Posts Tagged ‘India’

India Travels: Nicobar

So the name on everyone’s lips across the Arabian Sea is Nicobar, a gorgeous new fashion and home label set to define the ‘modern Indian voice’ by the geniuses at Good Earth (an iconic Indian home-store). The new label combines a whimsical aesthetic with contemporary pieces inspired by India – think diaphanous Kurta style dresses with inky blue […] Read more…

By Loom, Kolkata

Kicking off the first in a series of posts from my trip to India, is a shop profile of a unique store nestled in a rambling mansion in the leafy alleyways of Kolkata [or Calcutta]. By Loom – run out of their family home by husband-and-wife team Rumi and Bappaditya Biswas is a treasure trove of intricately hand-woven textiles, […] Read more…

New Year, New Inspiration

Spending this past month in India kicked off my new year with a wealth of design inspiration. We spent three weeks hunkering down with family in Calcutta – a bustling Indian city nestled in West Bengal – known for its rich history of craft and talented artisans – from embroidery to sculpture and sketching to metal […] Read more…

I Love Abode Hotel, Bombay

Since it’s Valentine’s Day, it’s only apt that I dedicate today’s post to the city that has my heart – Bombay. Earlier this week, thanks to the wonderful mind-expanding world of Instagram I discovered a most beautiful new hotel and I haven’t been able to get it out of my head. The Abode Hotel is […] Read more…

Steven Alan Stripes for West Elm

Who doesn’t like stripes!? US home-ware brand West Elm just announced a collaboration with American fashion designer Steven Alan known for his fresh and directional clothing collections. ‘Steven Alan Stripes for West Elm’, the first collaboration of its kind for both the fashion designer and the home furnishings brand, includes bedding, vases, rugs and furniture […] Read more…

Timeless

Each time i see this home in Mumbai i fall more in love with it – the decor hasnt changed since it was first decorated 50 years ago and it still feels so fresh and on trend. Amazing! I especially love the floor! Read more…

Monet Monsoon

I am in India during the Monsoon, it is so beautiful. The air is warm and the rain wont stop – it has made everything so green. I took this picture by accident by the sea in Mumbai – it was one of those times when your camera does something funny with the light (it […] Read more…

Kolkatta

Calcutta, once the glittering epi-centre of the British Empire. Who could imagine that the curious blend of Eastern and quintessentially English customs could marry so well to form long lasting traditions now effortlessly woven into the Calcutta’s intrinsic culture. Lazy late afternoon lawn parties, with peppered cucumber sandwiches and samosas… Rolls Royce’s and Ambassador’s the […] Read more…