Hand-embellishment is more than aesthetics: it’s part of our history, heritage and commitment to sustaining age-old crafts techniques. Here, we shine a light on one of our most precious pieces from the ARTISAN collection, beautifully adorned by the talented craftspeople who we’re proud to work with.
Drawing focus to the details, our Apple dress has been hand-embellished with 2,150 beads and sequins that shimmer beautifully under the sun and starlit skies – perfect for summer event season, from weddings to garden parties. Cut for a flattering midi length, this showstopping style has velvet trims and a delicate black mesh layer for a darkly romantic touch, and comes with a high neckline and a keyhole detail on the back, creating a decidedly modern finish.
Meet the Artisan
Eid Mohammed has been working at one of our supplier factories for over four years, hand-embellished the bridal gowns and bridesmaids’ dresses in our ARTISAN collection.
Described as happy and hard-working, Eid moved to Mumbai to look for work but was unable to due to his limited education. He did, however, have experience in embellishment and after being mentored by his uncle, Eid’s confidence and expertise in handcraft grew. He soon found a job in Delhi, which meant he could earn a salary and sustain a family skill.
Today, Eid can financially support his family and wants all three of his children – Khushboo, Shehnawaz and Faizan – to complete their education in order to be able to make a living for themselves