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8 Blouse Designs from the House of Uttariya that will Steal Your Heart

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8 Blouse Designs from the House of Uttariya that will Steal Your Heart

  The saree and blouse are like two sides of the same coin. One cannot exist without the other. The beauty of a saree comes out when it is worn with the ideal blouse. There are various blouse designs available in the market. Saree is not just another traditional ethnic clothing in India. It is one of the most popular garments in India and comes in many forms, weaves, and colours. Even the way the saree is worn differs from one state to the other. However, saree still remains the most elegant ethnic wear in India, despite its many variations...

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Sindur Khela: Why Do Bengali Women Play with Sindur On The Last Day of Durga Puja?

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Sindur Khela: Why Do Bengali Women Play with Sindur On The Last Day of Durga Puja?

Indians are familiar with the ritual Sindur Khela that takes place at the last place of the Durga Puja. Till date, Durga Puja customs and rituals have been depicted in great details on many films like Kahaani and television shows. In these shows, Bengali women were shown playing with vermilion. While Sindur Khela is quite famous among Bengalis and non-Bengalis, not many know about the history and significance of this ritual. Celebrating Durga – The Daughter and The GoddessAccording to Bengalis, Goddess Durga travels to her home on Earth once a year for five days, which we celebrate as Durga...

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Shine in a Saree: 5 Perfect Sarees for this Durga Puja

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Shine in a Saree: 5 Perfect Sarees for this Durga Puja

  Durga Puja is more than just a festival for Bengalis. It is five days full of celebration, feasting, praying, bonding, and pandal hopping. The women dress in their most ethereal sarees designed particularly for this festival. Every year certain kind of sarees comes in fashion, especially for Durga Puja. If you are yet to complete your puja shopping, here is a list of trending sarees to wear for this year’s Durga Puja. Jamdani Saree: This cotton muslin Jamdani is for all those ladies you like to keep it light and classy. Jamdani saree is woven with the finest cotton...

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Wrapping Up: Which Sarees to Wear This Durga Puja?

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Wrapping Up: Which Sarees to Wear This Durga Puja?

 With less than a month to go for the Durga Puja, the most common question we Bengalis ask each other is, “Have you started your Puja shopping?” The month before Durga Puja is the time when Bengalis finish their Puja shopping. I mean shopping for two outfits each for five days is a hectic task and needs to be completed before all the good stuff sells off. Sarees play an important role in Durga Puja. Let’s put it like this – without sarees, Durga Puja is incomplete for the women of Bengal. This six yard of cloth is as important...

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A Letter to My Daughter – Six Yard of Memories

A Letter to My Daughter – Six Yard of Memories

  Dear Buran I love you and would miss you terribly during the Durga Puja this year. I wait the whole year for these four days when you come home, just like Ma Durga visits her maternal home. However, no matter how sad you not coming home for the festival makes me, I am not going to put that on you. I know you will miss me, your home, your city, and all its craziness during those four days. So, to cheer you up I am sending this special care package containing five of my sarees, some of which I...

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