4 Spell-Binding Handloom Fabric Dyeing Techniques in India

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4 Spell-Binding Handloom Fabric Dyeing Techniques in India

The traditional prints of India date back centuries ago. India is home to a myriad of textile dyeing and fabric techniques that are applauded & celebrated all over the world.  If we look at the textile dyeing techniques of different states then we’ll notice that each region boasts of different styles, techniques & textures that bring about a different output.  Even though the printing techniques were crude in the olden days, much has changed as time passed and many women are actively preferring handicraft apparel. Read on to know about some of the most amazing handloom fabric dyeing techniques if...

5 Comfortable and Admired Handloom Fabrics for Summer

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5 Comfortable and Admired Handloom Fabrics for Summer

Navigating summers with uncomfortable fabrics is certainly a challenge. But, with comfortable handloom fabrics (made from naturally sourced materials) you can easily avoid that sweaty, sticky feeling that you always dreaded. So, what are those popular & classy handloom fabrics that you should go for during summer? Read on to find out! 5 Trendy and Comfortable Handloom Fabrics for Summer 1. Cotton – One of the best Summer Fabrics If you ask young and old people about their preferred fabric for summer attire, the first word that will come out of their mouths is – Cotton!  I mean, why not?...

Seven Reasons Why Hand Block Prints are Loved by Fashionistas

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Seven Reasons Why Hand Block Prints are Loved by Fashionistas

Long before modern printing came to the fore, most craftsmen and artisans in India used traditional printing techniques with the help of beautifully carved wooden blocks. This process was known as Hand Block Printing.  The principle behind this printing process is pretty simple – You dip the wooden block in a dye (mostly made from naturally sourced materials) and then repeatedly press the block along the length of the cloth to get spell-binding designs on sarees, kurtas and other outfits. But getting the prints right is where the true challenge lies and it often leads to slight but beautiful imperfections....

Know Different Ways to Style Linen Sarees

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Know Different Ways to Style Linen Sarees

While designer, georgette & silk sarees are in trend, handloom, chiffon, cotton & “Linen sarees” are increasingly making their mark as some of the most preferred sarees in recent times.  Linen sarees not only help you make a style statement but are gorgeously versatile when compared to traditional sarees. With the right draping styles, accessories & hairstyles, anyone can ace the linen saree look. Here are some tips that you should know if you are planning to get a gorgeous linen saree online for yourself. How to Style & Accessorize Linen Sarees?  Which Blouse Designs should you choose? Almost every...

Summer Fashion Tips: Best Ways to Style Cotton Sarees to Achieve That Classy Look

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Summer Fashion Tips: Best Ways to Style Cotton Sarees to Achieve That Classy Look

Summer – the scorching, humid & tiring season is in full swing. India features a tropical monsoon climate which results in even more unbearable conditions. Add rising pollution to the mix, and you’ll realize that wearing a saree in such weather might not seem like a good idea. But, wait till you come across cotton sarees that boast excellent thermoregulation properties, and the skin-friendly fabric helps the saree wearer feel comfortable.  “Wait a minute? I want to look classy too!” If that’s what you are after, then read on to know about some exciting fashion tips which will help you...

How to Take Care of Your Sarees to Make Them Look as Gorgeous for Years as They Are Today

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How to Take Care of Your Sarees to Make Them Look as Gorgeous for Years as They Are Today

Indian Women love their sarees. If a particular saree is their favorite then they don’t want such gorgeous outfits to lose their shine or durability even after years of use. But maintaining sarees is a complicated process. Each saree fabric has its own set of advantages & disadvantages and they need to be stored in a proper way to maintain its shine and gorgeousness. If you don’t take proper care of your sarees, then chances are that they will deteriorate over time and become unusable. But, fret not! Here are a few useful tips that will enable you to take...

Upgrade Your Ethnic Style in The Best Cotton Sarees

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Upgrade Your Ethnic Style in The Best Cotton Sarees

Cotton Sarees are in huge demand owing to the upcoming summer season. But not all cotton sarees can amp up your Ethnic style. So, which cotton sarees should you go for? Read on to find out! Upgrade Your Ethnic Style in The Best Cotton Sarees Here are some amazing cotton sarees that you can wear to seamlessly upgrade your Ethnic look. 1. Linen Cotton Sarees As the name implies, Linen Cotton Sarees comprise a blend of 2 fabrics i.e., Linen & Cotton. Both these fabrics can be easily used for summer wear since they boast excellent thermoregulation properties. This means...

Your Closet Needs This Super Pretty (&Affordable)Cotton Sarees

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Your Closet Needs This Super Pretty (&Affordable)Cotton Sarees

Cotton Sarees are in huge demand owing to the start of the summer season. So, which super pretty sarees should you add to your closet? Read on to find out! 4 Super Pretty Cotton Sarees to Add to Your Closet Chanderi Cotton Sarees Chanderi Sarees have their origins in the small town of Chanderi, Madhya Pradesh. Although the weaving culture of sarees in Chanderi can be traced back to around the 2nd to 7th century, the Chanderi Saree tradition actually started in the 13th Century. Interesting fact: Initially, Chanderi Saree weavers were mostly Muslims. However, in the late 13th century,...

Let’s Get Vocal for Handmade and Vocal for Local with Triyah

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Let’s Get Vocal for Handmade and Vocal for Local with Triyah

Our Handloom industry is going through a tough time owing to the unstable conditions caused by the pandemic. However, leaders of our country have raised the slogan “Vocal for Local” to give impetus to the handloom industry. So, how can you get Vocal for Handloom products with Triyah? Read on to find out! What are Handmade/Handloom Products? As the name implies handmade products are those which are primarily crafted by hand. On the other hand, handloom products are also primarily made by hand. However, handlooms are wooden frames that are leveraged by artisans to weave fabrics. A Brief History of...

How is Hand Block Printing in India Making a Worldwide Trend?

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How is Hand Block Printing in India Making a Worldwide Trend?

Hand Block Printing of India is steadily gaining prominence in the Global Fashion Industry. However, this wasn’t the case a few years back. What changed for the Handblock printing industry? Read on to know more. Origins of Block Printing Block Printing was prevalent in India for centuries. Evidence indicates that it's been in India for so long as 3000 BCE, in the days of Mohenjo-Daro, an ancient town of the Indus Valley Civilization. While it thrived across the 12th century under the patronage of the Maharajas, it was just around the 17th century that the process of block printing gained...

Latest Trends in Hand Block Print Clothing You Should Know About

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Latest Trends in Hand Block Print Clothing You Should Know About

Hand Block Print Sarees have been popular for the past few centuries. Nowadays there is an increased demand for these beautiful sarees. So, what are some of the latest trends of Hand Block Print Clothing? Read on to find out! What is Hand Block Printing? Hand block printing is the process of applying color or designs on outfits like traditional sarees, Kurtis& other garments. This printing process has been around in India for centuries. The need for hand block printing arose around 3000 B.C. This complicated process originated in Mesopotamia & slowly made its way into India around the 12th...

Why Original Handcrafted Sarees are expensive?

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Why Original Handcrafted Sarees are expensive?

Handmade garments, sarees, textiles & fabric carry an aura of exclusivity around them. One of the primary reasons for this is phenomena is the hours of dedicated work put in by our hard-working artisans & craftsmen. Apart from that, the process of naturally obtaining colors & fabrics takes a tremendous amount of effort. The mainstream market doesn’t usually prefer such sarees due to the premium costs & rare availability. But should it deter you from owning a saree that boasts of alluring designs & exquisite fabric inspired by our culture & tradition? It shouldn’t! So, what goes into the making...

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