Ikat Dresses, Kalamkari Bags & More: A Big Indian Story Is All About Folk Art & Fashion

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Located at Anant Villa in Koregaon Park, we found A Big Indian Story, an eco-fashion and lifestyle brand that believes in preserving the rich heritage of India and ropes in folk artisans and cooperative societies across the country to create elegant pieces of clothing, jewellery, home decor and more.

Fashion With A Difference

Get the best of Indian folk art – Kalamkari, Phulkari, Kantha, Ikat, Dokra and Filigree at A Big Indian Story. Every piece of work, either on the dresses or the quilts or the bags, says a story from the lesser-known Gond tribals to the chitrakars of Midnapur and the banjaras of the South.

If you want to stand out in the crowd for your fashion, A Big Indian Story is the place to shop! From the chic handwoven Ikat dress starting at INR 2,760 to the indigo-blue floral print Ajrakh cotton dress for INR 1,950, the variety is endless. We also loved their collection of shift and A-line dresses in block prints on organic cotton, starting at INR 2,220.

Team up your pretty little dress with a gorgeous handbag made of vegan leather, handcrafted by the artisans of Dharavi. The collection of Kalamkari Kilim sling bags and the Ajrakh box bags, starting at INR 2,200 are love! Also, we couldn’t take our eyes off the Lambani and Chikankari embroidery wallets, starting at INR 890.

Love junk jewellery? Then check out their line of onyx chokers, dokra pendants and Banjara tribe neck pieces, starting at INR 899.

Folk Art & Decor

If you’re a fan of folk art, you will definitely fall in love with the collection of canvases and mirrors from A Big Indian Story. Do up your wall with original Pattachitra or Kalamkari on canvas, starting at INR 2,490. The breathtakingly beautiful mirrors and show pieces of Thanjavur wood scuplture, starting at INR 2,760 are beyond words.

So We're Saying...

A Big Indian Story is a beautiful balance of Indian folk art and contemporary fashion. Every creation is unique with careful intricate detailing. Yes, we agree the collection is tad bit heavy on the budget, but the beauty of these products make up for it. We loved every bit of our experience shopping at A Big Indian Story, we hope you do too.


Former Features Writer, LBB