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Kalamkari is an exquisite ancient craft of painted and printed fabrics. It derives it’s name from Kalam meaning Pen, and Kari meaning work, liter… Read More
Kalamkari is an exquisite ancient craft of painted and printed fabrics. It derives it’s name from Kalam meaning Pen, and Kari meaning work, literally Pen-work. It is a hand painting as well as block printing with natural dyes. The evidence of the fabrics were found during Indus valley civilization in 18th century in Coromandel region. I visited the Coromandel region to learn the intricate hand painted craft “ Kalamkari “ . My men’s wear collection showcase “the grunge , bold looks hence define the theme "Rustic Coromandel" . Read Less
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Kalamkari is an exquisite ancient craft of painted and printed fabrics. It derives it’s name from Kalam meaning Pen, and Kari meaning work, literally Pen-work. It is a hand painting as well as block printing
with natural dyes onto the fabric. The evidence of the fabrics were found during Indus valley civilization in 18th century in coromandel region.  I visited the coromandel region to learn the intricate  hand painted craft "kalamkari".  My men’s wear collection showcase “The grunge, bold looks hence define the theme "Rustic Coromandel".
 
Designer & Styling by : Shikha Valecha
 
Photography : Pruthviraj Ranavade (Porta18-93 Photography)
 
Shoot assisted by : Praveen Dighe
 
Model : Nikkheil K.
 
Location Courtesy : Chokhi Dhani, Pune