The skills involved to craft textiles and garments in the notoriously exploited Indian subcontinent can be a powerful catalyst for empowerment and alleviating poverty if respected and nurtured.
We partner with meaningful organisations who share that belief to bring our designs to life. Fool Dost has grown through trust and collaboration. Finding beauty in healthy relationships that serve people and do good things in the world. Because we all need more of that!
Fool Dost collaborates with the inspiring women and men of the MasterG India network to conceive our current collections, supporting skill development and sustainable economic independence in the region.
With a philosophy to use apparel design as a medium to question the status quo, MasterG India intends to create hope and propel marginalized communities into leading lives of dignity by providing them the opportunity to realize their potential. An eco-system of ethical garment manufacturing has been implemented where by MasterG graduates hold key positions in the production studio, situated in Okhla, New Delhi. Fool Dost was the first of now a handful of brands producing high quality, beautifully finished garments with MasterG and we couldn't be happier to have grown together.
Our partnership is an appropriate way for the existence of Fool Dost to behave sustainably, by supporting the societal changes required for improved standards, equality and empowerment. Not to mention how we thrive on the affinity we have with the whole team (and lunch breaks of street chow mien and chole bhature)!
Spinning, weaving and dyeing...
Our fabric suppliers locate and produce some of the best qualities of patiently made fabrics in India. We strive to source fabrics of an eco-friendly nature and are committed to partnering with suppliers who value the people who craft the fabrics. Know more about each of our fabrics and materials we use here.