Tag: #atozchallenge


Uppada- Yet Another Stunner #AtoZChallenge 2017

  The other day I was glancing through an issue of a glossy magazine. Surprisingly,I found that the ladies from the South preferred to wear saris rather than the trousers or Salvar Kurtis. And when I see the rich tradition of the saris from the South, I know why. Contrary to what most people imagine, …


Tanchoi and the Chinese Connection #AtoZChallenge 2017

Is 80:20 worth it? Today  I really want to  abandon the challenge. It has been quite tough finding time to post, read, comment and share. What is most disappointing is the fact that this effort has proved to be another 80:20 exercise where 80% effort produces 20% results. And worse still,  this morning, the news …


15 Silky Facts I bet you didn’t know about! #AtoZChallenge 2017

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This is the third year I’m participating in the #A to Z Challenge.  My theme has been  Traditions in Indian Textiles. Today I’m going to share some interesting facts about Silk that I bet you didn’t know about. Silk is a luxury fabric that has played an important part in our Indian textile tradition. After …


Ritu Kumar and the Design Revolution #AtoZChallenge 2017

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[Tweet “Modern Indian designers have redefined Indian textile tradition with a new approach to traditional skills creating fashion with universal appeal.”] A bare bones wardrobe Despite the fact that India has a rich textile heritage, the fashion or couture tradition is fairly new. It may well shock you to know this but the average wardrobe …


Cuddles and Quilts #AtoZChallenge 2017

Quilts There are quilts and there are quilts. Thick warm cuddly quilts. Soft, cozy cuddly quilts. Quilted memories captured in bits of familiar  clothes. Or stunningly patterned pieces joined with care and love. Flat, simple, basic quilts. There are quilts and quilts and quilts Whatever the quilt, its basic function is to keep you warm …