Spring & summer, we are ready for you and welcome our new FRINGE EARRINGS!

This spring and summer, head-to-toe color is the aim of the style game. And accessories are always an easy way to lift your look. And your spirits. Even throughout a cold and overcast March, so it seems. Inspired by the easy, colorful lifestyle on Silvia’s favorite Indian beach Agonda in Goa our new fringe earrings … Continue reading

The ripple effect: my latest trip to India and Goa-n Samata Holistic Retreat Centre

In a world of six billion people, it’s easy to believe that the only way to initiate profound transformation is to take extreme action. Each of us, however, carries within us the capacity to change the world in small ways for better or worse. Everything we do and think affects the people in our lives, … Continue reading

Lex Weinstein wearing our HAPPY HOLI HIPPIE MIRROR CLUTCH

Artist, Stylist, Traveler, Ambassador of the senses… Australia’s bomb on the surf board Lex Weinstein loves to create and curate all things vivid, textural, fragrant and melodious. Inspired most by the pulse of the ocean and traveling the globe, she uses her blog as a greenhouse of creativity that cultivates art, fashion, spirit, and life. We … Continue reading

Your wish is our command: we added lots of new styles to our HAPPY HOLI MIRROR CLUTCH bags section

Because you love them so much and keep sending inquiries: we added lots of new styles to our ✩✩ HAPPY HOLI HIPPIE MIRROR CLUTCH BAGS ✩✩ section! Every single bag is unique and features beautiful hand-crafted embroidery with little mirrors and old rupee coins. Get your ultimate summer accessory here: www.silviagattin.com/#!newin/c1jd2

Help safeguard a living heritage: my collaboration with Shrujan for the new summer tunics

Beginning of this year I traveled the first time to Gujarat and the Kutch district, India’s western state bordering Pakistan, known for its crafts, particularly the beautiful and ancient craft of hand embroidery. There are at least sixteen distinct styles of traditional Kutch embroidery, practiced by nine different communities. Each style has its own lexicon … Continue reading

FACES. CHARACTERS. SPIRITS. SOULS – New interview series with inspirational people who create!

As I often get asked in interviews from where I source my inspiration I always answer that besides my travels above all the people in my life are the most influential inspiration. People, I am friends with since years, people, I get to know over my business, people, who cross my path while travelling, people, … Continue reading

The Rabari Shawl – India’s Treasures Vol. 3

2014 started for me in incredible India, one of the most intoxicating countries I have ever visited. The first time my paths lead me to Gujarat, an easy side-step off the well-beaten tourist trail between Rajasthan and Mumbai. While the capital Ahmedabad retains some charm amid its chaos, the countryside holds most of the state’s … Continue reading

All you need is love. Or more chocolate. Our Pinterest moods this week.

MOROCCAN LEATHER POUFFE – available on http://www.silviagattin.com! All pictures sourced on http://www.pinterest.com! Follow us: http://www.pinterest.com/silviagattin

New in on silviagattin.com: Tie-Dye Scarves handmade in India’s Kutch area

The Kutch area occupies the northernmost part of the state of Gujarat in western India and boarders with Pakistan. Historically it has been a melting pot with myriad communities migrating to the region over the past thousand years. Today it has a population of over 1.5 million. There are more than 200 tribal communities recorded … Continue reading

New in on www.silviagattin.com: FRIENDSHIP BRACELETS “HELLO TO THE QUEEN” & the effect of precious stones

One highlight of Silvia’s new INDIA’S TREASURES collection are her friendship bracelets “Hello to the queen” (named after a delicious chocolate galore dessert).  They represent her love and travel memories of Goa, where she traveled to beginning of this year and found talented Indian artisans who work with precious stones and waxed cotton chords. Together … Continue reading

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