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Sonica Sarna Design

New Delhi
Main Contact
Sonica Sarna
Tel: (+91) 919911023300

Key products/services

Artisanal design, training, sourcing and in-house ethical factory services


Sonica Sarna Design is an artisanal design, training and ethical production company that engages artisans to create hi-fashion products for socially motivated brands.

Our unique hybrid supply chain combines
1. Unique artisan skills and materials
2. Traceable, organic and eco-friendly textiles
3. In house ethical factory production

We offer buyers a one stop shop for unique hi fashion products that are sourced responsibly and are high quality, well priced and delivered on time.

Ethical Certification/Memberships

  • ETI member
  • GOTS certified

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Ethical Focus & Policy

-Our first of its kind artisan incubator trains vulnerable artisan communities on the verge of extinction in marketing, quality and production and brings them to the international market place with the goal of community development and sustained employment.
-We focus on improving gender ratio and income generation for women in rural areas.
-We guarantee fair wages, safe working environment and no child labor.
-We source organic,vegan,toxin free and recycled inputs
-Our factory is Sedex 4 pillar compliant, follows ETI policies and all employees are encouraged to car pool, save water and electricity

Sedex 4 pillar and CSCC compliant. VF corp Social and Pride Technical Audit.

Social impact:
By working with artisans your business is changing lives and creating far reaching impact that includes,
-Stable employment for vulnerable artisan communities living below the poverty line.
-Education and healthcare for the artisans’ children, giving them a chance at a better future. -Financial empowerment of women that helps them earn the respect of their families and communities. -Preservation of eco-friendly craft and community practices. -Prevention of urban migration, slums ,trafficking and begging

Environmental impact:
-Used of organic textiles reduces use of carcinogenic chemicals and fertilizers in the growth of cotton and other yarns
-Hand woven textiles use no electricity and have minimal carbon footprint
-Story telling about how something is made encourages more responsible consumption and ultimately conserves environmental resources


Pricing information

All samples are charged at 2xFOB price
Custom development costs billed at actual cost for custom print screens, hand carved blocks etc

Products and services

Product catagories:
Apparel, bags, scarves, jewelry and fashion accessories.

Production Services:
Our in house factory is compliant to SEDEX and VF social standards. Our production team has over 25 years of expertise catering to several major American and European brands. We combine this with a vetted network of over 70 weavers, artisans and mills.
Our service guarantee:

1. Ethically sourced artisanal materials.
2. In house compliant factory finishing.
3. End-to-end quality assurance ,delivery management and inspection services.
4. Lab testing, labelling and packaging, export-import and logistics support.
5. Specialty sourcing such as recycled, certified organic, natural dyed, herbal dyed and lead free materials.

Design services:

-We combine global trends with artisanal expertise to design contemporary products that are unique, ethically made and well priced.
-We also help our brands tell the story of the products and their makers through high fashion photo shoots, videos, artisan interviews, impact data gathering and custom product packaging.

Artisan training services:

Based on 25 years of sourcing expertise, we have developed artisan training and skill development workshops that give artisans the necessary tools to:

-Meet the delivery and quality standards of international buyers.
-Price products fairly and competitively. -Undertake custom sample development and design new products suited to the international marketplace. -Use their earnings to run successful businesses and invest in their communities. Our trainings empower artisans to become entrepreneurs capable of meeting market needs while supporting their communities.

Minimum order criteria

100 pc/style/col

Maximum order criteria

50,000 pc/style

Typical Product lead times

4 weeks production lead times from date of all approvals

Closest shipping ports

All products are shipped ex -Delhi.