Monthly Archives: November 2012

The Global Sari Craze

Early this month, supermodel Naomi Campbell rented out the pristine Mehrangarh Fort in the blue city of Jodhpur as the venue to celebrate long term boyfriend Vladimir Doronin’s 50th birthday. In flew 12 charters transporting the who’s who of the rich & famous – – including celebrities Demi Moore, Kate Moss, Duchess of York Sarah Ferguson, Diana Ross (to name only a few) – – to the magnificent Umaid Bhawan Palace. All 42 rooms of the Taj property were booked [...]

Inside the Rickshaw Ride

The 17 languages listed on the Indian currency prove that amongst the 28 states, Hindi and English are the only prevailing languages. Almost all else varies depending on a state’s culture and religion. Even the traditional Sari is draped differently among women in the north vis-à-vis central or south India. The variety of street food, handicrafts and textiles to cultural practices and politics are symbolic of India’s great diversity. Our client’s however, often detect the exception to the rule: the [...]