MISSION AND VISION OF VINTAGE VISTARA

The mission of Vintage Vistara is to curate beautifully handcrafted products from across Indian and present the rich art and culture of India to the whole of the world. There are so many art forms in India that have lost its charm with time and our attempt is to preserve the traditional art forms of India which have been handed down to us by our ancestors. Generations of talented artisans of our country have spent years honing their skills and are waiting to gain global recognition through the products. Our goal is to provide economic upliftment of the rural artisans who are involved in preserving the heritage of India.

 

The idea is to satiate the modern needs of current generation by creating a unique camaraderie of traditional art crafts and modern taste. This is the widest assortment of products which mainly consist of handpainted wall plates, Pattachitra souveniers ideal for corporate gifts, exclusive handpainted sarees, unique handcrafted wall clocks, coasters, jewellery boxes, serving and dresser trays, beautiful customised nameplates and teapots ideal for table centrepieces. Vintage Vistara brings to you a plethora of online options that will save customers from toils of labour when you scout through the market.

 

Historically, Indian handicrafts have had a huge demand in the international market yet our artisans have not been able to sustain a livelihood out of it because the right things have not always reached the right people. Vintage Vistara aims at bringing together a common ground/marketplace for all artisans to display their skills and expertise to the whole world. The handicrafts from different Indian states have their own special value and Odisha is home to many such art forms primary one being Pattachitra. Home is truly a personal reflection of one’s choice and preferences and our attempt is to deliver each Indian art lover’s choice at his/her doorstep. The mentioned items have a special value that you transfer to your home and make it your piece of personality. The different locations in your home have special characteristics that you decorate according to the available home décor items. The mentioned handicraft items of Vintage Vistara are unique and its painstakingly long making process makes them stand apart from the mass produced machine made items.

 

Corporate gifts are very important aspects of corporate culture. They help in building trustworthy relationships and are vital in maintaining strong and healthy relationships with clients. Vintage Vistara offers a wide range of products which are ideal for Corporate gifts – from framed arts to beautiful theme based wall clocks. Hand painted Pattachitra jute cotton bags are also quite popular which fall under the category of eco-friendly gifts. These varied options are perfect and with the ease of getting everything at doorstep with one click, it is all the more better.

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VINTAGE VISTARA INDIA : UNIQUE TWIST TO HANDICRAFTS

There is a saying that all good things come in small packages – Vintage Vistara completely believes in it and what better when it can encompass the whole world of colors and crafts, binds it with our roots and produces an excellent product in the small package. I would like to showcase the whole range of teapots which have been painstakingly crafted and hand painted by the best artists of Odisha. The art is Pattachitra which dates back to the 5th Century and expertise been passed on by generations of renowned and trained artists.

You can shop these by following the link – Vintage Vistara India

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They can be used for home decor, as a table centerpiece , as a plant holder, a water can for gardening or what it is best meant for – pouring hot beverages. They also make for thoughtful and unique gifts.

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APPAREL:VOUGEVIOLETXWISHALLEY

The greatest feature of a kurti is its versatility. It can be worn to almost every occasion. Be it a casual gathering or a formal party, kurti can make its way through to all such events.

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While pairing a kurti is almost hassle free since it goes with patialas, loose pallazos, leggings, jeans etc; I tried creating a look with this flared skirt. The kurti is from one of my favorite online shopping websites Wishalley.com ; made of the softest crepe fabric and the perfect combination of subtle colors just suiting my taste.

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Crepe fabric is anyway known for its varied appeal and when you get the finest crepe kurtis at affordable prices, you can only thank your stars. I loaded the look with lot of silver jewellery and went for a light makeup.

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The second kurti is a combination of peach and coral bringing in both soft and bright touch to it. While most of us like being fashionable without being in a straitened situation, very few of us actually manage to be chic without burning a hole in our pocket. Thanks to wishalley.com who offers the best options in an economic range. Whether the occasion is grand or not, the wise combination of colors in this attire makes it perfect for any event. I have teamed it with a bright orange pallazo and an orange dupatta which makes it appropriate for a formal occasion as well. For a more dramatic look, you can go for traditional hand accessories and an Indian choker. Thanks to the versatility of kurtis, you can add your flavor as per your personal style and enjoy sporting different looks.

