One wedding you attend, and that oil stain on the palla gives you a heart ache. Or the divine Chanderi you kept folded for months, wears and tears along the folds. Of course, the easiest way to undo the damage is to send it promptly to the dry cleaner. However, have you wondered what did our mothers and grandmothers do in the absence of such luxury?
Half the festive fun is in dressing up in a show-stopping outfit, isn’t it? In our quest for the perfect ensemble, we often tend to overlook a garment that looks beautiful on every occasion and every body type – the timeless and elegant saree.
We have gone all nine yards and more to curate a list of five different looks to up your saree game this festive season.
Manjusha, meaning a ‘boat’ is a lesser known but a beautiful folk art of Ang Region of Bhagalpur, Bihar. It is practiced predominantly by the Malakar & Kumbhkar Castes. What makes it stand apart from other art forms of the region is that it uses only three colours-Pink, Yellow, and Green. The paintings are also called Angika Painting, Snake Painting & Manjusha Kala. Read on to know why they are called so.
An engineer by profession, this youngster became a missionary 5 years ago. He received his training in this craft, from the interiors of Madhya Pradesh. He himself provides training to his now expanding team.
Which is the best Khadi or Khaddar fabric in India? Khaddar. The one word that instantly brings with it images of Mahatma Gandhi in particular, and neta’s in general. But how much of this beautiful cotton, popularly known as Khadi,...