To Alwar and Back in a Heartbeat

The yellow of her odhni, of the mustard in the breeze, of the unabashed sun. It is the color that follows you through the dusty roads that lead out of Delhi and towards… Continue reading

The Art of Chess – Events in Town

Flavored Indian sweetmeats, or ladoos, rusted iron boxes, ageing ceramic figurines, glittering glass bottles of perfumes….. No, we aren’t talking about a walk down a Sunday flea market, or a village bazaar on… Continue reading

Raja Ravi Varma and The Royal Gaekwad Collection

The Maharaja Fateh Singh Museum, housed within the Lakshmi Vilas Palace in Vadodara, India, carries some of the most unique European and Indian art works, that were collected by Maharaja Sir Sayajirao Gaekwad… Continue reading

Treasures from Nagaland

The Nagas have a rich tradition of art and craft rooted in a lifestyle that has always been in harmony with the environment they live in. Their utility items, weapons, costumes and textiles… Continue reading

The Embroidery of Life: Needle Crafts and Colors of Kutch

Amidst the barren desert landscape of the western border towns of India, smatterings of color are a representation of life, appearing as adornments on the bodies of the beautiful tribes. Embroidery, here, is… Continue reading

The Vankars of Bhujodi

The festive vibrance of embroidered textiles is the natural show stealer within Kutch textiles, but the subtler, elegant outcome from the rhythmic clacking of Bhujodi’s Vankar family of weavers is not far behind… Continue reading

Exploring Kutch, Solo….

Opportunity often comes disguised as an ordeal. That’s exactly how a solo trip to Kutch fell into my lap, as an ‘individual’ college assignment. There was more. It came with a deadline, and… Continue reading

Sartorially Set: Nomadic Rambler

Reeling under the hangover of the Rann Utsav and the Pushkar Fair, our date with the rustic desert hasn’t ended yet! Inspired by the drapes and silhouettes we witnessed, we’re heading to the… Continue reading

Sartorially Set: 8 Winter Getaway Essentials

Being a victim of over-packing while travelling is quite normal especially in winters when you are tempted to pack almost everything to save yourself from the nasty weather. Never again! We did the… Continue reading

Commitment to Kashmir: Nature Bazaar’s Winter Mela

In between our love for handicrafts and the Delhi winters, we decided to explore the flavor of the month- the Kashmir Festival at Winter Mela, Dastkaar Nature Bazaar. Brought to Delhi by the… Continue reading