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Womens Lightweight Indian Clothing

 

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 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
$29.99
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 3 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
Indian Embroidered Folk Art Shirt
Indian Embroidered Folk Art Shirt
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Category: Clothing/Women's Clothing/Shirts

Ruffled cuffs and a gathered tie-front neckline complement this lightweight cotton shirt. Hand-embroidered accents, adapted from 19th-century Indian woven shawls into a folk art style, decorate the front and sleeves.


Available sizes: Small, Medium, Large, XLarge
$79.00
$44.99
Black-and-white Reversible Indian Jacket
Black-and-white Reversible Indian Jacket
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Category: Clothing/Women's Clothing/Jackets and Vests

Block printing is a time-honored Indian textile tradition. Artisans use carved wooden blocks to stamp dye along lengths of fabric that are laid out to dry in the sun. Several intricate patterns combine in this lightweight, lightly quilted jacket that reverses to black with white dots. Features patch pockets on both sides.


Available sizes: Small, Medium, Large, XLarge
$139.00
Silk Road Kurta
Silk Road Kurta
(Based on 6 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