Looking for treasures in every corner – DNA

Around the time Rudhra Kapur was looking at holding the first exhibition at his newly-launched concept lifestyle store, Treasures of India, he came across an interesting article in a newspaper about the legendary Spanish artist Salvador Dali. “Dali had an affinity with Air India and was madly inspired by the Indian elephant. He gifted them […]

LEGACIES OF THE PAST – THE AFTERNOON

LEGACIES OF THE PAST Monday, November 13, 2017 The Treasures of India store is steeped in history and heritage. Aakriti Patni visits to understand how local arts and crafts are interweaved with modernity and history Honouring his mother’s memories and celebrating the traditional arts and crafts indigenous to India, is Rudhra Kapur and his new […]

South Mumbai Gets New Art Destination That Opens With Show Of Salvador Dali’s Paintings – Mid-day

Colaba’s latest lifestyle and art destination, conceived in 1966, opens today with an exhibition of seven Salvador Dali paintings Debris lines the entrance to Treasures of India when we arrive for a walk-through of Colaba’s newest luxury destination, opening this afternoon. It’s a Monday morning and labourers are working in double-quick time since the place […]

RUDHRA KAPUR REINVENTS HERITAGE – EXPLOSIVE FASHION

RUDHRA KAPUR REINVENTS HERITAGE — MEHER CASTELINO One of the first boutiques to open in India was Burlingtons’ at Taj Mahal Hotel, Mumbai in 1951. When Shori Kapur, the wealthy owner of Devichand’s in Lahore, had to flee from Pakistan during the Partition there were not many fancy stores in the city. However there were […]

My Life My Style: Rudhra Kapur – Business Standard

My Life My Style: Rudhra Kapur Yours stylishly BS Weekend Last Updated at January 21, 2013 02:06 IST Designs that have caught your eye recently:  Most things by Philippe Starck Favourite fashion designer: In menswear, I love the clean cuts of Giorgio Armani, along with the zest of Jean Paul Gaultier or Roberto Cavalli The outfit […]