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ARTISAN PARTNERS

ANOOTHI WOMEN — JAIPUR

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AOF has partnered with the Anoothi Women in Jaipur to develop a number of projects including the newly established Block Printing Facility in Achrol, outside Jaipur. AOF is developing designs and products that are suitable for the International market & will facilitate partnerships with retail brands for ongoing sales & distribution.

 

RABARI WOMEN EMBROIDERERS —GUJARAT

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Photo credit to Carole Douglas

AOF has worked on the design development of contemporary designer accessories to appeal to the current ‘Boho Chic’ consumer in partnership with fashion retailer, SAMBAG. With 10 stores nationally as well as Hong Kong we are looking to help raise awareness of the women’s skills and an appreciation of the handcrafted quality.

 

WOMEN’S SPINNING — UTTARAKHAND

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AOF in partnership with Panchachuli Women Weavers is helping support the establishment of Mandakini Women Weavers rehabilitation project to train the women & elderly left after the devastation from landslides & flooding in 2013 that resulted in the loss of 30,000 lives; to produce handspun, merino wool, cashmere and alpaca yarns & hand knitted accessories suitable for the International market. 

 

WOMEN WEAVERS — UTTARAKHAND

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AOF has been working with Panchachuli Women Weavers to develop designs & contemporary colour palettes for accessories & homewares suitable for the International market. AOF in partnership with Australian cricketer, Brett Lee developed a collection of scarves for the Australian market to provide a sustainable income.

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BLOCK PRINTING — UDAIPUR

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AOF has established a collaboration between the ANOOTHI WOMEN in Jaipur and AAVARAN in Udaipur to create beautiful bed throws and table linen suitable for the International market. Aavaran are producing stunning indigo dyed, block printed textiles & the Anoothi women have developed skills in kantha stitching to produce home accessories.

 

WOMEN WEAVERS — TAMIL NADU

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AOF has been working on design development with a group of marginalised women who have been trained in weaving techniques by a local cooperative in the hills north of Madurai developing beautiful handloomed organic cotton towels with contemporary designs suitable for the International market. 

 

WEAVERS — VARANASI

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AOF facilitated a collaboration with weavers in Varanasi & Australian design duo Romance Was Born to develop a unique and contemporary silk brocade and silk satin for their SS14 collection. The collection debuted at Wils Lifestyle Fashion Week in Delhi followed by London Fashion Week.

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