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Comfortable Clothes from India

 

Indian Flower Burst Tunic
Indian Flower Burst Tunic
(Based on 11 reviews)
Category: Clothing/Women's Clothing/Shirts

In the early 1900s, Mahatma Gandhi championed a homegrown Indian textile industry as a means of national self-sufficiency. By the 1960s, Indian motifs and textile traditions were inspiring designers around the world. This comfortable tunic combines a classic Indian style with bold floral graphics. Semisheer cotton with a split V-neckline and side vents.


Available sizes: Small, Medium, Large, XLarge, XXLarge
$39.00
$22.99
Jodphur Blue Tunic
Jodphur Blue Tunic
(Based on 6 reviews)
Category: Clothing/Women's Clothing/Shirts

Our breezy cotton voile tunic is inspired by the indigo-painted rooftops found in Jodhpur, India, near the Mehrangarh Fort. The collar, hem, and cuffs are decorated with delicate, hand-embroidered floral patterns. The style is known in India as a kurta, and features a split V-neck and 3/4-length sleeves.


Available sizes: Small, Medium, Large, XLarge
$48.00
Silk Sari Patch Jacket
Silk Sari Patch Jacket
(Based on 8 reviews)
Category: Clothing/Women's Clothing/Jackets and Vests

Vibrant patches of silk sari fabric are assembled in this one-of-a-kind, reversible jacket. Crafted in Gujarat, in western India, where a double-ikat style of weaving called patola is a specialty of local artisans. The jacket’s shaping comes from a layer of lightweight quilting. Sari patches will vary; reverses to solid red.


Available sizes: Small, Medium, Large, XLarge
$109.00
Taj Mahal Silk Jacket
Taj Mahal Silk Jacket
(Based on 5 reviews)
Category: Clothing/Women's Clothing/Jackets and Vests

The Taj Mahal in Agra, India, may be the world’s most ornate memorial, built in the 17th century by Shah Jahan for his wife Mumtaz. Inspired by the intricate inlay work found there, artisans hand-embroidered paisley patterns on the front, back, and sleeves of this flattering black silk jacket. No closure.


Available sizes: Small, Medium, Large, XLarge, XXLarge
$139.00
$59.99
Indian Silk Tunic
Indian Silk Tunic
(Based on 1 review)
Category: Clothing/Women's Clothing/Shirts

The Calico Museum in Ahmadabad houses India’s most important textile collection. The pattern of this silk-modal-blend tunic, called a kurta, is inspired by the museum’s early-19th-century printed fabrics made for trade with Europe. Hand-sewn pearlescent sequins add sparkle to the split V-neck design.


Available sizes: Small, Medium, Large, XLarge
$79.00
$29.99
Indian Rainbow Paisley Jacket
Indian Rainbow Paisley Jacket
(Based on 3 reviews)
Category: Clothing/Women's Clothing/Jackets and Vests

Gurgaon is one of India’s fastest growing cities, but family-run craft studios still flourish amid the international businesses that are fueling the economic boom. Our colorful, lightweight jacket is made in one of these studios. Tie-dyed by hand, each jacket is unique, with hand-embroidered paisley patterns on the front and one large paisley motif on the back. Paisley patterns, based on a stylized mango leaf, have been popular ever since merchant sea captains began bringing Indian textiles back to Europe and the U.S. in the 1700s. Two front patch pockets, fully lined.


Available sizes: Small, Medium, Large, XLarge
$99.00
$41.99
Paisley Flutter Tunic
Paisley Flutter Tunic
(Based on 2 reviews)
Category: Clothing/Women's Clothing/Shirts

During the 19th century, paisley shawls from India were all the rage in Europe and America. Later, in the early years of the 20th century, women who had inherited their grandmother’s heirloom shawls often refashioned the fabric into dresses and jackets more appropriate for the jazz age. This sheer butterfly-sleeve tunic is made in the same spirit of transformation, and updates a timeless paisley pattern in a contemporary style. Poly georgette with elastic ruching at the waist. Hits at mid-thigh. Camisole not included.


Available sizes: Small, Medium, Large, XLarge
$55.00
$20.99
Black Bandhani Shell
Black Bandhani Shell
(Based on 2 reviews)
Category: Clothing/Women's Clothing/Shirts

Textile arts flourish in the rural villages of western India’s Thar Desert: Wide swaths of hand-block-printed fabrics are laid in the sun to dry. Women in Rajasthan create multicolored fabric mosaics using embroidery and appliqué. And artisans throughout the desert region practice bandhani, a deceptively simple tie-dyeing technique. Intricate patterns are created by wrapping the fabric with string before dyeing it. Bandhani cloth is often used for women’s shawls, but here the technique is adapted for a silky collection of travel-ready garments that drape beautifully and multiply your travel wardrobe.


