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Traditional Womens Clothing from India

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Indian Mandana Travel Shirt
Indian Mandana Travel Shirt
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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 Shirt
Indian Patola Travel Shirt
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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
Batik Butterfly Tunic
Batik Butterfly Tunic
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Artisans in India mimic traditional embroidery patterns by using wax-resist batik to create an ivory-hued design along the neckline, hem, and sleeves of this cotton-knit tunic. Butterflies also decorate the navy and turquoise tie-dyed background. Clear sequins add sparkle to a casual split-V-neck, 3/4-sleeve design.


Available sizes: Small, Medium, Large, XLarge
$39.00
$11.99
Indian Iris Cardigan
Indian Iris Cardigan
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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
$29.99
Shalimar Garden Paisley Jacket
Shalimar Garden Paisley Jacket
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The swirling pattern of paisley—in Farsi called boteh, the word for a young flower or palm leaf—evolved from a traditional Kashmiri design. The Silk Road brought Kashmiri shawls to Europe where they became wildly popular. The Scottish mill that was first able to re-create the intricate design was in Paisley, Scotland, and gave the pattern its English name. This lightweight, 100% cotton, open-front jacket is made in India with an allover paisley pattern and hand-beaded accents. The greens, blues, reds, and pinks evoke the flowers in Kashmir's Shalimar Garden, built by 17th-century Mughal emperor Jahangir and famous for its nightly fountain displays.


Available sizes: Small, Medium, Large, XLarge
$89.00
Indian Black and Lavender Henna Shirt
Indian Black and Lavender Henna Shirt
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Graced with patterns unique to India's mehndi tradition, this shirt is soft, lightweight, and versatile. A celebrated part of Indian folk art and culture, the intricate mehndi patterns are created by applying henna to the skin and are traditionally found decorating the hands and feet of brides before their wedding ceremony. 3/4-length sleeves.


Available sizes: Small, Medium, Large, XLarge, XXLarge
$65.00
Indian Peacock Paisley Tunic
Indian Peacock Paisley Tunic
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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
Jodphur Blue Tunic
Jodphur Blue Tunic
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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
Rajasthani Cotton Blouse
Rajasthani Cotton Blouse
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Our bright cotton blouse is a contemporary, feminine restyling of a traditional men’s kurta. The pattern is silk-screened by hand in vivid orange and red inspired by the bonfires of the springtime Hindu festival of Holi. Button front with Nehru-style collar. Side vents and seam-taped cuffs. Made in India.


Available sizes: Small, Medium, Large, XLarge
$36.00
$7.99
Kovalam Beach Emboidered Jacket
Kovalam Beach Emboidered Jacket
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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
$34.99
Indian Cotton Embroidered Shirt
Indian Cotton Embroidered Shirt
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Lace-making is a relatively recent addition to the vast textile history of the Indian subcontinent. In the 1800s, especially in the eastern coastal Godavari regions, lace-making was introduced as way for poor women to earn an income while still being able to stay home and care for their families. The lace insets that grace the shoulders of this cotton shirt are exactly the type of embellishment that women were creating for export more than 200 years ago. The front is also hand- embroidered with floral patterns in white and ivory. Features tabbed 3/4-length sleeves and a relaxed Mandarin-style collar.


Available sizes: Small, Medium, Large, XLarge
$89.00
Paisley Silk and Cashmere-Blend Cardigan
Paisley Silk and Cashmere-Blend Cardigan
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Traditional fabrics collected along a modern-day Silk Road journey are the inspiration for this luxurious, lightweight cardigan. On her travels between Persia (present-day Iran) and India, the designer of this silky-soft sweater searched through bazaars and vintage boutiques for examples of locally made fabrics. She used photo-editing software to scan the patterns and modify the colors to create a patchwork look that celebrates spring. Made using an equal blend of cashmere and silk, two of the softest, smoothest natural fabrics available—ones that have been traded along the Silk Road for centuries.


Available sizes: Small, Medium, Large, XLarge
$258.00
Indian Ikat-inspired Tunic
Indian Ikat-inspired Tunic
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Ikat is a type of weaving where the pattern emerges according to how the warp and weft threads are dyed. This flattering split-V-neck tunic reproduces traditional Indian ikat patterns in easy-care printed cotton. The back of the tunic matches the trim on the neckline, hem, and cuffs.


Available sizes: Small, Medium, Large, XLarge
$59.00
$39.99
Miracle Tree Shirt
Miracle Tree Shirt
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The evergreen neem tree is native to India and Pakistan, where its healing properties give it the nickname of the miracle tree. Neem leaves form the pattern of this embellished tunic. Artisans use a type of resist-dye to create hues that peek out from a black background, and then add embroidery as well as pink sequins for texture and sparkle.


