The Culture Central
The Artisans of Ajrakhpur: Slowfashion
Ajrakh is a unique technology of fabric printing which involves about sixteen steps, the word Ajrakh literally means 'Aaj-Rakh'.
Sari Play: Five Creative Ways to Use Your Vintage Silk Saris
Six yards of silk combined with gold or silver, sheer Chiffon or Georgette and of course the cotton ones with embellished pallu these saris used to be part of my mother's wardrobe and now I inherit the treasure. Some times saris get old and other times we would like to discard them because we have worn at too many occasions or if they are out of trend. In India, it's not very uncommon to exchange an old sari and other clothes for something that you need in the kitchen or any other part of the house.
Slow Fashion Movement and You
What is Slow Fashion
According to Wikipedia, the slow movement (sometimes capitalised Slow movement or Slow Movement) advocates a cultural shift toward slowing down life's pace. It began with Carlo Petrini's protest against the opening of a McDonald's restaurant in Piazza di Spagna, Rome in 1986 that sparked the creation of the slow food movement.