Wearing all things handcrafted: Cotton/ Crop top blouse from: Jaypore Saree: Nani’s closet Tribal Hasli necklace: Bombay Bead   My grandmother’s (nani’s) closet has been a constant source of inspiration when it comes to handloom. Her collection offers sarees dating back to almost 20-30 years or may be later 🙂 (I am yet to explore that). I remember her indulging in beautiful silk sarees, with hues of pinks and blues being her favorites. Later drifted slowly towards easy-breezy chiffons for being light weight and easy to drape according to her age. Recently, i had this amazing opportunity to peek inside her closet, mesmerized and in awe of colorful & lightly hanged chiffons (mostly florals) i stood there gazing in admiration.…

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Wearing all things handcrafted: Cotton Saree: Suta Bombay (www.suta.in) Crop top/ Blouse: Chidiyaa ( www.chidiyaa.com) Afghan Earrings :The VelvetBox by Latika Grover   Last post of this month, I can’t even express how happy i am while i write this one, wondering what took me so long to share #mysareestory with you all, having a great adoration for them since my teenage years. I grew up watching my mumma and my nani (maternal grandmother), my mom being an occasional saree lover unlike my grandmother who loves to wear saris on a daily basis, till now. Watching my mumma with admiration as she got ready by draping her saree pleat by pleat, not so meticulously though (that’s also one thing i…

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Dress from: Purvi Label Afghan choker: Neelam Design Handcuff: 7 Sister Trading Co. Shoes: H&M (Same here, here) Initially when i started drafting my thoughts about this topic onto the paper, i realized i was gonna end up writing a few pages of a book and probably end up exploding my website at the same time 🙂, mostly because i can never stop talking about this topic, no matter where i go or where i live (to all those who know me personally can relate to it). The value of one’s roots or the foundation of one’s existence and every little thing (people, situations & circumstances) in life that has helped you reach the place where you are right now,…

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Dress: Ambraee Jewelry: Janpath and personal collection Footwear (Kohlapuri): Aparjita Toor (same, similar, similar ) Location: Ugrasen ki Bauli, CP, Delhi   Clad in plain black attire, covered heads, distinctly visible tattoos on arms & neck, statement jewelry pieces adorned in bronze and silver, the Rabari culture has always been fascinating to eyes.   In the region of North Gujarat, especially in the region of Kutch, one of the most interesting ethnic communities is Rabari’s. Once a nomadic people, Rabari’s follow an interesting lifestyle and customs. What fascinates me is the origin of Rabari culture dated for almost 1000 years old, has still maintained & preserved its authenticity in terms of culture, fashion and craftsmanship. The Rabari’s have roamed the deserts and plains of what is today…

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Dress and bottoms: Jaypore  Necklace: Delhi Haat and World art community (Upcycled fabric necklace) Can also be found at Tjori. Kohlapuri slippers: Aprajita Toor Label Fabric bangles also from Jaypore For those who are not aware of what i really do apart from blogging, I am an Architect by profession, someone who wants to live a creative life, no matter if its small or big but certainly don’t want to die an ordinary one. I love to capture moments of my life through photography, love to express my feelings and real-life experiences through my blog and love to design or create spaces through my knowledge of Architecture. The reason i am sharing this is directly related to the topic i…

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