Thats a question we all struggle with. By ‘we’ I mean design students/ design or art professionals/ free lancers/ etc. I am a final year fashion design student and almost every assignment I do is based on a certain inspiration. So this article is for all of those who struggle with this basic topic. Its based on what I have learnt and what I know … Continue reading How to choose an Inspiration?
It’s that time of the year. Diwali! Its the biggest festival of India. Well its not really Diwali today, its on the 27th of this month, however, Indian families start preparing for it days before the actual festival. So as always mom and I decided to get creative and start some new projects at our place. One of the things that we are doing is … Continue reading Lippan Art
What is art for me? Well that’s hard to answer. Its the color to my paper life. “Like a nail on dry skin On paper the sound its makin Its so satisfying Its so pleasing Its my strength Physically invisible Its my expression Which I can never express Its how I show What I am; On the inside Its my identity Which needs no card Its … Continue reading That blank piece of paper.
Now once you have your corset, neckline, and lining in place, its time to start closing them all to create a nice beautiful seamless inside out corset. Let’s start with the hemline. Remember we took 3 cms seam allowance in the beginning, mark that 3 cms all the way from one end to another and fold in towards the inside. Make sure as you are … Continue reading Corset making – Hems and Eyelets
My third year begins with a bang and we are introduced into Haute Couture, starting off with the magnificent art of Corsetry. So firstly what are corsets? More importantly what is the purpose of a corset? Corset has been a very crucial part of clothing in the early European culture. Often worn as an undergarment, to give shape to the body. It was worn by … Continue reading The art of Haute Couture – Corsets
Cee’s Black & White Photo Challenge: Heads or Facial Features Continue reading Cee’s Black & White Photo Challenge: Heads or Facial Features
Weekly Photo Challenge – Favorite place Nainital…. A small city located in middle of mountains. It is a serene, calm and beautiful place with a splendid lake. My family and I have been going there ever since I was 9. Almost every year. Its like my second home. Continue reading Weekly Photo Challenge – Favorite place
Back in my previous semester of college we had a subject Related fabrics to Fashion. We were to work with different types of fabrics and study their composition and fall. Here’s my first, using denim. Now denim is a pretty sturdy fabric. Its a cotton warp faced textile in which weft passes under two or three warp threads creating a diagonal effect commonly called twill … Continue reading Silhouettes using Denim
So you guys know that I have been creating Tshirt graphics this semester. In total we had to create 30 graphics, out of which here are 8 of them. The other 22 are based on one theme, which is actually my favorite tv series Once Upon a Time, so I will share them part by part. Don’t wanna bombard you all with so many graphics. … Continue reading Some final Graphics
Who do you fall in love with? The body or the soul? If the soul, is it always of the person in front of you? or perhaps something else’s. (3rd of my series – The visitor) “Drenched in water, you rise, this fine chiffon subtly kissing your body Wiping your face, fresh pink fingers grabbing those hairs off your face Face fresh as a child, … Continue reading That naive lover
Ever since the oldest civilization, i.e Indus Valley, draping of cloth was the ways of covering your body. You may find a little bit of hand stitching here and there but that was it. So what brought sewn garments in India? It is considered that it were the Mughal’s who brought tailors to India, and thereby tailored garments came into fashion. So lets talk about … Continue reading The Aesthetics of Mughal Era
“The only thing worse than being blind, is having sight but no vision.” – Helen Keller Continue reading Thought of the day – 7th February 2018
Weekly Photo Challenge – Beloved Finally ending this epic photo series with these latest additions to my doggo family. Ginnie gave birth to them exactly a year ago. So these pups aint pups anymore. They are the cutest and most adorable members of the group, and also the youngest. I hope you guys had fun meeting my family from the other side. Sadly soon I … Continue reading Weekly Photo Challenge – Beloved #6
Weekly Photo Challenge – Beloved Finally I introduce you guys to Gabbana. She is second prettiest dog to Ginnie, and also her sister. She is a huge dog as compared to Ginnie who is rather short and tiny. Just like her brother Dolce, she also was a rowdy bitch at a time but now has gotten calm and gentle. She has these ethereal and bright … Continue reading Weekly Photo Challenge – Beloved #5
Weekly Photo Challenge : Beloved Next on my gang is my prettiest female dog “Ginnie”, from the brand Giny and Jony. She is Dolce’s sister and the prettiest of them all. She has a very elegant walk, style of walking, expressive face. She eats at an extremely slow pace so it takes hell lotta time to feed her. She has an iconic furry tail, which … Continue reading Weekly Photo Challenge : Beloved #4