Lakshmi Kaftaan by RaasLeela Textile (INDIA)
Maxi/Dress/kurta with Banana Pants
Lakshmi Kaftaan is an ensemble designed as such that it follows the principle of minimum waste pattern making, It is a classic cut that adds to your conscious wardrobe; made of handwoven cotton fabric and is 100% handstitched. We want our artisan to enjoy working, and to be independent artist rather than just following designers' instructions. We we are taking this chance at Selvedge World Fair, 2020, by making artisans design their own products. We will share some profit with them on top of their daily wages which in the end will inspire them to explore more deigns. Lakshmi Ben is our oldest artisan at the age of 75 years she still is active and working. Originally from Kutchh Region her main design skill is patchwork ( negative and positive applique). She came to us and said ," i can cut various traditional motifs from fabric remnants and create a design surface", and thus many of our designs has applique of various abstract motifs derived from peacocks, camel, elephants etc. The Kaftaant is paired with Banana Pants of comfort fit. The ensemble is made for order but as it is completely handstitched and upcycled their will be slight variations in the terms of color and fabric from the one in picture and the one ordered.
Sizing: Kurta - Loose fit - of chest size 112 centimeters and length of 130 centimeters or 51 inches from shoulder to hem , and pants with hip size of 44" or 114cm ( adjustable at waist)
Fabric: Hand Woven Cotton Fabric
Available to dispatch in six weeks