Akhi Short Set
Heirloom X Thanapara
Created in collaboration with Thanapara
Wrap-over organic cotton lounge set in hand woven check. Double tie blouse detail, finished with an extra button on the inside and high/ low hemline to cover the hips. The coordinating shorts have a super stretchy elasticated waist and a wrap over split feature.
Not just a pretty piece
Every Heirloom piece is made to make a difference
35 hours of employment
8 master craftswomen employed
Flexible working and free childcare
Organically grown cotton (GOTS certified)
Natural and biodegradable fibres
Made with pride
Handweaving on a loom is an example of true artisanal craft. A mesmerising technique, this intricate skill is practiced for years by the master craftswomen who can weave all kinds of patterns and motifs.
Her feet control the two shafts holding the yarns carefully in place while her hands pull at the shuttle, shooting it back and forth in a rhythmic motion. This technique is free of electricity and is completely hand crafted from start to finish.