• We are Twins.. Almost..!

    When we saw these gorgeous portraits of Indian royalty and these intensely ethnic rooms, we couldn’t help play match! So here you go, on a royal rendezvous, with these perfect sets of twins, well almost..! Whoever says men can’t carry off pink, hasn’t seen this handsome portrait of the Maharaja of Jodhpur yet. And the room’s just […]

  • Home Diaries: Rustic Retreat

    Many of us covet a getaway in the lap of nature, where quietude can release all the accumulated stresses of city living. When designer and decor aficionado Viji Jayaraman decided to set up home away from Delhi where she grew up, she wanted to create a space that encompassed all the fabulous ingredients of a […]

  • Home Diaries: A Goan Sea-Shell

    We all love homes that are an extension to the owner’s personality, that reflect her passions and weaknesses, homes where conversation flows without words. Jaypore decided to step inside beautiful homes from around the world and bring you the unique aesthetics, decor inspirations and wonderful stories that come together to create a personal space.   […]

  • Peeking into the Past: Jaypore visits noted revivalist Suraiya Hasan

    Suraiya Hasan, or Suraiya Apa as she is fondly called, is a bundle of energy as she flits around her weaving unit on the outskirts of Hyderabad, Andhra Pradesh. The clacking of looms fills the air around this octogenarian as she goes about instructing her class of weavers on the nearly-extinct technique of himroo weaving. […]

  • In the Bazaars of Hyderabad

    What do you sell, O ye merchants? Richly your wares are displayed, Turbans of crimson and silver, Tunics of purple brocade, Mirrors with panels of amber, Daggers with handles of jade. What do you weigh, O ye vendors? Saffron, lentil and rice. What do you grind, O ye maidens? Sandalwood, henna and spice. What do […]

  • My Mom Story: Cherishing Motherhood

    By Srabani Majumdar Motherhood is an awesome experience. It has elevated my emotional growth to a new level. My son will attain adulthood (turn 18 ) on 14th may this year.The common perception is, boys & girls go through many changes in this phase of life but my experience is little different. I feel as […]

  • My Mom Story: A Little Bit of Heaven

    “God could not be everywhere, so he made Mothers.” A lovely note shared by a reader for our Mothers Day contest. Here are snippets about the life and love that Mothers embody, shared by you dear readers. —— By Binita Saikia All the things that my Maa has done for me are unforgettable. She gave […]

  • My Mom Story: The Joys of Motherhood

    On this Mother’s Day, we share some wonderful stories from our readers on the joys of motherhood and its many unique facets. —— By Ivy Rose The story is about my first born! My son was just about a year old when I decided to take up my career from where I left it when […]

  • My Mom Story: Pillar of Strength

    Mothers seem to have a solution for everything. No matter what their lives hold, they’re always a cushion to manage every fall for those around them. They truly are a pillar of strength. Read stories celebrating the superwomen that mothers are, shared by our readers as part of our Mothers Day contest. —— By Akash Mohanty […]

  • My Mom Story: Woman of Steel

    Among many stories that we’ve received as part of our Mothers Day contest, a common thread that runs is of mothers displaying inimitable courage and zeal. We share with you the stories of these Women of Steel. —— By Anne Helena Devasahayam  “What? You could only manage a second prize?!” If a mother asks her daughter […]