This Independence Day

Some pretty gifts from An Indian Summer 
Two discount codes and two giveaways
Just for You, my fabulous peeps!

Kahani (story) is Lisanne’s dream project and has been launched recently. Lisanne, originally from Montreal, Canada, has been living in New York since 2007 and has worked as an Art Director for many magazines and fashion retailers. A visit to Kutch, India and the crafts she saw there, inspired her to design and launch her collection of scarves, bags and jewelry in a way that helps artisans preserve their craft integrity. 
You can view and shop for Kahani’s beautiful collection right here. As a special Independence Day gift to all An Indian Summer reader’s, Kahani is offering a 25% discount (with a minimum $25 purchase)! Just use the code indiansummer at the checkout. The discount is applicable till the end of this month. 

Earthen Canvas

Working with hand spun silk, khadi and linen, Arun Kumar Tiwari creates striking contemporary silhouettes in his Earthen Canvas collection. A NIFT graduate, Arun’s work is rural in inspiration and urban in presentation. Along with creating very wearable apparel, Arun also dabbles in costume designing and has had many notable projects to his claim. 
Arun’s work is available at both online and retail outlets, and he has fabulous Independence Day offer for An Indian Summer readers – a whopping 40% discount! Just use the code EARTHENCANVAS40 when you shop for his products online right here. They do ship internationally, so hurrah! Arun also retails from O Layla in New Delhi and from Sobo in Bombay. Here too, just mention EARTHENCANVAS40 to get a 40% discount on the collection. In case of any further question or issue, just shoot an email to Arun.

Tadpole Store

The latest cool online store on the block is the Tadpole Store, which offers authentic design from an array of young designers. The brains behind Tadpole Store, Bhavna Bahri and Samarth Mungali, are from NID, and the store is one of their many initiatives to spread the goodness of design. Tadpole Store is the only online store where the focus goes beyond just retailing designer products and elaborates to creating an immersive design experience. Showcases such as Behind the Scene associated with a product present the designer’s journey of creating the product. Also, to encourage customer- designer interaction Tadpole Store features biographic accounts of designers as Design Diaries and facilitates social media conversations on mediums like facebook and twitter.
The GiveAway!
For Independence day, Tadpole Store and An Indian Summer would like to giveaway this gorgeous silk cushion cover from Ek Karkhana! You know how to enter the giveaway, right? Let me tell you once again 🙂
1. Think of a quick rhyme or haiku, using the word ‘Tadpole’ OR ‘Summer’
2. Leave your brilliant rhyme as a comment, right here on An Indian Summer’s facebook page
(make sure you are logged into facebook and have liked An Indian Summer’s page to do above!)
And, that’s it! Bhavna Bahri from Tadpole will pick up the winner on Aug 22nd!
Peacocks and Paisleys
Peacocks and Paisleys, the online store featuring lovely textiles from India, is the brainchild of Priya, a block print enthusiast currently in Australia. Her store features a range of block printed textiles, from quilt covers to curtains to cushions covers. 
Priya is joining in in the Independence Day party, and is giving away a quilt cover and two pillow cases from the serene Turquoise Temple collection! As before, all you need to do to enter:
1. Take a look at the beautiful collection on Peacocks and Paisleys
2. Leave a comment, right here on An Indian Summer’s facebook page

(make sure you are logged into facebook and have liked An Indian Summer’s page to do above!)

The winner would be selected using random generator on Aug 22nd. Priya would ship anywhere in the world!

Have a brilliant rest of the week folks! 
And many many thanks to all the lovely people and stores featured above for being so generous!



  1. I absolutely ADORE this blog. Traveled to India last February and fell in love with the energy and dazzling designs! Would love to come back and buy more pieces I can use in my home, so inspired by this blog 🙂 Pick me pretty please? 🙂

  2. P&P : awesome stuff and so serene…and i love love the logo

  3. Verryyy nice :):)

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