a holistic approach to fashion
HO·LIS·TIC /HŌˈLISTIK/ adjective
characterized by comprehension of the parts of something as intimately interconnected and explicable only by reference to the whole.
Ethical Production - People & Craft
Serie 1 Limited Edition - In collaboration with the Artisans of Kalhath Institute
to recognize, promote, and sustain craft excellence
ROOM 502 teamed up with the craftsmen of the Kalhath Institute in Mumbai and in Lucknow (historically the birth place of modern embroidery in India) to produce our first Edition, made from the finest sourced Imperial Cotton. Founded by Maximiliano Modesti, Azzedine Alaïa’s former studio manager, the Institute preserves traditional textile and embroidery crafts in India, while providing a living wage for its artisans. Launching with a Collection of everyday luxurious fine cotton dresses, ROOM 502 will grow with each season, to include limited editions of garments featuring embroideries and silks, in collaboration with the institute’s artisans. Reflecting an evolving fashion landscape, ROOM 502 also addresses the customer's needs, by respecting everyone involved in the fabrication process.
The Kalhath Institute
impeccable quality, responsibly produced and respectful of humanity and the environment.
environmental practices - recyclable materials - biodegradable packaging
"Overproduction and excessive consumption has inundated the world with goods and intolerable practices, effecting unfair wages and environmental pollution. That said, we all need to work, create, make a living. Bearing this in mind, we simply want to make an amazing product, in the most ethical way possible."