Sabyasachi Designs School Uniform, Sarees Next?
Fashion designer Sabyasachi Mukherjee has taken the Indian couture industry by storm in the last few years. Not only are his designs worth gawking at, they’ve become an aesthetic of their own. Today, every bride dreams of wearing a Sabyasachi on her big day and we obviously know why, we also keeping out finger crossed for next School Teacher Uniform Sarees designs from the den of Sabyasachi.
Fashion design for a cause
But it’s not just his traditionally rooted couture and state-of-the-art heritage jewellery that routinely makes it to news headlines and our social media feeds. His stand on ethical fashion and humanitarian contributions have time and again left us without words. His most recent social endeavour is to contribute to the design and development of uniforms for the young girls at Rajkumari Ratnavati Girls School, Jaisalmer, and the photos are going to make you cry happy tears.
Is School Teacher Uniform Sarees on the card
Sabyasachi recently took to his Instagram account to announce his collaboration with Citta, a non-profit organisation based in the USA that works towards uplifting the health, education, and economic conditions of the underprivileged in India. His most recent charitable contribution that has received widespread appreciation is the uniform for the girls.
Sabyasachi wrote, “I have always believed in the transformative power of education. Its impact ripples outwards and upwards, from an individual level to society-at-large. Especially dear to me are initiatives that focus their resources on educating girls–the demographic most limited in access to opportunity and most stifled by archaic social expectations.”
“When designing these outfits, I wanted to make sure they reflect the region’s craft heritage, with the hope that it would highlight for the young girls the beauty and power inherent to the craft, as well as provide a better sense of community, connection, and pride for their home,”
Rooted in traditional craft
The very adorable uniform is designed using the age-old Ajrakh textile that is synonymous with the region. It is block printed with natural dyes. How beautiful, right? Kudos to Sabya for using the power of fashion and design for such an empowering initiative.
Sabyasachi is not the only Indian designer who has previously participated in such charitable deeds. Anavila, a mindful designer label, recently donated handmade masks for all the workers of the Indian postal service With the Covid warriors of the local postal service in Mumbai. A snippet of their IG post wrote, “We have been using the Indian postal service since the very beginning to deliver our fabrics and receive work from remote clusters of India. They have been an integral part of our brand and it’s indeed humbling to be of some service to the frontline warriors of #indianpostalservice”.