#NotesOnNovemberNoon by Palak Shah

#NotesOnNovemberNoon by Palak Shah

With her eye set on the pulse of Indian design, 30-year-old Palak Shah presides over one of the most meticulously curated luxury brands in India: Ekaya. Over the last decade, Ekaya has grown to become synonymous with silk rooted in the culture and customs of Banaras. And while the brand’s ever-growing journey may seem refreshingly lucid, it is behind the scenes where Palak is perennially caught in the juggling act of being a young entrepreneur.  We spoke to her on a particularly busy Thursday morning about how a striped co-ord set from November Noon ended up with her in Maasai Mara and why her first love for silk has roots deeper than it may appear on the onset.   You...
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Sunwarm Silk

Sunwarm Silk

Welcome to November Noon’s Thought Catalogue, a space where we talk about the subcontinent. We begin along the ghats of Banaras, meander through these streets of silk, take a train at some point to a megalopolis, corral friends, prep a sit-down meal...this is our steady stream of native consciousness.
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Visiting Banaras: A photo-interview

Visiting Banaras: A photo-interview

On a recent trip to Banaras, we visited SND & Co., a heritage textile design atelier, with a century-old legacy of working closely with local textile artisans.
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