Category Archives: Clothing

Border & Fall

It’s another edition of Textile Tuesday and today’s post is about Border and Fall, an independent website chronicling the happenings in India’s craft and fashion community. Among other things, they feature interviews with style mavens and thought leaders, as well as providing a platform for an ongoing conversation on Indian style and culture. They are…

ClothRoads Studio

Cloth Roads/ Collectivitea

At Collectivitea, we want to always  be supportive of artisans around the world, which is why I want to share with you ClothRoads, a global textile marketplace. ClothRoads was founded in 2011 by a group of 5 women, with the intention of discovering and promoting artisanal communities involved in diverse textile traditions. They just opened their first retail…

The Story of the House Of Wandering Silk

As you may have noticed, over the last year or so,  I have become more and more interested in the people behind the brand, the company or the beautiful products that we showcase. Whether it’s someone working from a small space in their home or heading a corporation, they are working towards their dreams and…

Serendipity Delhi

And we are back on our regular schedule! Today’s post is about concept store, event center, restaurant and beautiful-oasis-in-the-middle-of-an-urban-jungle, Serendipity Delhi. It is located in New Delhi, India in a restored haveli– traditional mansions common to Northern India. Founder Kuldeep Kaur is also the “creative mind behind this lifestyle store that comes complete with a rooftop café…

House of Alva + Silk Scarf Giveaway

House of Alva / Collectivitea

Are you familiar with the House of Alva? They are based here in my corner of Northern California and they offer lovely, artisan-made scarves. They are a socially conscious brand that work with low-income women in India and with small-enterprises to produce scarves, as a way to improve their livelihoods and financial well-being. I met co-founder Mudita…