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

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

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