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Pallavi Mohadikar’s grandfather was a weaver from Vidarbha. Her childhood was spent swathed in yarns of indigenous Indian weaves, watching him spin beautiful Tussar silks from mere threads. So even after earning impressive pedigrees (an engineering degree followed by an MBA from IIM Lucknow), when she decided to become an entrepreneur, she went back to […]
26 Jun 2015
Chikankari is a textile art form specific to Lucknow that flourished under the Mughals in India. The embroidery style dates back to Nur Jahan and one ambitious entrepreneur hopes to revive its glory not only in India but also internationally through eTailing. Chikankari is a hand embroidered style that requires a lot of attention to detail and is performed […]
24 Jun 2014
Dress365days is an indigenous e-commerce site selling Chikankari dresses, the oldest and renowned art work of Lucknow. Anchal Gupta was looking out to buy designer Chikankari dresses online and could not find any quality places to shop. Thus was born her website. We at YourStory caught up with her to find out more about her entrepreneurial […]
05 Jun 2014