Epitomizing Organic and Sustainable Fashion: Hand Woven Fabric
Simple yet stylish, comfy yet classy, innate yet incredible…yes, we’re talking about organic hand woven clothing. An art that digs its roots in the state-of-the-kind handcraftsmanship of the Indian weavers, this form of sustainable fashion, all credits to its silent style appeal, has occupied such a prominent place in Indian designer handloom clothesthat all Bollywood divas are seen donning the fabric with grace.
The timeless Anavila hand woven collectionis one such example. Everyone, right from Sonam Kapoor and KalkiKoechlin to KanganaRanaut and Madhuri Dixit have basked in the eternal charm of exquisite cotton, silk, and linen silhouettes of Anavila sarees, Anavila dresses Anavila kurta sets. Taking a contemporary take on Indian textiles, all that the designer brings to the table is understated elegance.
Another namethat takes our senses on a joy ride is Kanelle handloom collection. Organic fashionperfected to match the modern cosmopolitan taste, the liberty to play around with colours in a neutral palette and complimentary prints and silhouettes make a striking impression of their own. Take cues from Dia Mirza and Vidya Balan sizzling in classic Kanelle sarees andKareena Kapoor Khanstealing the show in afull-length embellished dress by Kanelle…they indeed give us some serious fashion goals.
Hand woven tunics with inspiring embroidery work have been cherished in the fashion industry. Remember Bebo’s bright tunics from Jab We Met? Bright colours with striking detailing added emphasis to Geet’s character played by Kareena. And if she sealed the deal with Manish Malhotra designer collection, actress NargisFakhri gave the designer a true run for his money in the Imtiaz Ali directed Rockstar. Donning elegant hand woven dupattaswith Kashmiri embroidery and the heavily embellished Kashmiri Pundit hand woven wedding lehenga, she looked every inch stunning!
‘Creating, not assembling’ is the guiding philosophy of Akaaro by Gaurav Jain Gupta. And donning ivory embroidered jacketfrom Gaurav Gupta coutureare none other than Malaika Arora Khan and Karishma Kapoor. Completing the look with statement jewellery, they look effortlessly gorgeous!
We love the way Aditi Rao Hydari makes a simple yet modish statement. Whatever she wears blends naturally with her chic, trendsetter-like personality, and this black and white flared handloom dressfrom KharaKapas collectionis a supplementing proof. With a plain hairdo and some metallic bangles to finish the look, she looks pretty. Yes Aditi, you do beguile us!
Exhibiting a unique amalgamation of functionality and fine embroidery is the Payal Pratap couture. And Deepika Padukone and Priyanka Chopra definitely seem to be in love with the floraljacketand white maxi gownby the designer. Indeed, even bold jackets can tie the look and do the talking!
Spice up your wardrobe with organic and sustainable hand woven clothes because their premium style appeal is here to captivate our senses!