Silk Mark: Quality of Silk Fabrics by Silk Mark

Indian dresses and the silk thread are made for each other. It is one of the major sources of fibre for casual and celebratory clothing and attire. Indian women love to drape themselves in silk sarees be it a wedding, festival or any special occasion.   Silk - Queen of Textiles With the fashion industry advancing and galloping ahead every hour, very many varieties and forms of synthetic fabric have ...Continue Reading

6 Different Types of South Indian Silk Sarees

Kanchipuram Silk Considered the mother of silk, Kanchipuram silk has a sacred sentiment attached to it, since it is believed to have been first woven by the Sage Markandeya for the Gods themselves. Undoubtedly the classic and the finest of all South indian Sarees. Chettinad Silk Chettinad silk are the answer to not-so-stiff and crisp silk sarees that are heavy to carry and a tiring affair to maintain. Coming from ...Continue Reading

A Story of The linen Fibre

As tender as the name and as strong as the flax plant from which it is made, comes the classic ‘Linen’ fibre that is used to make a wide range of garments from sarees, shirts, crop tops, kurtas and an endless range of preferred light-weight clothes. Genetically, linen fabrics are those that are woven or knitted in classic patterns so that the material allows the end-product to be thin yet ...Continue Reading

The Graceful Banarasi saree

Banarasi Silk Sarees Banaras originally is another name for the holy city of Varanasi. Benaras or Banaras is a common reference and the set of sarees that were woven originally in Varanasi came to be known as Banaras silks. Contemporary to the silk sarees of Kanchipuram from the south, Banarasi silk sarees are known for their zari and brocade designs inspired from the Mughal times. As an answer to the ...Continue Reading

Soft silk sarees – the choice of the nexgen

Soft silks are the all-time favorite for today’s generation of youngsters who want to wear silk sarees which are easy to drape and carry. They are soft and lightweight yet grand in appearance and the best alternative to the traditional Kanchipuram silk sarees.   As the name goes, soft-silks are thus named because of the softness of the texture and are quite versatile due to the variety of colours and ...Continue Reading

Thai maasam – An auspicious beginning for the wedding season

As the music season dissolves into less frequent concerts and repertoires leading up to Shivarathri cultural programmes, what comes in between Margazhi and the Shivarathri spell is an interesting time of the year, that is the Tamil month of Thai, also called the wedding month. While margazhi paved the way for a reminder to be close to our cultural heritage and art forms, Thai is a strong reminder for us ...Continue Reading

Trends in Kanjeevaram Wedding Pattu Sarees

It is not a surprise that our ancestors chose the months of December-January to stage the cultural colours of the region, as it is followed by the wedding season. Walk with your head held high with some of the latest saree trends this season when you attend any wedding or for your own special day! Motif Silk Saree The world is filled with shapes and structures. That said, who wouldn’t ...Continue Reading

The S Studio’s Woman of substance – Dr. Meenakshi

Meet Dr. Meenakshi, a humanitarian and one of the leading gynecologists in Chennai. She was academically brilliant, while also pursuing the arts with equal ease while growing up. Becoming a doctor and helping people was what she aspired for from a very young age. She gives her 100% in whatever she does and believes that excellence is a virtue and a habit that can be cultivated. Always elegantly clad, Dr. ...Continue Reading

The Intricacy and The Delicateness of the Cutwork embroidery

Festivals and parties are the best places for showcasing the latest in fashion or for that matter one’s unique style quotient. A few days back I was at a get together at a friend’s place where I saw this lady wearing a stunning saree. She stood out in the crowd with her impeccable style and the beautiful saree she was wearing was the cynosure of all eyes. What caught my ...Continue Reading

How To Preserve Your Kanchipuram Silk Sarees

Silk sarees are an ever-favorite and worn for most festive occasions be it weddings, festivals, housewarming etc., it is cherished and revered and the process of procuring and weaving makes the fabric what it is, not to mention that silks sarees are expensive buys! Silk as a material is durable but delicate and one must take utmost care in preserving these gems to truly last the test of time. Nothing ...Continue Reading