Kinfolk - WARIS

“I’m forever trying to find how to give back with the action that you’re doing so it’s not an afterthought. The only way to make change is that what we’re doing now has to be part of the solution—it has to be built into the doing.”

Medium - Waris Ahluwalia Felt a ‘Philosophical Disconnect’ Brewing with His Fashion Brand, So He Turned to Tea

“For centuries, tea has brought people together. Tea has been about community. Tea has been about artistry. If you look at the history of Japanese design [for example], it flourished from tea rituals and the history and the business of tea.”


Wall Street Journal Magazine - When One of New York’s Most Connected Designers Spills the Tea

"Fashion darling and Wes Anderson collaborator Waris Ahluwalia pours his soul into a new project: a tiny, twee tea room. (Say that three times fast.)"

VOGUE - Waris Ahluwalia Opens a Jewel-Box Tea Salon.

"...he swapped emeralds for Earl Grey, rubies for rose petals, and spent the last five years developing a line of teas and botanical blends with his trademark pinprick precision."

The Grub Street DietWaris Ahluwalia Loves a Long Brunch

"...for the last five years, Ahluwalia has been thinking a lot about tea. No, not quality gossip, but the herbal tea blends for his House of Waris Botanicals."