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Insider Tip: Where to buy gorgeous fabrics for everything you need in Chennai. (Bonus: Prices start at INR 80)

Where to shop for cotton fabrics in Chennai

Prices start from 80 INR per metre and goes up to 300 INR  per metre, let me introduce you to the hidden paradise in Chennai tucked away in a…



The Cheapest Way to Cover An Ugly Wall In A Rental Without Painting

cover ugly wall rental without painting

No nails. No paint. No wallpaper. If you are a renter, you must be familiar with these rules. Yet the desire to make our temporary homes look good motivates us to be creative. Here’s one solution to…



Vastrabharana: decoding the shopping experience

Cacophony of color and voices.

Overwhelmed.

Women dressed in their elegant best.

Where it feels like an over-sized FabIndia showroom.

Where new-age khadi and linen fabrics overshadow kanjivaram and banarasi sarees.

That pretty much sums up my first day experience at Vastrabharana: the handloom exhibition organized by Crafts Council of Karnataka. It is an annual exhibition that…