Love for Handloom! Story of my Tussar dupatta

Designers and fashion lovers have been doing their bit to revive dying handlooms in India. India has a lovely smorgasbords of handloom fabrics that skilled artisans have been weaving from generations across the country. Be it tussar silk from Jharkhand, Bomkai from Orissa, or Mangalagiri cotton from Andhra Pradesh , each weave has a spellbinding…

Travel in style: Green is my new favourite

The pantone colour of the year is green however initially I never liked green as a colour. When I opened my wardrobe to fish out something in green to shoot a blogpost, I had none. I browsed through many websites and window shopped but nothing changed my mind. While one day in office, I came…

Love Affair With Florals

I love florals! I guess it is a staple in every girls wardrobe but mine has been raided with them. They say, when in doubt wear white, I would say, when in doubt wear florals. I know this dress of mine will remind many of the Dior floral collection. But hey, this one probably is…

Cold Shoulder Treat!

      Cold shoulders are quite the rage this summer and we’ve been talking about the trend for the longest time! I, personally haven’t been a fan of off-shoulders and cold shoulders but what do you do when the racks at almost every mall are filled with the style, right? You just give in…

The Clueless Fashionista

Remember when you were ten years old and you saw all those ‘didis’ with their shiny glosses and their seemingly alien clothes? Now step into the shoes of the clueless 10-year-old, except now you’re 18 and you’re that ‘didi’, expected to know the ABC’s of fashion. However I still take a good 10 minutes to…

The Sari Re-Imagined And Re-Told

It was neatly wrapped in a packet titled- “To Somya Suresh… From Anavila Misra” with my address and phone number handwritten in capitals. I don’t think I have ever been more excited to open a package in my entire life. It was a Friday evening, a tiring week had just come to an end and…

The ‘Guru-Shishya’ grand finale

Last season, Amazon India Fashion Week presented by the Fashion Design Council of India came up with the guru-shishya concept, where a designer was the guru and another fashion designer who has worked under him was the shishya. It was Alpana and Neeraj who were the shishya and JJ Valaya was their mentor last season….