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My Vintage Bicyclette In Pondicherry

I met Fionna on an eerie Saturday morning, a French artist now settled in the French quarters of Pondicherry. Pondicherry was observing a political bundh due to which no commercial establishment was open. Our original plan was to go on a cycle tour of Pondy with an intimate group of tourists and culminate the tour at a cafe. Just when I was getting used to savouring English breakfast and baked

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Rashi Agarwal – The Bag Designer

  In conversation with Rashi Agarwal. A bag designer specializing in leather. She is currently based out of Pondicherry. We shot all these pictures at cafe Des Arts in Pondicherry and in her workshop, set up inside her lovely beach front home. Where did you grow up? I grew up predominantly in Coimbatore, a small town in Tamil Nadu. What have you majored in? I majored in Accessory Design from London

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How to be a Pondy Wallah in Pondicherry

Watch the sunrise on the East Coast: After witnessing the gorgeous sunrise on the East Coast in the backdrop of an Ocean, I had to thank my friend (Phoney Traveler) who persisted on waking up early to watch the sunrise. If not for her persistence, I wouldn’t have gotten out of bed by 6 AM. This was phenomenal. Don’t miss it.  Cycle Tours: Head straight to SITA center, located on Mission Road

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Boy In A Bow Tie : Ambrish Sonari

    Where did you grow up and what did you major in?  I am from Paderu. It is a hilly town located near Viskhapatnam in Andhra Pradesh. I then moved to Delhi, for my Masters. I have a Masters from Fashion Management from NIFT, Delhi. When did you start making your own clothes and why?  It started when I realized that I can’t always wear something that would project

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Abhilekha Shetty’s Six Buttons Down

  Where did you grow up? Was born in Bangalore. I grew up in Mangalore, Dandeli, Belgaum, Dharward, Gokak and went to a boarding school in Udupi. After a lot of town hoping I am back in Bangalore.  Majored In B.A(Hons.) in Fashion Design from Pearl Academy. Currently Pursuing I have been making clothes for a long time now. The jackets I make however was like the cherry on the

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Style Story : Manasee

If I were to narrate tales about my clothes, it will mostly be “snagged at a sale”, “found a new thrift shop”, “received a cheque = splurge like you need no food”, “Facebook forcefully promoted an online store”. However, my good friend Manasee, who is an  illustrator, dog lover, silver jewelry hoarder, fabric collector and curator of vintage home decor items, begs to differ. Stacks of clothes separated by wooden

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Travel

Visual Diary Of The Traveling Pants

My Vintage Bicyclette In Pondicherry

I met Fionna on an eerie Saturday morning, a French artist now settled in the French quarters of Pondicherry. Pondicherry was observing a political bundh…

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How to be a Pondy Wallah in Pondicherry

Watch the sunrise on the East Coast: After witnessing the gorgeous sunrise on the East Coast in the backdrop of an Ocean, I had to thank my…

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Travel Essentials – Packing for a weekend trip

I am ticking off places from guide books that speak of weekend getaways from Bangalore.  My last trip was to Kochi and I cannot even…

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Currently Coveting

Collaboration With Various Lifestyle Brands

Vintage Obsession X Sameer Raichur : A day in the life of me with NikeDunkSkyHi

  One of the pitfalls of not having a regular job is, “What do you do for a living?“ always feels like a trick question. …

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Sayon – Designer eye-wear crafted in wood

Elements made from natural substances allure me like no other.  Wood, I am especially fond off. Hence it should be understood that I have bug…

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GoSpiff will ya ?

Would you like to model as Russian chic, channel a Woddy Allen, go down with Depp or mirror the old guy from the movie "UP"?…

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People Of This Town

My Vintage Bicyclette In Pondicherry

I met Fionna on an eerie Saturday morning, a French artist now settled in the French quarters of Pondicherry. Pondicherry was observing a political bundh…

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Rashi Agarwal – The Bag Designer

  In conversation with Rashi Agarwal. A bag designer specializing in leather. She is currently based out of Pondicherry. We shot all these pictures at cafe…

Continue reading...

Boy In A Bow Tie : Ambrish Sonari

    Where did you grow up and what did you major in?  I am from Paderu. It is a hilly town located near Viskhapatnam…

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