La Mode De Calcutta

The fashion evolution and textile legacy of Calcutta and the Bengal Presidency

The Costume of Hindostan

East India Company was a highly influential force in Britain by the end of the 18th century. It was fabulously wealthy, and the British leaders were among its stockholders. Naturally, then, there was curiosity among the ordinary Britons about the people in a faraway land whose politics and culture was suddenly part of the national… Read more »

Wendell Rodricks’ Legacy

India’s art and fashion world was jolted by visionary fashion designer Wendell Rodricks’ untimely passing on 12 February. The late designer’s dream project, The Moda Goa Museum – India’s first world-class costume museum – was expected to open in early 2020. It will now open on 19 October, in tribute to the day Rodricks met… Read more »