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Empowering Women in India. India Diaries 2019

Tune in to Glorka's India Diaries 2019:  Here I am again, going to India to continue the work we started last year together with AMMACHI Labs on supporting and empowering women from rural villages. I will be teaching them basic sewing skills and co-creating another amazing collection of Bohemian Caftans for the brand. I am SO excited to be coming back there! There is so much more to do...Thank you everyone who was supporting me last time and who is supporting this project this year! The plan is to start establishing an ongoing relationship with Ammachi Labs and villages.... Yay! Oh and, I just want to say.. Living there feels like a Discovery Channel!.. Working together and co-creating something beautiful, - it's just so...

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How Glorka Brand Was Founded...

"It’s all started in summer 2012 - when I flew from New York to visit my family in Russia and met with my high school dear friend in my hometown… At that time I just discovered Burning Man, yoga, spiritual retreats, festivals, outdoors, and big love for comfy free-flow clothing… I remember i was wearing my only pair of thai fisherman pants I bought at one of the summer markets, when I saw a similar style pant on my friend Kristina. I said: “Wow, I love your pants, they are like mine, but so much cooler… I’ve never seen them in this fabric before…” And she said: “Yeah, I made them myself. I can teach you, it’s so simple!” Next...

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We Say "NO" to High Retail Prices

We know how expensive handmade items can be, especially produced in the U.S., this is why we want to maintain our online prices at or slightly above our wholesale rates. It is our courtesy to provide our customers with high quality handmade items at the reasonable cost. You can always inquire about the cost of production for each of our products here to know exactly what you are paying for!

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ETHICAL PRODUCTION

As you  know glorka wear is handmade, ethical and sweat-shop free production. We believe in moving fashion towards sustainability by using eco-friendly materials, decreasing waste and providing living wages to those who's amazing hands create our clothes. We work with 2 seamstresses and and 1 sewer from New York and Los Angeles. We are very proud to work with this great team full of passion for sewing and crafting.  To reduce textile waste and make our planet greener we strive to upcylce (use discarded or vintage fabrics that would end up in waste otherwise), and eco-friendly natural fabrics and blends that will decompose with time.  We are still in the process of moving towards sustainability and we still cary a number of products made from contemporary synthetic fabrics....

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