Ishita Goel

A weave revived

Issue 03, 2019 Fashion

A 500-year-old living tradition that tells the tale of the ingenuity of the weavers of yore. A luxurious yardage that hides in every warp and weft stories of kings and communities, of battles fought and kingdoms lost. That’s the ....

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Priya Rana

The forgotten weave

Issue 02, 2019 Fashion

It’s akin to the search for the Holy Grail but of a rare handloom weave of India, khun or khana. Traditionally favoured by women in north Karnataka and some parts of Marathwada and Vidharbha regions in Maharashtra, this light-weight cotton or cotto....

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Vinayak Surya Swami

Threads of Banaras

Issue 01, 2019 Fashion

As the sun rises over the Ganges, the soft golden rays shimmering over the serene expanse of the river, touching the ghats, where devotees offer prayers and boatmen get ready for the day, the ancient city of Varanasi in Uttar Pradesh comes to life. A....

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