silk

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 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 […]

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 was hurt, […]

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 because I […]

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 wearing. Awesome […]

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 feeling to […]