about rupalee- fair trade with style

rupalee which means ” pretty woman” in Hindi- has created a contemporary clothing line that supports fair trade and sustainability.

is designed to make you look fabulous at all times, whether you are going for comfort or glamour.   Our clothing is always feminine and graceful, yet practical. Since 1996, rupalee has collaborated with master craft persons in India to create beautiful hand-woven, hand-block printed and hand-embroidered garments under fair trade conditions.  rupalee endeavors to place traditional craft techniques within a contemporary context.  rupalee is designed for the woman who wants to know the whole story and is the embodiment of this originality while emphasizing a sharp eye for style and trend. rupalee is Fair Trade with Style- fashion that brings peace, dignity and respect to all- weavers, producers, and consumers. rupalee strives to give back to the world and the environment, and to practice kindness and gratitude for all we have, caring for all generations of life that follows.

rupalee also offers you a multitude of handcrafted products
– ranging from christmas ornaments, wreaths, greeting cards to jewellery and decorations for your home like tassles, glass miniatures, floral arrangements.

rupalee does both the direct sales of in stock items and the development of new products. As a result, rupalee is extraordinarily flexible. It is able to do everything from raw materials development to product designing. This is where rupalee really shines.

Inspiration often comes to our artisans while they are in the process of creating products. Each item
in the rupalee collection is an individual, handcrafted work of art.

rupalee founded and operates an outreach program that empowers women in certain villages
of India to financially support themselves in a creative, fulfilling and realistic manner.

rupalee promotes fair trade and strongly supports the cottage industry setting.

How can you get involved?

·Wholesale/Manufacturing Partner – Working with our Design Team to design and produce quality handcrafted items/ Selling our goods in your store
·Consumer – Purchase our products for your personal use
·Volunteer Partner – Volunteer your skills and time to assist us in our efforts

For more information contact Rupalee Exclusifs at:

E-mail: i nfo@Rupalee.com

visit: www.rupalee.com   www.rupalee.rupalee.com   www.rupalee.net  http://www.Ojasvy.com


5 thoughts on “about rupalee- fair trade with style

  1. Hi Rupalee,

    I would like to volunteer if possible. I love designing but due to many reasons have not used my skillls.Would loove to contribute in your efforts.

  2. I LOVE Rupalee’s Friendship Balls! If you have ever had to buy a gift for someone really special but didn’t know what to buy the Friendship ball is absolutely perfect!

    This gift is a sliver round ball that opens. Inside, it can hold only small things…bath salts, tea, small soaps, jewelry, even a little candy, but the legend behind the Friendship ball is that in Old English times friends, sisters, and mothers used to exchange the ball on special occasions, (or just when we have a couple of extra dollars) each time filled with something different – a lace handkerchief, chocolates, jewelry, etc.

    When you give a friendship ball there is a tag on it that reads:
    A ball is a circle, no beginning, no end. It keeps us together like our circle of friends.
    The treasure inside for just you to see is the treasure of friendship you have granted me.

    This ball comes with a lot of meaning but the idea behind it is, you don’t keep it. The idea is you keep what is inside and when a friend is down, going through some rough times, you but something inside and give it away. This ball keeps getting passed on between friends, each time with something inside to cheer them up.

    I have been doing this with my sisters and daughter for about 3 years now, and each time I am given the friendship ball it puts a smile on my face and I can’t wait to fill it and cheer someone else up.

  3. The offering of a Friendship Ball is an old tradition symbolizing a deep friendship between two people. The ball is round and therefore has no beginning and no end. It is ageless and timeless like true friends. Sitting in the sunlight, it sparkles the way a good friend does!

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