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CCAP holds Aakruthi Vastra, an exhibition cum sale of textiles and crafts in Visakhapatnam

Crafts Council of Andhra Pradesh or CCAP are coming up with Aakruthi Vastra, their signature exhibition cum sale of exquisite textiles and crafts in Visakhapatnam.

For those with a love for the loom and craftsmanship, the exhibition cum sale that you have waiting for is here. CCAP is holding Aakruthi Vastra 2017 in Visakhapatnam with an aim to facilitating collectors, sartorial enthusiasts, artifact lovers of  to have an exclusive showcase of renowned textiles and crafts from across India right here. An exhibition cum sale where in the array of items will astound one with beauty and variety. Definitely an event one should not miss in town!!

For one’s understanding is the fact that Aakruthi Vastra which is organized every year by CCAP has a lot of people looking forward to it. It is not just ladies who wish to possess handwoven textiles and handicrafts collectors but also artisans and weavers too. Aakruthi Vastra is a platform for these crafts men to showcase their works with an exposure that is hard to find elsewhere.


Some labels one shouldn’t miss are..

AALANKRIT by Navita – Block printed and embroidered cotton suits

Alankrit by Manju Jalota – Lucknowi Chikankari suits and sarees

Ambi by Sujata Pai – Handwoven sarees, salwars and blouses

Deep Red – Prints on Bengal cottons, tussars and suits

Dwarka Plus – An NGO working with Kalamkari artists

Kapaas – Designer applique work sarees, suits and blouses

Karomi – Jamdani weaves

K Venkataswamy and Sons – Traditional Gadwal sarees

Kanakavali – Kanchivaram

Kavitha and Sunitha – Designer Sarees

Marm Creations – Woven Chanderi cottons and silks

Metaphor Racha – Khadi garments and sarees and blouses

Murali saree Emporium – IKAT sarees, stoles, etc

Priti Prashant – Designer embroidered sarees, suits and tunics

Ram Kumar Haldar – Fulia sarees, Matkas and linens

Samaroho Boutique – Silk and Tussar

Samprada – Handloom block prints

Shohel Abdul Sattar Khatri – Bandhini and Ajrakh on silks and cottons

Shilpi Handicrafts – Sanganeri on cottons and kota

Shunya Batik – Sarees and more

T Lakshmana Rao – Mangalgiri sarees and dress materials

Village Art – Bhagalpuri woven tussar sarees

Vishal Kapur – Chanderi with designer prints

Maitri – Designer kurtas, kurtis and tunics

Chitrika – An NGO in Kakinada

Dezires – Suits and sarees

Zamaku creations – Prints on Tussars and Cottons

Milan Fashions


Event date – 6th and 7th December 2017

Event time – 10.00 a,m to 7.30 p.m

Event location – Meadows, Hotel Green Park Visakhapatnam

This post was last modified on 05/12/2017 6:18 pm

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