Pink n Purple


Upcycled Sunbird cotton sari material outerwear, reversible fluid vest, embroidery using colorful threads


Description :

Made from upcycled cotton sari material, this Sunbird outerwear is the perfect sustainable companion. Both sides are equally to die for! This piece is hand embroidered by women artisans using age old 'Kantha' stitches. Elevate your look with this reversible fluid vest featuring hand embroidery using colorful threads. The size can fit both M-S body types.

Instructions :

Cold Wash cycle and Line-dry preferred.

Key Benefits :

Sunbird pieces are made from repurposed fabrics and the idea is to transform the material into something that still has design, quality, and craftsmanship.

Production Description :

Sunbird takes preloved sari materials and parcels them together layering with more cotton saris and using hand embroidery to hold it all together. Each piece is one of a kind. We take old pieces from our stock that we love in two different colorways, and disassemble and reconstruct them.

Environmental Considerations :

Sunbird outerwear focuses on upcycled and repurposed materials only. If it's not repurposed, it has other elements: supporting craftsmanship, preserving cultural heritage. In essence, each piece is unique and functional made from upcycled materials.


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Name : Sunbird Dhaka

Description : Sunbird is a social enterprise that supports women artisans. It creates ethical unique relevant outerwear from sustainable fabrics, such as rescued old stock materials and repurposed vintage clothing. Sunbird’s upcycled and reversible bags and wardrobe staples are made by fairly paid women who have overdone extraordinary circumstances.

Year Founded : 2016

Social Responsibility : 10% of each sale is handed back to the families of the women artisans in the shape of food and supplies.

Website :

Name : Sunbird KathaWear

Description : SUNBIRD’s fine pieces forged from upcycled materials include reversible vests, shrugs, capes, long wear, short wear, skirts, tunics, slip dresses, and also totes and yoga bags. Shopping with your conscience has never been so easy-or, indeed, so chic.

Story : Whilst raising funds for a women’s shelter for displaced women in Bangladesh Samira (co-founder/designer of Sunbird) came across women who were making throws (Kathas) while going through therapy. The idea of Sunbird as a social enterprise came about through candid conversations around the fate of the Kathas made. For Samira, these colorful vibrant Kathas ensued hope! and a realization soon set in that fair wage employment for these women artisans would be more beneficial in the long run than relying on charity. Sunbird was launched to fulfill its lofty ambition: making ethical outerwear and supporting women artisans.