pinks

greens

MUJI!

our pop up at Fog Linen including the curry stand on the last afternoon

 

Tokyo!

our host Yumiko of Fog Linen Work with her trusty Mini

the view from our seemingly endless road trip

visiting weaving villages in West Bengal where much of our fine count khadi is from

amber fort

back to Jaipur

 

the big story this trip was the demonetization of the 500 and 1000 rupee note

seen here a typical atm line

the problem is still not under control and many people are suffering

shopping

shopping baby

leaving the station

waiting group waiting group2 passing trains blue train

people

blue plaid lungi two ladies boys in blue plastic cart group of ladies

one of our retailers of Auntie Oti featured by The Shopkeepers:

POD

thanks for the lovely pictures of our things

pod-1 pod-7 pod-9 pod-2 pod-3

thanks for coming out to the remodelista pop up market

our table and a few of our favorite “istas”

remodelista market IMG_2359 IMG_2361 image1 IMG_2362

back in India!

SCHOOLGIRLS AND THEIR MOTHERS

 

naaz

NAAZweb

on the street in Jaipur

ORANGE DOORWAY ALLEY WITH BIKE TIN AWNING BIKE CART CARVED DOORWAY DOOR WITH CHALK DOOR BROWN DOOR STREET SCENE STRIPE DOOR METAL TEXTURES LOOKING UP POLITICAL POSTER DOOR W STICKERS SILVER SHUTTERS HORO HONDA

Mr V and driverMR V AND DRIVER IN BLUE

biggest thalli ever @LMB

LMB

 

fashion

GIRL ON BIKEWOMAN IN BANDHANIPLAID SHOES

if you find yourself in Jaipur, you must stop and have your photo taken with an antique camera

PHOTOGRAPHER HIMSELF

PHOTOGRAPHERIMG_1438 (1)

dabu is a type of resist printing.

a special mix of mud is applied to the fabric with blocks.  after drying, the fabric is then dyed, and the mud resist is removed.

DABU PRINTING MAN WOMAN DABU PRINTING DABU PRINTING BLOCKS DABU FLORAL DABU FABRIC DRYING DABU DOT DABU PRINTED DOTS

a glimpse into the art of block making

BLOCK PRINTER FIGURE BLOCK MAKERS 3 BLOCK MAKERS 2 WOOD FOR BLOCKS 2 WOOD FOR BLOCKS MR V IN BLOCK SHOP

Kim Ficaro with Eye Swoon and our white napkins

KIM FICARO

a big thanks to Chandrashekar and Ravi Kiran of Metaphor Racha for a great trip

chatting w weaversW

last stop :

dhurrie weaving collective

 

Ravi Kiran with village childrenravi with pile of kidsw

people and colors

peacockw fruit and stripesw pink wrapw peach and yelloww

on the way to dhurrie weavers

water vessels2W OOTDw jute tentW dhurri weavers housew curious manw turqgreenyellowW rags and lavenderw making thingsw laundry in archwayw big wheel cartw blue shed doorsw wildw white house and beautiful womanw

la dolce vita

flirtingw

road trip day 2 :

Metaphor Racha weavers

please come inw empty loomw metaphor racha stripesw skeinsw weaving studio warpw wheel at restw green workshop doorsw metaphor racha on the loomw khadi still lifew spinning picturew weaver and loom

making cooking oil from seeds seeds for oilw2 adding seeds fire grinding seeds oil over fire

my last day

Gandhi Ashram

ashram saintly salt march message spinning seated

 

 

key vendors brass vendor friends sweet boy

people of Pondicherry

yellow red sari boys on bikes bike with load geometry

blue cart bike 3 stools fruit seller friends2 florist yellow stall school girls

road trip with Metaphor Racha to Pondicherry

empty stallsweb bicycle arm

a day at the block printing workshop

new discharge prints in process + coconut harvesting

sandals pink after discharge blue before discharge ghost image pink behind treered bucket comb and brushlittle rugmr v and venkatesh coconut harvesting fresh coconut

 

street as catwalk

grey braid pilgrim with backpack plaid shirt on bike big dots plaid mix hammer posingblue lungipink pants scgool girls and bikes pink shirt beach runway

designer Fiona Thomas wearing

our denim skirt

as seen on Refinery 29

b1

b2

b3

b4

studio visit and dinner with
Metaphor Racha
ra1

ra2

ra3

street fashion

street-fashion-1

street-fashion-2

street-fashion-3

street-fashion-4

street-fashion-5

street-fashion-6

street-fashion-7

street-fashion-8

baggu
go green!
Mr V with his new Baggu carry bag

makie

one of our favorite new accounts : Makie

featured here

in Remodelista

mr-v
our sourcing manager Mr V.
wearing a gauze stripe towel
at a recent festival

studio visit:
metaphor racha

custom made khadi saris
with indigo dyed yarn 
vintage prints on khadi
stacked and waiting to cut

store visit :
Erin and Chelsea
wetsuits in the scuba room


Auntie Oti + Leigh DeLeonardo @ Union Handmade opening