Styling a Pink Dhakai Jamdani while traveling in Darjeeling
Dhakai Jamdani Saree is a prized possession in a Bengali woman’s wardrobe! A derived product of bengal’s legendery Muslin clothes, Jamdani has history steeped deep in Dhaka, the capital of Bangladesh. Basak Stores at Gariahat is one of the best shops to purchase Tant sarees in Kolkata. Tant or Bengal cotton are best worn in […]Read More
Days of Exploring sleeping Buddha: Styling a Magenta Saree which I Thought I Would Never Wear!
My mother bought this magenta Saree 4 years back. I think this too is from Aboron boutique, like the Red Bapta silk saree. Now she is a Nijawsi boutique fan but back then it was all about Aboron! In Bengali, we also call this rani colour. rani, referring to the queen of the community, is […]Read More
Styling a Classic Bengali Laal Paad Sada (Red and White) Khadi Saree!
A classic red and white Bengali style saree can do wonders in a woman’s wardrobe who loves traditional look! To go intense on the traditional count, you can paint your heels with red alta and wear a red tip on your forehead! I studied at Bethune collegiate school, Kolkata. Our uniform for the high school […]Read More
Styling a Striking Red Bapta Silk Saree against the Backdrop of a Sunkissed Bagan
- April 15, 2021
- Red Bapta Silk Saree
- Red Saree
I borrowed this red Bapta silk from my mother’s wardrobe. I think she got it from Aboron boutique in Kolkata. This is a silk saree. The finish is similar to a raw silk saree. The colour is striking red with bold geometric patterns in pale yellow. The price hovers somewhere around INR 4000. This saree […]Read More