Textile Tidbits: Kate Middleton’s Asian Textiles – An Endorsement of Slow Fashion

© Press Association

© Press Association

Today’s Textile Tidbit gives a slightly different perspective to Asian textiles from usual!

During her recent visit to Bhutan, Kate Middleton has been pictured wearing Bhutanese national dress, with a hand-embroidered cape made in India, demonstrating her support for responsibly sourced, ethically produced clothing. The silk ‘kira’ that she is pictured wearing above – a traditional Bhutanese dress – would have taken five people three months to weave by hand.

To read about this in more detail, visit the Telegraph website.

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