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

Style  /  Published 02.12.21

Decoding the spiel for shoppers

Power loom: A loom that runs on power and mass produces fabric of a quality far inferior to that of a handloom. These days, more often than not, most baluchari and banarsi saris too are woven on power...
By Swati Gautam

Places  /  Published 28.11.21

Khazana at Taj Bengal reopens doors to its loyalists

Khazana, the in-house luxury lifestyle store of Taj Bengal, reopened doors recently after a brief hiatus, with an audience comprising their loyalists and enthusiasts. Having stayed shut for 10 months ...
By The Telegraph

Opinion  /  Published 08.11.21

Reviving the dying looms

On National Handloom Day, the Centre set a stiff target for the textile ministry by calling for quadrupling handloom export to 10,000 crore and doubling production in the next three years. This vision...
By Amar Patnaik

Business  /  Published 07.10.21

Textile parks approved

The government on Wednesday approved setting up of seven mega integrated textile regions and apparel parks (PM Mitra) for a total outlay of Rs 4,445 crore over five years. The project could potential...
By Our Special Correspondent in New Delhi


Style  /  Published 30.09.21

Tradition of weave and craft

Atulya Herbals is a head-to-toe brand, which defines itself as rooted in nature’s richness and is committed to promoting self-care that is healthy and nurturing. The brand is part of Beacon Bio ...
By Our Bureau

Style  /  Published 13.09.21

Sujata Keshavan on her fashion brand and muse

We are in love with Varana! How do you look back at the journey? It seems like we started just yesterday! There has been so much to do that the days have gone by in a blur. There’s been so much...
By Saionee Chakraborty

Lifestyle  /  Published 08.09.21

Beauty and sustainability — US consul-general’s take-home from Art in Life

CIMA Art in Life will be on till October 11, daily from 11am to 8pm, at CIMA Gallery, Sunny Towers (second floor), 43, Ashutosh Chowdhury Avenue, Kolkata 700019  ...
By Chandreyee Chatterjee

Lifestyle  /  Published 06.09.21

Moon Moon Sen’s top five picks from CIMA Art in Life

Video edited by Madhurai Banerjee   CIMA Art in Life will be on from September 6 to October 11 daily from 11am to 8pm, at CIMA Gallery, Sunny Towers (second floor), 43, Ashutosh Chowdhury Avenu...
By Chandreyee Chatterjee

Style  /  Published 19.08.21

Anavila Misra gets candid about her linen sarees & more

You are very well known for your love affair with linen that has also extended into generations of people loving linen saris — younger people, older people, everyone alike. And you have also ext...
By Anannya Sarkar


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