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

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

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

Handloom – A Special craft

I hear the faint sound of the loom going ‘rap trap rap’ and the special scent of the agarbatti emitting out of a doorway from the streets of Kanjeevaram, an ancient temple town close to the city of Chennai. As I follow the scent I enter a small room where I see the art of Indian handloom weaving unfold before me. The sound and the smell has made me get into ...Continue Reading