India  /  Published 07.08.22

PM bats for handloom

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday urged youngsters associated with the world of startups to take part in the handloom startup grand challenge, underlining that it was an excellent opportunity to ...
By PTI in New Delhi

Lifestyle  /  Published 07.08.22

Weaves old and new: Kolkata designers championing handloom fabrics

According to Ratul, the excitement for handloom fabrics has increased now because younger people now are looking for exclusive garments — clothes that cater to their changing lives and can be wo...
By Udita Chakraborty

News  /  Published 05.08.22

National honour for Bengal’s Tantuja

She also congratulated the nine weavers selected to get the national design and marketing award known as the Sant Kabir award and the National Weavers award. Tantuja was established in 1954 by the We...
By My Kolkata & PTI

Shop  /  Published 03.08.22

Snag The Bong Munda’s look from this Kolkata store

Looking for fresh inspirations to style your sari? Take a cue from The Bong Munda’s lookbook for pairing your next monochrome handloom. The stylist and fashion rule-breaker whose real name is Pu...

Wear  /  Published 03.08.22

What’s an Ektara Banarasi?

Exploring authentic weaves for Puja? Check out Coloroso’s line of colourful Banarasi picks that boast elegance and wearability. The Kolkata label has gorgeous Kadhua and Ektara Banarasis which a...


Style  /  Published 20.05.22

The Loom Art by Aarushi Kilawat

You have also launched jewellery recently... The idea was to widen the horizon. We also supply to the global markets and work on different channels. I am not a jewellery designer but I have always be...
By Saionee Chakraborty

Culture  /  Published 15.05.22

Empress Emporium

Between plan and palli, however, came the virus. After delayed labour, Heritage Palli was born on the 50th year of Bangladeshi Independence — but as an online startup project. For now saris are...
By Moumita Chaudhuri

Lifestyle  /  Published 15.02.22

The Telegraph decodes Aankona’s hand spun and handloom tales

Rooted in traditions in terms of its design aesthetics and opting for sustainable means of production with deft craftsmanship are at the core of homegrown womenswear brand Aankona. Starting out its jo...
By Priyanka A. Roy

Places  /  Published 27.01.22

The best spots to shop and feast in Gariahat

Located on Jatin Bagchi Road, Handloom Cottage is a treasure trove of fabrics. Cotton, silk, organza, linen, crepe, this store houses numerous styles and colours to create the perfect outfit according...
By Aatreyee Mohanta

Style  /  Published 14.12.21

‘Sarees of Memory’ is about making heirloom today

Kshitija, what else is the team working on? Kshitija: For us we are rooted in collaboration again, working and learning with pioneers like Malvika. It is about recording that, whether in a textual or...
By Saionee Chakraborty


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