back to Jaipur

oh color!

 

the big story this trip was the demonetization of the 500 and 1000 rupee note

seen here a typical atm line

the problem is still not under control and many people are suffering

fishing

we are heading east!

Tokyo Pop Up Shop December 5-9

at Fog Linen Work Tokyo

fall-sample-sale-2016

if you missed us at NY NOW here are some highlights

RED AND PINK RIBBONAUG16 CLOSE UP2 ORANGE CLOTHING COLLECTION AUG16BOOTH1 IRONWARE BUTTON SHIRTS BINS SLEEVES BEADS BRASS BROWNS SHIRTS CLOSEUP1 COPPER BOOTH

photo by Kikuko Usuyamacover dress

AUNTIE OTI @ NY NOW
at home
#2568
Javits Center
August 21-24
fall 2016

*August 7th is national handloom day in India*

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i leave India as the rains arrive-goodbye until next time

man walking large cloudsmotorcycles in rainstorm

 

why do i love Koshy’s so very much?

so few places are as unselfconscious yet full of interesting dynamic people from all walks of life chatting debating eating and drinking from early morning until late at night in an atmosphere that looks as if it has not changed since it first opened in 1940

koshy's web tea and lime sodaweb

 

 

 

color is everywhere

red graffiti pink against chain link little orange flowers blue siding little orange flowers blue painted wood

shopping

shopping baby

leaving the station

waiting group waiting group2 passing trains blue train

landscape passing by the train window

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train crossing

cycle and popcicles father and son and goats

 

houses and buildings seen through the train window

layers2 spooky eyesearth tones layers hand on hip bright green building laundry with blue door teal house with palm hot pink roof pink scarf and stripe goats against lavender

colorful buildings as seen approaching the city through the train window

beige blue green buildings red green building turquose and red houses very red building screens orange burgundy buildlings drums green pink buildings red green building

random beautiful things

Gandhiji black dog white tail frond windows sunday swim

pretty stuff

petals plant at lunch canteen purple vine small wire string of lights red scale

 

 

 

Sunday at the zoo

stepping over the curb look out! one man two womenjpg mr v posinglittle boygrandmaexotic flower toysfamily salute crocodilecolorful family2tender coconuts in rainstormbored sister carts camoflage flexible man pink sari from the back colorful family barrel umbrellas

on the street :

brights

stools swimming pools balloon seller

on the street :

blues and greens

fabric door green pillars blue flower baskets mangos streetside blue tires green door

on the street :

pastels

doorway with pink and green white scooter two tuktuks and a motorcycle crosses grill waiting on the street white cow open door white wall

a tranquil spot amidst chaos

museum garden

market colorsyellow marigold still life bags of flowers blue bowls golds cubes yellow cubes

basket oF orange roses pink cubes pink bags of flowers pink sari pink flowers waiting in line

flower sellers peppers tuberroses and roses bag of red

paan big green leaves motar and pestle green leaves banana leaf vendor green sari blouse tuberroses vendor with blue foil garland seller blue awning sticks bag wallah GFS locks paan seller

 

bananas

bananas and blue wallyellow bananas green bananas on pegs bananas on pegsbanana spiral

my dream car

webgrey car

pattern

green curb metal siding red pattern web

the fantastic Green Hotel Mysore

the green hotel rose petals two wicker chairsside garden ceiling fan double chair2brown doors back door double chair plants door in arch window and curtain coleus pots hotel breakfast coleus

fun food

silver with red lassi list banana juice south indian meal

a visit to FUNWORLD

funworld not red bathing suit ticket booth water slide water jets very scary 12 legs

signs and graphicsnow open yellow arrow no parking blow turban blue writing sign in Kannada man stickerbrick wall ice creams ice cream with purple two ice creams

mangos!

unripe mangosgreen mangos mangosmangos3 mangos2 mangos5 mango bowl

people

blue plaid lungi two ladies boys in blue plastic cart group of ladies

nothing to me says I’m back in India like riding in an auto rickshaw

blue flame auto siding brown on white Durga scenery weird combo purple and pink wavy pink sticker red bus bluewhite stripes

only cloth napkins for mom

metro

 

 

Auntie Oti + Goop

goop red stripe napkin goop blue stripe napkin

sample sale

one of our retailers of Auntie Oti featured by The Shopkeepers:

POD

thanks for the lovely pictures of our things

pod-1 pod-7 pod-9 pod-2 pod-3

thanks for coming out to the remodelista pop up market

our table and a few of our favorite “istas”

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our home studio featured in Japan’s Plus 1 Living

PLUS1LIVINGLIVINGROOM

 

printed tablecloths featured in Domino

DOMINO

the beautiful fall reception of Fiona of Thomas Sires featured in

Martha Stewart Weddings using our printed tablecloths and sari fragments

MS PRINTED TABLECLOTH

SARI TABLECLOTH

if we missed you at NY NOW you can see some highlights here

BOOTH OVERVIEW CONTAINERS BLUES BLANKETS BOTANICAL T SHIRT LEDGER SARIS SPRING 2016 LINENS YOGA BLANKETS RACK RUNNER THROWS SPRING 2016

this from a NY Times feature regarding Indian spices stored in copper containers.

here an elaborately stunning gift from mother to son; our version in copper or brass spices in copper containers

back in India!

SCHOOLGIRLS AND THEIR MOTHERS

 

white

GATES DO NOT THROW GARBAGE KNEE IN DOORWAY pale fan web TEXTURED BUILDING WALL WHITE AND SILVER WHITE BRICKS WHITE DOOR WHITE BUILDING WHITE DETAILS WHITE TEXTURES WHITE WALL GREEN WINDOW STAIRCASE WHITES WHITE WITH VEST PIGEIONS DRYING FABRIC

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NAAZweb

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CHAI CUPS WODDEN BOWL POTTED TREES CONDIMENTS