Ekru Bio, a label by Kolkata-based designers Ekta Jaipuria and Ruchira Kandhari, made a bold statement with its Spring/Summer line: The Sapling.
The eco-friendly designers preach the virtues of organic cotton farming, as opposed to the pesticide-ridden agricultural practices of today.
Opening with a slideshow that discussed the issue in-depth, they set the tone for the line which followed.
The style, marked by the use of cream and gold hues, was elegant and understated in terms of fabrics, textures, embroidery, printing and detailing.
Text: Matthew Schneeberger
Photographs: Uttam Ghosh
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