Akhi Tie Shirt Set

Indigo
£ 225
Thanapara Motif
Heirloom X Thanapara
Created in collaboration with Thanapara
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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)
Plastic-free
Natural and biodegradable fibres
Non-toxic dyes
Fairtrade certified

A machine can’t do this


The Akhi set is crafted in a subtle tonal check cloth woven on hand looms by master craftswomen at Thanapara. 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.

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