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Dastkar Design Fair: Designers to look out for 2

First things first…A big thank you to all our lovely readers for the most overwhelming response for our post yesterday. The designers featured in yesterday’s post are so very grateful for all your love and now they look forward to seein...
by Notjustashopper on Jan 20, 2016

Dastkar Design Fair: Designers to look out for – I

The Annual Dastkar Design Fair is here!! Have you been told about this a million times already? Just one more time, because we really don’t want you to miss out on this if you’re in Delhi. Where else would you get so much amazing stuff u...
by Notjustashopper on Jan 19, 2016

The Kanjeevaram Tales

It’s the seasons for silks, and for some of us, silks meant simply kanjeevarams when we were growing up. Well, the definition has since changed though it is unchallenged when it comes to ranking in terms of elegance, class and style; a winne...
by Notjustashopper on Dec 8, 2015

The Kanjeevaram Tales

It’s the seasons for silks, and for some of us, silks meant simply kanjeevarams when we were growing up. Well, the definition has since changed though it is unchallenged when it comes to ranking in terms of elegance, class and style; a winne...
by Notjustashopper on Dec 8, 2015

Tribal Style, the Nagaland way

If you have grown up in India, then chances are that you must have had a brush with this massive thick, brightly coloured fabric from Nagaland. This was thanks to the multiple ‘Army families’ that were living in close vicinity to our hom...
by Notjustashopper on Dec 3, 2015

Tribal Style, the Nagaland way

If you have grown up in India, then chances are that you must have had a brush with this massive thick, brightly coloured fabric from Nagaland. This was thanks to the multiple ‘Army families’ that were living in close vicinity to our hom...
by Notjustashopper on Dec 3, 2015

The Timeless Jhumkas

‘Jhumka gira re, Bareilly ke bazaar mien…’ and repeat and repeat and repeat again until your family can take this no more…If you are anything like me, then once a song makes it way to your grey matter, it just doesn’t le...
by Notjustashopper on Nov 24, 2015

Swirl Away with the ‘mighty’ skirt

Happy Navratras and Shubho Mahalaya, everyone! It’s time to celebrate, be joyful and shop…For me, it’s that time of the year when I look forward to draping my new sarees and swirling around in my long skirts, ‘lehnga’ lo...
by Notjustashopper on Oct 13, 2015

Patachitra: Not just another folk art

A couple of years back, on one of my visits to Kolkata, I happened to walk past Elgin Road on a sunday evening and stopped to hear some extremely melodious music. I learnt from a friend that a social enterprise called Banglanatak dot com creates a...
by Notjustashopper on Oct 8, 2015

The Royal Chanderi

It is officially autumn, and while it may not be the season for the soft, breezy Chanderis, the sun is still in its glory permitting us some more time to drape the elegant and royal Chanderi. Most of my saree memories are from my mother’s gorge...
by Notjustashopper on Oct 6, 2015


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