Natali Upcycled Patchwork Hooded Kimono Wrap - Love.Again Upcycling
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You're investing in upcycling
A reborn piece, where we saved unwanted fabric scraps from landfill waste and turned them into upcycled reversible patchwork for this hooded kimono wrap - vibrant, off-beat and supremely comfy (think you're wearing your blanket outside the house). To do our bit for the environment, we work with Balinese mothers who are skilled patchworkers to give once-discarded items a second life while helping the mothers make a living. Upcycling presents the opportunity for disruption, inspiring us to find beauty in trash, and meaning in what was once old. Patchwork is intricate to make so we keep it one-of-a-kind pieces for those of us who are desperate to do things differently.
100% cotton poplin: patterns printed via conventional printing
A Love Story of Giving
All Natali wants is for her fabric scraps to have a second purpose. In January 2020, we got a sweet surprise call from Natali who inherited her family's garment workshop in Bali. It was Love Stories' turn to receive her gift of fabric scraps. Every year, Natali donates her workshop's annual collection of scraps to one socially-conscious organization so they can reuse the scraps for a social cause.
- Made for longevity and versatility so you can wear it a lot as an indoor/outdoor layering
- Featuring: Maxi length . Elongated kimono style sleeves . Front button fastening . Attached belt on the back gives a shapely effect. Rolled tab sleeves with mother of pearl buttons . Underarm split . Clean double seams on each patchwork throughout. Of course two side pockets.
- Size: One size. Chest: 52in * 134cm. Length: 39in * 135cm . Model Jasmine is 5'6" * 167cm.
- Care: Cold hand wash or machine wash with like colors. Air dry in the shade or tumble dry low. Mend when torn.
You become a donor
Every purchase supports a cause as we share 50% of our net proceeds to the community. Together we help underprivileged children get the quality education they deserve at the eco-school we support in Bali. Learn more about our school mission in the blog.
Cut and sewn in reversible patchwork in a home-based workshop in Bali that share our values for environmental responsibility.
Aligning with UN SDG Goals
We take pride in contributing to at least six of the 17 United Nations Sustainable Development Goals. Goal 4: Quality Education; Goal 5: Gender Equality; Goal 8: Decent Work and Economic Growth; Goal 12: Responsible Consumption and Production; Goal 14: Life Below Water; and Goal 15: Life on Land.