FALL / WINTER 2021 HIGHLIGHTS

Our Fall/Winter 2021 collection celebrates bold patterns, autumnal hues and personal expression in our signature handwoven and naturally dyed cottons and wools. We utilized special techniques throughout the collection. Explore our processes below.

LEAF PRINTING

LEAF PRINTING

To celebrate autumn, we explored a unique type of printing with leaves. The multi-layered pattern that resulted is created using four differen...

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ANCIENT CRAFT OF IKAT

ANCIENT CRAFT OF IKAT

Ikat is a traditional ancient dyeing and weaving technique used to create patterned textiles. Images thought to represent ikat can be seen in Indi...

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THE ART OF POTAI

THE ART OF POTAI

We used a process called Potai, a technique of dyeing in which the dye is painted directly onto the fabric with visible brushstrokes. The blac...

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MADE TO LAST, SIMPLY AND SUSTAINABLY

Each of our garments pass through many hands before it reaches the one who wears it. We believe in promoting the wellbeing of our artisan community while doing our part to preserve the natural world.

OUR STORY

OUR STORY

The foundation of Umber & Ochre is the unique handmade nature of our textiles. We envision a slow fashion industry that celebrates individu...

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Sustainable, Transparent Ethical Supply Chain

OUR SUPPLY CHAIN

Travel and traditional Indian handicraft is a passion and goes hand-in-hand with our work. We travel directly to the origins of our makers, o...

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Umber & Ochre Brand Values

OUR VALUES

We believe in transparency, sustainability and longevity. Our ethical supply chain supports sustainable practices, fair wages, and the preservati...

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