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Weaves Of Karnataka - PART 2

Weaves Of Karnataka - PART 2

FROM YARN TO GARMENT. HANDMADE IN INDIA. PROUDLY. Each handmade dress in this mini collection has been lovingly crafted in Karnataka, by artisans who've chosen to continue to share their special skills with us against all odds. Handloom is an essential part of our culture and by making and buying handloom, we are supporting a community of skilled artisans and encouraging them to create more. This is but a small step in the right direction towards buying local, sustainable and ethical clothing while creating a thriving ecosystem of Indian art & artisans. We set about to channeling the rustic beauty...

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Weaves Of Karnataka

Weaves Of Karnataka

Karnataka is a state with varied, vocal and visible traditions, with fabrics and weaving forming a critical constituent. From the eponymous Mysore silk, to Ilkal and recently revived Patteda Anchu, there is no shortage of exquisite handloom in the state. But the popularity of these handlooms seem largely relegated to a niche community who set much stock by anything handwoven. Today, the handwoven versions of this colourful saree evinces continued loyalty among the women of the region or a reverent wonder from the connoisseurs of handmade around the world. There is no in between, which is where dare to step...

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Women Of The World

Women Of The World

This International Women's Day, we celebrate all the women we've ever crossed paths with. We've seen firsthand that we're born survivors and born rulers. We're givers in a world full of takers. We create worlds and we run them. We feel and we do. 

We've crossed paths with women who differ from us in many ways and yet, we've almost felt a kindred connection. We've learnt from every one of you and we're proud of the strength it takes to be a woman in an unequal world.

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Ukti Travels: The Ladakh Experience Part 1

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Ukti Travels: The Ladakh Experience Part 1

a brief travelogue of our journey into one of the most meaningful travels we've ever embarked on. 

I am mesmerised by the majestic presence of mountains, the limitless blue skies and the sudden sighting of an oasis in an otherwise barren desert, little settlements comfortably nestled in the loving shade of mountains, monasteries placed precariously in austere addresses..

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