6 Khadi-Loving Brands That Will Make Sure You Stay Cool

We love all things khadi for several reasons, but the topmost reason has to be that it's perfectly suited to our weather. Breathable, comfortable, and sustainable too, it's just right for the scorching climate we're blessed with through most of the year! Here's our pick of 5 brands that keep you oh-so-cool through when the temperatures soar.

Mesmora

Love khadi but like your fashion less traditional and more eclectic? Mesmora's a step apart from the usual kurta sets and offers a variety of trendy western and fusion-style outfits that reflect your unique style and fashion sense. We love their bright embroidered ponchos, asymmetrical pant and top sets, hand-block wrap around tops with sharara set, pleated dhoti pants and more.  Prices start at INR 750.

IWEARKHADI

Drawing from Indian textile traditions, IWearKhadi is all about those timeless pieces that are a great addition to your wardrobe and form a basis for those wearable staples that we love. The brand's focus is on hand-spun fabrics, with sustainability a key factor as well. Besides the traditional styles for both men and women, we love that they also have a specialised yoga collection as well - think tie-up tops and comfortable dhoti pants. Prices from INR 1750.

Prathaa

Prathaa is all about the handcrafted fabrics. This brand combines traditional fabrics with interesting designs and a flair for fusion. We love the contemporary aesthetic they breathe into their designs without losing sight of their weaving tradition and roots. Browse the collection and you'll find longline jackets, tunics, asymmetrical dresses, tops and more. Prices start at INR 2190. 

Rivir

If you like your footwear to reflect your indie vibe, then we think Rivir is a great brand to check out. Their collection is versatile and includes everything from printed canvas shoes to khadi slip ons. Choose from different traditional prints and add a touch of ethnic flair to your outfit. Best of all, the shoes are super wearable for everyday life. Prices start at INR 1178.

Shikha Malik

If you’re into stripes, plain designs, earthy colours and flowy dresses,, this label is for you. The Shikha Malik Studio has some evergreen, contemporary dresses and tunics which are perfect for summer wear. If you’re out for a special occasion, pair them with jewellery and a clutch. When you’re in the office, wear them with your daily shoes and you’re good to go. Prices start at INR 3,190.

Bohemian Dream

We love Bohemian Dream for their simple yet beautifully created patterns. Their Khadi Silk dresses are very cute and come in pretty colours which match the summer. You can wear them to your office or college and have a good sunny day. Prices start at INR 700.