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FAQs

The name Khadivas was derived from the Sanskrit words Khadi- The material and västra – Clothing

Khadi is different from regular cotton fabric because it is produced using a spinning wheel known as a “charkha” and woven on a traditional handloom which gives the fabric a unique texture and appearance.

Khadi fabric is highly versatile and offers exceptional comfort and it’s natural properties ensure year-round wearability. With its breathable nature, khadi fabric effectively regulates body temperature, keeping you cool during hot weather and providing warmth in cooler climates. Additionally, it allows ample air circulation, preventing sweat accumulation and delivering a comfortable, non-clingy sensation on the skin.

It is eco-friendly and sustainable since it is handcrafted and does not involve the use of machinery. It is breathable, hypoallergenic, and gentle on the skin, making it suitable for people with sensitive skin.

The entire process of producing Khadi is labour-intensive and does not require electricity, making it an environmentally friendly and sustainable textile.

Khadi fabric has a tendency to shrink slightly after the first few washes but the shrinkage is as minimal as any other cotton fabric. However, at Khadivas we keep that in mind and treat the fabrics accordingly before making our garments.

To maintain the quality and longevity of khadi fabric, it is recommended to handwash in cold water with a mild detergent. Avoid using bleach or harsh chemicals. Gently squeeze out excess water and dry it in the shade to prevent color fading and minimize shrinkage. Ironing at a moderate temperature is advised.

Khadi fabric is available in a wide range of design options, including plain, textured, and hand-block prints. It can also be dyed in various colors, ranging from earthy tones to vibrant hues. Additionally, it provides a canvas for embroidery and other embellishments.

Yes, khadi fabric is available in different weights or thicknesses. It can range from lightweight and sheer variations suitable for summer wear to heavier and coarser varieties suitable for winter garments.

Yes, in India, the Khadi and Village Industries Commission (KVIC) is the statutory body responsible for promoting and certifying genuine khadi products. Look for the “Khadi Mark” or “Khadi India” labels, which indicate authenticity and adherence to quality standards. We at Khadivas purchase all our materials from verified stores.

Our brand stands out by offering cutting-edge, eye-catching designs that are in line with the latest fashion trends. We go beyond the traditional khadi look and create modern, appealing styles that cater to a diverse audience.