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Top made of filament silk, hand-woven with a woven silver thread motif. An exclusive top in transparent woven silk, with a matching cami. Read more..
Transparent handwoven top in a berry red color with a silver motif. Ideal for any party, wedding, Christmas dinner, summer vacation, birthday. With this top you are ready for the party in one go. And if you combine the top with the Akaaro red silk pants you have an unparalleled festive outfit. A soft, supple viscose camisole for under the transparent top is included!
The silver woven motif is called Jamdani. This is a technique for weaving motifs in the fabric with a small coil. It is a time-consuming and specialist work and has been designated an Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity by UNESCO in 2013.
Akaaro is a design studio in New Delhi of designer Gaurav Gupta. Working with unconventional materials on traditional looms is his specialty. For example, he often works with woven copper, steel and monofilament silk. Everything is developed on the jacquard handloom in the studio in New Delhi. Akaaro has a zero-waste policy, which means that nothing is wasted and leftovers are reused.