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The Beauty of Kalamkari

Kalamkari Red Kimono Robes

Our collaborative journey with the talented artisans who make our Kalamkari block printed textiles is like stepping through a portal to another era, where our shared passion for this ancient craft intertwines with rich cultural traditions of environmental stewardship and sustainability. Originating from the southern states of India, particularly Andhra Pradesh, Kalamkari’s roots run deep,…

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Let’s Start A Fashion Revolution

Two women sitting behind sewing machines, holding up signs that read "I made your clothes."

The Fashion Revolution is an important movement that is working to create more sustainable, ethical, and safe environments for the people who make our clothes. It was founded by Carry Somers and Orsola de Castro in the wake of the Rana Plaza disaster in 2013. The 2013 Rana Plaza factory collapse (also referred to as…

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The Impact of Buying Fair Trade Products

Women Embroidery Artisans In India

Sevya’s Cotton Block Print Caftan Dresses Maybe you’ve heard the term fair trade before but aren’t quite sure what it means. Let’s dive into what it means, why it’s important, and how you can support fair trade today! What is Fair Trade? The term “fair trade” traces its roots to 1946 when Edna Ruth Byler,…

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Sevya’s Kantha Collection

Cotton Kantha Kimono Jacket

You may have noticed a new section on our website recently! Our Kantha Collection features gorgeous handmade apparel, scarves, bags, and home linens. Click the link to go shop now, or stick around to learn a bit more about the incredible and sustainable art form of kantha embroidery! So what is Kantha you ask? Kantha…

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Silk Sari Scarves

Recycled Silk Sari Scarves

Sevya’s silk sari scarves are one-of-a-kind pieces that up-cycle silk from Indian women’s’ saris. Saris are traditional outfits that often use a lot of fabric and are made from high quality silk. Some saris have bold and colorful designs, while others are more subtle. Sevya sources high quality used saris which would be otherwise discarded,…

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