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Khadi in the modern era

From colonial times, khadi has evolved as a language for fashion

Khadi in the modern era

Khadi is a hand woven natural fabric made from cotton, popularised by Mahatma Gandhi. He popularised Khadi by supporting it as a movement to help grassroot workers engaged in cotton weaving in India and gave it a name Khadi from Khaddar.

It is not only a simple piece of fabric but a weapon of revolution against colonial manipulation. Gandhi inspired the adoption of khadi to make everyone realise the power of simplicity and self dependence.

From colonial times, khadi has evolved as a language for fashion. Language which has been living since the swadeshi movement and still has its own unique fan base.

Young generation who generally love to dress according to the newly emerging trends, can also fulfill their desire and look cool in khadi fabric.

Khadi is known for its cooling effect one can get in summers and warmer effect in winters. You can find this versatile fabric online as well as in stores near you.

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Khadi does not only remain till dull colours and dhoti kurtas but it has turned into a boundless fashion. Some people must be visualising khadi as a simple white fabric cloth worn by Mahatma Gandhi, but in reality, it is quite colourful. With the passage of time, khadi has evolved with a lot of new designs and colours.

Khadi comes in three different fabrics that are plain khadi, silk khadi, wool khadi and poly khadi. This fabric comes in a variety of designs and prints such as stripes design, flower prints, abstract prints and a lot more.

Summers are quite irritating, but you can cool your mood with stunning kurtas made from original khadi. There are different types of designs and colours available in Khadi for both men and women.

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Those who are lovers of denim clothing can also enjoy wearing the replicas of denims made in our own country which is 100 per cent eco-friendly. These are made up from thick fabric which is easy to wear and wash, you can also find a variety of blue shades in these jackets.

Wedding season is around the corner and there's not even a single Indian who won't flaunt their love for traditional kurta pyjamas, and what can be the best accompaniment for kurta than sleeveless upper coat jackets. You can get many colours in these jackets, from light to dark tones, not only colours but you can also get some interesting designs which can work in contrast with your dress.

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Thick coats are a necessity to stay protected from winters and obviously it gives you a fashion look with proper layering of clothes. These coats made from woolen khadi are the best choice for this  winter. Choose your favourite colours and make this winter warmer.

Along with wool khadi coats isn't it a best choice to gift shawls made from khadi to your parents this winter? Yes they will keep your parents warmer with a touch of your love in it. You can avail these  types of shoals in bright colours and unique designs. This will also rock your look with white or pastel colours of suits.

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Sarees are forever loved, and it will look beautiful when you wear your own tradition made from the fabric invented in your country. They come in different designs according to the preference of customers and  give you a soft cooling effect. Khadi trend has not only emerged till clothing, nowadays you can also find shoes, diary covers, bags etc made up of khadi.

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