January 1st : Time to set some goals? or not?

January 1st 2018 Wow, its 2018 already? I feel like It was just yesterday when I was dancing to Mambo no.5 at my aunts 1999 New years eve house party in Mumbai ( It’s funny but Seriously I was dancing to it) . Time is flying so fast it’s insane! In School , it seemed…

Christian Dior Exhibit at the Royal Ontario Museum (Video)

I had the pleasure of attending ROM’s original exhibition, Christian Dior, presented by Holt Renfrew to celebrate the house’s 70th anniversary.  Holt Renfrew was the first store in Canada to carry Christian Dior in its stores. Curated by Dr. Alexandra Palmer, the exhibition Dior features a selection of breath-taking designs from daytime to evening wear , rich…

I entered TFI as a designer & came out as an Entrepreneur

I launched my handbag label “Garéma” in the fall of 2015, as a new Canadian resident I had limited understanding of the Canadian fashion market and restricted access to information.  Fashion Your Future (FYF), an extensive accessory business boot camp program, developed by the Toronto Fashion Incubator’s (TFI), opened up a world of resources to…

Marrakech in Toronto: Scrubs in the City 2017

I attended this years SickKids Scrubs in the City which is an annual charity event that helped raised over $650,000 for a new Sick Kids hospital with world class medical amenities. I was invited by the fashion philanthropist Sylvia Mantella to attend this spectacular event with my husband. The theme for the night was Marrakech and the venue was transformed into…

Swarovski x CAFA Nominee Dinner for Garéma

I was first introduced to #Swarovski almost 20 years ago when my little sister ( @aeteedesigns ) bought her very first Swarovski crystals to iron them onto her jeans and she was super excited and I was amazed by how cool that was. Today , I am so blessed and honoured to have been recognised…

FashionCan Day 2 Highlights Video

FashionCan Day 2 Highlights 📹Video. Great show by Bustle & Paul Hardy  ! Bustle Sprouts stole the show with little ones walking the ramp.

My Front Row Experience at the Canadian Fashion show

Last two days were super exciting for me as I was invited to attend the FashionCan Runway & Pop up show event held at the Yorkdale Shopping center. It was an honor and a pleasure interacting with Canadian fashion icons such as Jeanne Beker who absolutely loves Garéma clutches & accessories. Day 1 showcased Canadian […]

Fall Accessories 2016

I visited the Kortright Centre for Conservation in Woodbridge for there annual Fall colour celebration. A perfect place for some outdoor fun, spectacular natural views , long trails and bountiful sunshine. To celebrate Fall, I accessorized my outfit with  some gorgeous Fall accessories from Aé-Teē & Garéma. Here are some photos: To shop for these accessories…

Fun Facts About Me & More

  My name is Garima and I have been travelling since I first opened my eyes! I was born in Ajmer, a beautiful city in Rajasthan, India surrounded by the Aravalli Mountains. After my birth, I flew to Calcutta (now Kolkata) where I lived with my grandparents, parents and my father’s siblings and there families….