If you feel the tranquilizing vibes of kurtis and want to breathe new life into your wardrobe; it is time to head to wishalley.com and pick some from the amazing collection.

FUSION WEAR : BELT TO THE RESCUE

Fusion wear is a rage that has taken over the fashion world since quite sometime now. People like me who love to experiment and dress up have a lot of options when it comes to creating fusion looks.If you follow me on Instagram – missvogueviolet, you would know my love for the most convenient accessory I sport with most of my outfits – the belt.While western clothes and belts seem to be the obvious choice, pairing belts with Indian ensembles immediately creates a quirky  fashion statement! I often pair belts with dresses which are loose fit(creates a whole new look) here is a one of the looks I adapted to nail this trend effortlessly.

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This is a pale gold Dhoti dress with a cape which I had bought right after my pregnancy. Needless to mention, I shed a few kilos and the fit looked nothing like it did before That’s when this belt from Label Life came to my rescue. This could be worn over the cape as well, I used it under though. Now, I wear this in 3 different ways with and without the belt 😉

PARO WITH A TWIST!

The ubiquitous bridal saree for a Bengali woman would be the white and red saree. The shades can differ from a bold crimson to a sizzling scarlet, from a subtle maroon to a girly cherry red but the red on white has to stand out just like the vermilion on the bride’s head. Since time immemorial, we have heard of the legendary Devdas and when Sanjay Leela Bhansali recreated the same in the grandest way possible, all I could think of is getting my hands on a gorgeous white and red saree very similar to the one Paro wore. So, this was one of the most priced possessions in my wedding trousseau. I have worn it umpteen number of times pairing it with different kinds of blouses but this time, I decided  to style it with a long jacket and thankfully, a friend of mine could recreate the piece just as I had imagined.

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The embellishment on my jacket was that of a bird and cage and the earrings I picked up from an exhibition was that of birds with wide spread wings. jacket 3

Hair accessory picked up from a local salon which I later used as choker as well 🙂

Makeup by yours truly !I must mention the 2 products which stand out in the pictures – Huda Beauty Lashes in Claudia and Stunna Red lips by Fenty Beauty.

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A saree will never go out of fashion and the good news is there are so many ways to style it that the same one can be worn several times without looking the same. Hope you enjoy recreating this look.

 

Retro dressing for Indian Wedding

Winters are almost fading out and spring is just around the corner but do you know which is my favorite season? Just like thousands of other women, I enjoy wedding season the most. No matter how cheesy that may sound, trust me we wait for the season of celebration, rejoicing and most importantly, dressing up. While most wedding parties do not particularly have a theme to follow, I would like to share a few pictures from the Retro look I created few days back.

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Makeup :

On the Face:

Make Up Forever Ultra HD Foundation in Beige

MAC Strobe Cream as highlighter

MAC Petal Power as blush

MAC Mineralise Skin Finish Natural

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On the eyes :

Urban Decay Eye Primer Potion

Huda Beauty Desert Dusk Eye Palette

Eden on the lids, Desert sand towards the inner corners

Saffron on the outer corners and on the crease

Cosmo on the lids

Angelic in the inner lids

Chambor Eyeliner in Peacock Blue on the waterline

NYX Purple eye liner under the lower lashline

Benefit They’re Real Mascara

Huda Eye Lashes in Claudia

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On the lips :

Huda Beauty Liquid Lipstick in Trophy Wife

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Lehenga : Nivedita Saboo (This lehenga with a perfect fitted corset blouse is 7 years old which I had got done for my cousin’s wedding – Very light to carry and something that I would probably never do away with. I am just so glad I still fit into it)

 

For the perfect Retro look, I obviously created a generous amount of puff and bounce in the hair. I hope you would like to recreate this one!