Tag: cotton

Before and After …

As I posted on Facebook, I got bored of my grey hair and decided to color them again. Interestingly, I had taken photographs in some of these saris when I had grey hair and then when I wore them again I had coloured my hair. So it makes […]

A work week in saris

The last week was a hectic week with several meetings and travel thrown in … but also a very satisfying week spent in beautiful saris. Here’s the week in saris – 25-07-2016 – A Kanchi cotton to stay cool. This is a Co-optex Kanchi cotton that I am […]

A few firsts

Today’s sari post is about three first time saris. The very first one is the first Silk cotton sari that I bought about 5 years back. I was at Kumaran stores with Kashiana and saw this sari. I bought a few others and left it thinking its some […]

My first handloom Negamam

I didn’t know what a Negamam sari was till I became a part of the W3 group. I had bought three Negamam saris at Kumaran Stores many years back when I thought that all cottons were handloom :):). When I figured out the difference between handloom and power […]

Handloom – Wearing art everyday !

When you wear a handloom product its like wearing art everyday because the same colour, same style of weaving will still result in a unique product since its handmade  !! Co-optex’s MD Mr. Narasimhan is doing an amazing job of reviving old weaving techniques and sustaining the weaver […]

“Taant” Magic

I always thought all cottons were handloom !! Ignorance at its best. All I would do when I went sari shopping was to ask if it was pure cotton or silk-cotton .. I don’t like the poly-cotton which is polyester mixed with cotton. I don’t like polyester mixed […]

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