Mahanati designers Gaurang Shah and Archana Rao on winning National Film Award for Best Costume Design
While Gaurang Shah recreated the looks of Savitri, the actress on whom Mahanati is based, through handloom saris, Archana Rao made costumes for Samantha Akkineni, Vijay Devarakonda and Dulquer Salmaan by delving into fashion history — particularly America of the 40s and 60s
Weaving culture: Hyderabad designers and revivalists hope to popularise handloom textiles once again
How did handloom textiles — so woven into the warp and weft of Indian culture, go into decline?
Designs on ikat: How the Indian fashion industry is helping revive the traditional textile technique
From breezy tops to funky footwear and bags, ikat is being used by designers in ever-more contemporary ways
Smriti Irani's #IWearHandloom campaign, in the run up to National Handloom Day on 7 August, is a great supplement to the efforts by designers and regular citizens to revive Indian hand-woven textiles
Textile minister Smriti Z Irani has launched a #IWearHandloom movement on Twitter in the run-up to National Handloom Day on 7 August
Carol Gracias flaunted a beautiful green and pink sari on the ramp.
Vidya Balan, who has flaunted the six-yard wonder on international red carpet events with elan, believes young Indian women should wear saris more often.