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A Vintage Saree Story

A couple of months back I got an email from someone named Roopa Pemmaraju. She liked my Vintage collection. Told me she's a designer from Bangalore (her website) and was planning a vintage collection for her next season. Told me she could use some help with ideas and images. She was looking for 60's -70's style actress, images, styles, prints. I told her she was free to use stuff from my blog and directed she to some links.

Sometime back she sent me the wonderful images from her Calantha Wardrobe’s Vintage Sari range (FB page link)

Sample this. Her collection - modern, yet vintage.

And this:
from The Reader's Digest, March 1972 (the post)


  1. The models are extraordinary.

  2. Hey Vinayak
    i found you via Twitter!
    this blog is abs awesome...
    kids these days, god, i feel so old.
    i actually COLLECTED these advertisements in the late 70s :)
    i would cut them from magazines and stick it o n my walls....
    btw i need help: how did you acquire this snazzy blog look? am obviously not in the techie field!!
    thanx mucho

  3. Hi kaivalyam,
    thanks for the comment! I have designed techie background was some help. It's not too tough but does take time. You can google search a bunch of blogs that teach you how to go about it ...Blogger Buster is a good resource. Also you can check out the free template feature now offered at Draft.Blogger. It's good for people who want a nice looking blog without having to look at the code. Hope that helps!


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