Relaxed fit Kantha pants are crafted in organic indigenous cotton, handwoven in the arid regions of Bhuj, Gujarat. Elasticated with drawstrings and two side pockets, the versatile and breathable organic fabric can be paired with all forms of clothing. Layer it with a neutral coloured tee, kimono and jackets for a comfortable day.
With an admiration for our age old craft techniques, Rabari motifs are hand crafted and patched with intricate Ahir embroidery, along with Kantha stitch waves flowing from different directions.
(Kantha is a form of embroidery practised by rural women originated in the state of West Bengal and Bihar, India. Kantha comprises of the simplest stitch in the language of embroidery – the running stitch. It is the way in which this stitch is used, in different arrangements, that forms the complex vocabulary of kantha.)
Fabric : Organic cotton handwoven in Kutch, Gujarat
Embroidery : Artisanal based kantha needle work carried out by women in different parts of Bhuj as well as in Delhi.
Pattern cutting, stitching, tassels, trims and packaging : Our workshop In Delhi
Elasticated waist with drawstrings, Relaxed fit.
Wash and Care - Gentle hand wash in cold water. We provide a single use pouch of soap nuts with each purchase for you to try and test the most natural and eco friendly method of washing.(These berry shells grow on the Sapindus mukorossi (Soap Berry) tree in the Himalayas and they naturally contains a cleaning agent that works like detergent, called saponin. Saponin is amazing at penetrating the fibres of your clothes, lifting stains from the fabric that is then rinsed away.)
This piece is made on order to avoid excess blockage of raw material and to retain the value added by an artisan's work. Dispatched within 10-15 days of the order received.
While designing this series we wanted to create distinctive, global and timeless pieces by reviving our traditional Indian handcraft techniques and manifest our artisan skills in a new light for today’s environmentally conscious consumer.
The pieces are made in small batches in different parts of North India as every step of the production is time intensive and handmade.