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An urban plea to the Rainmaker

Whoever says they like summer in this part of the world may have had a past life in the Antarctic. The scorching summer sun is like the scornful eye of an angry individual, just staring down the...

The Indigo Trail

The tropical climate, riverine lands and lush soils were the most suitable conditions for indigo plants to grow in this deltaic part of the world. In Bengal, indigo farming began as early as the...

Code Blue

You've probably heard it numerous times; so much so that it runs in your veins and has been embedded in your mind. You've watched Lana Del Rey be completely smitten by its aura, Paul...

Lost secrets of the blue enveloped letter

While technology has made things easier to access, it has also drastically impacted the dating scene. The beginnings of a lifetime commitment can now be traced back to a poke or swipe on social...

Rustic Sophistication with Harappa

From the colourful and bright plates to the elegantly designed teacups, Faiza was impressed with it all. Upon further questions, she was happy to find out that everything she saw were done by...

For the blue flower…

His book is as mystical as his pseudonym, and certainly not for the faint-hearted.

July 3, 2018
July 3, 2018

A blue glazed in white

Home decor magazines may have their blazing trends that burn off last season's peak, but there is one that never leaves the pages- the eternal blue-white porcelain. From the tiniest floral or...

July 3, 2018
July 3, 2018

A surprise from the Nile

While we hop across time and continents for the most awe-inspiring of blue and white, there is a very special blue that has to be mentioned. Egyptian faience is often

July 3, 2018
July 3, 2018

A splash of the azure

And in the sartorial world, blue has a place of power, pride and perpetuity. In ancient Egypt rare gemstones were crushed to obtain this hue and used to decorate pharaoh's tombs, making it...

July 3, 2018
July 3, 2018

When rain is a menace

First and foremost, avoid white during rainy season. And the reason is simple, it'll get see-through in case you get drenched creating an embarrassing situation for you. Wear brights and...

July 3, 2018
July 3, 2018

Pride in Bengal's Blue

Recently named one of the 'Cool Crusaders of Conscious Clothing' by Vogue India, Living Blue is one of the frontlining revivalists of indigo as a natural dye in Bangladesh. Besides...

July 3, 2018
July 3, 2018

Monsoon Makeup

Monsoon calls for fresh, glowy skin. So we suggest you to go for a dewy base. If you have dry skin, use an illuminating primer followed by a dewy, hydrating foundation. Apply some highlighter on...

July 3, 2018
July 3, 2018

The revival of Indigo

Even today, the story entailing indigo farming in the region of Bengal is one of indomitable tyranny and ruthless oppression. When the British rule collapsed, the cash crop almost vanished, leaving...

July 3, 2018
July 3, 2018

The true hues of monsoon

The end of summer has passed, and grey clouds are coming and going in their own rhythm. While global warming has made the weather more unpredictable than usual, the presence of the rainy season has...

July 3, 2018
July 3, 2018

Do you remember seeing the ocean for the first time?

The joy of going on a family trip is something that unless you have experienced being born and raised within the dynamics of an ever-expanding family, you simply would not understand. I was born...

July 3, 2018
July 3, 2018

Code Blue

You've probably heard it numerous times; so much so that it runs in your veins and has been embedded in your mind. You've watched Lana Del Rey be completely smitten by its aura, Paul...