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


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


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