Business Wire India Right from playing a key role in India’s Freedom struggle to making India a treasure chest of fashion, Indian Handlooms have been an integral part of Indian culture & economics. This 71 st Independence day, UNNATI SILKS celebrates some major achievements of our pride – Indian Handlooms.
‘Hands of the loom’4.3 million peoplethA pat on the back for Handloom exports
  • The export of handloom products from India stood at US$ 360.02 million in FY2015-16.
  • In 2015–16, the US was the major importer of Indian handloom products, with estimated purchases of US$ 106.13 million, followed by the UK and UAE at US$ 22.42 million and US$ 19.42 million, respectively. Italy, Germany, France, Spain, Japan, Netherlands, and Australia were some other export destinations.
  • During 2015-16, export of fabrics stood at US$ 35.34 million, floor coverings stood at US$ 125.27 million, clothing accessories stood at US$ 25.54 million, and made-ups stood at US$ 173.88 million.
Spread of handloom todayThe Hermes Spring-Summer 2008 collectionMcQueen Fall 2008Dior Resort 2008Alexander McQueen in his Fall 2008 collectionLouis Vuitton Diwali Collection 2010Marchesa had in her Spring 2013 rangeIsabel Marant in her Spring 2016 CollectionElie Saab Couture had in is Spring 2016Rooted in TraditionA journey well-travelled – Unnati Silks1980Mr. Devendra Ladha, CEO & founder of Unnati Silks