Month: June

Shades of Brimming Beauty

“Ada” is one of the most authentic and classy store in Lucknow  , it’s Nazaakat is reflected from the infrastructure and the products . One day I was looking for a different chikan work raiment for my cousin from another city  and I think I had seen almost all the stores in the market . 

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An epitome of feminine ….

The Path to stylish sophistication becomes clear when a  saree envelopes the body of a lady  in the prettiest ways .  As kids we all enjoy wrapping dupattas , curtains , pretending we are dressed in saree . It acts as a canvas for weavers and printers to create artistic weaves , prints and the

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Visual Textile History of Lucknow

I have always been partial to Chikan work. Something about the gentle craft, the light and shade effect the clothes embellished with Chikan embroidery create, and the classic, seeming simplicity of the motifs that are actually the result of great dexterity with the needle spell powerful, old world romance. So, in effect, I cannot resist

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