Beauteous Kanchi Cotton – KCB1-16

WOL brings you a beauteous Kanchi cotton saree in a combination of black and brown, contrast pale orange to rust and green stripes on the pallu, massive zari border and contrast green help accentuate the appeal! The teeny rudraksha and temple accents in the border are what makes it more classic! P.S – WOL is on the lookout to […]

Modest Mangalagiri MCG1-16

Missing in action, but in my defence I tried getting in touch with as many weavers and artisans as possible for the past couple of months, but God, India is busy! Long story short; the contacts I was introduced to through WOL were of, extremely sorry for the bitter truth, no avail! Going from person to person only […]

Ramayana, The Retold Epic By Mamata Reddy

Kalam Creations By Mamata Reddy is an intense tribute to the art of Kalamkari! I reiterate, Kalam Creations is your destination for authentic Kalamkari artistry! Earlier, we all mercilessly feasted on Mamata Reddy’s craftsmanship! Here is another stunner from her devoted label! Mamata Reddy dotes on her niece Mukthi; who happens to dazzle in a bewitching Banares georgette which features […]

Tura Turi – Where Stories Come Alive

Cut from the same fabric, but torn apart by desires; never were two sisters so different! WOL proudly presents the adorable sisters Payal and Priyanka! Let’s meet the magical hands (I’d rather “wands”) behind the scenes 🙂 When two sisters come together, its usually pillow fights and pigtail pulls! Tura Turi happened amidst the chaos for […]

The Saree Festival 2016 – Delhi (April 13 – 17)

The most awaited yet; The Saree Festival 2016 is a 5-day event in Delhi! Third time in Delhi since their inaugural edition in 2014; The Saree Festival is the mother of all events especially to Saree enthusiasts! The way Himanshu worships the Saree is incomparable, I proudly reiterate! We might say we are proud owners of this and that, but kindly […]

WOL Virtual Rendezvous with Vaya Mira Sagar

Success is not the material wealth amassed, but the perceptible difference one makes in lives of others! Successful are those who mastered the art of building others up! What’s money? She is the face, undeniably to WOL enthusiasts, that needs no introduction! She is a jewel who owes her sparkle to the trials and tribulations […]

If Saree Is Serious, So Is Gaurang!

When was the last time you chose the Saree? Was it spontaneous or conscious or for the sake of micro-blogging? Whatever your reason, you are deliberately promoting the divine yardage end of the day! Thanks to the new gen couturiers, mass movements and social media, Saree is aesthetically much more appealing! Best part, it only gets better! Back then, people […]

Sunitha Upadrashta, Melody Personified

A charismatic woman with the most hypnotizing voice surviving the machismo-fuelled industry for about 20 years and still counting her blessings is no small feat! Sunitha Upadrashta is a child prodigy who became an overnight star with her debut song! She is one woman who probably doesnt need an introduction, especially if you are a South Indian music lover! She is, unquestionably, our pride! Her […]

The Wind From A Village By Bhagath Kumar

Going bonkers about photography these days! Such an awe-inspiring experience seeing vibrant world through the lens! Dont know when awe strikes, so its kind of tough to describe what changes our perceptions! Do you agree photography takes us back to the hypothetical world we can never return to? 🙂 The story behind Bhagath Kumar of Makka Studios’ project “The Wind From A […]

Ikat Diaries By Akash Agarwal

A distinctive technique that involves resist-dying i.e. dye is prevented from getting fuzzy! Individual yarns are bound tight and dyed! The more the number of colours, the more the number of binds! Post dying, the binds are undone and such yarns are woven into fabrics! Unlike batik and tie and dye, Ikats undergo the resist prior to the weave! Ikats are […]

Zemotion By Zhang Jingna

As you all know, photography is a universal language! Its all about observation, but the real magic is in the interpretation! I am a spring person and the rest is pretty obvious! As much as I want to insist; I know girls who are not pro-floral, so women and flowers is not a ground-breaking combo to everybody! […]

Entrepreneurs, Push The Door To Success!!!

Alright, please put your hands up if you have been there and done that! Whatever the reason; once in a lifetime, we all have that Eureka moment, venture out, set up a business with a catchy name and invite as many folks as possible to spread the word! Not everybody is lucky to sustain the cruel chameleonic market! The lucky ones either design […]

The Saree Festival 2015 – Mumbai (November 2 – 5)

Conceptualised by the unparalleled and unrivalled Himanshu Verma, The Saree Man, The Saree Festival is one-of-its-kind spectacle! Take my word, dont miss out on this! Two successful flagship editions in Delhi, The Saree Festival now travels to Mumbai! Nobody worships Saree the way he does! If you think you love saree more than anybody else, well, think twice! Himanshu is the […]

Kaleidoscope Of Inspiration With Black

According to the spectrum, black is not a colour technically! Wish somebody could say that to Coco Chanel! Colour Therapy says black helps in deep inner healing! Black is the most powerful colour and speaks volumes on its own! Any given colour on black is a full-on state of visual nirvana! There is nothing beyond! Equal aura […]

Golap Buti By Byloom

Just watched DEBI, a short film on Durga Puja! I am surrounded by Bengalis since 2006 and the number just keeps growing! If you haven’t watched the film yet, please do! What I knew was just bits and bobs of the most remarkable tradition. Million thanks to DEBI for the awareness! Bengali women are just exotic, period! […]