Modern Classics by Varnuyathe

Above: A raw silk, embroidered Anarkali, full sleeved with loop placket at hem; gathered and flared from empire line. Back neckline is fastened with a tie-up

Kalamkari Cotton Empire-line Maxi dress with cold shoulders and a wide border. Hand printed with organic dyes

Kalamkari Cotton Empire-line Maxi dress with cold shoulders and a wide border. Hand printed with organic dyes

Printed Cotton Palazzos with a centre front zipper, fastened at the waist with wooden buttons

Printed Cotton Palazzos with a centre front zipper, fastened at the waist with wooden buttons

Cotton Kalamkari Tunic with an asymmetrical hemline and folded sleeve edge. The back length extends beyond the length of the front, with a thin contrasting band of yellow on the reverse side. Hand printed with organic dyes

Cotton Kalamkari Tunic with an asymmetrical hemline and folded sleeve edge. The back length extends beyond the length of the front, with a thin contrasting band of yellow on the reverse side. Hand printed with organic dyes

Cotton Kalamkari Tunic with a mandarin collar and narrow knife pleats on the front yoke. Front placket and yoke edge and armhole are bordered with a navy-blue piping. Hand printed with organic dyes

Cotton Kalamkari Tunic with a mandarin collar and narrow knife pleats on the front yoke. Front placket and yoke edge and armhole are bordered with a navy-blue piping. Hand printed with organic dyes

Solid, flared Semi-raw silk, sleeveless tunic, with an asymmetrical hemline

Solid, flared Semi-raw silk, sleeveless tunic, with an asymmetrical hemline

Quilted Cotton Kalamkari Jacket with a mandarin collar, Rudhraksh buttons, front pockets and all over piping with base fabric. Hand printed with organic dyes

Quilted Cotton Kalamkari Jacket with a mandarin collar, Rudhraksh buttons, front pockets and all over piping with base fabric. Hand printed with organic dyes

Cotton Kalamkari Crop-top with scalloped hemline (with self-piping). Centre back placket with hooks and mock button detailing. Hand printed with organic dyes

Cotton Kalamkari Crop-top with scalloped hemline (with self-piping). Centre back placket with hooks and mock button detailing. Hand printed with organic dyes

Cotton Kalamkari and Ajrakh fused empire-line Anarkali with Kalamkari yoke, cloth (potli) bottons, piping details and bottom border. The anarkali panels are of Ajrakh. Hand printed with organic dyes

Cotton Kalamkari and Ajrakh fused empire-line Anarkali with Kalamkari yoke, cloth (potli) bottons, piping details and bottom border. The anarkali panels are of Ajrakh. Hand printed with organic dyes

Raw silk midi dress with a pure silk cutaway shrug, quilted, hand painted and embroidered with sequin and bead work

Raw silk midi dress with a pure silk cutaway shrug, quilted, hand painted and embroidered with sequin and bead work

Cotton Kalamkari Blouse with elbow length sleeves, bordered with narrow knife pleats. Contrast piping details along neckline and sleeve edge. Hand printed with organic dyes

Above: Cotton Kalamkari Blouse with elbow length sleeves, bordered with narrow knife pleats. Contrast piping details along neckline and sleeve edge. Hand printed with organic dyes

Right: Reversible, quilted cotton Kalamkari jacket with a mandarin collar, wooden buttons, front pockets and all over piping with base fabric. Hand printed with organic dyes

Reversible, quilted cotton Kalamkari jacket with a mandarin collar, wooden buttons, front pockets and all over piping with base fabric. Hand printed with organic dyes
Batik printed sleeveless jute-cotton tunic, with a thin, solid jute-cotton border
Handwoven and block printed Kalamkari cross-back sleeveless tunic with piping details along edges in base fabric. Hand printed with organic dyes

Above: Handwoven and block printed Kalamkari cross-back sleeveless tunic with piping details along edges in base fabric. Hand printed with organic dyes

Left: Batik printed sleeveless jute-cotton tunic, with a thin, solid jute-cotton border

Silk Kalamkari Crop top with an asymmetrical hem and a keyhole back neckline. Hand printed with organic dyes. Paired with twill woven Jute Peg Pants

Silk Kalamkari Crop top with an asymmetrical hem and a keyhole back neckline. Hand printed with organic dyes. Paired with twill woven Jute Peg Pants

Hand printed, natural jute-silk crop top; sleeveless with a centre back hook and eye placket. Paired with semi-raw silk palazzos

Hand printed, natural jute-silk crop top; sleeveless with a centre back hook and eye placket. Paired with semi-raw silk palazzos

Cotton Kalamkari Kurta with solid black borders at sleeve and bottom hem. Mid waist seam with gold piping detail. Hand printed with organic dyes

Cotton Kalamkari Kurta with solid black borders at sleeve and bottom hem. Mid waist seam with gold piping detail. Hand printed with organic dyes

Cotton Kalamkari Shrug with an asymmetric hemline and pin tucks on sleeve. The top yoke and sleeve-hem border are of tri-colour printed fabric, while the rest of the jacket is of the same base, but with 2 additional colours, filling the base pattern. Hand printed with organic dyes

Cotton Kalamkari Tunic with an asymmetrical hemline and folded sleeve edge. The back length extends beyond the length of the front, with a thin contrasting band of yellow on the reverse side. Hand printed with organic dyes

Cotton Kalamkari Kurta with a mandarin collar, side slits, a short front-slit, mock front placket and a fold-up sleeve, with mother-of-pearl buttons. Hand printed with organic dyes

Cotton Kalamkari Kurta with a mandarin collar, side slits, a short front-slit, mock front placket and a fold-up sleeve, with mother-of-pearl buttons. Hand printed with organic dyes

Cotton Ajrakh Kurta with Cut-away sleeves, wooden button and looped placket and slits at centre front and sides. Hand printed with organic dyes. Paired with straight cut solid pants

Cotton Ajrakh Kurta with Cut-away sleeves, wooden button and looped placket and slits at centre front and sides. Hand printed with organic dyes. Paired with straight cut solid pants

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