Unfolding Bhujodi’s Ancient Weaving Traditions

Unfolding Bhujodi’s Ancient Weaving Traditions

Alpesh

Editor and Head - Strategy & Operations at Ciceroni
With a keen eye for aesthetics and ardent love for words, wit and sarcasm, she critiques fashion and lifestyle unapologetically. She doubles up as a strategic communicator in her other life. Self confessed Bibliophile, travel enthusiast and sucker for humour in mundane, Falguni loves food analogies in all her conversations.
Alpesh

Craft is to Kutch what beaches are to Goa.” Who knew a centuries old village in Kutch would one day transform into Gujarat’s eminent textile center. Entwined and hand woven with the eternal bond of ancient traditions and colourful threads, Bhujodi is home of the Vankars (Weavers) of Kutch, the Meghwal community who had migrated from Rajasthan about 500 years ago to weave woolen veils and coarse woolen blankets for the shepherd or the Rabari…

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Kashmir and North-East come alive at Raw Collaborative

Kashmir and North-East come alive at Raw Collaborative

Alpesh

Editor and Head - Strategy & Operations at Ciceroni
With a keen eye for aesthetics and ardent love for words, wit and sarcasm, she critiques fashion and lifestyle unapologetically. She doubles up as a strategic communicator in her other life. Self confessed Bibliophile, travel enthusiast and sucker for humour in mundane, Falguni loves food analogies in all her conversations.
Alpesh

Craft is a way of life for craftsmen and artisans unlike the decorative narrative adopted by the urban art enthusiasts. The functionality of the utilitarian object is replaced by the aesthetics of object d’art when created for commercial value. The intersection of this parallel narrative that runs between craftsmen’s daily functional objects and contemporary furniture and objects created for modern day use has been thoughtfully curated and displayed at Collaborative Design Gallery by Sandeep Sangaru,…

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NAILED IT: The Nail Art Story in Gujarat

NAILED IT: The Nail Art Story in Gujarat

Alpesh

Editor and Head - Strategy & Operations at Ciceroni
With a keen eye for aesthetics and ardent love for words, wit and sarcasm, she critiques fashion and lifestyle unapologetically. She doubles up as a strategic communicator in her other life. Self confessed Bibliophile, travel enthusiast and sucker for humour in mundane, Falguni loves food analogies in all her conversations.
Alpesh

As much as minimalist lovers swear by pale pinks, nudes and classic reds, its only so much that one can experiment in that colour palette. The fashionistas globally have taken upon themselves to look beyond lips, eyes and hair and focus on nails as the brand-new canvas for their style expression. Nail art is the joie de vivre of the beauty and fashion industry lately. It has entered the Pop culture club making its way…

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Sephora gives a face-lift to Ahmedabad

Sephora gives a face-lift to Ahmedabad

Alpesh

Editor and Head - Strategy & Operations at Ciceroni
With a keen eye for aesthetics and ardent love for words, wit and sarcasm, she critiques fashion and lifestyle unapologetically. She doubles up as a strategic communicator in her other life. Self confessed Bibliophile, travel enthusiast and sucker for humour in mundane, Falguni loves food analogies in all her conversations.
Alpesh

French multinational retail chain Sephora, paves its way finally in Gujarat with its first beauty-retail concept store launched in Ahmedabad at the premium location of Ahmedabad One Mall. Founded in France by Dominique Mandonnaud in 1970 and owned by LVMH Moët Hennessy Louis Vuitton, the world’s leading luxury goods group, Sephora India has tied up with Arvind Limited exclusively for its India operations – both store and e-commerce model since 2015. Ahmedabad indeed got a…

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