Style  /  Published 18.02.21

Timeless appeal

Calcutta designer Santanu Guhathakurta (above) has taken up the challenge. He has added to Mangalgiri and Kalamkari a contemporary edge. “In India every state has its own handloom techniques th...
By The Telegraph in

Style  /  Published 25.01.21

Digital rendezvous to revive handloom and embroidery

“We have built a community of people dedicated to promoting the handloom weaves. Fortunately for our label, we have been focused for the last four years. We have a digital portal that serves cli...
By Hia Datta (t2 intern) in

Calcutta  /  Published 01.01.21

Tanter Haat on at Central Park

The annual handloom fair — Banglar Tanter Haat — is back at the Central Park Fairgrounds till January 5, 1pm to 9pm. The fair was inaugurated on Christmas by Swapan Debnath, minister of s...
By A Staff Reporter in Salt Lake

Style  /  Published 24.12.20

Inspired from rich Assamese tea culture

Featured here are three collections from the brand. ⦿ The 2020 Essence Collection: Taking inspiration from the rich Assamese tea culture, this collection integrates homegrown silk with a pale...
By The Telegraph in

Books  /  Published 24.11.20

A love affair with Assam silk

How have you reinterpreted muga? Sampa: All my designs are age old, which I have revived. If you order five saris at a time and give me five crore rupees, it would still take me one year to make them...
By Saionee Chakraborty in


Style  /  Published 04.11.20


The designs are simple, functional, minimalistic and monochromatic, and can be worn at social events, brunches, and at business meetings and events. “Since we believe that clothing should be co...
By The Telegraph in

India  /  Published 04.11.20

Plan to push Odisha’s handloom products

The Odisha government has tied up with the Flipkart, Amazon and GoCoop to sell the state’s handloom, handicraft and textile products to customers across the country and abroad. It is also planni...
By Subhashish Mohanty in Bhubaneswar

West Bengal  /  Published 18.10.20

Give us this year our daily bread

By Anasuya Basu in

Style  /  Published 21.09.20

CIMA Art in Life: take the plunge

Exclusive and yet affordable, CIMA Art in Life is a festive bonanza for the stylish and the house-proud. You can browse and buy at CIMA Gallery from 11am to 8pm and Studio 21 from 11am to 7pm every da...
By Chandreyee Chatterjee in

Style  /  Published 10.09.20

Ode in khadi to Raja Ravi Varma

Favourite dyes to work with: Natural dyes. I love dabbling with new shades that will enrich my designs. Over the years, we have developed several new colour palettes, and will continue to create new...
By Anannya Sarkar in


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