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Shikargah - An ode to the Untamed

Fashion for Royals High End Fashion Styling for Saree History of Fashion History of Indian Textiles History of Shikargah Luxury Fashion Saree Styling for Winters Shikargah Velvet Capes Winter Fashion

The capsule edit of  Shikargah Jackets & Capes is an evolution of the design keeping tradition alive and resonant with Indian as well as Western fashion advancing the fine craft to the lands and connoisseurs beyond India.

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‘Boteh’ – The journey from Persia to Paisley

boteh motif history of boteh history of fashion History of Indian Textiles history of paisley origin of paisley paisley Paisley motifs Zoroastrian

‘Boteh’ is a Persian word meaning bush, shrub, a thicket (a small dense forest of small trees or bushes), bramble, and herb. Some would even take it to mean a palm leaf, cluster of leaves (perhaps as a repeated pattern) and flower bud. In Azerbaijan and in Kashmir (in the north of the Indian sub-continent), the name used to describe the motif is ‘buta’. Tracing its roots to the Zoroastrian temples, the boteh symbol has a remarkable resemblance to the image of the urn with the fire shooting from the top of the vessel. This flame flame has sometimes been...

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Parsi Gara - Indian Embroidery with Chinese Origin and Persian Heritage

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'Parsi' embroidery is probably one of the finest and most beautiful style of embroideries finding a place in the Indian Panorama of arts. Anyone fond of embroidered work is sure to have come across this neat embroidery style with very tasteful motifs and color schemes, which though is a heritage of the Persian community in India, however, is loved across the country and beyond.  Traditionally, Parsi embroideries find their place in 'Parsi Gara', sarees as worn by immigrant Persian ladies having found a solace in the western parts of India in Gujarat, where Persians took up the Indian style of clothing...

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