Top Local Pune Brands That You Must Know About

Everybody loves to shop from luxury brands and all the stores available in malls, but for a few years, many people opted to shop from various local brands all across India. From handwoven bags to ethically-made jewelry, here is a list of Pune-based local brands that you must check out.
Top Local Pune Brands That You Must Know About
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Pune is a hub for start-ups and also follows the vision of #GoLocal. People nowadays are very fond of sustainable and eco-friendly products. Remember those school projects - 'best out of waste'? We as individuals also recycle clothes. For example, we make bags from jeans or lehenga out of an old saree. It's good to recycle things and create something beautiful and usable. Here are a few brands that I came across which focus on making sustainable products.

EcoKaari 

Totes and Handbags
Totes and HandbagsEcoKaari

EcoKaari is a brand that upcycles single-use plastic waste into beautiful handbags, wallets, home decor, etc using Charkha and Handloom. There is a relationship between Artisans and the Environment, as 'Eco' means eco-friendly and Kaari means 'Kaarigar'. It also focuses on women's empowerment as well as better living for all human beings. You must take a look, and it is best for gifting purposes. These handcrafted products using waste plastic turn out to be colourful with a variety of designs.

Call Us: +91 9910969297

Email Us: ecokaari@gmail.com

Store Address: S.No. 43/1/2/3/4B/5, Besides Swarajya Society and Ashiyana Chandrangan, NDA Road, Ganpati Matha, Warje Malwadi, Pune - 411058

EcoKaari also graced the stage of Shark Tank India, Season 1.

Whe by Abira

Whe By Abira was started in 2015 to empower women, especially from Rural India. Its main attraction is handmade jewelry but it is also well known for handwoven and eco-friendly home decor, scarfs, etc. WHE stands for made by women, handmade and eco-friendly. They inspire customers to buy trendy and sustainable products made using recycled metal, old papers, natural stones, etc. From fabric jewelry to tie and dye dupattas, you will find all the fashion accessories here.

Call us: +91 9096947918

Email us: whe@abiracreations.com

Store Address: 3/2, Gitai Complex Basement, Near Rahatani Bus Stop, Pavana Nagar, Rahatani, Pune, Maharashtra - 411017

Pune Handmade Papers

A4 Printing Papers
A4 Printing PapersPune Handmade Paper

Isn't it great if we don't have to cut trees to make paper? Pune Handmade Papers focuses on making papers without cutting down any trees. They make papers using cotton rags waste and plant fibers like jute, bamboo, etc. They aim to make papers that are eco-friendly and chemical-free. They make amazing designs by blending traditional techniques and modern design thinking. From diaries to lanterns, they make several such items that you can buy for yourself or even for gifting purposes.

Call Us: +91 78880 03173

Email Us: info@punehandmadepapers.com

Store Address: Pune Handmade Papers, Joshi Path, Shivajinagar, Pune, Maharashtra - 411005

Aeka Coffee

Aeka Coffee - Special Coffee Cafe
Aeka Coffee - Special Coffee Cafemagicpin

A cup of freshly brewed, good-tasting coffee is something you need after a hectic day at work and what would make it even better is if you could attend events and workshops to learn more about beans, roasts and all things coffee. Yes! you heard it right. Aeka Coffee is your go-to local brand if you are a coffee lover. They educate you about different brewing methods just while you sip their cup of coffee. You can also buy their grinds to make at home.

Store Address: SN-261/2/1, Silver Oak Park, PL-3 Baner - Aundh Rd, opposite Green Park Hotel, Sanewadi, Aundh, Pune, Maharashtra - 411007

You must shop from here if you are obsessed with brands as these local brands are completely sustainable and follow zero waste policy. Suggest if you know more of such places.

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