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The Whole 9 Yards (eBook)

The Whole 9 Yards (eBook)

Coffee Table Book Cum Guide On How To Drape An Indian Sari

by Kalpana B. Shah (write a review)
Type: e-book
Genre: Coffee Table Book
Language: English
Price: Rs.3,500.00
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Description of "The Whole 9 Yards (eBook)"

Sari, has defined Indian womanhood for over 5000 years now, every woman in India embraces it like as an inheritance from her mother/ grandmother. An eternally fashionable garment and elegant drape considered to be an inseparable part of Indian woman, is losing its sheen in the sands of time.
The Whole 9 Yards, a coffee table book by Kalpana Shah, aims to revive the art of Sari draping and restore the magic created by our ancestors with this unique piece of garment.
The Whole 9 Yards, encompasses the experience of Kalpana Shah, wherein she unravels the history and myths behind the Sari and exposes readers to an array of styling options for each occasion. It combines traditional and modern draping techniques to create cult draping patterns that suit woman of all ages
The charm of a Sari lies in its simplicity, flowing grace and the endless styling possibilities that it offers. Unfortunately, these possibilities remain unexplored because of the misconceptions surrounding this unique piece of cloth. India is a rich amalgamation of diverse culture, each of which has its own speciality and intricacies. Sari draping is one attribute common to all the cultures. Whole 9 Yards, understands this woven heritage and discovers its facets to showcase the readers draping styles that encompass our legacy across traditions.
As they say, the beauty of a Sari does not lie in its fabric, designs and patterns but the way it is draped. The Whole 9 Yards, is a classic attempt to unravel a mystery that for decades has plagued many young women- the perfect drape for a beautiful Sari. Exquisite design and concise, well written copy together with beautiful imagery ensures that the book is not just a pleasing to look at, but is a guide which each mother would like to pass on to her daughter as a value that would remain with her for life.

About the author(s)

Driven by her dreams, Kalpana Shah has today emerged as an internationally renowned Sari Draper. At a time when this elegant drape considered to be an inseparable part of Indian woman, is losing its sheen in the sands of time, she has been successful in not just presenting this traditional Indian garment in a whole new different light but also cementing this 5000 year inheritance of Indian women as an eternally fashionable garment.
Having draped various Bollywood beauties, divas like and the wives of various large industrialists, Kalpana Shah recently launched her first coffee table book on Sari Draping titled ‘The Whole 9 Yards’. Drawing from her over 30 years of experience in Sari draping, the book aims to revive the art of Sari draping and restore the magic created by our ancestors with this unique piece of garment. It unravels the history and myths behind the Sari and exposes readers to an array of styling options for each occasion. It combines traditional and modern draping techniques to create cult draping patterns that suit woman of all ages displaying an unparalleled understanding of this woven heritage and its legacy across traditions.
The book apart, Kalpana Shah has been involved for various international projects and have conducted workshop in many different countries.
Kalpana Shah’s endeavour will be and has been to unselfishly pass on her knowledge, skills and in depth understanding of this art form to the young and talented young women of India and across the globe and to ensure that Sari is back in vogue!

Book Details
ISBN: 
9788191013108
Publisher: 
Klipkart Kreations P. Ltd.
Availability: Available for Download (e-book)
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