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.
From being strung to Indian rituals since ancient times, Mehndi has grown out of the cocoon of tradition, to gradually drift into a prominent aspect of modern accessorizing styles. What with every Indian ethnic fashion lover knowing about mehndi, has global influences too. This week, we’re showcasing four Mehendi styles that retain the rustic charm of mehendi as an art form, ... more
is a patterned fabric produced with machines and/or some intricate handwork by looping, braiding or twisting a thread. Often woven from cotton, silk or rayon it has a distinct embroidered pattern. The lace fabric has an open weave with visible space in between the weaves. Lace making came into existence around the late 15th century. Back then, threads used for making ... more
The state of Gujarat is truly a land of festivals and it possesses a rich culture that attracts a lot of global attention. Garba happens to be one of the many dance forms prevalent in India and the origin of this dance can be associated with the colorful state of Gujarat. This particular dance form of Gujarat is indeed the most colorful dances of India and it pays gratitude ... more