Ships: mid-March 2017.
Features snap closure, back pocket, interior zip coin purse, clear ID cover, multiple card pockets, 2 passport sized pockets, 2 large storage pockets and interior striped lining. Fabric: 100% cotton, Trim: genuine leather. Handcrafted by artisans in India.
Size: 4.5” H x 7.5” W
THE STORY BEHIND THE PRODUCT
Artisan Organization: The Village Experience
The introduction of power looms to the weaving market in India put the art of hand-loomed weaving at risk and generations of families were devastated. Loom work in India is not only a form of art, it is also a cultural identifier for the artisans in 40 villages surrounding Hyderbad. Ikat weaving is one of the most distinct forms of art and enables the artisans to sustain their families economically, socially and culturally.
The Opportunity Collection is a private label line by The Village Experience that seeks to provide opportunities for artisans globally. The focus is on preserving local techniques, infusing elements of fashion, and providing sustainable income.
The Village Experience is a socially proactive business dedicated to uplifting impoverished communities in the developing world through efforts in international trade and tourism.