The Spirit of Blooming Bluebells

A mystical forest in Belgium called Hallebros or Bois de Hal transforms into a blue wonderland every April-May. With the arrival of spring season, the forest is carpeted with a thick cover of breath-taking bluebell flowers. Walking through the foggy woods, draped delicately with the blooming bluebells is indeed an ethereal experience. Every year, tourists…

Summer Breezers

Summer in India is that time of the year when people find more reasons to complain than rejoice, unlike monsoons and winters. It’s either the heat, power cuts or water shortages!! But we seem to conveniently forget that every season has its own delightful offerings. Be it the pleasant breeze of early mornings and late…

Khadi Razzmatazz to Work

What do you prefer to wear to work each morning, especially if there’s no prescribed dress code at your workplace? Crisply fresh enthusiasm, renewed vigour or colourful dynamism!? Well, these are attributes you are constantly trying to inculcate to make your work life worthwhile. But surely there are a good number of wardrobe essentials you…

Handcrafted in the Heritage Cities of India

There’s something about Indian handloom weaves, which makes them distinctly unique. Each region of the country has its own handcrafted poetry of folktales, mythologies and royal patronages. Narrated with threads and dyes, these handmade stories make up a rich tapestry of the diverse cultures and traditions of India. We bring you some of the most…

Surat – India’s Global Fashion Destination

It’s the third cleanest city of India and the fourth fastest growing city of the world. And now it has yet another distinction to its credit: India’s global fashion destination! The port city of Surat has become the country’s hot and happening home for fashion designers. From its conservative past, the city has evolved into…

Craftsmen & their Handcrafted Tales

IndusDiva’s handloom tapestry is a rich mix of diverse cultures and traditions of India. These handcrafted traditions are integral to the everyday lives of communities spread across the country. Each of our weaves is a handcrafted poetry of folktales and mythologies, narrated with threads and dyes. From the painstaking weaving techniques to the intricate art…

Usher in Ugadi with the Goodness of Khadi

The joys of summers come with special offerings for the people of Karnataka, Andhra Pradesh, Telangana, Maharashtra and Goa. Celebrated as Ugadi/Gudi Padwa, the New Year in these states is ushered in with the bittersweet concoction of nature’s bounty — neem leaves, jaggery and tamarind. As you go on a shopping spree for new clothes,…

Holi of Tie-n-Dye

Flamboyant waves of colours; patterns and motifs in all shapes and sizes; and knots forming varied designs… Indian handloom has always been a Holi of hues and designs with men and women handcrafting their imagination into weaves. In India, the play of designs and colours on the fabric changes from region to region with each…

Brave & Beautiful

With #BeBoldForChange as its campaign, yet another International Women’s Day takes off its flight towards making a world where gender equality is a given, basic human right and not a struggle! We look back at two inspiring stories of 2016… Of women, who didn’t literally hold the #BeBoldForChange placard in their hands but gathered the courage…

Smart, Chic & Yet Very Ethnic!

College-going girls think it’s boring, not cool enough. Fashion-aspiring women in their 30’s and 40’s think it makes them look old. And new moms and women on the go think it’s inconvenient. The very mention of Indian ethnic conjures up images of elaborate, heavily embellished flowy drapes, designed only for festivities. But we are here…