Tag: silk

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 […]

Shawls and Silks

For me the onset of October in Delhi means pulling out all my silk sarees and storing away the cotton sarees. Thats the best part of being in Delhi NCR – distinct weather for which you need to change the fabric of your clothes ! I love winters […]

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 […]

Sangeet Sari..

Geetu and I have been friends forever … 36 years and on April 2nd, Harish and her daughter Gayatri got married to Jay. The way I like to say it – Geetu is the nicer, proper, sweeter version and I am the rebel element. Its such a special […]

Co-opted by Co-optex !

This is my first Co-optex sari … All thanks to Venkatesh Narasimhan, the one man who is making a huge difference to this 80 year old organization. I had written about What one man can do and it’s truly amazing to see how he is changing an organization and by […]

Paalum Pazhamum Sari

On the W3  (women, weave, world) page there is a spurt of these Paalum Pazhamum saris and I guess thats what prompted me to pull this one out to wear today. I have three of the Paalum Pazhamum type checks. This is a beautiful combination of copper sulphate […]

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