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Evolving Women Entrepreneurs

Women in India are evolving, and in all aspects. Be it business evident from the influx of women entrepreneurs, or be it lady corporate honcos, be it females in politics, or be it simply fashion and the way they dress up, or be it their boldness, independence and self-confidence. Women of today are not restricted to running just small business, they are ambitious enough to not just work lower down the organisational hierarchy, they do not shy away before speaking out their mind, and they do not hesitate in flaunting their style. It’s all evident from the growing digits of female entrepreneurs, and we would love to flaunt some of them here today. Not only smashing all the taboo about...

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Kolkata – Hub for Hand Embroideries

Kolkata was rightly named the "City of Joy". This city is full of joy, filled with music, art, fashion, food and aristocracy. And therefore the world of fashion is flourishing in this city every day. Kolkata is the hub of hand embroideries. This city has given birth to a number of designers and boutiques over the years. The craze for embroidered dresses have gradually increased over the decades and customers across the country and even other parts of the world rely on Kolkata for creativity, fresh styles of embroidery, and new designs which add charm, beauty & value to the garments. Kolkata being the sourcing hub for boutiques and stores PAN India and even abroad, has introduced new designs and...

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Women - Etiquettes and Mannerisms

A woman may have polished looks, perfect sense of style, elegance, tons of self-esteem, and confidence, but it’s etiquette, mannerism and behaviour which completes her, be it socially, personally or officially. Etiquette is how people should behave in public. Lady etiquette is way too different from regular social etiquettes. It enhances the beauty of a woman and helps her create a difference in the society. The lady etiquette not only involves elegance and style statement but also showcases her self-worth, self-love, kindness, courtesy, personal space limits and her patience. Few etiquettes and mannerisms every women should follow: The most important factor is punctuality. A woman who is always on time deserves respect as it speaks of her personality’s discipline and...

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Art of Shibori

The Japanese manual of tie - dyeing technique is popularly known as Shibori. This produces a large variety of designs and patterns on fabrics. This dyeing technique was introduced in Japan during the 8th century. The designers may fold, stitch, twist, bind or squeeze and compress clothes, to create different patterns and designs on the fabric. The techniques used in Shibori depends on the pattern desired and the fabric used. Types of Shibori Kanoko Shibori - This is popularly known as tie-dye technique. In this method, certain sections are bound to achieve the desired pattern. The pattern is attained on how tightly the clothes are bound or tied and where they are dried. Kumo Shibori - This method involves pleating...

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Awareness towards Menstrual Wellness

In India, most of the women are not in the condition to take care of their menstrual health. They are unaware of the hygiene that should be maintained to keep away health risks and infections. Menstruation is meant to be silent and invisible in our country. There are certain beliefs and taboos regarding this issue, and some problems areas too. Most women believe that men should not be introduced to the entire process of menstruation and this remains unknown to them. As a result, lack of facilities still exists in many areas. The relationship between menstrual hygiene and drop out students are well known. Students are unable to afford sanitary products, they fear blood stains and schools don't provide basic...

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