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Weaving gold in Assam

The weaving village of Assam, Sualkuchi used to be buzzing with various crafts until last century. Now when you walk through the tiny by lanes of the village, all you hear is loud thumps of shuttle looms. Fine Tussar and Muga yarns shining in bright sun is undeniably attractive. With the increasing popularity of the handwoven magic from the region, many other artisans have moved from their traditional crafts to weaving now, making this a hotspot. Mekhela Chador is the traditional wear of Assamese and is still very popular among adults of all age groups unlike many other parts of India who have moved to Salwar Kameez and other western wear. It is a refreshing and inspiring sight to see such a popular...

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Meet us at Ethical Fashion Show, Berlin!

Fairkonnect will be at the Ethical Fashion Show happening at Berlin, Germany from 28th June to 30th June 2016.  We will be premiering our collection during this time. Our collection features apparels made out of Non violent silk (Eri Silk) and Organic Cotton. The collection appeals to today's modern women with traditional fabrics hand loomed by Indian weavers and craftsmen. The silhouettes are for the modern women who is always on the move yet not forgetting to be fashionable, yet ethically responsible by making use of their power of choice to be the agent of change. Visit us at the Ethical Fashion Show to know more about us and our collection, all Fair Trade, Ethical and sustainable. If you would like to book a...

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