Karu Research is an Indian menswear brand founded by Kartik Kumra in 2021. 'Karu' means 'artisan' when translated from Sanskrit. At Karu Research, the preservation of Indian handicraft is brought to the forefront through intimate collaboration with master craftspeople all around the country to create modern menswear. Karu Research is committed to preserving and furthering India’s rich heritage of craft and culture. Each of the brand’s pieces mostly all crafted in India, featuring intricate handicraft.
The brand has already worked with A$AP Rocky, Joe Jonas, Kendrick Lamar and others.