Tag Archives: Kanjivaram

Consecration of ancient temple

Source: The Hindu Kanchipuram, is home for so many temples – huge and magnificent. There are several divyadesams in and around kanchipuram.Several shrines in the nearby villages await renovation and restoration of nitya puja. One such Vishnu temple is Sri Kariyamanicka Perumal temple at Purisai village in Kanchipuram district closer to Thirumalpur and Kooram village […]

Buying the right Kanjivaram

Selecting the right Kanjivaram sari

Source: sarangithestore.com Kanjivarams are one of the most essential forms of silk saris that a women should have in her wardrobe. Kanjivarams originate from the South and are popular due to the rich and elegant look it gives a women. These saris are available in various colors,motifs and designs and provide many many options for […]

The Oscars

The Kanjivaram at the Oscars

We all know how important the Oscars are and more so its Red Carpet fashion! The clothes worn to award events such as the Oscars and the Golden Globes always receive intense worldwide media scrutiny, making their red carpets an international product placement area of great importance to fashion designers. At the international events, gowns dominate, but we’ve seen the most gorgeous […]

Carnatic musicians set fashion trends

Classical singers they may be, singing traditional carnatic compositions in orthodox style; but when it comes to their sartorial preferences, most traditional singers are trendsetters. Whether it was the dazzling diamond earrings and nosepins of the legendary carnatic singer MS Subbulakshmi or the new age artistes like Vishaka Hari, who carry off the traditional nine […]

Ragams, Thalams & Kanjivarams

The Margazhi season is very special in Chennai – there is a festive air about the entire city with kolams and thoranams dotting the streets. Music and dance performances take place in full flow painting the town with differently hued ragams and thalams. And as always in the same breath as festive, music , dance and […]

Woven Dreams

Silken Paradise – Kancheepuram

Try to think of an Indian woman and chances are you can visualise her draped perfectly in a saree.  In India one of the famous places to buy silk sarees is Kancheepuram, the “Silken Paradise” or Silk City, which is world renowned for the gorgeous hand-woven silk sarees of myriad rich colours, noted for their […]