‘Nationalist’ Saree Wearing ‘Anti-national’ Journalist’s Rant

Labels are best left at the back of your clothes…….not on people and not on their preferences. I work for a news organisation often labelled ‘Anti-national’ and I just read an article about saree being part of a ‘Nationalist hindu agenda’. Ugggggghhhh!!!! This article written by some journalist for the New York Times says,”The Indian fashion industry has been pressed to aggressively promote traditional attire … Continue reading ‘Nationalist’ Saree Wearing ‘Anti-national’ Journalist’s Rant

Confessions of a guilt stricken aspiring sustainable shopper!

I threw out a pair of heels I bought in 2010, not because I was bored with them. I threw them out as they had lived out their life after being repaired thrice by a cobbler and then finally dying out on me. But as I was throwing them out, a vision flashed before my eyes. A vision of those heels sitting in a landfill … Continue reading Confessions of a guilt stricken aspiring sustainable shopper!

Dilliwali in Mumbaiwala monsoon

Work took me to Mumbai last week and I spent most of the time trying to stay dry while zipping across the length and breadth of the city, from BKC to Colaba to Lokhandwala. Mumbai, which evidently was going through a dry patch in the monsoon season, suddenly experienced a new vigour in the showers as soon as I landed. So While I loved sitting … Continue reading Dilliwali in Mumbaiwala monsoon

For the love of all things that look vintage

  I love vintage!!!! simply put, I like things to look old but want them to be perfectly new. Weird!!! But that’s how this love for vintage works. Look at all these things that i have picked up during my travels and some just whacked from other travellers…..they all have beautiful packaging. I don’t care if the product is crap, I still love it for … Continue reading For the love of all things that look vintage