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A summer full of Soul Roots skirts

I couldn’t have missed the opportunity to play my favorite Rajasthani folk music here. “India’s heritage is tremendously rich and our artisans are extremely skilled and I firmly believe that machines cannot supplement this ability. It is my endeavor, therefore, to resuscitate handicrafts and the skills of our commendable artisans through Soul Roots along with […]

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Block printed Juttis are in vogue

 There are brands with sequined juttis , leather shoes , pumps , summer sandles , boots  and then there is a brand which stands out with their beautifully designed block printed juttis and bags. Meet Monika – Chief of Everything at Mouve but first her choice of music.   Monika spent a long time in […]

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Walk in to my Wardrobe – Guest post by Tanvi

Tanvi is an architect and a fellow blogger based in Texas  with a unique sense of style and loves experimenting with her Indian outfits . From pairing bold silver neck pieces with crop tops to letting a simple ‘Bindi’ adding oomph to a simple look there is a lot to get inspired from the pictures […]

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Meet the designer – Vinita from Translate

“Twenty years from now you will be more disappointed by the things that you didn’t do than by the ones you did do. So throw off the bowlines. Sail away from the safe harbor. Catch the trade winds in your sails.                             Explore. Dream. Discover.” ― H. Jackson Brown Jr., P.S. I Love You Vinita’s favorite […]

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Story of Tarini

Here is some music to be played with the post This is a special post for us – it is the 100th post of Peacocks in the Rain. Yes we complete a century. Our journey of thousand miles started with one small step and same goes for  Shashi Sehgal founder of the store and the […]

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Add blue pottery to your home from Aurea

First some music Aurea Blue Pottery is a socially motivated enterprise established with the aim of reviving the traditional art of Jaipur’s Blue Pottery and providing livelihood to craftsmen. Their elegantly styled product range comprises unique souvenirs including home decor accessories, office and desk accessories and premium gifts. Roopal Aurea’s founder was born and brought […]

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Meet the Designer – Lipsa from Galang Gabaan

The history of Odisha , ancient Kalinga has been shaped by major political events and the religions that flourished over the centuries. The Kalinga war which silenced Asoka’s war drums forever is the sheet anchor of Odisha’s history . The succeeding Odishan king Kharavela , who came to power during the second half of the […]

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Book Review – An Elephant in my backyard

First the music Do you have a pet at home ? Perhaps you don’t like any little animals in the house but your little ones have been asking for one for the longest time … perhaps they will get a dog called Bruno on their next birthday or an adorable cat called Poochki ? So our […]

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Meet the Designer – Pariah by Pranami

I am pretty much speechless , I can’t muster words to introduce the beauty that follows. All I can say is this post is extremely close to my heart because it is a first for Peacocks in the Rain – a very special something from Assam. First the music . “I love this song because […]