textile crafts through generations, while…

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…