Lifestyle  /  Published 21.09.22

The Handicrafts & Handloom Utsav 2022 at City Centre New Town

To celebrate its 13th anniversary, City Centre New Town, in association with The Telegraph, hosted the Handicrafts & Handloom Utsav 2022,  recently. Featuring a number of stalls and live perf...
By Sudarshana Ganguly (t2 intern)

Lifestyle  /  Published 18.09.22

Biren Kumar Basak: Weaving tales, traditional and contemporary, for 70 years

If it’s Puja, saris are a must buy, and perhaps the most coveted sari weave is the Jamdani.   My Kolkata travelled all the way to Phulia — the sari hub of Bengal — to meet...
By Barnini Maitra Chakraborty

News  /  Published 07.09.22

In pics: Banglar Tanter Haat begins, Azadi Quest and more

A quick look at the day that was for Kolkata...
By My Kolkata Web Desk

Events  /  Published 01.09.22

Festive picks from ‘Looms Weaves and More’ in association with TT

Aesthetique’s three-day exhibition of handloom and handcrafted products, Looms Weaves and More, in association with The Telegraph was a colourful display of a festive collection comprising ...
By Piya Roy

Events  /  Published 31.08.22

A celebration of the handloom tradition with at ICCR

On the occasion of National Handloom Day (August 7), Sutra Textile Studies presented a three-day gala at ICCR, celebrating the craft of handloom. Sutra, an organisation established in 2002, aims to ra...
By Priyanka A. Roy


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

Once a heritage industry kept alive by the sheer will and talent of our weavers, handlooms have made a comeback with the appreciation for slow fashion. Among the efforts being taken to revive the hand...
By Udita Chakraborty

News  /  Published 05.08.22

National honour for Bengal’s Tantuja

Tantuja, the apex handloom cooperative society in West Bengal, will receive the National Award for Design Development for handloom products from the central government, said chief minister Mamata Bane...
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...


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