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Meet the designer – Chhapa

First the music as requested by the Chhapa founders Ahmedabad in many respects is a city in contrasts and contradictions. The spectacular architectural heritage set in the old quarters of the city where even today merchants and skilled craft persons live in quaint houses with carved wooden entrances that are characteristic of the pols the […]

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Meet the designer – handmade shoes by Paaduks

First the music . Thanks Chaitanya for letting me choose something of my choice. Hope you guys like it. ‘Paaduks’ is derived from the Sanskrit word ‘Paadukas’ which is the name of India’s oldest, most quintessential footwear. ‘Paada’ means foot in Sanskrit and ‘Paaduks’ essentially means footwear. Jay, Jothsna and Jidnyasa are engineering graduates who set […]

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Walk into my wardrobe with Noor Khanna

Before you start , please play Noor’s favorite music here as you check out her beautiful pictures. Noor was a writer with Conde Nast Traveller magazine for 5 enjoyable years where she  was fortunate enough to combine her two biggest passions travel and writing. . She recently ended her term there and intends to freelance […]

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Introducing TUNI

Tuni Founder of Mrinmayee is a Bollywood Buff so I thought this might go well with a post Holi and Himachal vacation . Every great design begins with an even better story , this is the story of TUNI. Mrinmayee was brought up in Hyderabad, lived in Calcutta and London briefly. She studied textile design and NIFT […]

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Story of Rehwa Society

First the music . I have been fascinated with the crafts of Madhya Pradesh since I got married . My extended family was living in Indore when I got married and the trips to the city would never be complete without paying a visit to the local state emporium and picking up the lovely Chanderi […]

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Love Khadi Love Cotton Rack- First giveaway from Jaipur

I received an email from Vinayak when he heard about my Jaipur trip from a common friend. Vinayak along with his partner Rameshwari founded Cotton Rack over a year ago . They both had worked with brands like Fab India, ColorPlus etc before they decided that they wanted to reinvent Khadi garments in a more modern way. Vinayak […]