Archive | August, 2014

Tia Pakhi: Kantha with a French Twist

6 Aug

Anais Basu is a designer of French origin, who has made Kolkata her home. Her label Tia Pakhi, a collection of home linen, clothes and accessories with kantha embroidery, recently showcased at The Amethyst Room at Chamiers, the first time in Chennai. The vibrantly coloured cushions and throws, funky spectacles and iPad cases, as well as her range of adorable children’s clothes with intricate kantha work were a hit at the store. Anais, who speaks Bengali almost as fluently as she does French, discussed her life as a designer in India with Chatterati…

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