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Showing posts with label indian accessories. Show all posts

Different Techniques Used to Create Unique Indian Textiles

Just found this infographic and think that it is really interesting! 

A brief explanation:

This infographic gives you an idea of all the different techniques, used to create Indian textiles employed for Indian fashion clothing, and the places they come from. It takes you through India to discover the indigenous Indian textile crafts and the specific region where they are employed. Did you know that these age-old crafts and their techniques continue to be used by fashion designers to create beautiful Indian fashion? Discover a lot more that will awe-inspire you by taking you on a journey across India and Indianfashion. Hop on board the Strand of Silk Journey Map at >

Bridal Indian Jewellery and Top Bridal Trends

Bridal Indian Jewellery is an extremely significant and integral part of the styling and appearance of the Indian bride on her big day. Essentially the bridal look is not actually considered to be complete unless the bride to be is showcasing every piece of jewellery that is intended and chosen for her. 

Traditionally, within most Indian weddings, the bride wears a variety of statement gold bridal Indian jewellery, similar to how every country has its own bridal trends. Among these countries, Indian weddings are widely considered the most glamorous.

The significant occurrence of marriage is an extremely special one for most people. In India, it is considered to be a very sacred and special bond. An Indian woman considers the day of her marriage to be the most important and biggest day in her life. To make this special day perfect, arrangements go on for a number of months within the Indian households. Bridal Indian Jewellery plays an extremely important role within Indian weddings; the Indian bride is normally decorated from head to toe in gorgeous bridal jewellery that accompaniments both her attire and personality.

On par with Bridal Indian Jewellery, bridal attire trends are always changing, and brides often strive to be at the head of their game when it comes to following the top and most luxurious trends, here are our top bridal trends from the most recent Indian Bridal Fashion Week, that stood out to us as being one of the best we've seen so far!

First is rich colours and Mirror work. Designer Suneet Varma was specifically inspired by the rich coloured hand-painted and crafted architecture of ‘Shekhawati’, a well known region in Rajasthan. His collection consisted of vibrant reds and deep fuchsia, perfect for a bride looking to turn heads. Kangana Ranaut stole the show in a deep red coloured saree, heavily embroidered and every inch of glamorous.

Next is the unique colour trend, and the colour of choice is blue. Funnily enough blue is an unusual choice for bridal wear, but it looks beautiful for more reasons than one. To get the most out of this unusual tone trend, add contrasting colours such as reds, oranges, maroons, and a touch of gold to accomplish a opulent look just like the one showcased by Ashima Leena's Jashn Bridal Collection. Her colourful bodice was an instant hit for it’s unique colour contrast.

Last but not least is the Cape trend, it would be fair to state that Sonam Kapoor was the first person introduce this trend when she wore a unique cape over her saree at Cannes Film Festival. But most recently, popular designer Jyotsna Tiwari paired a stunning sheer cape over a beautifully structured gown that made it look all that more special!

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If you like showy Indian Accessories 2014 is going to be your year!

It looks like both Hollywood and Bollywood celebrities have started the New Year in the mood for quirky and bold jewellery and Indian accessories especially while attending public events such as festivals and smart-set parties.

Here we go the new trend is already done! And gold is without any doubt going to be one of the favourite colours especially with respect to huge statement earrings.
And who better than Sonam Kapoor can wear (with her natural elegance grrrr!!!) even the most dramatic of Indian Accessories?
How do you like her style? 
Don't be scared to dare!

And Happy "flaunty" 2014! ;)

Indian Accessories: Stylish IPad Covers

Which are the trendiest Indian accessories of this year?

These IPad covers must be in the top ten for sure!

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Indian Accessories For All Tastes!

Who doesn't love accessories?
A woman cannot go out without a special finishing touch!

Some of the proposes to differentiate yourself from the masses are these Indian Accessories available to shop at Strand of Silk!

Firstly have a look at these beautiful necklaces and earrings pair by Roopa Vohra, handcrafted in a way that gives unicity to each piece.

After, be inspired by the glamorous styles offered by Sannam Chopra:

But every woman knows that the secret for the perfect look is in the bag! - So have  a look at some of the pieces from the exquisite Meera Mahadevia's collection, which includes not only evening clutches, but also handbags, and iPad covers.

Good shopping of Indian accessories at Strand of Silk!

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How to wear Indian earrings ?

Indian earrings are easy to match because of different colours, different designs and a large panel of models ! With innovation by each designers, you can easily find your perfect look with dresses and accessories.

These are some examples, that you can copy and appropriate to you:

Shaheen Abbas looked stunning at the launch of her jewellery line, wearing a fiery red Amit Aggarwal gown from his couture collection. She added a Pinky Saraf clutch and wore her own jewellery.

Priyanka promoted her movie in Dubai, wearring a black and white dress with only gold Indian earrings for accessories.

Kareena Kapoor Khan has been honoured by Asian Sunday newspaper and Members of Parliament for her contribution to the global entertainment industry, at the Launch of the newspaper's London Edition, taking place at House of Commons on 29th October. She wore a red dress with silver Indian earrings for a traditional and so glamorous look.

