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

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!

For The Love Of Handmade

Narendra Modi launched National Handloom Day on August 7th and Chennai is the chosen one for the event as its bountifully abundant! No argument and strictly, no offence! Thanks to social media, entrepreneurs and increasing mass movements, handloom and handmade are going places and lauded like never before! To love handmade and handloom, you dont have

Rachana Reddy

Who is Rachana Reddy? Loaded question, but she is synonymous to box-shaped wooden bags! I know I sound dumb! She is the-one-and-the-only girl who pushed the boundaries and went beyond the conventional squares, hearts, rectangles and voila! We hear strong stories about contemporary mixed tradition everywhere, but this is the place where you get to see

Good Earth By Anita Lal

I love this woman and I can say that again!!! I am glad she woke up one day and threw all her excuses, although I wonder if she had any! I assure you this post doesnt do any justice whatsoever to Anita Lal’s brainchild! How could I fit India’s most luxurious homeware brand in one generic

Moya By Rashmi Singh

Moya in Rashmi’s own words – is Irish, which simply means “GREAT.” A hard core Zeitgeist of Indian art and craft, I thrive on the rich heritage of India. Label Moya houses a range of products from lifestyle accessories to home furnishings and apparel. All have a signature style of depicting regional art from different