The new wave of ‘vocal for local’ has proven to be a boost for Indian entrepreneurs. It has promoted local businesses and given customers the ability and motivation to shop with ease. This rebranded version of ‘Made In India’ has our support, and every week, TC46 spotlights small businesses and ventures you can champion and support easily through online and offline purchases.
What we absolutely love is that women have come out of the shadows of oblivion, and how! They are making their presence felt everywhere, and have made headway into male-dominated spheres that were once considered to be out of bounds. One such challenge is entrepreneurship.
This week, we’re cheering on three women-led small businesses that deserve your attention. Check them out!
Founder: Ms Komal Panchal
What The Brand Offers: Ethnic yet contemporary footwear
TC46 Loves: The footwear is no less than art pieces for your feet. What is the product and collection mix? The objective behind the range of footwear is to revive ethnic styles while appealing to contemporary tastes. It focuses on pursuing and nurturing Indian art so it thrives in new, enchanting forms. Each pair of footwear seeks inspiration from the most authentic forms of art in their original forms and is then presented to the world in unique ways. Some designs are digitalised to reach a wider audience. The product line is created by Indian artisans who give their time and effort into the making of each pair.
Price: The price starts at Rs 1,600. Once in a while, a few pieces from the stock clearance collection are even available at Rs 799
Availability: The footwear is available online through the brand website and 23 e-commerce portals like Amazon, Myntra, Tata CLiQ, The Loom, Ajio, etc. They are also available via physical stores in Goa, Pondicherry, Hyderabad and Mumbai.
Brand: Sharing Cooking Secrets
Founder: Manju Sethia
What The Brand Offers: Bakery and cake decoration classes
TC46 Loves: The concept of day-long hands-on cooking and baking classes was quite a novelty when this brand started out 25 years back. The courses specialise in offering everything related to baking and cake decoration. These courses reach out to everyone interested in or with a passion for baking cakes, bonbons, and other bakes to perfection.
Price: Custom pricing
Availability: The courses are available online
Brand: The Stylease
Founder: Jheal Shah
What The Brand Offers: High fashion rental collection of clothes & accessories for men & women
TC46 Loves: The idea behind this brand was unheard of, even more, when it started than what it is now. The product line includes high fashion wear meant for every occasion for both men and women of varied sizes. After taking a pick from the available rental collection, customers can choose their size and inform about the expected date of delivery. Further, they can choose from an extensive collection of accessories to complement their just-rented outfit and receive their order right at the doorstep. The rented high fashion wear is a perfect choice for those looking for affordable yet trendy outfits that are zero-maintenance, convenient, and also sustainable.
Price: Custom pricing
Availability: The products are exclusively available through the brand website
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