A guide to #SheRocks #SecretSariDressCampaign2021... All welcome!

 28th Jan 2021 |  How can I help? |  Fritha Mason


How to get involved in #SheRocks and #SecretSariDressCampaign 2021 this March...

We want as many people to join us this March as we celebrate not only ALL women, but the thousands of musicians around the globe who haven't been able to perform in public for months due to Covid-19. We also celebrate The Big Issue Group that strives to dismantle poverty through creating opportunity and in the process has become one of the most recognised and trusted brands in the UK - we are proud that they stock the Secret Sari Dress in their online retail shop!

 

HERE'S WHAT TO DO TO GET INVOLVED... On International Women's Day on March 8th 2021, OR ANYTIME THROUGHOUT MARCH...

Buy a Secret Sari Dress (SSD) or use the one you already have! (Links below to purchase yours)

Pop it on and jazz yourself up in anyway you want!

Stand in front of a mirror and video yourself either: dancing to your favourite song by your favourite band/musician in your head (you will add the actual music shortly!) or take a boomerang video picture of yourself, or simply sashay around in your Secret Sari Dress - whatever you are comfortable with. A still photograph of you in your SSD is perfect too!

Go to your Instagram page and on your profile picture click the add icon

Go to your camera roll and click the video you have just made

At the top of the page, you will see a 'smiley face' icon - please click

Go to @MENTION and tag in @secretsaridress, @bigissueshop and the band/musician you are singing along to.

Next go to #HASHTAG and tag #IWD2021 #ChooseToChallenge #SheRocks and #SecretSariDress and the band/musician you are singing along to.

Click on the MUSIC button and search for your song. You will be able to add 15 seconds of the song.

You will see that there are a number of featured stickers you can also add - so, please add any that appeal to you!

Click next and then add to story and boom you are done!!!

We can't wait to see your videos. You rock!!!

 

For details of how to buy your Secret Sari Dress, please see below

What is a Secret Sari Dress?

A beautiful and clever wrap-dress, made from gorgeous Indian saris that folds into a small and neat pocket.

Made in West Bengal at Molly’s Sewing Unit this dress isn’t just about style, it’s about empowerment. West Bengal has a frighteningly high rate of trafficking and young women without an income are at risk of falling into the hands of trafficking gangs. The young women at Molly’s Sewing Unit are paid a good rate for each Secret Sari Dress they make, providing them with income to support themselves and their families, making them much less vulnerable to these external forces.

Read an in-depth interview with Molly, the Leader of Molly's Sewing Unit here.

Shop for your Secret Sari Dress via:

The Big Issue Shop

Products are shipped from our headquarters in West Sussex with a delivery time of 3-5 working days via Royal Mail. Currently shipping is only within the UK.

Our official Online UK Retail Store(shop in GBP)

Products are shipped from India with the current delivery time of 7 + working days via Aramex Courier service. Please note: For orders received in the UK, the recipient may find they will be charged for the VAT on the goods by the UK Customs and Excise Department. If this charge is levied, it is the responsibility of the recipient to make the payment.

Our official Retail Europe Online Store (shop in Euros)

Products are shipped from India with the current delivery time of 7 + working days via Aramex Courier service. Please note: For orders received in the UK, the recipient may find they will be charged for the VAT on the goods by the UK Customs and Excise Department. If this charge is levied, it is the responsibility of the recipient to make the payment.

Our official Retail USA Online Store (shop in US Dollars)

Products are shipped from India with the current delivery time of 7 + working days via Aramex Courier service. Please note: For orders received in the UK, the recipient may find they will be charged for the VAT on the goods by the UK Customs and Excise Department. If this charge is levied, it is the responsibility of the recipient to make the payment.

Enjoy wearing your Secret Sari Dress!

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