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Indian Travel Clothes

Indian Patola Travel Shirt
Indian Patola Travel Shirt
(Based on 3 reviews)
Category: Clothing/Women's Clothing/Shirts

Patola is a form of double-ikat weaving, meaning that both the warp (vertical) and weft (horizontal) threads are dyed before being strung on the loom. This intricate process results in a bold pattern, often on a red background. It is practiced in many parts of Southeast Asia but is a particular specialty of Gujarat, where silk patola saris are often part of a bride’s trousseau.


Available sizes: Small, Medium, Large, XLarge
$48.00
Indian Flower Burst Tunic
Indian Flower Burst Tunic
(Based on 12 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
$15.99
Indian Mandana Travel Shirt
Indian Mandana Travel Shirt
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Category: Clothing/Women's Clothing/Shirts

In the northwestern Indian state of Rajasthan, houses are often decorated with mandana paintings. This traditional folk art is often painted on the earthen walls, or on ground in front of one’s home, using red sand, ocher, and chalk powder, and the patterns often allude to Hindu gods, offering prayers for rain, a good harvest, good health, and more.


Available sizes: Small, Medium, Large, XLarge
$48.00
Indian Patola Travel Jacket
Indian Patola Travel Jacket
(Based on 2 reviews)
Category: Clothing/Women's Clothing/Jackets and Vests

Our black cotton jacket with strips of patola-inspired patterns is a versatile finishing touch to your travel wardrobe. Pair it with our coordinating Patola Travel Shirt or wear it over a T-shirt, tank top, silk shell, or sundress—it suits a range of styles and turns a trail-ready outfit into something suitable for exploring a museum or visiting a local café.


Available sizes: Small, Medium, Large, XLarge
$89.00
Indian Silk Tunic
Indian Silk Tunic
(Based on 4 reviews)
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
$19.99
Indian Rainbow Paisley Jacket
Indian Rainbow Paisley Jacket
(Based on 4 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
$28.99
Indian Boteh Travel Shirt
Indian Boteh Travel Shirt
(Based on 15 reviews)
Category: Clothing/Women's Clothing/Shirts

Intricate, stylized palm leaves unfurl across this silky-smooth, travel-friendly shirt. The pattern is called boteh in Farsi, but Westerners know it as paisley. In wrinkle-resistant 100% rayon with a range of vivid colors, this lightweight 3/4-sleeve shirt is a simple way to extend your travel wardrobe. Side vents at the hem.


Available sizes: Small, Medium, Large, XLarge
$48.00
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
$19.99
Indian Peacock Paisley Tunic
Indian Peacock Paisley Tunic
(Based on 16 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
Indian Embroidered Floral Jacket
Indian Embroidered Floral Jacket
(Based on 8 reviews)
Category: Clothing/Women's Clothing/Jackets and Vests
Throughout India, embroidery and needlework are highly developed local folk arts. In the region of Kashmir, however, needlework is the domain of highly skilled royal craftspeople. Worked in flat chain stitch, embroidery flows like brushstrokes across this distinctive cotton canvas jacket. The cut is an updated and relaxed version of the popular Nehru style. Fully lined. Made in India.
Available sizes: Small, Medium, Large, XLarge
$75.00
Indian Raindrop Tunic
Indian Raindrop Tunic
(Based on 4 reviews)
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
$29.99
Land of Five Rivers Embroidered Tunic
Land of Five Rivers Embroidered Tunic
(Based on 15 reviews)
Category: Clothing/Women's Clothing/Shirts
The Punjab region in northern India is brimming with highly creative artisans who make everything from ornate jewelry to detailed needlework bedding and fabric. This classic tunic represents those decorative arts with subtle tone-on-tone embroidery trimming the neck and cuffs and accented by a scattering of beads across the body and tiny bell buttons at the neckline. This embroidered tunic evolved from a typical Punjabi garment called a kameez, a loose cotton shirt with an airy quality to keep you cool. Made in India.
Available colors: Red, Turquoise, White
Available sizes: Small, Medium, Large, XLarge
$42.00
$5.99
Silk Road Kurta
Silk Road Kurta
(Based on 7 reviews)
Category: Clothing/Women's Clothing/Shirts

The Silk Road through Southeast Asia to China transported more than just goods. Art and ideas also passed from region to region. Buddhism may have spread from India to China as early as the first century B.C., and on to Japan soon after. This Indian tunic, with a Japanese-inspired pattern, pays homage to the spirit of cross-cultural exchange.


Available colors: Eggplant, Slate
Available sizes: Small, Medium, Large, XLarge
$49.00
$19.99