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Natural Sources of Dyes

Who knew that the fiery red color of the Hibiscus lent a gentle mauve shade to fabrics? Just like love, one would say, that’s fierce and proud outside and gentle and dreamy inside.The fascination of understanding how some common elements in the environment could lend colours and shades to fabrics, jewellery and art had sparked the imagination of people for over 40,000 years.

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The man behind the MS Blue

Donning a blue Kanjeevaram sari and glistening diamonds, the legendary icon MS Amma, along with Smt Radha, performed the “Mummoorthigal Vizha” at Tiruvarur in 1986 -mesmerising the audience in her signature voice. There seemed to be a divine intervention to make the time stop that day. The Signature Style MS Subbulakshmi, fondly known as MS […]

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This Holi, Add The Colours Of The World To Your Wardrobe

The festival of Holi adds plenty of color and vibrancy to our lives. While we team up with our friends and family to celebrate and spread truckloads of happiness all around us today, what if we tell you that you can make your every day as bright as Holi? This Holi, swing by Angadi Galleria […]

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The Queen of Pop in a Sari

Untrained in traditional music and with a voice that would dread the choice for mainstream music, Usha Uthup’s earlier music days at school were limited to the percussions. The vernacular legend pioneered her unique brand of Indian pop in the 1970s. With over 49 years of performance singing in 22 languages, she is a bundle […]

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Princess Perfect looks from Angadi

Wardrobes of the princess and queens have always been a desirable visual treat for women. Rich silks, brocades, intricate ornamentation, fine fabrics and luxury choice of colours have made them an exemplary reference to erstwhile royal fashion. The Manosallsa, an early 12th-century Sanskrit text composed by the South Indian king Someshvara III of the Kalyani […]

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ET Panache Angadi Exclusive: Weaving A Legacy

As dawn breaks Balaji adjusts his spectacles, even as he hastens to complete another yard of the resplendent red sari that shall soon adorn a bride-to-be on her red letter day. Balaji represents the sixth generation of a long line of weavers who have plied their craft in the secluded village of Tirucherai nestled in […]

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Not Just A Sari Store

The swirl of colour.The glint of gold. The sensuousness of silk all woven together to produce the silk kanjivaram sari that lights a small spark of desire in the most prudent of hearts. It is with this beauty that the name Angadi is associated. The House of Angadi is one of India’s oldest and foremost […]

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Fighting for Freedom: A Thread Count : Part 2

As the month of August comes to a closure, Angadi Galleria honours the valiant, woman  freedom fighters who have defied stereotypes and have impressed the generations to come. Their sacrifices and will towards India’s freedom from British Raj has proved their inner strength breaking apprehensions towards valour titled synonymous to men. Madam Bhikhaiji Cama Despite being […]

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Fighting for Freedom: A Thread Count : Part 1

“SaareJahaan Se Achcha, Hindustan Hamara…” boom the voices of the children, in remembrance of our attainment of Independence on the 15th of August, 1947. The triumph of our freedom and the flames of pride are still in our hearts today but somewhere, the women behind such a strong movement has been lost in the pages […]

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The Iconic House of Angadi

  A textile prodigy and a part of India’s foremost textile families, K. Radharaman is CEO and Design Head of the iconic House of Angadi. The family began their journey as court weavers to The Saraboji Maharaja (Serfoji II) of Tanjore and evolved into the retailer of choice to Heads of State, industrialists and celebrities […]

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