Sustainable Fashion with Coe Textiles

Coe Textiles started with a love affair for finely crafted clothing. From a young age, Amanda Coe found beauty in pieces handed down to her by her grandmother. A camel colored coat made from felted cashmere and a detachable mink collar was among her favorites. Every inch of the coat was mesmerizing from the hand stitched satin silk lining to the kimono cut sleeves popular in the 1950’s. With an International Ladies’ Garment Workers’ Union tag on the inside, the coat told a story of a once thriving domestic industry.    The fine materials and attention to detail in her grandmother’s coat set the standard as Amanda pursued a degree in textiles with a focus in apparel from the Rhode...

Breathable fabrics and comfort silhouettes – Maarwan

Think raw, arid, vibrant Rajasthan…think sun, sand and earth, think bold color, think tough terrain of erstwhile Maarwar, think passionate love and passionate war….all of this inspires Brand Maarwan, which derives its name and spirit from legend and folklore of the desert and stands tall in the handcrafted, sustainable fashion space.  We got the pleasure to shoot with Ms. Priyanka Singh, the brand promoter, and since the brand ethos is all about comfort fits, it fits right up our alley. Our co-founder, Ishita, was one of the faces for the shoot. The brand is promoted by Priyanka Singh who hails from Jodhpur and Jaipur….and it is her heritage that inspires Maarwan…a collection of quality oriented, free flowing separates for...

A Lebanese delight feat. The Lit Kitchen

We came across The Lit Kitchen Jaipur, while cruising through our feed.  Started post the lockdown in May 2020, The Lit Kitchen offers the perfect combination of Lebanese, Italian and Thai cuisine with vegetarian ingredients. We thought we’ll call in for some Saturday evening dinner & also shoot some droolworthy pictures while we’re at it. Delicious and actually LIT, Shefali and her team firmly believe that everything starts with simply choosing the right ingredients. This is why they ensure that they source only fresh ingredients for their preparations which was very evident from the freshness of the Tabbouleh Salad which we devoured in seconds. Another thing we liked is that they do not pre-add salt to it which keeps...