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Heritage Weaves
Lifestyle  /  Published 18.09.22

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

The master weaver of Phulia talks about the intricacies of Jamdani...
By Barnini Maitra Chakraborty

Lifestyle  /  Published 07.08.22

Weaves old and new: Kolkata designers championing handloom fabrics

These four city designers are giving heritage textiles a new lease of life with their designs...
By Udita Chakraborty

Lifestyle  /  Published 17.03.22

A deep dive into the making of Bengal’s Dhaniakhali saris

The GI-tagged Dhaniakhali ‘taant’ is perhaps Bengal’s most nuanced handloom and has endured even in the age of power looms...
By Barnini Maitra Chakraborty

Lifestyle  /  Published 11.03.22

Back from the brink: Tracing the Baluchari’s renaissance in Bengal

This GI-tagged design heritage has overcome many obstacles to weave its way back to relevance...
By Barnini Maitra Chakraborty

Style  /  Published 03.11.21

Injiri’s quest to tell stories through the lens of textiles and designs

‘I am deeply inspired by the local dressing of the nomadic tribes, drapes and use of colours and silhouettes’...
By Anannya Sarkar

Style  /  Published 30.09.21

Tradition of weave and craft

Prathaa intends to educate the end-consumers on mindful buying so that a demand for these crafts can be created...
By Our Bureau

Style  /  Published 13.09.21

Sujata Keshavan on her fashion brand and muse

The Telegraph checks out Varana, a fashion label that celebrates India to the core...
By Saionee Chakraborty

Style  /  Published 06.07.21

Contemporising heritage weaves for the modern Indian woman

Bangalore-based Label Krishnamani creates a bridge between the past and the future built of rich silks, Benares, heavy borders, embroidery and modern styles...
By Anannya Sarkar


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