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October 6, 2019

Bet on pret

In a country whirling between festivals and weddings, pret has emerged fashion's stepchild. Why is a man in Bengaluru then hedging his bets on designer ready-to-wear that's out-and-proud made in India?

K Radharaman might be well known in Bengaluru's textile heritage circles given that he helms a 600-year-old handloom fabrics business, but it wasn't until actor Deepika Padukone wore a Kanjeevaram with the Gandaberunda (a two-headed bird) motif for her Konkani wedding ceremony from his Advaya label, that he hit headlines. Interestingly, his latest project that's drawing attention has little to do with bridalwear.

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October 1, 2019

Bengaluru gets its first destination for Indian textiles and luxury designer wear

The House of Angadi’s founder, CEO and design head K Radharaman, takes us inside his soon-to-be-launched multi-designer retail space, Angadi Heritage

With the 150th birth anniversary of Mahatma Gandhi around the corner, khadi is back in the focus-but it is just the tip of the handloom conversation surrounding the massive Indian textile iceberg. The many layers to this conversation ranges from government policies to sustainable craft clusters, and to the marketability of textiles and craft in today’s rather precarious retail market.

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September 30, 2019

New store Angadi Heritage in Bengaluru is a haven for design lovers

The city of Bengaluru has a new luxury shopping destination. The House of Angadi recently launched ‘Angadi Heritage’, an 18,000 sq ft space that offers textile enthusiasts a sensory experience. K. Radharaman, the founder, CEO and design head of the brand who has previously launched two subsidiary labels, Angadi Galleria and his limited edition design label ADVAYA under the umbrella of House of Angadi wanted to conceive a space where design aficionados could immerse in a complete shopping experience; Angadi Heritage is a clear manifestation of that.

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September 30, 2019

Angadi’s Zari-Tinted New Chapter

The launch of Angadi Heritage, an extension of the 600-year-old Bengaluru textile establishment is a roseate exercise in brand building

On a rain-splattered evening, the four-storied, top-tapering, tiered structure of the Angadi Heritage, resplendent with large rectangular windows spread across the height of the well-lit stone façade stood imposingly in Bengaluru’s Ashoka Pillar Road. This was at its private preview hosted by K Radharaman, the founder, CEO and design head of The House of Angadi, on September 27.

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September 27, 2019

Shilpa Shetty Kundra shows us how to layer a sari for the festive season

Spotted visiting a temple in Mangalore, Shilpa Shetty Kundra wore a silk sari with a matching jacket. Here’s how she styled her look

Without a doubt, Shilpa Shetty Kundra loves her saris. From printed ruffled numbers to cocktail-ready sari gowns, the star has tried almost every version there is of the classic drape. Yesterday, while visiting a temple in Mangalore, the star was seen in yet another version of the Indian staple.

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September 27, 2019

The Power of handmade at Angadi Heritage

At The House of Angadi’s new luxury address in Bengaluru, precious saris share space with sustainable fashion and beauty brands from across the country

From flecks of epoxy gold that glint off highly polished surfaces to the hushed tinkling of the chandelier, everything about Angadi Heritage exudes a quiet grandeur. We see natural sandstone from Madhya Pradesh on the façade segue into traditional Dravidian and Chettinad architecture during our tour of the new building’s four levels.

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