Jamdani Sari
Lifestyle  /  Published 07.08.22

Weaves old and new: Kolkata designers championing handloom fabrics

According to Ratul, the excitement for handloom fabrics has increased now because younger people now are looking for exclusive garments — clothes that cater to their changing lives and can be wo...
By Udita Chakraborty

Lifestyle  /  Published 21.04.22

Bring the drama to work with these hot pink essentials

The cheat code to looking put together is a novelty manicure. Style your nails with muted florals and dainty prints or go over the top with neon hues. If you’re looking for something simple try ...
By Lygeia Gomes

Style  /  Published 31.03.22

Payal Khandwala on giving the classic a twist

We are catching up with fashion designer Payal Khandwala on a Monday morning. While we still have the Sunday hangover, Payal says she doesn’t have Monday morning blues in particular. “I ha...
By Saionee Chakraborty

West Bengal  /  Published 14.11.21

Unity’ sari storm on Twitter

Phulia weaver Biren Kumar Basak’s Saturday morning started with Prime Minister Narendra Modi tweeting a picture of them together.  But the high did not last.  Basak, 70, had gifted Mod...
By Subhasish Chaudhuri

Style  /  Published 19.08.21

Luxury of lace

If there’s one word that conjures romance, delicacy, fragility and Europe, all rolled into one, it is lace. If there’s one commonality that wedding gowns today have with their centuries-ol...
By Swati Gautam

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

Style  /  Published 14.04.21

Jamdani with a twist

Pictures: Pabitra Das Hair & make-up: Mainak Das Stylist & designer: Kavya Singh Kundu Location: Unplugged Courtyard ...
By Anannya Sarkar

Style  /  Published 10.12.20

Gaurang Shah presents Interlace at Crafts Council of Telangana

Interlace featured works from projects by Gaurang such as Khadi — A Canvas (khadi saris with woven pallu’s of Ravi Varma’s paintings in tapestry and jamdani techniques) and Sangraha ...
By Anannya Sarkar in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 27.01.20

Weaver crafts sari with Hasina image

Master weaver Biren Basak of Nadia’s Phulia has handcrafted an image of Bangladeshi Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina on a piece of Jamdani sari as a mark of his tribute to the woman who has been at the ...
By Subhasish Chaudhuri in Nadia


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