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2017 August 15 - Happy Independence Day - #INDIA1947#

Happy Independence Day India! 

On 15 August 1947, Jawaharlal Nehru Ji, who had become the first Prime Minister of India that day, raised the Indian national flag above the Lahori Gate of the Red Fort in Delhi. 

Holi Boli is proudly and lovingly made in rural India. So, we want to celebrate with you by giving you 35% off all items on the 15th August....

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2017 August - Newsflash!


Holi Boli is excited to announce a new member to our team!

Asmati comes from a nearby village. She completed the Holi Boli sewing training programme in the last graduation. She is very very hard working and has a natural ability for sewing. She will be learning some new skills over the next few months and then will start stitching Holi Boli dresses. We are so excited! We want to sell...

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2017 June - Newspaper Article in New Zealand

From sewing in Tamatea, to teaching women in India


June 9 2017

Holi Boli founder Ana Wilkinson-Gee with some of her company's designs.

In 2010 Ana Wilkinson-Gee and her family moved to India.

To reach their home in Bhalupali, a small village in central Odisha on the country's east coast, the family of five fly into Kolkata then take a 12-hour train ride...

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2016 October - Opinion - What is Ethical Fashion?

What is ethical fashion?

Whenever I try to discuss an idea like 'ethical fashion' I end up realising that the person I am talking to has a totally different definition of the topic.  Defining what you mean is essential for proper discussion on any topic.  In fact, it seems apparent to me that most academic conversations spend a fair amount of time in definitions.

The word 'ethical' means 'beliefs...

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