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 panelled white floor length gown, inspired by the traditional Angarkha wrap dress, with long ruched sleeves. The V neckline and cuffs are elaborately worked on using Barmer appliqué with cutwork techniques that add a decorative touch to the long, clean lines of this dress. Twelve metres of pure white Khadi cotton fabric have been used to create the skirt alone. Model is 179cm/ 5'10.5 and wears size 8UK.
This garment is made to order in customised sizes, and will ship within 28 days. If you need your order sooner please contact us and we will do our best to accommodate your request.