The Magic of Shibori

109°F Fusion Beats- Shibori Collection

109°F Fusion Beats- Shibori Collection

With temperature soaring high, a simple yet classy outfit that keeps the heat at bay, is something that we are always on a hunt for! 109°F, the women retail apparel brand’s Shibori Collection from their Spring/Summer’15 line, is a perfect pick for this season.

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Western Influences on Indian Fabrics

Soltee AW15

Soltee AW15

What happens when the European art meets Indian vibrancy? Well, it creates something that is soothing to your eyes and worthy of everyone’s attention. The incredible vases inspire our latest collection. No matter what form they are, they are artful and each one has a story to tell. Inspired by the delicacy, art and class of vases, the House of Soltee by couturier Sulakshana Monga presents its new Autumn/Winter 2015 collection.

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Vault Café—Redefining British Raj Era

Vault Café

Vault Café

Ambiance: Nestled in the heart of Connaught Place, New Delhi, this brand new eatery joint resonate a certain industrial ambiance that will remind one of a store house of British East India Company. Dark emerald, teal, brick brown and red dominate the colour palette of this place. Leather and velvety seating arrangements placed spaciously across 6000 square feet area makes this place a party paradise.

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Shraman, The Ashok: Recreating classical Rajasthani Cuisine

Shraman

Shraman

Ambience: Located in the heart of Delhi’s lush green stretch, Shraman stands coyly in a quaint corner at the majestic Ashok hotel. A rustic staircase with subtle notes of royalty, contoured by gentle pots of plants hanging merrily, escorted us to the restaurant. There was something very ‘vintage’ about this place. Wooden furniture embossed with intricate silver work were laid aesthetically; turquoise blue table cloths became backdrop to white cutlery and a grand art piece flaunting a gorgeous peacock , carved in meenakari work stood splendidly on one of the walls. Old-world charm juxtaposed with essences of Rajasthani culture made the whole setup beautifully intriguing.

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Good Luck Irani Cafe by Nida Mahmood

Good Luck Irani Cafe by Nida Mahmood

Good Luck Irani Cafe by Nida Mahmood

Style over tea and bun maska brings back memories, doesn’t it? Well, almost everyone who’s been raised in South Bombay in the glorious 90s gets filled with layers of nostalgia when they hear of Irani Cafes – some that have shut shop over time, and some that still dole out chai in bone China cups with a blob of maska (cream).

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