Source : indelust.com
Sana and Nihar operates with a belief that luxury can be sustainable and they are proving that sentiment to be true with Indelust.com, an e-commerce site that curates ethically sourced fashion, art, and home items from up-and-coming artisans in the Indian subcontinent.
Indelust’s aim is to build global awareness of an emerging design sensibility originating from the Indian subcontinent and create a destination where artisans can work with fashion-forward designers to create clothes, accessories and homewares that inspire for a lifetime. Read More
Source : injiri.co.in
Founded in 2009 by Chinar Farooqui, Injiri is dedicated to creating high-quality textile products using traditional Indian techniques.
Injiri is a clothing and home textiles brand inspired and hand-crafted in India. Drawing upon India’s living textile traditions such as hand-woven khadi, jamdani and ikat, Injiri creates a range of clothing and home textiles for the contemporary market. Based in Jaipur, Injiri products are available in shops around the world.
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Source : leahsingh.com
Leah Singh features a collection of handcrafted textiles that mix traditional Indian craft techniques with unexpected color combinations, and modern, geometric forms. Designer and founder Leah Singh works directly with artisans in villages across India using embroidery, weaving, and printing techniques that are native to the region. Her philosophy is to rejuvenate these age-old, traditional crafts by transforming them into modern objects.
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Source : www.safomasi.com
It was December 2010, and Sarah Fotheringham and Maninder Singh both found themselves living in Delhi. Maninder had recently moved back after living in Melbourne, and Sarah had left London, having got a job as an art director with Wieden + Kennedy Delhi. A chance meeting at a photoshoot led to a Boxing Day date, and the start of a many nights of planning. Driven by a love of beautiful things and a desire to work and travel together, two years later, designer homeware brand Safomasi... Read More
Young, contemporary and niche Indian designers are the real show stealers at the 2016 London Design Fair
Reposted from Architectural Digest
It’s an exciting time for design connoisseurs to be in London right now. Close on the heels of the London Design Biennale and the London Design Festival, this week will see the inauguration of the London Design Fair. And in all, especially the last one, India is sure making her presence felt. The fair, which is on for four... Read More
AD talks to the designer about her 25-year-long journey, and her new collection of wallpapers
Reposted from Architectural Digest
For 25 years, Sarita Handa and her eponymous brand have been setting home décor trends across India. And what’s made her designs click is that they achieve a peaceful harmony between modern lifestyle products and traditional embroidered textiles, almost effortlessly. The past two decade have seen several Sarita Handa shops come up all over the country, and now for the first time, the brand has announced a... Read More
Mr. Francois Arpels
François is Co-Founder and Managing Partner of IndEU Capital, a fund dedicated to innovation in made in India lifestyle, crafts and luxury brands. François has been closely involved with India for more than 10 years. He has acquired an intimate understanding of the fashion and luxury industry thanks to more than 25 years of experience advising brands in their development strategies, and as Managing Director of the retail/fashion/luxury franchise of Bryan Garnier & Co. François is a former shareholder and member of the Executive Committee of Van Cleef & Arpels,... Read More
The Story Of India’s Progress
With the upsurge in disposable income and growing consumerism, the luxury sector market in India is all geared up for unprecedented expansion. If statistics are to be believed, then India is already on her way to becoming one of the chief economies of Asia.
The mushrooming upper middle class, residing mainly in urban areas and Tier II and III cities, has shown a mounting inclination towards global brands, resulting in the presence of venerated names such as Rolls Royce, Louis Vuitton, Christian Louboutin, etc. in a leading emerging market.
Reposted from The New Indian Express
Visits to Jaipur may never be the same again. One step inside Anantaya, the niche stockist of gorgeous contemporary artefacts, located in a tree lined street of the pink city, is enough to make anyone part with their plastic. Generously. The brainchild of Ayush Kasliwal, an industrial furniture design graduate of the National Institute of Design, Ahmedabad, Anantaya is a concept design studio (and store) that explores and exhibits the talent of brilliant craftsmen around the country. Now 40, Kasliwal set up Anantaya in 2007-8, with the aim to... Read More