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Malkha Kora and Checks Spaghetti Dress

Rs. 3,590.00
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Key Features :  Handloom Cotton; Natural Dyed; Malkha; Zero Waste; Upcycled Description : A Malkha A-line spaghetti dress in checks and solid pattern. The dress has a coral frill at the...

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Key Features : 

Handloom Cotton; Natural Dyed; Malkha; Zero Waste; Upcycled

Description : A Malkha A-line spaghetti dress in checks and solid pattern. The dress has a coral frill at the hem and applique bindi motifs done using upcycled fabrics following our zero waste philosophy.

Styling tip : You can style this dress with neckpiece and bracelets. You can also wear this dress with a belt.

Specifications :          

Fabric

Malkha Handloom Cotton with upcycled zero waste bindi 

Color

Off-White

Neck

V Spaghetti

Sleeve Type

Sleeveless

Sleeve Length

-

Garment Length

46''

Fit

Regular

Pattern

Checks with Patchwork

Season

Summer

Occasion

All Occasion

Wash Care

Dry Clean Only

           

Model Stats: Model is wearing size S

 

About Malkha :

Malkha named to evoke the heyday of malmal and the revolutionary power of khadi, Malkha’s mission has been to present an evolved alternative to the industrial model of making cotton, eliminating unnecessary steps in the journey from plant to cloth to preserve the earth and the intrinsic properties of cotton, rather than please the behemoth machines.

The Malkha model of producing handloom cotton revives the local nature, vibrancy and diversity of the cotton making process and native cotton species. It seeks to restore handloom cotton to its pre-colonial days of glory. Most significantly of all, it aims to restore dignity and livelihood, and ultimately financial and functional independence, to each producer in the cotton making chain.

The Malkha insistence on using natural dyes, rejuvenates an interest in the complex art and science of natural dyeing. At the core of it, cotton is a finicky material, and so are natural dyes. As one Malkha member puts it, the combination of cotton and natural dyes is “... mind-blowingly capricious. Depending on the season, temperature, wind direction, the alignment of the stars, and the mood of polar bears, you get differently coloured and shaded fabrics. So achieving any kind of uniformity or consistency is not possible. No wonder hardly anyone sticks exclusively to natural dyes”. But we stubbornly do. And in doing so, we embrace not just the vibrancy and brilliance of natural dyes, we embrace the fickleness of nature and the challenge of restoring a dyeing [sic] art - the making of natural dyes and the elaborate preparation of cotton that is required for bright, permanent, washable colours.

What stands out in this fabric is the vibrancy of the colors, the way it drapes and swings. We believe this tremendous response to Malkha is a reflection of people’s intuitive appreciation for its unique qualities – the swing, the drape, the ability to breathe, to absorb, to hold colour. Each step in the Malkha process - spinning, weaving, dyeing and printing - plays a big role in imparting these qualities to the fabric. By handling the delicate cotton fibres gently, by avoiding the force and violence of conventional processing, it retains the springiness of the live fibres all the way into the cloth.

 

Enjoy the beautiful contemporary designs created in this rare fabric.

 

Content Source: Malkha team

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Dry wash only.