80/100 @ #100sareepact.
Chaitraa. She’s like the blazing Chaitra sun. Thought I’d call her Suryaa but that would still be too mild ! White yellow and black … She wears it all with ease on her elegant body. Reminds you of the Tagore song “Chaitra Pobone… Bani manjari sanchalita, o go Lalita, O go Lalita”… Listen here if you wish ….
I did feel like some Lalita, draped in this diaphanous white … Ok, mostly white….
Jaamdani yes, bought from Sima Di, Sima Chakravarthy. I’ll have a few more of these to share in the remaining 20 posts here! I had realised that I had no nice yellow Saree so Subroto Roy suddenly suggested “so we must get you one or what?”…. Neki aur poochh poochh? I took him jolly seriously and there you go, Chaitra blazes in Ashwin.
Parama Ghosh had lovingly sent this black blouse piece, and what better than a boat neck short sleeve to slow off the kantha-mirror embroidery in those lovely leafy patterns echoed on the Saree? I gladly show off the jewellery too, courtesy Shoppers’ Stop .. Earrings at Puja stall … Purse an old gift from my sister Debalina Gupta.
Attended a friend’s daughter’s post- wedding celebration. Met sooo many old friends from so long ago. Lovely food and endless talk!
Briefly visited an exhibition where I was asked by many about the Saree…!