Anita Dongre Brings Indian Style to the Lonestar State

ANITA DONGRE BRINGS INDIAN STYLE TO THE LONESTAR STATE

Texas, known for its cowboy boots and hats may not seem like the place Indian Designer Anita Dongre would visit for a trunk show, but the stylish ladies of Houston showed her that they are not only interested in fashion, but also giving back.

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I got a chance to chat with Anita about how she's helping Indian women gain economic independence

Q & A WITH ANITA DONGRE

Where the embroidery is created: A lot of our embroidery work is done in the remote villages of Gujarat.

The women creating the embroidery: They are artisans. This is something they have learned from their mothers, their grandmothers.

Thoughts on her work: I feel grateful that I am able to help them keep their craft alive and also empower them.

Women’s Empowerment: If it is going to be anything that changes my country, it is the women.

India’s Craftmanship: The diversity of our country’s craft and textiles is unparalleled in the world.

Favourite Areas of India: I love Rajasthan and Gujarat for the way the women dress and carry themselves.

Indian Style: Indian women know how to dress.

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A big thanks to Bibi Magazine for bringing Anita Dongre to Houston!

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