Utsavpedia is an online encyclopedia on Indian ethnic fashion.This space aspires to offer details on all aspects of ethnic wear from all parts of India, both historic and contemporary. With Utsavpedia, you get to indulge in an interesting journey that unravels the timeless magic of Indian ethnic wear.
An avid shopper would love to get lost in Ahmedabad and never be found again! Ahmedabad, known as ‘The Manchester of India’, is the most popular shopping destination in Gujarat. This metropolitan city happens to be one of the few which has retained its cultural charm. This textile hub is THE place for traditional hand-embroidered and tie-dyed clothes along with jewelry and accessories. ... more
Moving past the mustard fields of the villages in Amritsar, I came across a huddled group of women spinning magic on the earthy spinning wheel, called Charkha. Nothing short of a symbol of India's tryst with independence, the Charkha in its wooden frame, weaved everyone together, from the housewife to the craftsman. From being second skin to the Swadesi freedom fighters, the ... more
Unveiling its traditional crust from the roots of Rajasthan hails an ethnic head dress known as Pagri, which is also referred to as the Rajasthan Turban. They come in a galore of varieties chunked and linked to colors, sizes and shapes. Basically the sizes and shapes are determined and chosen based on the climatic situation of the desert region. At the time these Pagris ... more