From reviving the heritage of sarees to travel trends for 2019 - your weekend fix!Team YS
The beauty of sarees have no parallel and the craftsmanship that goes into making some of the finest ones is something we need to hold on to. With the aim of reviving heritage weaves, Vimor Sarees was launched in 1974. Co-founder Pavithra Muddaya makes sure that her store offers unique pieces that have their own story to tell. A rich heritage of sarees, a clutch of gifted weavers and an exclusive store with A-list clientele – what made Pavithra Muddaya’s entrepreneurship rich successful.
For the love of filmmaking!
For film producer Jhanvi Motla, storytelling began in high school. An Indian based in the US, Jhanvi was a student of theatre when she realised that she wanted to make movies. Jhanvi worked as the assistant to Max Mutchnick, who was the co-creator of the sitcom - Will & Grace and went on to produce commercials, corporate videos and other short films. What were her challenges and what made her succeed?
Holidaying in 2019
Wondering where to go this year for a holiday? As a new year dawns, travellers and vacationers are gearing up for their next holiday. Here are some of the top travel trends from the experts that you can keep in mind for your next vacation. Cashless travel, Instagrammability, and independent adventures top the list. And guess what? The best destinations for Indians this year are Dubai, Thailand and Singapore.
Grandma to the rescue
Grandmothers are the best in everything, including diet hacks! Kavita Devgan has over 20 years of experience as a weight loss and holistic health consultant, and her new book is called ‘Ultimate Grandmother Hacks: 50 Kickass Traditional Habits for a Fitter You’. Hear her out as she offers practical, customised programmes that deliver weight loss techniques, through modification of habits to ensure long-term results.
Up your gift game
Gifts can make people feel special! A fine box of tea, a jar of coffee or a bunch of pretty stationery make pretty gifts for your loved ones this year, but what if they came with a story of their own? Here’s how Pooja Goyal, founder of The P.O. Box makes this kind of magic happen with a limited edition collection of curated handpicked products, crafted by a community of artists and dreamers.
How will your 2019 be?
2019 will be the year for startups, says numerologist Gautam Azad. Many believe that numbers have more significance than we imagine and for Gautham, numerology is a science. He chalks that up to his education as an engineer. However, fate had other plans and today, Gautham runs his own consultancy, Nummerobay. What keeps him going is the happiness that he brings into people’s lives!