Mission


 

Indigo Handloom has been designing handwoven scarves and fabrics since 2003.  Our work helps to revive the traditional textile arts of khadi (hand-spun yarn) and handloom weaving while supporting community development in rural India. We are committed to reducing the carbon footprint of the world of textiles. Everything we offer is made on an ancient handloom and therefore requires no energy source. We use a variety of natural and low-impact dyes. Through our work, we have been able to support hundreds of weavers and their families.

All Indigo Handloom products are proudly designed and distributed in Oakland, CA. 

     

Private Label and Customization

We are honored to work with some of the industry’s finest. Indigo Handloom apparel and scarves are sold at over 300 fine retailers across the globe. In addition to our private label, we offer our wholesale clients customization services. If you are interested in carrying Indigo Handloom products at your store, please fill out our retailer application.

Organic Cotton

We use organic cotton that is hand-picked, non-GMO and certified GOTS (Global Organic Textiles Standard). Ginned in a slow contamination-free process, the fine, high staple of the cotton makes for a soft and luxurious cloth. As the art of handloom thrives so does the diversity of other region-specific raw materials in India such as linen and silk.

Weavers

The majority of weavers in India currently live in poverty, while others leave the occupation to work in construction or as rickshaw pullers. We have worked with over 500 weavers in rural India to preserve the handloom art form and enable weavers to efficiently provide for their families. Handloom requires no electricity or emissions, simply the creative energy of our talented weavers.

Factories

We work closely with our factories and make onsite visits regularly. Our factories ensure fair working conditions, fair wages, and have zero tolerance for child labor.