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Happy International Women's Day!

Happy ‪#‎internationalwomensday‬! With 78% of the workforce being women, we are so grateful to our women artisans who we work with all across India - to our talented seamstresses who manufacture our clothing line in the Bay Area - all the way to the lovely ladies in our Oakland office. Everyday we are so inspired by strength and beauty of the women around us, and we hope to continue sharing their magnificent handloom products with the world.

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Indigo Handloom at Impact Garden TONIGHT!

NEW YORK! Don't forget to RSVP for Impact Garden in Madison Square Garden, TONIGHT! RSVP HERE: https://impactgarden.splashthat.com Join us, along with supermodel and Eco-activist Heide Lingren and Angela Lindvall, hostess of Project Runway Allstars, for an evening of yoga and sustainable living.Shop scarves and clothing from our Spring '16 collection and learn more about how Indigo Handloom is changing the eco-fashion world. Where: Madison Square GardenCenter Court New York City When: March 7th, 20167-8 PM Yoga8-10 PM Shopping and Fun ‪#‎yoga‬ ‪#‎sustainablefashion‬ ‪#‎impactgarden2016‬ ‪#‎madisonsquaregarden‬‪#‎ecofashion‬ ‪#‎shophandloom‬ ‪#‎handwoven‬ ‪#‎india‬ ‪#‎newyork‬ ‪#‎NYC‬  

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Happy #Fashionrevolutionday!

This is what revolution looks like! Tasha and the babes at IHL headquarters are very excited to share our new clothing samples for ‪#‎fashionrevolutionday‬.  Come be a part of the revolution TONIGHT at Oakland's Fashion Revolution Mixer, hosted by Lost & Found - Garden, Beer, Community, Tasty Eats Our founder, Smita Paul, will be there with insight into our world of handloom. Feel samples of our 'khadi' and other handwoven scarves, and learn more about the history, impact, and culture behind this timeless tradition.  When:Tonight - March 1, 2016 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm Where:Lost & Found 2040 Telegraph AveOakland, CA 94612  

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Pigeon poop never smelled so sweet.

Pigeon poop never smelled so sweet. I have to walk over a loading dock covered with pigeon poop to get into the rickety old service elevator that takes me to the first of three factories that we use to make our clothing. It’s in what looks like an abandoned building in a scary part of Oakland. The other two factories are not easier on the senses. There is the ‘trims’ factory, which is run by a native San Franciscan. I’m new to this and as a reminder, he always looks at me with a mix of bemusement and annoyance and rolls his eyes at my newbie mistakes. The truth is, I’m so grateful he’s willing to work with me. The...

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Turning Ocean Waste into Sneakers

Among the most surprising statistics about the fashion industry is that it's the no. 1 polluter of waterways across the globe. There is much to say about this topic, but first some good news: There are a few brands - very few - that are working to bring attention to the enormous trash in our oceans. They are turning that trash into sneakers and denim jeans. Take a look: http://www.businessoffashion.com/articles/intelligence/how-fashion-brands-can-turn-the-tide-on-ocean-pollution?utm_source=Subscribers&utm_campaign=efd9c5e834-&utm_medium=email&utm_term=0_d2191372b3-efd9c5e834-417474005

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