East meets West Collection 1!!!!!!!!!!!

Canvas that is widely used in western world for backpacks, pouches etc is an extremely durable plain woven fabric. At Conserve India, we envisioned the very same Canvas with some “Indian” touch of “Shisha or Mirror work embroidery”.

The result is here – Mirror embellished canvas pouch with tassels.

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Sari Makeover!!!!!!!!!!!

Contemporary Fashion Designers utilize every chance to re-fashion the good old humble sari.  When we got our hands on bunch of discarded sarees, how can we be left behind ?

At Conserve India, we like to think out of the box.  We added 3 reclaimed wooden poles to the slab of discarded sarees. The end product was this scintillating stool with recycled sari seat and reclaimed wooden legs

So, do you have new ideas to use the discarded sarees ?

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What to do with the loads of discarded sari?

Sari is one of the most revered symbol that is associated with grace and elegance.

A product that is usually much loved and used tends to find huge space in dumpster too.

So, what to do with the loads of discarded sari ?

Well, at Conserve India we like to innovate and create some quintessential Pouf like this one below.

So, do you have any new ideas to use the discarded sari?

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Time for Sari and other ethnic fabrics!!!!!!!!!!!!

Innovative Accessories created out of Sari, Textile Scraps and Ethnic fabrics have attracted many folks. This also raised many questions on those mediums.

Time to answer them!!!!!!!!

First of all, these entire base are wonderful upcycling material. It can be layered one upon the other and create a thicker textile which is idle for embroidery like kantha, embellished, saddle stitched, running stitch etc. For centuries, different tribes in India used many techniques to create beautiful fabrics. All these fabrics can also be woven. Of course, lovely patterns and designs can be recreated through simple process of weaving.

The versatility of all these fabrics is amazing and by being easy to upcycle we can trace its cradle to grave lifeline.

To close off, Creative Director Anita Ahuja says – “As a designer, I am very fond of using saris and the diverse techniques which have been developed over a period of time by traditional craftsmen. I use these techniques in designing my line of bags fusing the traditional with the contemporary. I am excited to explore more of recycling saris in my future collections too”

Must have Ethnic Collection!!!!!!!!!!!!

Indian ethnic fabrics have some special quality – attraction. It is not just the favorite of Indians, but also it captured the heart of Westerners as well.  No wonder those ethnic fabrics have traveled across the world in different forms – shawls, tees, bags etc.

But, have you ever thought, what would happen once they are thrown away in trash ?

Well, we did think about that and also played with our innovation skills. Finally, this is what we have

1) Ethnic Collection Satchel

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2) Ethnic CollectionWrist Wallet

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3) Ethnic Collection Sling Bag

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Must have Recycled Sari Accessories!!!!!!!!!!!!

Sari or Saree is one of the most elegant formal wear. It is not just the favorite of Indians, but also it captured the heart of Westerners as well.  We all adore saree very much.

But, have you ever thought, what would happen once they are thrown away in trash ?

Well, we did think about that and also played with our innovation skills. Finally, this is what we have

1) Recycled Sari Satchel

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2) Recycled Sari Wrist Wallet

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3) Recycled Sari Tote

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