Magpie

Another year…another number

Another year…another number

How is it that when we were young, it was crisply clear what age we were turning but now it’s a maths question? Whenever someone asks me my age these...

Another year…another number

How is it that when we were young, it was crisply clear what age we were turning but now it’s a maths question? Whenever someone asks me my age these...

Leading Lady?

Leading Lady?

Blame it on Bollywood, but doesn't draping a saree instantly make you feel like the leading lady? What long sessions of therapy and conversation with that 4AM-friend could not accomplish,...

Leading Lady?

Blame it on Bollywood, but doesn't draping a saree instantly make you feel like the leading lady? What long sessions of therapy and conversation with that 4AM-friend could not accomplish,...

Naani Ka Baksa

Naani Ka Baksa

She's not here, but her essense surely is. I open her trunk of sarees, a treasure trove really, and I can feel her fragrance and soft skin still wrapped in...

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Naani Ka Baksa

She's not here, but her essense surely is. I open her trunk of sarees, a treasure trove really, and I can feel her fragrance and soft skin still wrapped in...

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Beauty lies... in the hands of tailor

Beauty lies... in the hands of tailor

My first ever tailored ethnic wear was a salwar suit. I vividly remember the soft sorbet colours and the airy light feel of the fabric. The first words out of...

Beauty lies... in the hands of tailor

My first ever tailored ethnic wear was a salwar suit. I vividly remember the soft sorbet colours and the airy light feel of the fabric. The first words out of...

The First Time

The First Time

It was a mandate really - the first time I wore a saree and stepped out somewhere besides my mirror. I still remember the look on my friend’s face and...

The First Time

It was a mandate really - the first time I wore a saree and stepped out somewhere besides my mirror. I still remember the look on my friend’s face and...

Lady in studioSY grey linen saree

Grey - Fifty Shades indeed!

“Good things have a bad reputation” Grey hair, grey day, grey pallor/ complexion - it all has negative connotations, lending this colour a dreary and depressing feeling. But, life is...

Grey - Fifty Shades indeed!

“Good things have a bad reputation” Grey hair, grey day, grey pallor/ complexion - it all has negative connotations, lending this colour a dreary and depressing feeling. But, life is...