The weather has been burning hot lately. The above 40 degrees everyday weather has been affecting people physically and been draining our energy, leaving us being unable to focus on whatever we are doing. A good cure for this? Local made cotton clothing! Here is our guide to some of our favourite shops to beat the heat, especially for those who still have to go out for work. Hope this guide can help you find clothes to keep your body cool and comfortable.
Khittaya is a locally produced clothing brand for men and women, using local cotton and ethnic group patterns. Clothing items are made with handwoven fabrics and organic dyes and 5% of the customers’ purchases goes to the charity firm that supports local artisans. Khittaya Clothing offers ready to wear items for both men and women including tops, skirts, dresses and also Myanmar traditional outfits in various ethnic group patterns, with prices starting from 12000 Ks. You can also get cloth face masks made with woven cotton fabric. Go get yours and it will be delivered to your home within 3 days.
Tel: 09 971 188 700
If you are looking for a place where you can order customized cotton clothings, Mori Burma will be the perfect one. Raw materials used in the making of its products come from Butalin Township in Sagaing region and the business is established with the purpose to preserve traditional loon industry and to create opportunities for local women in the industry. Mori Burma has offered various customized clothing items such as dresses, cardigans, scarfs, shirts, traditional outfits and more. With botanical prints and hand embroidery designs, Mori Burma’s handmade cotton products are undoubtedly eye catching and elegant, with exquisite hand-work.
Tel: 09 793 998 234
DaLae mainly produces traditional clothing items made with Myanmar cotton for both men and women. You can get cotton longyis, shirts, scarfs and traditional outfits with simple designs and affordable prices. You can also get handmade pouches, bags, hair bands, with beautiful packaging.
Tel: 09 420 029 144
Urban Collection focuses on cherishing Myanmar cotton by producing handwoven and natural dye cotton clothing items. The products of Urban Rangoon are limited collections, created and tailored in simple and unique designs. They include dresses, tops, scarves, blazers for women and shirts and coats for men. The designs are beautiful and of good quality, and in my opinion, Urban Rangoon products are suitable for both casual and formal occasions.
Tel: 09 426 801 277
5Art Che Lone
With its significant name Art Che Lone which means yarn, the place has produced interesting items using handmade cotton fabrics. You can get dresses, tops, bottoms, cardigans and more clothing items in plain or patterns that are simple yet attractive to wear and there are also other accessories such as totes, handbags, scarfs, and even earrings and bracelets, all produced locally with cotton. Not only those, Art Che Lone also makes recycled bags and totes, which all are at reasonable prices.
Tel: 09 250 023 898