Our Brand

Mehera Shaw is an artisanal lifestyle brand.  Inspired by the artisan textiles of India, styled for conscious, modern living.

Mehera Shaw is for the conscious and sophisticated woman who wants her wardrobe and home to reflect her sustainable lifestyle. Our brand encompasses smart, yet artistic casual looks with high wearability, which transition well from day to evening.  

Artisan hand block and screen prints   -   GOTS certified organic cottons   -   Always fair trade

 

Our Production Studio - Fair Trade, Private Label Manufacture - Work with Us!

Mehera Shaw Textiles Pvt. Ltd. is also a registered fair trade manufacturer.  We have created a transparent, vertical supply chain using fair labour standards, sustainable fabrics and artisan printed textiles. We produce all garments in-house.  We specialize in artisan printing (both screen and block printing) from the Jaipur region of North India, natural fiber wovens and detailed stitching.  We regularly incorporate GOTS certified cottons and handloom cotton, wool and silk in support of decentralized, artisan production. See 'Private Label' for more information on private label manufacturing and 'Fair Trade' to learn more about our production team and fair labour standards. 

                      

News

New Block Print Collection: Origami Inspired Prints for Kids

February 26, 2014

Our latest print collection of origami inspired prints!  We're excited to see the process from concept to block to print. Our textile intern, Jasmine, just completed work on a new print collection developed for kids wear.  The original inspiration for these prints is found in Japanese origami designs with fun, quirky flowers, bright colours and a bubbly, playful feel.  The collection combines origami inspiration with a world of playful fairy garden images.  The look - butterflies, bluebells, floating petals, pansies. Jasmine worked on several coordinating designs for this collection and was fortunate to be able to see several designs through to the final form--carved wood blocks and 2 days of sample printing in Sanganeer!  The collection also uses designs from...

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Part 1 Artisan Printing and Dyeing: People-Centered Development

February 23, 2014

This is the first in our Multi- Part Series Entitled Working in India: Context Sensitive Production   Mehera Shaw is at the beginning phase of implementing our own dyeing and printing unit.  We are quite excited about the having our own unit.  Our plans include solid color dyeing, screen printing using reactive dyes and block printing using pigment dyes. We also intend to include water recycling and filtration in our printing and dyeing program.     The road toward our own unit has been long and circuitous.  Our plans have been several years in the making, our motivations many and all context-sensitive.    To date, we have chosen to work with the different facilities and people in the nearby areas...

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Our SS14 Artisan Print Collection is Here!

November 14, 2013

Here's a preview of our SS14 print catalog which will be available for order as fabric in GOTS certified organic cotton, for use in private label collections and as a part of our Mehera Shaw womenswear collections. These prints were developed by our design team, including many thanks to recent interns for their work and contributions. We'll be sampling these designs over the next few weeks and will make them available for order by December/January through the 2014 season.Collection Preview     InspirationThis collection was inspired by the poetry of love and longing in ancient India as told in the story of Prince Khurram's love for Arjumand. It is a love reflected in mystical poetry, the desert sunset, lotus pools and...

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Mehera Shaw's New Website is here!

September 15, 2013

We've just launched our new Mehera Shaw website with improved customer service and shopping features, better access to information about our fair trade manufacturing services for private label customers and information about our artisan printed fabrics on organic cotton. We are working to make new product available in our beautiful new online boutique and more photos and slide shows giving a deeper insight into the who and how of Mehera Shaw. In May we relaunched our namesake label, Mehera Shaw and are now working to integrate our complete platform of products and services. Please excuse our growing pains in the meantime. We're working as quickly as possible to get the new site fully connected and integrated. Thanks for your patience...

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