Posts tagged ‘indian craft’

March 20, 2013

Manish Malhotra: Trend Maker

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Indian Celebrity, Esha Gupta featured in Manish Malhotra’s show

There are few designers in the Indian fashion industry that can start a trend like Manish Malhotra.  His influence in Indian cinema is so great and the trickling effect on to TV sets beamed around a billion homes is no small accomplishment.  In this way,

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March 16, 2013

Anju Modi: The Steel Magnolia

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Anju Modi really pushed the boat out with her collection entitled Steel Magnolia.  Strong women was the message she wanted to get across and to emphasise the point her designs had a strong military reference. 

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July 17, 2011

Remember: The Customer Is Always A Criminal

Yesterday I went shopping with a friend in Delhi to look for a sari for my sister.  We went to a government emporium called Central Cottage Industries, it is an Aladdin’s cave of craft treasures from all the states of India.  There is much to admire on each floor but the real experience comes once you take your goods for payment…

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