Available sizes: Small, Medium, Large, XLarge, XXLarge
$39.00
Black Bandhani Dress
Black Bandhani Dress
(Based on 6 reviews)
Category: Clothing/Women's Clothing/Shirts

Textile arts flourish in the rural villages of western India’s Thar Desert: Wide swaths of hand-block-printed fabrics are laid in the sun to dry. Women in Rajasthan create multicolored fabric mosaics using embroidery and appliqué. And artisans throughout the desert region practice bandhani, a deceptively simple tie-dyeing technique. Intricate patterns are created by wrapping the fabric with string before dyeing it. Bandhani cloth is often used for women’s shawls, but here the technique is adapted for a silky collection of travel-ready garments that drape beautifully and multiply your travel wardrobe.


Available sizes: Small, Medium, Large, XLarge
$69.00
Indian Iris Cardigan
Indian Iris Cardigan
(Based on 5 reviews)
Category: Clothing/Women's Clothing/Sweaters

Embroidered pink blossoms inspired by the Kumaon Himalaya iris grace this luxuriously soft ivory cardigan. In the northeastern Indian state of Manipur, the flower is known as kombirei, and is used in offerings during the new-year festival of Cheiraoba. Silk blend with nylon, cotton, and spandex to help keep its shape over seasons of travel.


Available colors: Black, Natural
Available sizes: Small, Medium, Large, XLarge
$79.00
$49.99
Indian Peacock Paisley Tunic
Indian Peacock Paisley Tunic
(Based on 11 reviews)
Category: Clothing/Women's Clothing/Shirts
A paisley print in peacock hues decorates this lightweight, traditional Indian, split-V-neck cotton tunic. Paisley patterns, based on a stylized mango leaf, have been popular ever since merchant sea captains began bringing Indian textiles back to Europe and the U.S. in the 1700s. This loose-fitting, flattering tunic suits a range of styles with its classic cut and timeless palette. The design may vary based on the cut of the fabric in each individual garment.

Women's sizes S (4-6), M (8-10), L (12-14), XL (16-18).


Available sizes: Small, Medium, Large, XLarge, XXLarge
$39.00
Peacock Reversible Quilted Jacket
Peacock Reversible Quilted Jacket
(Based on 3 reviews)
Category: Clothing/Women's Clothing/Jackets and Vests

Indian textile traditions date back more than four millennia. Here, artisans carefully screen-print lengths of cotton with a floral pattern. The cloth is dried in the Jodhpur sun before being transformed into this lightly quilted jacket. Hand-dyed and hand-printed in India in the rich turquoise and blue hues of the peacock, the country’s national bird. Button front. Reverses to solid blue (no pockets on the blue side).


Available sizes: Small, Medium, Large, XLarge
$115.00
Indian Raindrop Tunic
Indian Raindrop Tunic
(Based on 1 review)
Category: Clothing/Women's Clothing/Shirts

Indian textiles have been influencing world fashion for centuries. In the mid-19th century, women clamored for paisley patterns on Kashmiri shawls. In the mid-20th century, the peace-and-love generation popularized bold graphics and Nehru collars. This relaxed tunic updates a ’60s style with a pattern inspired by raindrops on a lake. Semisheer 100% cotton with a split V-neckline and side vents.


Available sizes: Small, Medium, Large, XLarge, XXLarge
$39.00
Kovalam Beach Emboidered Jacket
Kovalam Beach Emboidered Jacket
(Based on 2 reviews)
Category: Clothing/Women's Clothing/Jackets and Vests

The waters of Kovalam, on the Arabian Sea in the Indian state of Kerala, are the inspiration for our embroidered cotton jacket. Formerly a sleepy fishing village, Kovalam became popular with backpacking tourists in the 1970s. Traditional paisley patterns swim on a gray and blue background, highlighted with embroidered flowers. Zip front. Side vents. Made in India.


Available sizes: Small, Medium, Large, XLarge
$69.00
$49.99
Hand-tooled Multicolored Bangles - Set of 3
Hand-tooled Multicolored Bangles - Set of 3
(Based on 5 reviews)
Category: Clothing/Jewelry/Bracelets

Bangles made in all metals and materials are popular adornments for women throughout India, regardless of age or heritage. In the past, the number of bangles worn would tell a woman's marital status. Here strips of faux ivory are dyed in a range of bright hues and inlaid by hand into a brass frame.


$35.00