Cultural Connections

Every society lives in a particular mindset when it comes to the attires it chooses. The contemporary is actually a derivative from our history and can be traced back to the festivals India celebrates or the folk dances of different states or going further, to the mythological influences of the times. The influences can be as varied as the days of the week or the practice within a family. It explains why certain people wear yellow on a Sunday, wear a mangalsutra after marriage or wear mehendi before Karva Chauth and Eid. It makes for a fascinating study of cultural connections – one that makes one understand India and its complexities better. For every India lover, there’s no better way to know more than to take off from here!

Kajal is traditionally made by mixing galena (lead sulfide) and other ingredients, giving it the deep black color. Synonymous with…
The quintessential element of a Lavani performance is the nauvari saree wrapped around in the kashta drape.