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I was a Sari is turning pre-loved Indian saris into the soul of a unique new style, and women artisans from Mumbai into the designers of their own future.

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With incomparable handcrafted designs, I was a Sari is redefining the style of those who wear it – offering a new soulful brand.

Taking an eco-ethical approach to fashion, I was a Sari is placing pre-loved Indian saris at the heart of a new style, and empowering women artisans from Mumbai to become the designers of their own futures.

This is a fashion evolution. This is style with soul. This is I was a Sari.

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MAIN PARTNER

Gucci features I was a Sari in Gucci Equilibrium – a destination designed to connect people, planet and purpose.

By harnessing Gucci’s strategic expertise, creativity and reach, I was a Sari breaks new ground in the socially-driven fashion sector. In a time when everybody talks about circular economy and sustainability in fashion, it becomes a reality with this unique partnership.

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NOW I CAN

Since this summer Gucci, through its platform Gucci Equilibrium, has supported I was a Sari, working with Gucci’s local specialist embroidery suppliers, our first team of craftswomen are currently building their expertise in the finest embroidery techniques.

NOW I CAN – represents the voice of each artisan sharing the journey, the positive transformation and the prospect of a better tomorrow.

In a sector of the garment industry that was previously out of bounds to women, this initiative symbolizes a cultural change in favor of female empowerment, allowing women to become the “designer” of their lives.

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