Is the silk you own authentic? Here’s how to tell and the litmus tests to try

If you own traditional silk saris, you’ve presumably carefully wrapped them in a muslin cloth, and neatly stacked them in a suitcase with naphthalene balls. And that’s because you want to preserve the rich fabric and intricate work, so when that precious sari sees the light of day on special occasions, it’s as good as … Read more Is the silk you own authentic? Here’s how to tell and the litmus tests to try

Is the silk you own authentic? Here’s how to tell and the litmus tests to try

If you own traditional silk saris, you’ve presumably carefully wrapped them in a muslin cloth, and neatly stacked them in a suitcase with naphthalene balls. And that’s because you want to preserve the rich fabric and intricate work, so when that precious sari sees the light of day on special occasions, it’s as good as … Read more Is the silk you own authentic? Here’s how to tell and the litmus tests to try

Festive fashion 101: These 4 simple style tips will help you look your best this season

The festive season has begun. You may want to re-invent your wardrobe as you gear up for garba nights come Navratras and pre-Diwali card parties. You don’t necessarily have to spend a fortune either as it is far simpler and smarter to give a stylish twist to your existing ethnic wear. Here’s how: *Experiment with … Read more Festive fashion 101: These 4 simple style tips will help you look your best this season

Take 5: Kalki Koechlin’s style outings you can’t miss

Take 1 Kalki looks casually chic in a champange-coloured dress teamed with golden slippers. She tied her hair in a bun and accessorised her look with a leather bag, which had a tiger embossment. The bag didn’t go that well with the look — she could have dropped the idea of carrying a bag. Take … Read more Take 5: Kalki Koechlin’s style outings you can’t miss