At the Hasthakala handicrafts exhibition and sale at Sankara Hall on T. T. K. Road, Alwarpet, there are Kolu dolls in clay, papier mache, terracotta, marble dust, wood, radium, and even in cloth.
These are from different states of India like Andhra Pradesh, Karnataka, Kolkata, Rajasthan, Pune, Pondicherry and Tamilnadu.
Open from 10 a.m. to 9 p.m. till Oct. 2. Ph: 9042766772.
On now at the Fabindia showroom at Alwarpet is the festive ‘Rajwada’ collection – which is inspired by the lifestyle of maharajas and nawabs. Embellishments such as gota patti, zari, brocade, mukaish, mirror work, gold khaki block prints and embroidery are used on vibrant-coloured luxurious fabrics. Anarkalis, ajrakh pants, brocade jackets, fitted pathanis and lots more are in store or men, women and children. Jewellery and evening bags are some of the accessories available.
At 35, Block 33, Plot No. 6, opp. Sankara Hall, TTK Road, Alwarpet. Ph: 9382390005.
On now at Alwarpet is a collection of salwar kameezes, kurtis and kaftans for the festive season, organised by Rui. At Lakshana Art Gallery, 5/13, 1st Street, Abhiramapuram. Ph: 24987794.
On now at Shilpi boutique, Alwarpet is an exhibition and sale of rich Benarasi silk sarees, salwars and accessories from 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. At 29, C. P. Ramaswamy Road, Alwarpet. Ph: 24997526.