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Handlooms Of India : Textiles That Weave Our Identity

BY BHARGAVI MISHRA AND SHIVAANI SENTHIL  The handloom industry is the second-largest in India after agriculture, with nearly 4 million people working in this field. There are serval ways to uplift the industry but it needs government support and especially the will power of the weavers to step out of their comfort zone and change …

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Handloom : The Threads of Hope

BY DIYA GHAG AND SHIVAANI SENTHIL Handloom, the most eco-friendly way of fabricating clothes, was formulated by Edmund Cartwright and patented in 1785. In India, it dates back to the Indus valley civilization, where farmers were the prime people to spin and weave cotton. The fabric utilizes the mechanical energy of the weaver rather than electrical energy.  Opting for Handloom over other …

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Thrift Shopping : Opportunity To Beat Fast Fashion

With more than 70 million trees logged each year to deliver textures like rayon and thick, environmental change is hot closely following quick style. Expendable pieces of clothing (quick style) contribute more to environmental change than air and ocean travel (Imagine that). Design squander contributes essentially to the business’ exhibition on maintainability lists. Perceiving this …

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Sustainable Fashion In The Aftermath Of Covid-19

Covid-19 has dealt a massive blow to most industries — fashion and textile being no exception. As countries continue to experiment with lockdowns and the demand for apparel and textiles shrinks, several major international retailers such as Primark and Forever 21 have taken the decision to postpone or cancel orders. In some cases, they have …

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