Circular Fashion: The New Normal?

Sustainable fashion relies on technological innovations and cultural changes to charge ahead. I was a Sari’s founder, Stefano Funari joined industry heavyweights: Sara Sozzani Maino- Deputy Editor in chief, Vogue Italia and head of Vogue Talents and Bandana Tewari - Sustainability Activist & Columnist at Business of Fashion and formerly the editor at large, of Vogue India, to discuss the struggle and challenges faced by brands taking this path. A panel discussion at the Vogue Italia Scouting For India Event, Mumbai June 2019 While emerging [...]

By |2019-06-11T10:12:30+05:30June 10th, 2019|Blog|0 Comments


This is a once in a lifetime opportunity to be based in Mumbai leading the design processes of an early stage award-winning circular design brand, I was a Sari. A full-time position sponsored by Chime for Change - Gucci’s inclusion project - and promoted by the Design Department of Politecnico di Milano. We are looking for a passionate and talented fashion designer who can take our brand to the next level in terms of product aesthetics and circular design practices. We currently sell to international [...]

By |2019-05-27T11:25:00+05:30May 25th, 2019|Blog|0 Comments

I was a Sari’s new collection goes to the Fourth UN Environment Assembly at Nairobi, Kenya

    The United Nations Environment Program (UNEP)  hosted a summit for global leaders in environmental sustainability at its campus in Nairobi, Kenya from 11 - 15 March 2019. Fashion was one of the important areas of focus, since there is an urgent need to change its practices. I was a Sari was invited to this event as winners of the Indian Circular Design Challenge. Here’s what went down and why you should care. Why was I was a Sari at the UN Summit? UN [...]

By |2019-06-10T16:31:56+05:30March 19th, 2019|Blog|0 Comments

959 for I was a Sari

Two souls, one philosophy: upcycling Two brands, the first original capsule collection designed exclusively by 959 for I was a Sari   959, a brand that offers a collection of bags and home accessories made with upcycled seat-belts and sustainable materials, is establishing new rules of relationship with the fashion system and design supplies. A brand that is attentive to environmental issues and increasingly projected towards sustainable eco-friendly productions. 959 is a concept, a style, a project that combines design, functionality, and aesthetics through a [...]

By |2018-07-26T12:37:14+05:30July 26th, 2018|Blog|0 Comments

The genesis of I was a Sari

I was a Sari, a peculiar name for a brand, mostly pronounced with a breath of curiosity. A brand name that makes you question its existence. I was a Sari is not just one of a kind name but also, a one of a kind brand. A brand with a story. There is no dearth of ethical brands today, in fact the concept of giving back to the society is pretty ancient. And after unprecedented rise of consumerism, it is only natural to get to [...]

By |2018-06-05T16:01:33+05:30May 30th, 2018|Blog|0 Comments