The growing fashion city of India – Bengaluru, is an abode that attracts people from diverse cultures to live and embed their art of fashion in every part of the city. Do you remember the “Celebration of Art” event in Calcutta which we wrote about recently? If not we are sure that you definitely remember “#ShufflingSuitcases” by Devyani, a fashionista that many from the fashion world admire and aspire to become.
Well, this Diva is bringing the latest edition of the event to Bengaluru, where 15 brands are a part of. These are the fashion brands that Bengaluru has never seen before. It’s a two day event where Bengalureans will get to witness the lesser known ethical brands that truly represent the Indian culture and are bound to definitely connect with the Bengaluru’s diverse citizens.
If you don’t know what #ShufflingSuitcases stands for, then read on…
#ShufflingSuitcases is a platform that promotes ethical sense of fashion styles and devour on the fact of them being sustainable as well. It helps form a community of designers or fashion bloggers that are always on their toes to create unique fashion styles but make sure they inculcate the Indian roots in them.
To know more about it, below is the link that will help you understand this better.
Who is the person behind #ShufflingSuitcases?
Devyani founded #ShufflingSuitcases with a thought that she wanted to put more light on the ethical forms of fashion. She wanted to bring out styles that were sustainable and not based on the current trend styles that do not last for long. She wanted to create a common space for such uncommon brains that put in their all towards making such sustainable, rooted fashion. This lead to the beginning of #ShufflingSuitcases. You can read more about her inspiration and what lead her to quit a well paying digital media job and step into the world of fashion here.
What do 15 brands even mean here?
Bengaluru is a city which is not only considered as an IT hub, but is also an emerging destination for fashion brands, known or unknown. But being a metro city we miss out on knowing about certain brands whose main motive is being sustainable and this means, it can never get outdated. Being connected to the roots, being made of the most naturally tamed fabrics, these brand are handpicked by #Shuffling Suitcases. The brands being showcased here from all over India, here is a small sneak peak about them:
#1 Zoyashi from Delhi
A brand that believes that each creation has a story to tell which reflects the art, the precision, hard work and love of the creator.
#2 The Sufi Studio from Mumbai
A brand that crafts clothes independent of time because trends don’t last forever, style does!
#3 Kaurwaki from Bangalore
A brand that gives a progressive interpretation to the traditional weaves through the concept of free spirit style in natural clothing.
#4 Bhomra Design Co. from Kolkata
A brand with a modern take on the exquisite traditional weaves of Bengal.
#5 Jajaabor from Delhi
A brand that tells stories through their clothes..stories that you can wear.
#6 ES from Delhi
A young brand by an energetic young designer that brings a collection of practical, functional clothes with clever silhouettes.
#7 TÒL from Kerala
A brand that economically crafts leather goods with all the goodness of design and functionality and sets itself apart aesthetically.
#8 Hathi from Noida
A brand that believes in telling unique stories through their hand drawn motifs, styles and embellishments.
#9 Chaak Maati from Delhi
A ceramic jewelry brand by artist Priya Yadav that combines some unusual elements to create beautiful jewelry pieces.
#10 Brass Tacks from Chennai
A brand that translates hand-crafted textiles into modern silhouettes for women.
#11 The Third Floor from Mumbai
A brand that believes in using natural textiles, interesting colour palettes and minimalistic cuts.
#12 Prathaa from Mumbai
A brand that believes in weaving a subtle balance between traditional and contemporary fashion.
#13 Alankrita Pritam from Bengaluru
A brand that’s all about wearable fashion that’s handmade with love.
#14 LivingArt Lifestyles from Pondicherry
A brand that strongly believes in the craftsmanship of India.
#15 Pitara from Delhi
A brand which designs personal classics that are elegant, precise and rooted in India’s myriad craft traditions
Know more about the event:
This event of #ShufflingSuitcases is being held on May 5th and 6th at Timri in Indiranagar from 11am to 8pm.
And this fashion pop up is not all about fashion, you also get to witness various artists entertaining you. This is a summer event therefore soak in the summer freshness and positive vibes only kinda atmosphere here. Discover brands that are bound to excite you with their rooted elements. So Bengalureans do pop up at this event and explore the rooted side of ethical fashion.
We at The Uncommon Box are happy to be associated with #ShufflingSuitcases and wishing them that this event is a grand success.
If you come across any such events that help shine the untold and uncommon traits of society. Do hit us up and we will help you to reach a wider audience.
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