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Upcycled Vintage Printed Chiffon Sari Navy Blue

Touch of Joy

Upcycled Vintage Printed Chiffon Sari Navy Blue

Rs. 8,800.00

This upcycled vintage floral chiffon sari, designed by Joy Bimal Roy, was donated anonymously to the Sari Bank.

''It was pretty as it was, so I didn't do much. I sprinkled it with silver badla (metal embroidery) and added a silver border. It looks very glamorous!'' says Roy.

“My tryst with upcycling saris is paradoxically linked with loss. My sister, Yashodhara, left behind a legacy of coveted saris. She had impeccable taste,” says Roy. After gifting some saris, Roy began to salvage and restore others. "The challenge of integrating disparate elements into a seamless whole excites me. I choose fabric to complement each sari individually. And in that, my eternal quest for beauty and perfection have found their niche.”

A Sari Bank now welcomes contributions. So each sari gives at least three times: once when its donated, then when its upcycled, and finally, when proceeds of sales are donated to benefit a local hospice, Shanti Avedna Sadan, Mumbai.

Colour

Navy Blue

Technique

Upcycling

Materials

Chiffon Silk

Care Instructions

Dry clean only

SKU

JORO-20-41-SA

Product Dispatch & Shipping Notice

Dispatched within 5 working days of receiving your order. No refunds or returns.