Khadi refers to the entirely handmade. It is a fabric made from cotton that is hand-spun using a wooden spinning wheel and then hand woven. As it requires no electricity, the weaving of Khadi is the oldest form weaving fabric, and has been practiced on the Indian subcontinent for the last 5,000 years. Khadi is the ultimate symbol of artisanal craftsmanship as opposed to industrially manufactured goods, it is manufactured using solely human energy. It has renewed relevance in today's world of fast fashion as a zero carbon footprint fabric, it is woven from natural, organic fibres making it 100% biodegradable. This is a white cape top open at the sides. It is made using a heavy Khadi fabric spun using the traditional Gandhi charkha, a small portable hand cranked wheel used for spinning cotton. Spinning of this kind requires considerable skill and rare to find. A delicately hand embroidered fretwork jaali runs down the length of the garment along the back. An open neckline, exaggerated length and asymmetric placket make the garment contemporary while using a hand crafted fabric. Shown with the KhadiPalazzo Trouser. Model is 179cm/ 5'10.5 and wears size 8UK.
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