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The culture of a place whispers to you the secrets from its past & its present. Culture inspires you to re-imagine fashion. Culture provokes you to re-invent fashion and create something uniquely your own. Here’s my take on fashion inspired by the history, customs, traditions, icons and the local life of people from the various places that I travel to.

Inside Mumbai – APMC Fruit Market, Navi Mumbai

Inside Mumbai – APMC Fruit Market, Navi Mumbai

After Chor Bazaar and Kumbharwada, this is my 3rd chapter of the Inside Mumbai series! 🙂   Did you know, the Mumbai Agricultural Produce Market Committee (APMC) in Vashi, Navi Mumbai, feeds at least half of Mumbai?! In fact, few years ago, I read a report that said that there is so much vegetable that …

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Inside Mumbai : Chor Bazaar

  Chor Bazaar – The thieves market has always been one of my most favorite places in Mumbai! Not just because of its curious and mysterious name, but also because it’s one of the oldest markets in Mumbai and houses the most quirky and beautiful pieces of art you’ll ever find!   Did you know, …

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Inside Mumbai: Kumbharwada, Dharavi

  The beauty of Mumbai isn’t in the fashion weeks, page 3 parties or Bollywood movies… The beauty of Mumbai, lives in the streets… In the hidden alleys and by lanes!   Kumbarwada… is a “Potter’s Colony” inside the famous Dharavi – the largest slum in Asia. And yet, Kumbarwada is far from being a …

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AGNI: Fashion Your Inner Fire

  ‘Agni’ is the fiercest and one of the most important Panchmahabhutas – 5 Elements of Life!   “In this culture (The Indian Culture), the element of fire is personified as Agni Deva, a two-faced god who rides on a fiery ram. The two faces are symbolic representations of fire as a life giver and …

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The Wildling!  

  She wears her jewellery like her armor… Her face holds a warning… With her hair running wild… She wraps her Shuka around her body, like a shroud.. And takes the leap…   …The Wildling…!     Some say, ‘you learn about the culture of a place through their food’… I say the same about …

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My Wedding Lehenga… De-Constructed!

  I always had these ideas about how that evening would be… . The silhouette when it swirls… the fragrance of the flowers… The look in his eyes… . And then one day, it actually happened! All that I’d dreamed of, exactly how I’d imagined it to be… . I collected all those memories carefully …

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The Last Rains…

Hi Everyone! This is my first ever photo-story of this sort… where the photographs speak more than my words! I worked in this in collaboration with photographer Piyush Tanpure and I personally, couldn’t be happier with the result! There’s no tips, no background and no opinions… This post is just about an emotion… and about feelings! …

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The Saree Series: Reinventing Tradition in 4 Ways

Hey All!! This post is all about reinventing and reinterpreting the most traditionally gorgeous attire in Indian history – the Saree!   Most people feel that traditions restrict and bind you! I, however, believe that traditions, are actually created in a way that they’re supposed to be reinterpreted…! They’re actually meant to liberate you, but …

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Gender Neutrality in Fashion: Is It Really a Feminist Agenda?!

    In the last couple of years, we’ve been seeing gender neutral fashion taking the racks of global fashion giants by a storm! Androgynous styles, unisex clothing and binary collections, blurring the lines between men’s and women’s wear! We’ve seen large fashion brands take to it… like Zara and their ‘ungendered’ collection, H&M and …

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About Me

Sonal is a Post Graduate in Luxury Brand Management from Polimoda Institute of Fashion Design and Marketing, Florence (Italy) and has over 9 years of experience as a Brand Strategist working in the advertising industry.



She has also been a Consumer Insights Miner specializing in fashion and luxury brands.