Colourful Nine Days: The Hues of Navrathri

The fervor of Navrathri (the Nine Days) or Dussehra – a nine day celebration excites Indians, especially the women, than any other festival. Observed predominantly by the Hindus in honour of Goddess Durga, each day people worship Durga Devi in different avatars, represented by different colours. As the festive season approaches the Indian subcontinent, a wide assortment of rites and rituals are followed by the people of different states in ...Continue Reading

The Traditional Saree Draping Styles Across India

Saree bestows a completely feminine, alluring and enticing look to the wearer, irrespective of the style. Saree, is the signature wear flaunted by all Indian women proudly, in a plethora of styles and draping methods, both modern and traditional. Every region has a unique way of draping the so-tagged six yard or nine yard wonder, though even the number of yards worn change from state to state. Here we go ...Continue Reading

The History Of The 6 Yard Magic Called The Saree

While reminiscing about a portrait by Ravi Varma or selecting a special outfit from your mother’s wardrobe, the saree stands out as an epitome of traditional Indian grace and beauty. The six-yard wonder, which is featured everywhere from the fashion industry to the rural Indian scenario, defines the idea of Indian womanliness like none other. Dating back to the times of the Indus valley civilization, of more than five thousand ...Continue Reading