Journeys are about self-discovery and the discovery of new places, people, cultures and traditions. Visit India with Breakaway – Journeys off the Map
Get into the heart of India. Experience one of the most appreciated traditions while meeting fine craftsman and connecting with the stories that have kept traditions that date back to the 15th century alive. Taste the exquisite cultures of rural India while travelling through the corridors of India’s textile rich states.
Thinking of what to do this winter ? Explore the rich, historic heartlands of India and discover intricate displays of hand block printing and embroidery traditions native to India. Breakaway offers an immersive interaction with the craft communities that will leave you asking for more…
Come to explore a land where opulence is woven into rich silks and cottons and where the finer things are detailed in the embroidery of the most elegant garments and accessories. Chats and interactive visits with a textile design expert and local artisans nurture our understanding of the various weaving and printing techniques and historical context as it shapes India’s contemporary textile culture. Reflective in the art, framed in old forts and sold in the local markets, we channel our way through these places with experienced textile designers and scholars.
Visit traditional textile communities responsible for an exquisite line up of hand woven and block printed fashion textiles. Converse with the artisans themselves, traditional weavers and printers behind the scenes of some of India’s leading fashion houses on Breakaway’s textile trails.
Looms, legendary landmarks and lingering tales on the craftsmanship that have kept India’s textile printing and weaving cultures alive for thousands of years make their way into your travel agenda. Breakaway ventures into the stories and traditions that have created the fabric of contemporary India and provided the world with some fine threads and sought after textiles
Get a whole new appreciation for hand crafted products. Breakaway’s Textile Trails offer in-depth interactions with local artisans who create magic with their hands, a laborious process of hand block printing, tie-dyeing and colouring.
Chat with the artisans themselves, traditional weavers and printers, behind the scenes of some of India’s leading fashion designers, on Breakaway’s textile trails.
Breakaway brings you a series of Textile Trails that channel the diversity of Indian culture, captivates the designs respective of Indian history and shares the stories from the traditions that have brought us exquisite, intricate textiles for many centuries.
Unique to Breakaway is our network of Breakawayers- a bunch of multi faceted domain experts in different fields, be it Textile Design, Gourmet World Cuisine, Wellness, or Creative Writing, all intrepid travelers at heart who help us see rather than look , listen rather than hear and quietly sculpt our trip with an unimaginable dimension.
They pack their passion in Indian textiles and crafts, years of experience in the industry of trade, design and production and individual experiences into our expedition making one trip worth a thousand counts on the loom in Kancheepuram. Visiting the looms in Tamil Nadu- Explore a land where opulence is woven into rich silk and cotton textiles
- BreakAway – Journeys off the Map – they have developed the most amazing contacts with artisans across India. Let them introduce them
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