New Arrivals for Deepavali 28/10/2015

Navarathri   might be  over but certainly not navarathrikolus  in Mylapore  as the vendors  continue to display their collection occupying major part  of the road leading to Kapaleeshwar temple. However  it is always a pleasure standing and watching all those colourful dolls, big and small  notwithstanding the hassles involved.  It’s equally interesting to go shop hopping  for Deepavali which is just two weeks away.

The first shop  we chose to visit was Sundari Silks in T.Nagar and I found it was more exciting to watch people  around  than their  collection which needed to be updated. Some men were  baby sitting, rather patting them to sleep, others were carrying them and walking from one end of the shop to the other while their women folk were engaged in inspecting one sari after another and shoving them away as evidence of their disapproval. Nalli Silks, our next stop too  appeared quite behind the times as their new stock was yet to arrive. Then it was the Kumaran silks and one look at the  jostling crowds   was enough to put us off but we went ahead squeezing ourselves amidst them  to have a  look at their Deepavali collection and  were happy to see the shop could boast of some new arrivals for the festive season  suiting every budget and taste .



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