My childhood summers are filled with memories of my mother’s crisp ‘Taant’ saris being aired out in the sun, after being shut in cupboards and chests all through winters. The changing seasons commanded dress codes that were strictly adhered to and every fresh season began with the distinct ‘odor of naphthalene balls’ emanating from the … More Kolkata Diaries I – My Sari shopping Guide
One of my most favourite places to go to is Bangkok, Thailand. Nothing beats the vibe of this city. It’s a travellers’ paradise complete with markets, history, local food and culture; This city has something for everybody. I first visited this vibrant city back in 2008. We dint see much then save for one or … More Bangkok Diaries
How I planned for an aesthetic and convenient storage for my jewellery … More Wardrobe for My Sparkles!
Personally, I consider sari as the most feminine garment that makes every woman, no matter her shape or size, look absolutely gorgeous. Throughout my childhood days, dressing up was never as Cinderella or Snow White; it was always wearing a sari like my mom did. Pleating the sari carefully and then draping the ‘pallu’ in … More Legend of the Kerala Sari
A Peek into the wonderful designs of jewelry worn in Coorg … More Jewelry Hunting in Coorg
My love for the ‘sari’ is beyond compare. I’ve loved the 9 yards for as long as I can remember. As a kid I would spend hours in front of the mirror inventing newer ways to drape my mom’s saris. I loved the few occasions throughout teenage years where the school events allowed us girls … More 9 yards’ Heaven in Namma Bengaluru!
“ All that glisters is not gold. Often have you heard that told” – William Shakespeare, The Merchant of Venice How true !!! All that glisters for me is usually silver J. However, traditionally in India, ‘gold’ has been the more coveted metal for jewellery. So it comes as no surprise that most heirlooms in Indian … More Of Heirlooms & such..
Avenue Road lies at the heart of Namma Bengaluru. Like every local market this place too is always bustling with activity and every lane opens up a whole new world of shopping. Right from ethnic clothes to jewellery and accessories, this place has everything with the best possible prices in Bengaluru. The street is lined … More Beads Shopping Guide for Avenue Road, Bengaluru!
Delhi has an enviable history amongst most metros in India. It is home to the most stunning historical monuments built across centuries by various rulers that controlled Delhi. But overtime this city has lost the respect that it deserves. You know, the famous poet Mir Taqi Mir once said “Dil va Dilli dono agar hai … More Chandni Chowk Diaries – Dariba Kalan
My one favorite place when it comes to shopping in India is Rajasthan. Its culturally so rich and colorful that it makes the experience a whole lot bigger and better every time you visit. My shopping tryst with Rajasthan started from the famous ‘Johri bazaar’ in Jaipur where I found the best accessories and most … More Shopping Trails Rajasthan – Udaipur