Saree Addict

A Flowery Moirangphee

A flowery cotton Moirangphee to beat the heat !! #IWearHandloom

Birthday in a gifted Saree

#LockdownTales I rang in my 51 birthday with a saree that was gifted to me by my dearest friend Geetu for my 50th birthday :). Since I had already got my special saree for my 50th birthday, I kept her gift to be worn for this birthday. Its a beautiful […]

Jaathi Malli and Rudraksham

We celebrated Pongal/Sankranti by witnessing the Lakshadeepam festival at Sree Padmanabhaswamy temple. The Lakshadeepam festival starts in the evening. So we all took bath again in the evening and I started the year with a beautiful Mango yellow Cooptex silk saree. When Mr. Venkatesh Narasimhan had come to Delhi on […]

The first Coimbatore Silk

Sept 21, 2019 – My closest friend Sirisha and dearest cousin Koka’s birthday ! I continued my tradition of wearing a new saree on the most important day in each month all through this year and September was even more special because there are two important days in this month. […]

The Anniversary Saree

When Venkatesh Narasimhan, the MD of Cooptex posted a set of Arani silk sarees on the FB page in early July, I stored the picture of one of those sarees … it was a pale pista green saree with red or maroon “tree of life” motifs all over. It was […]

For a Mother …… (in-law)

Everyone feels blessed having one mother but I am twice blessed because my mother-in-law was like my second mother and with the same name even. She and I became friends the minute we met. She was strong-willed, persistent and so courageous. A never-say-die attitude, a super-quick wit and loads of […]