Appliqued Abrak for newer festive look

Carrying on with the Ahmedabad series is another under-the-radar label Usha Pasi. It too is doing applique but with a purely Indian take. The lady’s sublime taste is supported by her daughter Sukanya Pasi as she contributes to the clothing line being a fashion and accessory designer (check out the daughter’s traditional yet contemporary hair accessories which are…

alternative fashion 2015:raw mango’s jamdani

I wish they’d had electric guitars in cotton fields back in the good old days. A whole lot of things would’ve been straightened out. -Jimi Hendrix This American singer echoed my thoughts eons ago since cotton seems to have a similar effect on many. A delicate, shiny, complex weave of superior quality is what defines Indian cotton; so when it was exported during…

Saris of India: Tradition and Beyond

In a tailored world, no one size fits all, unless of course we are talking about the Sari. SARI– a simple garment, yet so versatile and often comes in interesting variations. With Indian women getting over-obsessed with their size, it’s the only garment (in a standard size), that fits women of all shapes, heights and…