Kantha is an embroidery technique typical of India and Bangladesh.

It is a simple running stitch, which is passed down through generations, giving a subtle wrinkle and weave effect to the final product.

The Mahika Black Blouse has been lovingly hand embroidered in Bangladesh by vulnerable women in partnership with Thanapara Swallows.

It is Thanapara Swallows mission to empower women in the village by creating economic, social and health awareness.