Archive | November, 2011

Tips For Small Business Loans Get Approved

30 Nov


If you’re the owner of a small business and you were looking for some extra capital to extend your reach, then maybe a small business loan is for you. But before you even think about applying for a small business loan, you have to know how they work. In this article, I will give you […]

India’s Role In The World Of Fashion

29 Nov


In today’s fashion world dominated by Paris,Milan and New York, India has enthralled the top-notch couture masters, around the world. The weaves, the hand-woven silks and cottons with intricate traditional designs, ancient block printing techniques and tie-dye, unique embroidery patterns with bead-work and mirrors; all etches and eternal pattern on ther global fashion. There was […]

Regional Styles Of Wearing A Sari By Indian Women

28 Nov


The saree is one of the most common and oldest forms of dress and fashion wear Indian women in India and it continues to be the most popular fashion wear worn by Indian women. The saree is long rectangular shaped strip of unstitched cloth, ranging from 5 to 9 yards in length. For a single […]


27 Nov


As per history, Indian batik is traced way back 2000 years.Indians knew resist method of printing designs on cotton fabrics long before any other country had even tried it. Indian cotton and dyes were very popular. The indigo blue was one of the earliest dyes to be used. The elaborate process of dyeing and waxing […]

NRI’s Dilemma-To Return Permanently Or Not

26 Nov


I remember one incident which is very pertinent in this context to share. His body is lying on the bed unmoved, left this terrestrial world few hours before. My paternal aunt (father’s elder sister) is holding her body unconsciously and after some time she asked my father in a chocked voice with tears “what shall […]

Modified Indian Fashion

25 Nov


Traditional clothing in India greatly varies across different parts of the country and is influenced immensely by local culture, geography and climate. Popular styles of dress include draped garments such as sari for women and dhoti or lungi for men; in addition, stitched clothes such as churidar for women and kurta-pyjama and European-style trousers and […]

In-Between Life And Peace

24 Nov


Wings of twilight sail to the moon glowing in the distance. Some nice padded frolic leap frog in front of this dazzling circle of light. Geese parading pompously and harmony in front of amazed walkers and spectators. Compliance requires silence. Spring is coming to an end gracefully giving up her place in the summer. Generously […]

All About Damask And Brocade

23 Nov


Damask fabric and brocade fabric both have a long history. For many centuries damask and brocade fabrics were only used as an indication of status and as garments kept especially for ceremonial events. The richly patterned fabric is the most glamorous of clothing since it needs no further embellishment. Historically, damask was originally a technique […]

Printing & Dyeing Of Fabrics

22 Nov


Yogyakarta and Surakarta are the art centers of traditional antique designs of batiks, whilst the north coastal town of Pekalongan is the centre of more modern batiks, using more floral and birds motifs. Even though the 1960s are history, the art of tie dyeing clothes is ever-present and here to stay! This section on the […]

Behave Consciously With Your In-Laws

21 Nov


Behave consciously with your In-Laws Love ‘em or hate ‘em, every mom clashes with her in-laws. Scroll down any message board and you’re bound to read hair-raising tales. As one mom writes, “My MIL comes over once a week to spend time with my son and uses that day to tell me what I am […]