Friday 20 July, 2018

Wearing your linen in public

BY RANI SHARMA, RANEEZ BOUTIQUE Linen saris are emerging as an alternative to six yards of silk and cotton, and trickling into the consciousness of designers who wanted a different natural fabric to experiment their styles. Linen is breathable [...]

Make summer stylish with floral prints

Summer is here in full swing and with the mercury level rising day-by-day, it gets little tough to keep your fashion goals intact. However, floral fabrics can add glamour to your look if opted wisely. Sandeep Sharma, Director, [...]

The summer bridal wardrobe

Bridal style gives fashion enthusiasts an opportunity to explore the latest trends and wedding outfits in the fashion industry. Whether you’re becoming a bride this year or are from the bridal party, you will surely enjoy the latest trends [...]

How to buy gold during Akshaya Tritiya

Purchasing something as precious as gold is an investment in itself, so don’t forget to judge its purity and compare your discounts, especially during the occasion of Akshaya Tritiya which is considered as one of the most auspicious days [...]

A flare for ghararas

A gharara is a traditional outfit worn by Muslim brides of the Hindi belt and parts of Pakistan. The gharara originated in the city of Lucknow during the era of the nawabs, were the emphasis was on rich fabrics and elaborate work. The [...]

Fashion Trends For 2018: Capes, ponchos & floor touching sleeves

Happy New Year! Whether you are planning a shopping weekend for the upcoming festivities or a close one’s wedding, you gotta know about the Indian fashion trends for 2018. Floor touching and knee length sleeves: Tired of wearing those [...]

Feel warm & luxurious in soft velvets

Velvet is a type of woven tufted fabric in different variations- lightweight velvet on a sheer silk or rayon base, or crushed lustrous velvet with the patterned appearance that is produced by either pressing the fabric down in different directions [...]

Exquisite Banarasi brocade

BY RANI SHARMA, RANEEZ BOUTIQUE A legacy of Indian world-renowned textile revival work, the project ‘Varanasi weaves’ was undertaken to re-create the aesthetics of the weaves once hand loomed in Kashi, which is perhaps the world’s [...]

Evolving style of dupatta

The word dupatta is a combination of du- meaning two and patta, meaning strip of cloth. Early evidence of the dupatta can be traced to the Indus valley civilization, where the sculpture of the priest king’s left shoulder is covered with [...]

Dress for comfort at the Indian summer wedding

BY RANI SHARMA Summer is in full bloom! There is nothing prettier, more colorful or utterly enjoyable than an Indian wedding in summer time Temperature variations aside, all Indian summer weddings have the need to dress up, show up and [...]