Category: Saree Addict

The first Naga shawl

My father was posted in Shillong during 1980 to 1983. So we got to enjoy a beautiful Shillong before the hoards of Maruti cars took over Burra Bazaar. From Shillong, Appa would go to Tezpur, Zakhama, Bomdila and a few other places on temporary duty and Appa was […]

One from my trousseau….

In August 1990, I went with Krishnan and my mom-in-law to a sari store in Chetpet called Varadarams. On the way there, Krishnan braked suddenly at the traffic signal in front of Pachayappas college and the bike fell sideways. I sat on the road. Neither one of us […]

The “Naga” shawl

The first time we learnt about the “Naga” shawl was when dad went to Zakhama on temporary duty and bought a woven multicoloured shawl for mom. This was in 1982. Then I visited Zakhama when Geetu and Harish were posted there in 2004 to surprise Geetu on her […]

Vidya Balan’s sari

I first saw this sari worn by Vidya Balan and I loved it. I am a fan of hers and I always liked her wearing saris … I immediately checked with Dastkari Haat Samiti if they had another piece, but they didn’t at that time. Suddenly the sari […]

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