The collection is inspired by a tribe from Andaman called the “Jarawa”. The name connotes “People of the Earth” or “The hostile people”. This mysterious tribe is on the verge of Extinction hence the designer wanted to bring it to the mainstream of fashion to create the required awareness. The jarawa tribes are one of the Adivasi indigenous people of the Andaman Island of India. Their present numbers are estimated at between 250 to 400 individuals. There name connotes “People of the Earth” Or “The Hostile People”.The Biggest threat to the Jarawa in the recent years came from the building of the “ Great Andaman Trunk Roads” for the tourists.
The collection is for both men and women. The silhouettes are simple yet sophisticated. They are basically semi draped garments with a color palette of Grayish black, Brick red, Yellow, Green, and Blue.
Titled ‘Endangered’ the collection was presented by Steffi Thambi, Bsc 2014.