https://bibihanum.com

Bibi Hanum™ is a socially responsible entrprise that creates garments and accessories using traditional hand-woven silk cotton ikat fiber. Founded by Muhayo Alieva it’s mission is to provide economic opportunities for women while preserving Uzbekistan’s rich cultural and ethnographic heritage.

Since it’s creation in 2006 Bibi Hanum™ has been able to provide work for many women who live in Tashkent, Ferghana Valley and the Navoi Region. Without the hard work of these capable women Bibi Hanum’s exquisite clothing and beautiful home decor would not be possible.

Bibi Hanum™ creates new seasonal collections which range from luxury traditional kaftans to contemporary high end fashions.
The clothes are designed incorporating traditional crafts of Uzbek artisans such as suzann embroiderers and silk weavers. Each season Bibi Hanum™ presents its customers with new collections made with new ikat designs and unique combinations of embroidered patterns.
Bibi Hanum’s online presence and its participation in numerous prestigious exhibitions and trade shows have permitted the expansion of its customer base around the world. Bibi Hanum’s products are sold in many exclusive boutiques in the U.S., Europe and the Middle East.

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