This produces absolutely feather-light fabric which has an elegant sheen and is soft to touch. No wonder it’s often easily mistaken as the cooler cousin of silk!
The super-supple fabric created from these fibres mimics the hand-feel of silk but can easily pass off as cotton to the untrained eye. This biodegradable, natural fibre is made from the stem of the banana tree and is so incredibly durable that the Japanese even tried making their currency out of it!
Yes, you guessed it! We’re talking about linen, your easy-breezy summer companion. Did you know? Linen is also great for your winter wardrobe - it’s hollow-fiber structure makes linen a natural insulator, keeping you cool in the summertime and warm in the dead of winter.
We source our exquisitely handwoven hemp from traditional weavers based in the Himalayas. As it can only be produced under very specific weather conditions, it is one of our rarest fabrics. And no, you’re not supposed to light this!
This luxurious fabric is most often misidentified as cashmere, but the concept of milk fibre isn’t new. It was being used for clothing and household items during the 1930s and 40s, as a substitute for wool. It is derived from the protein casein, which can be separated from sour milk. Before you ask, this milk does NOT expire!
Historical legends claim lotus as a celestial flower for the Hindus and Buddhists. It is believed, that much like the lotus plant which has healing and calming abilities, lotus fibre fabric also has the same effects on its wearer. From our experiments, we guarantee that it's super soft and light, especially breathable, and almost wrinkle free - but as for the rest, you’ll have to try it for yourself, won’t you?
The conventional process of producing cotton is the most toxic of all and can be single-handedly blamed for damaging the fragile bond between the fashion industry and Earth. Organic cotton, however, is grown organically in subtropical regions, from non-genetically modified plants, and without the use of any synthetic agricultural chemicals such as fertilizers or pesticides. Lucky for us, India is the largest producer of organic cotton with over 50% of global production success!
Conceived by the eco-conscious mother-of-one, The House of Akshar saw its first light in 2018 with visionary CEO Kavya Praneeth. Our bijou family is helmed by 3 head-strong women, experienced in various dimensions of the fashion industry.
Kavya The #GirlBoss - She is the mastermind who likes to pull the strings from behind the curtain. A maestro with numbers and spreadsheets, she also knows her way around fabrics and people. Oh, and just so you know, she’s a Photoshop-aholic!
Bharghavee The #Creative Weirdo - She is responsible for colouring within the lines and scribbling content for your entertainment. A designer by profession and a foodie at heart, you do NOT want to steal her cupcake at work.
Rubina The #Style Guru – She is the one who ensures the brand remains “on fleek,” as per millennial lingo. A passionate stylist behind the scenes, she’s known for being a baby once the shoot is done!