There is a chill in the air and this is the time of the year, when those summery outfit give way to clothes that are warmer and thicker. You want clothes that will keep you snug and warm during the cold days and colder nights, but in most cases, people end up in the same boring colours of black, navy and grey. As a matter of fact, the whole world starts to look like they are dressed in similar shades, because most winter wear almost always comes in those handful of colours.
Ethnic wardrobe is all-time favorite for all those who love to experiment with their looks. It gives one the traditional as well as modern look. For all the fashion conscious ladies out there who want to make a fashion statement when they step out kurta is an ideal choice.
There is a reason why women love to wear kurtis – they are affordable, very comfortable, easy to wear, and can be used for almost all types of occasions. But the whole look of the kurti can be defined by what you team it up with, because all said and done, your choice of bottom wear could make or break your look. It is important to remember that different kurtis need different types of bottom wears.
Rajasthan, a land of warriors and craftsmen, boasts of various regions, each of which has something unique to offer to the world. Some of the offerings are so unique that they have put these regions on the world map. One such place is Sanganer; an ancient town in the Jaipur district of Rajasthan, which is a renowned center for textile printing as well as handmade paper.
Winters are here and that means that the time to cover and bundle up is here. But in most cases, what happens is that people start to look like a pile of clothes, because in a bid to stay warm, they lose their sense of fashion. However, staying fashionable in the winters does not require a degree in rocket science; with just a few sensible tips, you can look great even on the coldest of cold days.
Whether it is an Indian or a foreigner who has come to India to see what this country has to offer, handicrafts are something that captures the attention of everyone. India is a land that is rich in terms of handicrafts, and any part of the country you go to, you will find something interesting and enticing.
The comfort of cotton and the feel of silk! Tough to get them both together, right? Well not really, because if you have ever seen rayon, you would know what I am talking about.
The word dupatta is a combination of two Sanskrit words – du, which means two and patta, which means a strip of cloth” from Sanskrit.
The technique known as Chikankari is an ancient art, which is believed to have originated around 400 years back. This delicate and beautiful work of hand embroidery was born in the area that we know today as Lucknow, and to date, this is where you can find the best artisans and the most intricate work!
In a previous blog, we revealed to you the history of Chikankari and how the beautiful Chikankari work is done. In today’s blog, we will tell you more about the art that is Chikankari!