AKIHI (noun)- Listening to directions and then walking off and promptly forgetting them.The label, AKIHI was conceptualized by Srishti Arora, along the same belief when she embarked upon a journey to find an exceptional wearable expression for traditional Indian embroideries. As a trained textile designer, Srishti has forever been enthralled by local textiles and embroideries of Jaipur, but wanted to find an offbeat avenue to showcase them. A lot of soul-searching ensued till she struck upon the idea of crafting jewelry pieces that were adorned with embroideries and fabrics instead of gemstones.
Started in the peak of a global pandemic, ours is a women led small business
that’s been crafting hand embroidered accessories while supporting local artisans. It began as a cute little venture that grew with the intention to bring handmade products that can spread sunshine, positivity, colours, sass and some badass!
Just a small team of 6 Women with a dash of hope and a no give up attitude, we are here to make a difference.
Gulaal, which is synonymous with the colourful festival of Holi, is fuelled by my undying love for colours and quality. GULAAL BRINGS FORTH A RANGE OF DELIGHTFUL FASHION CLOTHING, MODERN, COMFORTABLE, STRIKING BUT HINGED FIRMLY ON THE USE OF QUALITY TEXTILES. Like most designers, I draw my inspiration from almost everything around me, whether it is my everyday life in the colourful and beautifully slow-paced Jaipur or my travel to frenzied cities abroad dipped in their multi-layered cultures.
Gulaal is for you and what you really are, it is designed keeping in mind normal people who like to look good without being uncomfortable. At Gulaal, our roots are important to us – hence, Cotton is the basic fabric of choice. We firmly believe clothes can look good on anyone irrespective of their looks or figure. This is the type of clothing that we completely BELIEVE IN –feels good on the skin and look absolutely pretty when adorned. This is what I wear!
India Circus offers contemporary-chic, sophisticated, and affordable style for various areas of your life,from home decor to personal accessories. With an All-Indian palette, we draw our inspiration from both Mughal Royalty as well as road-side chai. They offer a diverse and distinct array of moods and tones, which we feel represents India.
“Crafted for you with heart”
Khes Textiles brings to you a range of beautifully crafted fabrics for your personalized
ensemble. Khes is a brain child of a textile enthusiast Sachi Shah.
Khes brings to you meticulously crafted and embroidered textiles made by our talented artisans.
At Miko Lolo, we aim to bring to you a healthy clothing alternative, wrapped in colourful prints, ready for your little one's fun filled day. All our products are made with GOTS (Global Organic Textile Standard) certified organic cotton. We believe in providing a healthy, breathable, chemical-free clothing option for your little ones. For each collection we develop unique, theme-based prints, to keep the storyteller alive in your child's mind.
RE:O:SA which is synonymous to resourceful, enriching, objective, strengthening and adaptable. Our aim is to enrich the indigenous culture and artisans of India and aim to rebuild what is lost. We believe in Conscious and strategic approach to materials and production, supporting Indian textiles, reviving hand loom skills sourcing fabrics from small yet skilled manufacturers we trust and forming a meaningful relationship with such artisans by closely working with them. We are proud to say we create collections from styling these fabrics with unique texture.
Back in the day when everything was classically handmade, we are reviving that culture in our workshop everything made in-house is handwoven and with our expertise we make it nothing but elegant and timeless.
SATAT circles around designs that are timeless in style, seasoned craftsmanship, sustainable materials and processes that leave behind lesser carbon footprint. Our concepts bud from the ideology of products being sustainably handcrafted. We work with generations of skilled craftsmen and inculcate their experience and perspective into our designs to keep the traditional touch intact.
Smriti Gupta is the founder and the design lead of the firm. She is a designer and entrepreneur with over 15 years of experience in textile and apparel design. She is a visionary product developer with in-depth technical knowledge of textile and apparel manufacturing. Sensitive to the craft and handloom industry of India, Smriti works with a vision to empower the associated handloom sectors. Smriti’s designs have been featured in design books by Robert Sitley Adler and her apparels have been featured in Vogue India.
Our latest range of clutches and potlis, is hand crafted in raw silk fabric and utilizes multiple hand embroidery techniques and materials, done by some of the most skilled craftsmen of India.
The Purple Sack as the name suggests is a label for designer and handcrafted bags, with an unmatched finesse. Brainchild of a fun loving and extremely talented Accessory Designer, Tanvi Gupta every bag is infused with vibrancy and love. A one-stop accessory hub, the purple sack specializes in bags making each and everyone carry their stuff in style, and with ease.
Graduating in 2010 from National Institute of Fashion Technology, the Purple Sack’s first street wear collection was instantly hand-picked by shoppers at the first edition of Flea market at Select Citywalk Mall, Saket. The designer was sure about what she wanted and launched her label as soon as she graduated.
The Purple Sack had a debut show for their bags at Lakme India Fashion Week, Winter/Festive August 2013. Being the only accessory brand showcasing in the Talent Box in 2013, they got huge publicity and their loud and quirky sensibility got Emaam Siddiqui to walk the ramp for them.
Since the inception of TRC, our love for handlooms has reflected in our creations. We’re loved by those who look for ease and effortlessness in their looks. We believe: It’s not about the age, its about the mindset. We believe in delivering a product which can be transferred to generations without losing its value in terms of fashion or style.
We design capsule collections to bring you unique products, with strong emphasis on hand embroidery. Our needle embroidery techniques are simple and leaves one nostalgic of their grandmother’s old embroidered handkerchief and bedsheets.
We aim to hit a balance between our traditions and modern lifestyle needs by bringing Innovation, Sustainability and Scale to the craft.
We are a home grown brand that loves everything sustainable, we curate products by local artisan and give them platform to showcase their creativity. We love all things ceramics and you can find range of dining-ware and ceramic home decor at Weaving Home.
We are a team of three spirited women born and brought up in urban India, pursuing our passion to create a community of health-conscious, environment-conscious and people-conscious individuals. Growing up in a patriarchal society, we are also driven by a need to be economically independent daughters, who love to stretch (figuratively and literally) and push boundaries.
Our sustainable textiles and clothing are made with baby’s comfort in mind, for now and beyond.
We work with buttery soft, GOTS certified organic cotton and non-toxic colours that do not irritate the skin. Our garments have an adjustable fit, allowing them to be worn for longer. Produced in small batches to ensure good craftsmanship, our process is slow and every detail is considered - right till the fabric waste. Every Whitewater gift is meant to be cherished by many hands.
Our designs are all about kids /'Our Naughty Nutties' as we call them. Style is equally important for kids especially if it comes to tradition and festivities! Our designs are focused on kids to be their playful best even if they are wearing traditional outfits.
Vinita's designs are created straight out of mother's love. Passionate about bright colours her design theory is simple 'Bright is Beautiful and kids deserve it!!"
The best part of the collection is that the clothes are skin-friendly with soft fabrics and hold the ethnicity of her roots from Rajasthan.
I first realized that I want to be a fashion designer when I was in standard 6th, at school my favorite subject was arts and even my math and science books were full of clothes sketches.
Having realized my dream so early in life I aspire each day to achieve it. Born and raised in Rajasthan, I am inclined toward block print and have been always fascinated by the art of it.