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'Kaftans for a Cause' Biriyani Party & Pop Up Shop

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Thursday, November 24th, 6pm to 8pm (photo call and show at 6.30pm)
Friday, November 25th, 9am to 6pm

Come and join us for the launch of Sweet Jilly Designsfirst collection, Kaftans for a Cause in aid of the Saturday Biriyani Party, a homegrown organisation which provides biriyani meals for construction workers around the island.

Sweet Jilly Designs will be launching three ranges, The Festival, The Party and The Beach, all designed with fun, glamour and comfort in mind.  The garments are made locally from saris, silks and cotton; the style is Eastern inspired with a Western twist, with prices ranging from BD10 - BD 50. All profits made during the sale will be put into the Biryani Party ‘pot’.

A collection of double sided wraps and scarves will also be on sale.  Some are ‘up cycled' from donated pre-loved pieces, (if you have any you don’t use, please bring them along to donate!)

The Saturday Biryani Party are a community based group who share a free Biryani feast every Saturday with construction workers at their worksites. Each meal package costs around BD1 and we have distributed 24,000+ meals to date.

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