Earlier this year Rahul Mishra was named winner of the International Woolmark Prize 2013/2014. The winning collection was exquisite. His use of traditional Indian embroidery and hand loom weaving techniques took my breath away! I've yet to see photos that do it justice.
More impressive still is his commitment to preserving these crafts, therefore supporting and empowering local communities. A truly uplifting story and a world away from those infamous sweatshops and the drudgery of mass manufacture.