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Indigo Handloom Joins the Sustainable Apparel Coalition!

The Higg Index encourages transparency and the accountability that this industry needs to build momentous -- and effectively measurable -- change. Inspired by this breakthrough, we are thrilled to announce Indigo Handloom as a new member to the Sustainable Apparel Coalition (SAC) as they roll out the Higg publicly. If enough apparel companies can get behind the Index and see the impact of their choices, the index has the potential to create a ripple effect across other industries!

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Impact Awards Recap + #VoteOurPlanet

 On Friday, Indigo Handloom was honored to accept Brooklyn Fashion + Design Accelerator's Positive Impact Award Honoring Heritage and Craft. The Positive Impact Awards (PIAs) is an annual gala that has become the ethical fashion equivalent to the Oscars. Of the 500+ attendees, a number of industry pioneers were in the house like Bolt Threads, a tech venture for sustainable material innovation, the Sustainable Apparel Coalition and ethical powerhouses EILEEN FISHER and Patagonia. In addition to recognizing changemakers in the ethical fashion space, the event marked BF+DA's second year anniversary. Since 2014, the Pratt-powered social impact driven incubator, has supported job creation and sustainable business within the realms of fashion, tech and research.    Left: Indigo Handloom founder Smita Paul...

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Your armpit is a wild and woolly place. Take care of it, shop handloom.

My husband swears by his handloom silk shirt we got in New Delhi at “Fab India,” a retail chain which emphasizes handwoven goods. He wore it for our last day and continued to wear it on his flight New Delhi-Istanbul-Frankfurt. Then after a day of airing it out, he took a sniff and decided it was ok and wore it the next day. He has a super sensitive nose so I know he's not just blinded by his love for handloom. It made me consider how different fabrics react to sweat and it took me to a frightening world. Basically, your armpit is a wild and wooly place. The natural germs on the skin feast on chemicals in sweat and...

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Indigo Handloom is coming to Oakland's First Friday!

Hey Oakland! We will be collaborating with KOSA ARTS in a Pop Up Shop for tomorrow's Oakland First Fridays! We are excited to be hanging out in this bustling part of Oakland and will have plenty of handloom goodies for you to shop from! Come stop and say hi tomorrow night! Where: 386 19th Street (cross street Franklin)When:Friday June 3rd, 5:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m  

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