Available sizes: Small, Medium, Large, XLarge
$45.00
$14.99
Lotus Temple Embroidered Jacket
Lotus Temple Embroidered Jacket
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New Delhi’s Lotus Temple is a landmark of contemporary architecture. The striking Bahál'í house of worship was built in 1986 as a dome that mimics an unfolding lotus blossom. Its white concrete “petals” are dramatically lit up at night, and the structure is surrounded by nine ponds and 26 acres of formal gardens.


Available sizes: Small, Medium, Large, XLarge
$159.00
Indian White and Lavender Henna Shirt
Indian White and Lavender Henna Shirt
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Graced with patterns unique to the mehndi tradition from India, this shirt is soft, lightweight, and versatile. A celebrated part of Indian folk art and culture, the intricate mehndi patterns are created by applying henna to the skin and are traditionally found decorating the hands and feet of brides before their wedding ceremony. 3/4-length sleeves.
Available sizes: Small, Medium, Large, XLarge, XXLarge
$65.00
Indian Rainbow Paisley Jacket
Indian Rainbow Paisley Jacket
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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
Peacock Reversible Quilted Jacket
Peacock Reversible Quilted Jacket
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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
Lucknow Embroidered Blouse
Lucknow Embroidered Blouse
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Chikan is the traditional white-on-white embroidery of Lucknow in northern India. Artists start by block-printing a design onto the fabric, which they trace using a variety of stitches to create a textured, lacy pattern. This semisheer, short-sleeve blouse features chikan work (chikankari, which literally means “embroidery” in the Urdu language) covering the front, along with a squared neckline and side vents.


Available colors: Blue, Fuchsia, White
Available sizes: Small, Medium, Large, XLarge
$59.00
$34.99
Indian Flower Burst Tunic
Indian Flower Burst Tunic
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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 Lapis and Lavender Henna Shirt
Indian Lapis and Lavender Henna Shirt
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Graced with patterns unique to the mehndi tradition from India, this long-sleeved shirt is soft, lightweight, and versatile. A celebrated part of Indian folk art and culture, the intricate mehndi patterns are created by applying henna to the skin and are traditionally found decorating the hands and feet of brides before their wedding ceremony.
Available sizes: Small, Medium, Large, XLarge, XXLarge
$65.00
Varkala Beach Silk Paisley Jacket
Varkala Beach Silk Paisley Jacket
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Red cliffs and palm trees rise above a secluded stretch of sand at Varkala Beach on India’s southwestern coast. Locals also call it Papanasam Beach, which means “destroyer of sins,” and reflects the belief that a dip in the water can purify one’s soul. Our silk jacket is inspired by Varkala’s turquoise waters and calming spirit. It features hand-embroidered paisley and floral patterns on the front and back. Unlined. Knot buttons.


Available sizes: Small, Medium, Large, XLarge
$169.00
Rangoli Embroidered Shirt
Rangoli Embroidered Shirt
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Throughout India, Hindu festivals are accompanied by intricate rangoli—designs “painted” on the ground using rice, sand, even flower petals. These auspicious symbols are the inspiration for the embroidered designs on our black travel shirt. At the center of each medallion along the neckline is a small mirror, a traditional part of Diwali decorations in northwestern India. An ideal travel shirt, the soft knit resists wrinkles and drapes beautifully the moment it’s unpacked. Purple seams decorate the front and back.


Available sizes: Small, Medium, Large, XLarge
$69.00
Indian Silk Calico Reversible Jacket
Indian Silk Calico Reversible Jacket
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The Calico Museum of Textiles in Ahmedabad houses India’s most significant collection of handcrafted textiles from the past five centuries. The block-printed pattern of this silk-blend jacket is inspired by 19th-century printed fabrics in the Calico’s collection. The lightly quilted style is fully reversible, with patch pockets on both sides. Reverses to purple with a tiny navy blue, allover floral pattern.


Available sizes: Small, Medium, Large, XLarge
$139.00
Quilted Paisley Jacket
Quilted Paisley Jacket
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The Persian pattern we know as paisley first made its way to Europe as Kashmiri shawls, brought by Silk Road traders in the 1700s. Here the pattern decorates a lightly quilted jacket that is embellished by hand with rickrack trim and diminutive metallic studs. Created using a traditional Gujarati print, bindi lace, and rangoli designs. Hand-embroidered and -beaded. Made in India of cotton hand-printed with natural dyes.


Available sizes: Small, Medium, Large, XLarge
$149.00