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Pochampally – Decoding the Warp and the Weft

A small village off Hyderabad is taking small but sure steps to resurrect the art of Ikat by reinventing the wheel quite literally. A drive through a beautiful countryside road in Telangana throws up many surprises that soothe the urban soul. I was headed on one such road, when I spied a lake full of… Read More Pochampally – Decoding the Warp and the Weft

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Hotel Review – Mercure Hyderabad KCP

Mercure Hyderabad KCP is located in the heart of Hyderabad at the junction of two central localities of Banjara Hills and Somajiguda. The contemporary business hotel from the Accor group is the newest addition to the city and true to its core philosophy seamlessly blends the global with the local. Check into the hotel and… Read More Hotel Review – Mercure Hyderabad KCP

Apparel

Reviving Traditional Indian Fabrics

There is a slow yet sure resurgence of traditional Indian fabrics – from Pochampally to Ikkat to Patola, Maheshwari and more that is changing how the apparel industry is working. Tradition is coming back strongly and there is a change that is susceptible as far as apparel is concerned. Likewise, apparel exports of what is… Read More Reviving Traditional Indian Fabrics

Apparel

Pochampally – Ikat Weaves

Tie & Dye – Warp & Weft A small town located a mere 50 kilometres away from Hyderabad, Pochampally is an ancient Ikat weaving center in India that is known for the famed Ikat weave. It is similar to the Orrisa and Gujarat geometric weaves and Pochampally is known for its traditional geometric patterns in… Read More Pochampally – Ikat Weaves