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Story of Fabrics

Fashion Fiestas: TGIF Edition

1 Drape. 29 States. Countless Names. The Great Indian Fabric travels beyond boundaries and cultural diversities, existing in different forms in different regions. What is known universally as the saree, ...

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The Radiant Zari Story

As one of the oldest civilizations in the world, it is only befitting that India is home to some of the greatest art and craft cultures that have prevailed over ...

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Temples, Threads and Traditions – The Myriad Hues of Kanchipuram

Bursting and bubbling with a spectrum of shades, the soul of our country is a vibrant display of our cultures, landscapes, emotions and beliefs. Be it art and architecture, religions ...

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Drapes of India – Part 2

From as long as one can remember, the fabric of our culture has been woven with sarees of different styles, fabrics, lengths, colours and designs. A reflection of the feminine ...

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The Fabric Feature – Georgette vs Chiffon

As the great Indian fabric, sarees are the epitome of India's timeless traditions, heritage culture and diverse craftsmanship. But at its very core lies an astonishing variety of threads and ...

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Odisha’s Vast and Vivid Woven World

A walk down the historical pathways of Odisha presents us with a treasure chest of a rich textile and weaving heritage. According to art historians, the craft of handloom goes ...

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Pongal – Honouring our harvest and homeland

Marking the end of the winter solstice and the beginning of a new harvest season, Makar Sankranti is a four-day festival in the Hindu calendar dedicated to the Sun God. ...

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Maheshwari Sarees – A Majestic Marvel

Deep in the heart of our country, amidst the lush landscapes of Madhya Pradesh, on the banks of Narmada river, fondly called Maa Rewa lies the town of Maheshwar. Time ...

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Drapes of India – Part 1

From borders to patterns and colours to craftsmanship, the saree is a canvas for masterpieces steeped in the rich legacy of our traditions. The unstitched fabric is an Indian icon ...

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TGIF Motifs – The Noble Narali

Handloom to heirloom, the Paithani weave is treasured across the globe but especially by Maharashtrian brides, for whom it is the most special piece of their wedding trousseau. Distinguished by ...

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Tant – Bengal’s Heritage Handloom

Woven with big dreams and enthralling narratives, a traditional Tant saree is synonymous with one of Bengal's finest and oldest weaving technique, wherein a medley of Mughal and Hindu patronage ...

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