Indian Necklaces Inspired by the Catwalks

It was a pleasure to have a look at the photo galleries of the most recent parties to see how our favourite celebrities have taken inspiration from the fashion catwalks! 

We felt astonished by the style choices of jewellery and accessories.. Especially by some beautiful Indian necklaces wore by Sonam Kapoor, Tisca Chopra and Masaba Gupta! Have a look at them…


  ..Don’t you find these Indian necklaces a true expression of style?

Get the Bombay Street Style with Indian Accessories

Here are some tips on how you can use Indian Accessories to get the Bombay street look.


What: Sarees, scarves and dhotis are the best example un-stitched garments made from Indian fabrics and great Indian accessories to add to your outfit.
How to style: Drape them interestingly to make a statement. Borrow a cotton saree and work a Tshirt instead of a blouse or simply throw a denim jacket over it. Boys can work a scarf made of Indian silk into their outfit.


What: Tribal Indian jewellery and traditional Indian footwear; loads of choices of Indian accessories here to mix it up a little.

How to style: Mix it all up! Take your favourite outfit and style it with a cool tribal neck-piece or a pair of mojaris. Play with colour, craft or embellishments but always keep the look balanced. If your outfit is busy, keep the accessories calm or choose statement accessories to spice up a sober outfit.

You Should Have Those Indian Accessories !

Every time and each seasons, you can match Indian accessories with everything. With different designs, colors, textures or style, you can easily find your best Indian accessories to add a glamorous touch to your look. 
Bags, jewellery or Ipad cover for example, celebrities never forgot to match their dresses with an Indian accessories ! 
Have a look at them with different Indian accessories:

Freida Pinto at Tribeca Film Festival, with her black and gold bag.

Aishwarya Rai inaugurated the Kalyan jewelry showroom in Kochi.

Priyanka Chopra with necklaces at a fashion event in India.

See also Russian beauties in Indian dresses!

Picture of the Day: Dia Mirza wearing a Wonderful Array of Indian Accessories

Dia Mirza looked gorgeous at an event in Mumbai! Shes wore a wonderful array of Indian accessories - Have a look at the wonderful necklace with matching earrings!

Indian Accessories at their Top!

Indian accessories are known for being colourful, brilliant and full of pendants. Women can easily combine them with contemporary and traditional outfits to add a touch romance to their style. 

That’s why we love the way in which some Bollywood celebrities showcase the most beautiful Indian accessories….we would like to replicate their charme!

Have a look at Viral Bhayani, Sonam Kapoor and Vidya Balan: they wear earrings, necklaces, bracelets and rings in a perfect Indian style!

Don’t you love them?

Picture of the Day: Vidya Balan With Exquisite Indian Accessories

Vidya Balan was seen at Ranka Jewellers Store launch wearing some wonderful Indian accessories, which include an elegant necklace along with authentic Indian earrings. 

Exquisite Collection of Meera Mahadevia's Clutches Available at Strand of Silk

We wrote on Sunday about the admiration that we have for Indian designer Meera Mahadevia. The craftsmanship that goes into her creations is truly remarkable.

That's why we're pleased to announce that a unique collection of her latest creations in clutches is available now on the Strand of Silk website.

Why not go ahead and browse for your favourite style?

Meera Mahadevia Recalls Her First Show in Paris

Meera Mahadevia was the only Indian designer to be invited to the Vendome Luxury Exhibition in Paris, two years ago, to showcase her line of bags along with other fashion designers. She felt so proud that she still recalls all the emotions of the day. “I was part of 29 elite names in the world, under one roof and it was almost like putting India on the global map of high-end fashion accessories”. 

About the French capital of fashion, Meera Mahadevia added: “Paris is a city which is always buzzing with fashion and a fashion week was going on during the time of our exhibition. Just being a part of all this was what made my 26 year journey in designing worth it.”

Paris, what a feeling..!

Meera Mahadevia and the Importance of Accessories

Indian designer Meera Mahadevia is definitely a cult queen in customised accessories. High quality standard and customer satisfaction are achieved through expert craftsmanship work in the manufacturing process of her collections.

The message that we extrapolated having a look to the designer’s creations is that every outfit can acquire a touch of glamour if paired with the right accessory.


We fell in love with every single bag!
Every piece branded Meera Mahadevia has a strong and different personality, you can find delicate and simple clutch, but also colourful and heavy embroidered ones.


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Raveena Tandon Knows How to Use Indian Accessories

Bollywood actress Raveena Tandon showed us how to select Indian accessories at the annual Miss Diva 2013. She perfectly matched  a gold saree with a small clutch.
Her finishing touches of rings and earrings were also exquisite - don't you just love her matching of colours?

Have a look also at this picture!

Picture Of The Day: Priyanka Chopra And Her Favourite Indian Earrings

Indian actress Priyanka Chopra and Ram Charan Teja were spotted on the sets of primetime television serial, Bade Acche Lagte Hain. The beautiful actress was wearing amazing red and white Indian dress which she teamed with dazzling Indian earrings.

We genuinely think she looked radiant!