Jaypore
today at 08:30. Facebook
Most times, it's a complement to your sari. But if you want to take the next sartorial step, a blouse can create quite a statement of its own. Drape your sari the traditional way but give it a fresh spin with an interesting blouse. Choose one that has hand-painted kalamkari motifs (like the one here) or pick a piece with bold colors and embroidery. If you believe in sustainable design, wear an...
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Jaypore
yesterday at 12:30. Facebook
This building sings when the skies open up! Located in Neustadt Kunsthofpassage, an artsy neighbourhood in Dresden, Germany, this large multi-storeyed building has a fascinating drainage system of metal funnels and pipes that turn into a musical instrument with the pitter patter of rain. Created in 1999 by sculptor Annette Paul along with two designers Christoph Rossner and Andre Tempel who...
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yesterday at 08:30. Facebook
There's just something about phulkari that goes well with spring. This season, create vibrant corners in your home with this collection of phulkari-embroidered and block-printed silk, cotton cushion covers. Shop here [ Goo.gl Link ]
Jaypore
02/21/2017 at 12:30. Facebook
How many of you remember collecting ber as kids? Along with spring arrives the Indian jujube or ber (greenish-yellow in color and eaten either overripe or with some serious crunch). Though the fruit can be spotted in October too, it's in February and March that it really comes to life! Rich in Vitamin C and a superb source of antioxidants, these are said to have calming properties and aid...
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Jaypore
02/21/2017 at 08:30. Facebook
Punjab — the home of the Golden Temple, the jutti, the Amritsari fish tikka, large-hearted people and a whole lot of fun! Come with us on a journey where folklore and fragrant mustard fields combine with ancestral homes and gracious hosts give you a taste of Punjab beyond the brochure. We’ve unearthed some pristine places that allow you to embrace Punjab's large-heartedness and to relish the...
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Jaypore
02/20/2017 at 12:30. Facebook
This is what real street art looks like. The walls of the houses in Chandidih, a village near Ranchi in Jharkhand were recently transformed into beautiful Madhubani galleries thanks to a community art project, Udbhav, led by artist Avinash Karn who's from Madhubani in Bihar. A group of 20 art-enthusiast tribals from the village joined hands with the artist to create mesmerizing Madhubani...
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Jaypore
02/20/2017 at 08:34. Facebook
In anticipation of spring: Benarasi silk dupattas in resplendent hues by Ekaya; collection available now [ Goo.gl Link ]
Jaypore
02/19/2017 at 12:30. Facebook
How many times have you looked at that colorful, weather beaten door on one of your travels and stopped to stare? It happens to all of us travelers - there's just something about doors. KR Santhana Krishnan, an artist from Kumbakonam in Tamil Nadu, has turned his fascination with doors into a photography project! On all his travels, he might skip a tourist attraction or two but he never misses...
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Jaypore
02/19/2017 at 08:30. Facebook
Inspired by the white lotus, a symbol of divinity and purity, this collection of white cotton mul apparel is a celebration of every woman’s intrinsic beauty. Revel in the softness of the fabric adorned with delicate naqshi and sequin work. Launching tonight at 8 pm IST on
Jaypore
02/18/2017 at 12:30. Facebook
Did you know that the grand old dame of Indian cars - the Ambassador - doesn't belong to an Indian any more. While the production of these cars was stopped three years ago, the Hindustan Motors owned Ambassador brand was recently sold to French carmaker Peugeot for Rs 80 crore. Faster and fancier cars may have taken over our roads but the Amby will always be an intrinsic part of India's...
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Jaypore
02/18/2017 at 08:30. Facebook
Celebrate the new season with 10% off silk sarees, stoles and shawls with painted Madhubani motifs. Shop the collection here [ Goo.gl Link ]
Jaypore
02/17/2017 at 12:35. Facebook
These are the kind of records we love. Delhi girl Sonia Jain recently created history by becoming the first woman in the country to have ridden 100 different motorbikes. She made it to the Limca Book of Records in January 2017! A journalist by education and marketing manager by profession, she's been riding on tough terrains on bikes like the Indian Roadmaster, Ducati Monster, Rajdoot GTS...
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Jaypore
02/17/2017 at 08:30. Facebook
There's no such thing as too much silver. For a hint of vintage charm choose these silver earrings, necklaces and rings and get a delightful 20% off. Shop the collection here [ Goo.gl Link ]
Jaypore
02/16/2017 at 12:30. Facebook
You know that five-day extravaganza that we call an Indian wedding? That might be under threat. A Bill introduced by Congress MP Ranjeet Ranjan in the Lok Sabha wants to cap the number of guests that can be invited to a wedding (great time to start thinking about who you REALLY want to invite). The proposed Bill also says that families that spend more than Rs 5 lakh (bye bye couture lehenga...
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Jaypore
02/16/2017 at 08:30. Facebook
With overlap styles and on-trend collars, Jaypore's special edition blouses will take your sarees from traditional to contemporary. Pair the blouses with chic ajrakh-printed sarees in indigo, madder and black from the collection or wear them with your favorite denims and an embroidered jacket to add a whole new edge to your look. Launching tonight at 8 pm IST.
Jaypore
02/15/2017. Facebook
The streets here feel like they belong to a crafts mela. Every house in Raghurajpur, a village in Odisha, is an art lover's delight. The village is known for its master Pattachitra painters, an art form that dates back to 5 BC and the hand-painted doorways have motifs that derive inspiration from this.
The village is also known for its palm leaf engravings, stone and wood carving and papier...
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Jaypore
02/15/2017. Facebook
With a mix of bright colors and quirky motifs such as birds, fishes and insects, this collection of cotton and tussar silk sarees, dupattas, stoles puts a spin on traditional ikat. Meant for the handloom lover with a contemporary aesthetic, these pieces are at 15% off. Shop here [ Goo.gl Link ]
Jaypore
02/14/2017. Facebook
Can you imagine a life without your mobile phone? Don't we find ourselves squirming uncomfortably when our battery runs out or we leave our phone at home? American photographer Eric Pickersgill, in his project titled 'Removed', has captured scenes from everyday life with a twist. He's made his subjects stay in their phone-absorbed positions and then removed their phones to get the shot. In the...
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Jaypore
02/14/2017. Facebook
Celebrate with a glorious 20% off on gold tone silver jewelry. These intricately crafted kundan-inspired earrings and thread necklaces are perfect for adding a regal flourish to your outfits. Shop the collection here [ Goo.gl Link ]
Jaypore
02/13/2017. Facebook
The Valentine’s Day cashback surprise is here! Shop for handcrafted pieces worth Rs ₹3999 / $79 and get 15% back. Indulge with ₹9999 / $199 and be rewarded with 20% back; get 25% cashback if you shop for ₹19,999 / $399. Only till February 14. Shop now on