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Pattachitra art on your saris

Saree is the only garment that celebrates you and who you are and Sautra wants to join you for that celebration. But then lets first play this music . From the days of Charkha, our handloom industry has come a long way. The cultural heritage has in fact evolved into many characters. But surprisingly, no […]

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SHE Kantha – Through the eye of the needle

Listen to this music and visualize a mild winter afternoon in the rural outskirts of Kolkata, the humble turf of Bangabhoomi’s signature craft Kantha: a few birds are moving around happily in a bush; a koel’s solo refrain  kuhu-kuhu-kuhu beckons its elusive partner. Sparrows are chirping in the background and a few seven-sisters are tweeting […]

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#Makeinindia – Màay : Delhi and Kashmir

A very special post from Kashmir celebrating the eve of India’s 70th Independence Day . I discovered Prateek Kuhad through Tanushree and its definitely  been a great find ! This is piano version of a song called flames . Tanushree says ” I’ve been playing this one on loop, besides the wonderful music and vocals, […]

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#Makeinindia- Rain Design Delhi

Some music to set the mood  Nandita has donned many hats –  studied and interned at JNU, NIFT, FIT, Festival of India in Russia, Willi Wear – Willi Smith in New York, Sandy Starkman. She has designed clothes under her own label. Also edited – ‘The Yamuna gently weeps’ by Ruzbeh Barucha and created the […]

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Launching Make in India on Peacocks in the Rain

Hello from the wonderful wonderful Bangalore. Although I can write one or even more posts on how amazing this city is here is another news . Peacocks in the Rain launches a very special  Independence Day MADE in INDIA campaign tomorrow. We are going to feature a special bunch of designers , stores , homes […]

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A big hello from folks at 145 East

“The only way to make sense out of change is to plunge into it, move with it, and join the dance.”—Alan Watts from team 145 East but first lets get their favorite music too.   I am super kicked with the launch of this brand . They are young , vibrant, crazy , dreamers , […]

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More Sari love with Pratham

What follows is a long post , I suggest grab your favorite beverage , sit back and and enjoy this music  . This is the story of Pratham , of fighting against all odds , of one of our favorite art forms – Pichwai and India ‘s favorite garment – Sari. Prashant and his wife […]