Raasleela – Redefining Sustainable Fashion

I’m a huge fan of the concept of sustainable fashion and homegrown clothing brands. It was meeting  a friend who had a beautiful handsewn Kedia which I borrowed to style it with my Linen saree at the fashion week that I discovered Raasleela Textile an unique sustainable fashion brand. Imagine taking a fabric and not dying  it ,  using hands to sew it and create beautiful garments.

I cannot even begin to tell how impressed I was with Raasleela Textile. Every garment  hundred percent handstitched without using any machine, dye-free & bleach-free fabrics, in order to provide completely eco friendly clothing option to the consumer. All the fabrics they use are unprocessed – Raw/Kora/Greige.make seasonless friendless styles and garments they don’t follow fashion so they are never out of fashion how beautiful is this concept of sustainability in fashion imbibe in the very essence of the DNA of Raasleela.

Hetal Shrivastav is a graduate from NIFT Gandhinagar and her work in Kutch and Patan Inspired her to launch a label which was both  a tribute  and inspiration to her roots , Gujarat. She says she, was inspired by the indigenous clothing of Gujarat and their hand stitching techniques. Hence Raasleela was born.

The outfits are simple and beautiful , each one has  unique detailing. The outfit tag is also hand embroidered so beautifully and is a part of the design on the outside of garment instead of being inside. The outfits are modern and a lot of them multifunctional in terms of how you can style them and they are made with traditional techniques. The fabric feels so nice against the skin and I got asked where did I get this from whenever, I have worn a Raasleela Garment.

I decided to celebrate Raasleela in a way only a blogger can, by telling the whole world about it. Let me know how you feel about the concept and the garments. If you want to look them up click here….

 

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Credits :

Hair and Makeup : Awantica Khanna

Photo : Ridge Fernandes

 

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How I styled a Metallic Hued Top

Hello hello,  how have you all been. This post is about how not to get Over The Top with Metallic hues. As you know I mostly style myself on a whim don’t really like to plan a lot because I love how I manage to put together some fun stuff that may not happen if I plan it too much. Sometimes just because I don’t have time to iron a already ironed but crumpled shirt I manage to wear a totally random top with another random skirt and voila I suddenly have an entirely different outfit .

In my interactions with a lot of women I Style Coach I have figured that a lot them aren’t too comfortable adding metallic hues thinking it gets too much ….well  if everything is all metallic one may look like a disco ball but a dash of it can add instant glamour to your outfit.

You might want to go easy on blingy accessories while wearing metallic hued clothes. The idea is to not to add more shine or weight to the look, let the metallic shine like literally …. let me show you how I wore a metallic top and yeah I wasn’t going for a night out….but you could most definitely replicate the look easily from day to night …. I Paired it with my favourite high waisted wide legged flowy pants and to put the look together I wore a belt….Like I always say say there is no problem that a belt can’t solve ….hahhahhhha….my absolute favourite accessory any day is a belt….!!!!

I finished the styling with brand new favourite black block heels from one of my favourite shoe brand and rose tinted sunglasses ….I guess this instantly took my look to the 70’s…. one of the most fashionable fashion decades…..

 

 

 

 

 

Top : KAZO

Pants : Forever 21

Footwear : Charles & Keith

Sunnies : Opium

Belt : Sisley

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