We are Native
How to wear it
This collection redefines the wardrobe of the modern nomad. The city-dwelling natives who connect with their roots through the clothes that they wear. Each item of clothing in this collection is made from a heritage textile rooted in traditional artisan communities.
Yet each piece is redefined into sporty and edgy daily wear for the modern city dweller. We belong both to our origins and also to our fast-paced city lives. We are native
How it changes the world
This fabric is a traditional Andhra ikat. It is made from an ancient yarn tie-dye technique done by artisan communities and then woven into fabric on handlooms.
Who made it
The fabric has been painstakingly created by an ikat weaving community located in the village of Koyalagudum in Telangana. It showcases a heritage motif created by 4th generation handloom weavers. Each weaver is able to make no more than a few meters a day and the tie-dye process itself takes several weeks.
Sewn by Projecthrive
This piece has been hand cut and sewn by the ladies of Projecthrive. A sewing center that trains and employs women from the slums of New Delhi in an endeavor to provide them equal economic opportunity. They make each piece on order just for you.