Yesterday was National Handloom Day while I wore the Puneri fisherwomen Sari, I didn’t click any pictures. I had written about this sari earlier – A cotton, tussar and a Kanchi “Pattu”. I wanted to share about the Udupi sari that I bought from Maanini Vastralaya. They have a FB page and their collection is just … Read more An Udupi Sari
I started this year with the idea that I must wear a Telia Rumal sari for my birthday. I fell in love with the design and the black-red-white combination. It was so stunning. I didn’t manage to get the sari in time for my birthday but got it in time for Krishnan’s birthday and it … Read more The “Telia Rumal” ….
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 became available in Dec and I immediately … Read more Vidya Balan’s sari
Amma and I have been walking in the nearby park at Kamakoti Nagar, almost everyday. I have a huge issue with how the park is maintained … its permanently in a state of disarray. The earth is turned out, no grass is allowed to grow. There are cows and stray dogs and their poop all … Read more Chennai Walks – The “nighty” life
Since its a Monday morning and all my friends working in the corporate world will be dressed in some shade of blue I wanted to share my “Monday” dressing too to keep them company. Ok, will share my kinda white too in another post … The American corporate world’s “power dressing” has unfortunately influenced the … Read more The many shades of blue !
Tomorrow is the National Handloom Day. Do celebrate by wearing something thats handwoven – a scarf, a shirt, a kurti, a sari or a dupatta..anything. This post is for novices like me who don’t know much about the different weaving techniques and maybe don’t even know the different weaves of India – there are 120 … Read more Stop.Learn.Buy …a Handloom
So I get to wear a new sari too :):):). I was eagerly waiting to get the sari designed and dyed by Shri Brij Ballabh Udaiwal, an artist who is a national award winner. The sari arrived just in the nick of time on Saturday, so I could release it for Krishnan’s birthday today. We … Read more Yes, it is Krishnan’s birthday…
Overwhelmed is a small word for what I feel today. The wishes have been literally pouring in like the rain in the morning and it feels really nice :). There were several firsts today starting with the first animation movie of our lives. We watched “Kung Fu Panda 3” at the DLF Mega Mall. I … Read more Many firsts on this birthday !
In Hyderabad, the mornings are still lovely, cool and soothing. Sometimes Amma has to take a shawl when she goes out for her walk. But by 8.30 the Sun is out shining brightly and the days are really warm. Have taken out some of the cotton saris in the last few days to wear. I … Read more Cottons are out !
I have been wearing some of the crepes and chiffons in Hyderabad because the weather was just perfect for it initially. Took out the cotton as the mercury rose !! This is the city that I went to college in and I have a beautiful picture from one of the annual day functions at Wesley … Read more The Hyderabad saris – 1