Rūpahaus is bringing the allure of handwoven to the topmost level. Greatly inspired by Indonesian cultural heritage and colors of nature, this Australian brand seeks to re-assimilate the native crafts into our contemporary lifestyle.
Founded by Stephanie Chandra, she traveled around Indonesia to find the best natural resource and local artisans. She also works directly with them to support their culture and their beautiful unique handcrafts like natural dyeing, hand-drawn batik and weaving. By implementing the traditional processes, she creates a unique, one-of-a-kind products in the form of leisure wear and home decors.
Every piece of their article presents the story of the artisans behind it along with their efforts to preserve the heritage. To further appreciate the legacy, a percentage of the brand’s profits will be reinvested back to the community to ensure them receive fair compensation for their intricate work. See the Rūpahaus’ collections and also their stories here.