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Maelu

Sierra Short Shawl

Regular price $76.00 USD
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A chic and versatile long kimono that can be worn open or closed with the hook and eye clasp. The various patterns in this Maelu Kimono have all been individually hand block printed throughout the fabric, making each kimono completely unique. The kimono is also made with natural dyes and natural fibers.

Fit: One size
Weight: semi-sheer

Materials: 100% cotton

Sustainable Materials

Maelu's natural dyes are made with a variety of materials including jaggery, pomegranate skins, alum and indigo bush.

About Maelu

"As a second generation Indian American, designer Meghna Dave grew up immersed in her family's Indian culture, while equally inspired by American trends, pop culture, & timeless fashion.

After leaving her corporate life and taking some time to travel through India, she discovered that she longed to keep the vibrant art of her culture alive by mixing historical crafting techniques with new modern patterns and silhouettes.

With all of this in mind she created Maelu - an ethical women’s apparel line designed in Portland and handmade in India using traditional artisan techniques such as block printing, screen printing & hand weaving. 

Maelu strives to follow a sustainable business model by making responsible decisions and staying committed to the artisans behind our textiles.

We work directly with our artisans and donate a portion of all profits back into the communities we work with. Our production is done by an NGO in Gujarat that fights for gender equality and empowers women against domestic violence.

Over here, we believe it's 100% possible to look good, feel good and do good."

Values & Sustainability

"Maelu strives to follow a sustainable business model by not only creating naturally made global textiles but by also making responsible business decisions. Maelu directly supports the artisans in India that block-print the fabric and also donates a portion of all profits directly to www.globalfundforwomen.org, a non-profit foundation supporting the advancement of women's human rights around the world."

Maelu

Maelu is an ethical women’s apparel line designed by Meghna Dave in her Portland studio and handmade in India using traditional artisan techniques such as block printing, hand weaving and screen printing. Focussing on sustainable textiles made with natural fibers and vegetable dyes.