Ten-Second Takeaway

We explore why products from Okhai should be included in your Christmas shopping list if you want to give the celebrations the ethnic touch.

What Is It?

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A collective of rural artisans from all over India, Okhai has managed too empower the livelihood of women across. Whether it’s embroidery, mirror work or block printing, you’ll find various designs and techniques that have been used to churn out the kind of products they do, at very reasonable prices.

What To Buy

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Catering to both women and men, they have kurtas starting at INR 900, naturally-dyed stoles [INR 1,500 upward}, jewellery [INR 250}, home decor [INR 250 upward} and bags {INR 200 upward}. They are available in sober as well as zany prints that can elevate anybody’s sense of style. Do check out their ethnic ties for men, priced at INR 950. Don these at a Christmas party, maybe?

Also, if you’re bored with regular decoration pieces, you can try hanging a handmade star with beautiful prints from Okhai.

So, We’re Saying…

Mixing it up will not only make heads turn, it will also be a fun way to give the season an ethnic twist if you love traditional prints and are not ready to let all the Western vibes take over.

Photos source: Okhai.Org