Weaving Handloom Tales

Designer Sanjay Garg, who hails from a small village called Mubarikpur in Rajasthan, found his calling in traditional aesthetics. Unlike many of his contemporaries, he draws inspiration from India and identifies visual references from Indian artistic traditions. Raw Mango, his designer brand, is unique and rightfully represents India in her …

The Room with a View

Globetrotting Sonia and Ralph Hays love their home in Bandra, Mumbai, for its spaciousness and a gorgeous sea view. A tour by Team Culturama As you walk down the road along the peninsula in Bandra, into a quiet dead end, there stands an apartment complex with large spaces for outdoor …

Fairytale Weaves!

A billionaire princess and two Bollywood divas took the world by storm with their choice of bridal trousseau. From Isha Ambani’s white and gold sari, Deepika Padukone’s Kanjeevaram drapes and Priyanka Chopra’s neo-fusion red lehenga, Deepa Kalukuri writes about the new bridal trends taking over 2019! The year 2018 was …

BECOMING MORE

A woman of substance, Michelle Obama tells the world through her book Becoming that no hurdle is big enough to stop one determined enough to make it happen A dark-skinned woman who walked in step with her husband… A VIP who didn’t hesitate to take off her shoes and play …

Forewarned is Forearmed

Talking to children openly, addressing their fears and preparing them for challenges can help them cope with transitions and changes better. Antara Kothari shares her experiences in helping her younger child cope with changes   Ever since I stumbled upon this quote by Dewey a few months ago while researching …

Warmed by the Music

North Indian classical music has its own festivals, celebrated in the north, where winters are cold but the spirit of music warm Just like in the south, North Indian winter too seems to be the time when classical music festivals are organised. And although the winters are pretty cold, after …