we recently sorted through thousands of photos from our trip to India in the spring to curate a selection of colorful images for the travel website fathom. i've used fathom as a guide to travels for years, so it was an honor to collaborate with them on an instagram takeover.

in case you missed it, here they are
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Namaste from the dark and vivid alleys of #OldDelhi! Erin and Katie here from @mirthcaftans. We're zigzagging across #India in search of special fabrics and trims. First stop, #ChandniChowk Market, with our trusty #rickshaw driver.
#FathomTakeover in #Delhi

chandi chow old delhi market sourcing with mirth and fathom travel

Hopping off to visit trim stockrooms only reachable on foot, through crumbling doorways and up steep stairs. Shweta, our colleague >> terrified in the background that she is going to loose us.
#olddelhi #rickshaw #trimsourcing

erin breen in old delhi on rickshaw

Fresh lime soda! The ultimate refresher. Why we in the US don't have stands like these on every corner is beyond us.
#limesoda #streetfood

fresh lime soda stand in old delhi market with mirth caftans

A lesson in stopping and taking a moment. Beautiful scenes like this abound in India, but you've got to keep your eyes open and look around.
#colorstory #design

old delhi market art scenes travel with mirth

Maybe not our brand style, but hours of fun to spin around in walls of #glitz

trim and textile sourcing in old delhi with mirth and fathom travel
New sounds, new sights, new smells and it never gets old. Our bags -- and our eyes-- are full.
#india #delhi #market

rickshaw and chaos in old delhi with mirth and fathom travel

Early start at eco chic @savistaretreat in the lovely country outside of #Jaipur.
Farm fresh masala eggs and goats milk chai make for good fuel, Indian style.

Early start at eco chic savista retreat in country outside of Jaipur
Telltale sign you're in the #pinkcity :: terra cotta walls and leafy flora welcome you to town.
#jaipur #india

terra cotta wall in pink city of jaipur india slow travel
Our just-made slub stripe blockprint caftan on hand woven cotton fits right into this old temple near Hawa Mahal.
#temple #indian architecture #blockprint #caftan

erin breen in blockprinted mirth caftan at temple in jaipur india

Stop and smell the roses in perfume form...  in a hand woven caftan, of course #jaipur #indianmarket

perfume at the flower market in jaipur with mirth caftans
Make room for shoes
#extrabaggage #shoes

wall of shoes for the globetrotter in jaipur india
Meet Tikam Chand, world's coolest photographer, with his 150 year old box camera. We'll never forget having our portrait taken outside of #HawaMahal and waiting to see him develop it in his bucket
#photography #jaipur

blockprint dress and jaipur's oldest photographer outside hawa mahal 

A big check off of Katie's bucket list: the ancient #stepwell Panna Meena ka Kund in Amer village has our jaws dropping.

ancient amber step well - slow travel india

A welcome like this is going to our heads. We might be royalty. Ask for a tour of the just renovated Rajmahal Palace by @sujanluxury to see all 48 custom designed wallpapers. It's an oasis fit for a queen, even if just for dinner
#wheresmycrown #luxuryhotel #palace

stylish rajmahal palace jaipur by sujan with mirth caftans

How do you end a perfect day in Jaipur? Sundowners on the roof at @savistaretreat wearing @mirthcaftans
#caftanlife #resort #rajasthan
savista retreat rajasthan architecture 
October 12, 2016