Francisca Palm-Print Silk Kimono Wrap - Hazy Blue (Midi)
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Your one-and-only handcrafted essential guaranteed to delight your friends when they hear the secret - fresh palm leaves printed the palm pattern. Enjoy the liquid-silk allure, let the fabric faint on the floor or allow it to gently slide off your shoulder for a full effect of sensuality.
We know your friends will be asking so get ready to tell the handcrafting story below.
100% silk 16 momme: Natural. Caressingly soft . Breathable . Keeps you cooler when the weather is warm and warmer when the weather is cool. Hypoallergenic.
100% plant dyed: 100% Plant Dyed: Blue from strobilanthes cusia.
A Love Story of Giving
Palm-printing is one of our new experiments in marrying nature and design. It’s where we place fresh palm leaves on the fabric and brush over the plant dye to print their natural shapes on the fabric. Palm does not release color pigment so we simply enjoy its iconic pattern. Made even better with the use of healthy plant dyes. Plant dyeing is using natural dyes that are extracted from fresh plants and mixed by hand instead of synthetic chemicals made by machines. Good for the health: Safer than synthetic dyes as they don't contain chemicals harmful to health. Good for the ecosystem: As plants can be regrown, they’re a renewable, low-cost source. Good for the heart: Bringing nature onto your clothes using living plants around us make us more present with the environment and appreciate what's around us.
- Made for longevity so you can wear it a lot or share. As a final layer to your breezy look. Or a sleek alternative to a sundress. As urbanized maxi update that promise to sweep as effortlessly and romantically over high-waist pants or mini or maxi frocks.
- Featuring: Generous proportions from four meters of natural silk to give you a graceful drape . Two-meter cord belt in self-fabric to give you versatile styling. Wide shawl collar . Elongated wide sleeves and cuff . Rolled tab sleeves with mother of pearl button . Underarm split . Clean french seams throughout . Of course, two utility-style pockets.
- Fit Generous Proportions: One size. Front chest: 36in * 91cm. Upper back: 26in * 67cm. Front length 39in * 100cm. Model Gita is 5'6" * 170 cm.
- Care for long-lasting plant-dye: Cold hand wash or machine wash with like colors. Use eco-friendly or gentle detergent. Air dry in the shade or tumble dry low. Dry clean not recommended as natural dyes react to heavy synthetic chemicals. Plant dyed colors will fade if left in the sun for a long time and washed in hot water. 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.
Plant dyed, cut, sewn the traditional way in home-based family workshops in Bali who share our values for environmental and social responsibility. Learn more about how artisanal techniques work in our blog.
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.