Aparna Challu – Heritage and Traditions can only be honored when those who deliver those to us are honored. CraftsBazaar offers the marketplace for all artisans, their crafts and products to be showcased. It has a vision for these artisans and craftspeople to be brought into the light and works tirelessly to bring them into the light of recognition and prosperity.
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Here’s a salute to the genius of craftsmanship, design and heritage.
Second only to the Saree, this ubiquitous article of femininity, the Kurti, is quite literally a ladies Summer-dress with the soft addition of a flowing dupatta or light long scarf … Continue Reading Indian Kurtis: Chic n Classic Flair
The Parsis, a small and significantly renowned business-community from Western-India fled persecution in Iran or then-Persia, after the Arab invasion and arrived on the Western shores of India about the 9th Century, settling in Sindh and Gujarat. Fortunately, they continue to celebrate their unique identity and have made a place for themselves as formidable entrepreneurs and global business houses.
Ladakh, a beautiful part of the Northern State of Jammu and Kashmir in India, has a unique landscape, in beige-grey tones, Moon-like and other worldly, contrasted by a vibrant, colorful, rich cultural diversity and fabulous Costumes and Jewelry worn by women in everyday life and ceremonial festive occasions.
The Palazzos features here are the Indian Gujarati take on this contemporary garment that has taken the the world by storm..or, almost. These are a collection by CraftsBazaar, a fabulous, comprehensive Marketplace devoted to promoting Indian Crafts and Craftspersons.
Papier-mâché or as all in India know it to be , “Paper Mache” is true to its meaning simply that..”Paper Mashed”! Allow me to recount my own training in this … Continue Reading Death by Apathy Exquisite Papier-mâché. Any Takers?
It’s all about evolution! Life, times and with those fashions evolve… Runways are over-rated. Style is who you are and how you choose to be. These combinations express the timeless … Continue Reading Fusion, Fashion and Fads… Tis all ’bout Mix n Match
The Traditional Collection is a composition of gems to adorn our own private spaces with a bit of fabulous, exotic and eternal India.