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Textiles are an old, old language

Textiles are an old, old language, adorning the body for millennia, signifying identity and tribe. Signifying home, family, and belonging. Woven in homes signifying marriage, love, dedication, devotion. Used in war signifying territory and tribe. The natural materials used are ...

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Interview Series: ‘Inspiring Women Who Wear Haruka,’ – Hayley Trezise

As part of our blog interview series; - 'Inspiring Women who Wear Haruka,' we would like to introduce you to Hayley Trezise. Hayley is an artist who founded her own fashion label -'Raggedy.' We currently stock Raggedy in the Glastonbury shop ...

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Fashion Revolution and Ethical Clothing: #WhoMadeMyClothes?

The Fashion Revolution movement launched the #whomademyclothes in the wake of the 2013 Rana Plaza Tragedy in Bangladesh where an overcrowded, poorly built and maintained factory collapsed, killing 1,138 people, and injuring 2,500. The incident became symbolic of ...

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Inspiring Women Who Wear Haruka – Andrea

Who are you? I'm Andrea, I’m a 48 years young business owner and mother of two beautiful grown up children. I own Natural Roots ethical salon in Glastonbury. How do you spend your time? The salon keeps ...

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My Bubble Dress

Amanda in the original bubble dress. The Bubble Dress has landed! It is available in the shop and online. All of us at Haruka LOVE it. Designed by Amanda and Poonam in Kathmandu over a decade ago, the original bubble ...

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Inspiring Women Who Wear Haruka – Dorrie Joy

Who are you? My name is Dorrie Joy. I am an artist and craftswoman. Dorrie wearing Haruka Black Jumpsuit How do you spend your time? I work with paint, clay, wood, stone, textiles, skin and feathers. I ...

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The Haruka Models Through the Years.

From the beginning it’s been about strong empowered women who shine in our clothing, rather than trying to choose models that fit with a contemporary mainstream sense of aesthetic that does not reflect real life or real women in ...

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The Soul of Haruka

Above from left to right: My son Haruka and I, in Varanasi - in the early days. I am wearing the Ladak dress in raw silk. In the centre, Liddie Holt modelling the same dress. Finally, a more recent photo in ...

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Behind the Scenes – New Collection Photoshoot

The space, all set up and ready to shoot. Last week we had a photoshoot of the Haruka New Collection for the website. The shoot focused on our new jersey fabric. A thick, knitted cotton. We have three colours; heather, ...

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