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Fabric of India: Embroidery
Fabric of India: Embroidery

Men.  Lots of them.  All simultaneously pulling the finest of thread through the tiniest of holes to create the most minute of stitches that will then accumulate to form the most intricate of patterns.  That was the most surprising thing that struck me when we went to see Sankalan’s embroidery...

Fabric of India: Tie and Dye
Fabric of India: Tie and Dye

I’ve just come back from a mammoth trip in Asia where I’ve had the time to really think about this idea of a quickening speed, that has taken over fashion’s consciousness (and perhaps its conscience, if it indeed has one…).  In Seoul, the pace was fast with its frenetic frenzy...

Fabric of India: Woven Into Life
Fabric of India: Woven Into Life

One of my favourite images that I took on my trip to India back in February is the one below.  It was taken on the outskirts of Jaipur on a very impoverished side street.  But in one snapshot, I see embroidery.  I see ombre dyed fabric (a sunset effect from lilac...