The journey continues! We at Aniika are proud to announce the launch of our apparels collection showcasing a range of exquisite Indian prints, weaves and fabrics from Indian designers straight to you. Check out these extraordinary Indian textures and designs here.
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The intricate art of Crochet dates back to the 19th century and thrives on even today. Fabulous colors, designs and techniques combine to create gorgeous pieces that range from clothing and accessories to home furnishings.
Though similar to knitting, crochet uses a crochet hook with only one live stitch, as against knitting which carries keeps an entire row of stitches active at the same time across two needles.
To begin with a slip-knot loop is placed on the hook.
Doing the Chain stitch – Move the hoop over and under the yarn, and pull the yarn through the slip knot to create the first chain stitch. Keep repeating till the required number of chain stitches is completed.
Doing the Slip stitch – Insert the hook into the second chain from the top of the hook and wrap the yarn around the hook. Pull the hook through both loops on the hook to make the slip stich. Keep repeating with the next stich of the the chain.
Doing the Double crochet – Insert the hook into the third chain stitch. Wind the yarn around the hook and pull it through the chain loop, leaving two loops on the hook. Wind the yarn around the hook again and pull it through both the loops and repeat the process.
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Colorful beads are back, Indian style! With bright colors and gorgeous stone work, these sinful beauties are out to steal a heart or few.
Perfect with anything from an evening gown to a simple black crop top, this fabulous Blue Polki Double Strand Necklace will become a regular in your evening wear ensembles.
It may be Christmas colors but this gorgeous Color Cocktail Necklace fits the bill all year round. With its colorful bead and stone work, this necklace is put you in a merry merry mood indeed.
A kaleidoscope of colors and intricate work, this Maroon & Blue Pachi Polki Necklace Set has just the right splash of color needed to welcome this Fall.
Versatile and beautifully elegant, this Sea Green Choker is adaptable to anything from a pair of jeans to a cocktail dress. Soothing and sophisticated, this gorgeous piece is a definite yes in our books.
Anytime, anywhere and any occasion, grab one of these beautiful pieces and we bet you you’ll look stunning.
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There’s nothing more annoying than being in a rush in the morning and wasting precious minutes agonizing over the perfect pair of earrings to wear.
So we’re making it simple for you! Whether you’re going to work, out for a stroll or to meet a beau for a quick cup of coffee, look your dainty best with this gorgeous sophisticated, elegant, everyday jewelry that you can wear absolutely anywhere. The lovely understated colors make it the perfect accessories to any outfit you choose and blend in with anywhere you go.
You can add them to your stash of fabulous jewelry from here!
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The Wayuu are an Amerindian ethnic group from the La Guajira Peninsula in North Columbia and Northwest Venezuela. The fashion world recently sat up and took notice of this fascinating community when Colombian designers Bertha Enriquez and Martha Arredondo showcased their Wayuu inspired collections that captured the culture and heritage of the Wayuu tribe.
The line featured vividly colorful pieces with asymmetrical silhouettes, different textures and soft fabrics, aimed to capture the traditional Wayuu fashion combined with urban touches.
Enriquez says, “It's a tribute to Wayuu iconography, representing the fabrics that they use but also giving expression to that iconography in the needlework on the fabric, the natural silks I use in this collection.”
Arrendondo’s collection focuses on a bright range of colors, and alternative material like leather and stone. She’s also included the traditional Wayuu ‘mochila’ or shoulder bag in the collection.
Featuring Pinks, greens, intricate and bold prints and vibrant textures, their Wayuu Indian Culture inspired collection which walked the ramp at the Bogota Fashion Week blew us away.
What we especially love about Wayuu fashion is just how much it has in common with Indian style. From the colors, prints and textures, there is so much common ground between the styles of these two unique cultures
Pinks, Greens, Blues and Yellows, colors that feature strongly in the Indian fashion schema are prominently displayed in the Wayuu Indian Culture inspired collections at the Bogota Fashion Week. These styles are fabulously showcased against a purely Indian backdrop of silk, bringing out the vibrant essence of these stunning hues.
With its fabulous sense of style and shared love for color, fabric and style with India, we definitely vote for Wayuu all the way!
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