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The Glitter and Glamour of 'Gota'

contemporary gota gota gotapatti kaccha gota rang riwaaz summer couture

When you are designing for summers and specifically for special occasion dressing an art form which stands out is the timeless Gota embroidery, equally appealing in timeless zardosi style Gota Patti as well as the more contemporary Kaccha Gota applications. And along comes the fabrics which should be selected for these designs and first choices are mul cotton, Kota and Chanderi. Putting all this together as we come up with our Spring Summer'18  collection, we are reminded of the prominence of the princely state of Rajasthan which is for all good reasons the home for the gota patti embroideries. Be...

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One for the Li’l Ones

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  As we wind up the festive season of Teej, Rakhi and Independence day, the memories and thank yous which distinctly stand out are the ones from our beautiful young clients in the age of 3-8 years. The little happy faces,  the chocolates and I love yous were so special that their thoughts still bring a smile to our faces.                                         So first things first, how did we meet all these beautiful clients….well, though their moms some of who were our clients and...

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Parsi Gara - Indian Embroidery with Chinese Origin and Persian Heritage

Border Embroideries of India Hand Embroidery Parsi Embroidery Parsi Gara Saree Sari silk embroidery

'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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Bride with a Legacy

Banarasi Saree Restoration Banarasi Work Transfer Bride legacy Legacy Saree old saree restoration Saree work transfer

Thanks to the revolution social media has brought, the businesses are never closed even on holidays and actually it is on such days you come across your most interesting and memorable assignments. We usually keep off on Sundays and it was on a Sunday afternoon that I got this message on Whatsapp "Hi...Do you transfer Banarasi Sarees?"....to which my prompt response was "yes, we do transfer Banarasi Sarees". The person, I say person as the DP(display picture) on whatsapp was a Glass painting, on the other side was looking to get an old Banarasi Saree transferred on to an exactly similar Banarasi...

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The ‘Nivi’ Drape – Your Daily Saree Drape Style

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Did you know that your daily saree draping style actually has a name and a history associated with it? Well, to be honest, I didn’t, not until I got into this affair with sarees. So to set the basics in place the 'Nivi' style of draping is the most popular style of draping not just in India but outside India too. This style of saree draping originates from Andhra Pradesh and unites ladies across India and world wearing saree. Chantal Boulanger-Maloney, a French cultural anthropologist and saree researcher wrote about more than 100 style of saree draping while Limca Book of...

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