On any special event, I generally end up doing nail art, but for this Gandhi Jayanti (Mahatma Gandhi’s Birth Anniversary), I wanted to tell you about a great place to shop if you are all about the fabric quality, better stitch, and simple styles. The place is none other than Khadi Gramodyog Bhavan in Dakshinapan, Kolkata. There are many Khadi Bhavan in India.
Khadi means handspun and handwoven cloth, but Khadi is not just another fabric but the base of the movement started by Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi that Indians can be self-reliant and free. Mahatma Gandhi began promoting khadi for rural self-employment and self-reliance. Recently, many designers are using Khadi in their collections.
I could not think of another way to give tribute to Gandhi by Sweet and Bitter Blog other than this post depicting his preaching and the outfit post with the fabric that still helps for the economic revival of rural India.
“See No Evil, Hear No Evil, Say No Evil” - Gandhi
I love the cut of the dress, and it can be worn as a kurta as well. The end of the collar, mark the start of buttons with alternating pearls (faux) and cloth. The sleeves are not attached in the normal way but live sweaters (I have no idea about the technical name for this).
Price - 590 INR. I can see that your jaw dropped!
I always wanted a front slit Anarkali, and the color palette is very pleasing. I am going to wear this frequently during the mild winters
Price - 935 INR
This is the only kurta that I have worn in public by far. I got praise for everyone who knows anything about fabric and cuts. A local designer even gave me an additional discounts because he wanted to take a picture of the dress for this own line!! This is super comfortable for the extra hot Indian summer and can be worn as a dress as well.
Price - 590 INR
There is another design that took my heart, but unfortunately, there were none in my size. I am gonna call them again on the weekend with the hope that I get that one.
The chappals I am wearing are from Kolapuri Center and the pearls earring I am wearing are handmade by local people in Andaman.
I hope you liked the post and the pictures.
Gandhi Jayanti ki Shubhkamnaye,