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The founders of The Loyal Workshop, Paul and Sarah, with their two young children.

Ten Years of Freedom at The Loyal Workshop

After many years of dreaming and scheming, Paul and Sarah launched their little family into the craziness of Kolkata and dreamt of a new business t...
How do our products wear and age?

How do our products wear and age?

In the lead-up to our 10th birthday party in two weeks, we’re feeling exceptionally nostalgic! ✨ Seven years ago (when hashtags were still a thing)...
Annual Loyal Picnic Trip

Annual Loyal Picnic Trip

Each year all the Loyal staff and their children head off for a few days of fun and relaxation together. We affectionately call it the "Christmas P...

What's yours like now?

We believe that it’s ok to age. Celebrating a product’s wear and tear is not really done in the fashion industry. Companies project illusions of a...
We're increasing our prices

We're increasing our prices

We started Loyal in 2014 to offer alternative employment to women trapped in sexual slavery in Kolkata – as someone who has purchased products fro...

Women's Day 2020 #eachforequal

I was born the day before International Women’s Day twenty seven years ago. I like to think I fought my way out of my mother’s womb because I was ...

Women's Day Conversation

We figured there was no better way to highlight women’s rights, equality and justice within our own community than by bringing together The Loyal ...

The Loyal Family visits Darjeeling

From October until a few days before Christmas, the workshop is abuzz of activity! Normal production tasks such as stitching, packaging, ordering m...

Farewell to her

One of my favourite authors and poets writes about greeting the myriad of ‘heres’ that we find ourself in as life stirs, surprises, pulsates, play...

A moment in Kolkata

It’s been seven months since I arrived in Kolkata, a world away from my home in New Zealand, to work at The Loyal Workshop. A singular anecdote co...

Hello, Goodbye.

She put her hand out to wave down the bus as it approached. She knew she had to move fast because the bus never stopped for long, though they alwa...

Dance like everyone's watching

A few Friday nights back, I invited everyone from the workshop around to my house after work for some egg rolls, mishti and fizzy drinks. It was a...