On October 31, 2011, Siva Devireddy quit his job as director of Accenture’s Innovation Center in Bengaluru to embark on a path for which he had been laying the ground for over two years. The very next day he assumed charge at his entrepreneurial venture—GoCoop Solutions Private Ltd—as its CEO and managing director. The company, incorporated in October that year, owns and operates an online... Read More
Tenor is the founder of Sharlho, a sustainable label that interprets traditional Himalayan craftsmanship in contemporary designs and provides jobs to local artisans.
For 25 years now, New Delhi-based luxury textile and embroidery brand Sarita Handa has been making homes beautiful—one stitch at a timeWhat do Pottery Barn, Julia Roberts-starrer Eat Pray Love, and Spanish clothing and accessories retailer Zara have in common? The answer might surprise you. They have all, at some point, used Sarita Handa’s delicate embroideries and luxury textiles. Founded in 1992, Sarita Handa Exports reflects its owner’s passion for art, craft and textiles. Handa valued Indian craftsmanship, but was aware of its problems: inconsistent quality and old-fashioned products. She realized that with some quality control... Read More
Her debut solo exhibition, which opened in the Mumbai-based Akara art gallery, features stunning paintings and sculptures made with beeswax.In her exhibition, Fractal Futures, one notices the way the paintings have height and depth; they are three-dimensional. The paintings depict futuristic architecture and feature intersecting bridges, geometric patterns, which appear like optical illusions. Bhagyashree is of... Read More
These Indian Designers Are Showing the World That Fashion Can Be Eco-Friendly, Ethical & Sustainable
Reposted from: The Better India
Have you ever wondered where your outfits comes from? Are they made in factories or sweatshops? How much of the garments’ price make it to the artisans? And, what happens to discarded clothes? Clothing may be a basic need for human beings, but in the midst of a fast fashion culture, the industry has come to display serious consequences for the population and the planet.
As sustainable fashion offers a way out of the dilemma, offering clothing that is kind on our skin as much as the environment. And Indian... Read More