Stripe Tie Dye Gathered Dress

CAD 840.00
River Blue
Size: S

Our breezy dress is crafted from lightweight cotton tie-dyed by artisans in Ivory Coast, supported by entrepreneur Mariama Camara. Each pattern is unique, inspired by fabrics Mariama's great-grandmother used to make in the Kindia region of Guinea.

Accented by contrasting nape drawstring ties which gather the neck, matching the waist tie which is not pictured. Finished with discreet side pockets beneath the dropped, gathered waist.

Lightweight cotton. Tie-dyed. Gathered neck, nape drawstring ties. Dropped waist. Waist tie. Side slip pockets.

Details

Specialist dry clean only. 100% cotton.
Made in Morocco.
Due to the nature of the artisanal dyeing technique, there will be variation in colour and pattern to the example pictured. Care should be taken as the colour may transfer to light coloured surfaces. Please dry clean rather than washing in the machine to maintain the colour and pattern.

Size & Fit

Oversized. Length: Full length. Sleeves: Sleeveless.
Length for size M is 134.5cm.

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Tracing West African Textiles with Entrepreneur Mariama Camara

“Textiles are in my DNA, it was always meant to be,” says New York-based designer and entrepreneur Mariama Camara of her affinity for cloth. Growing up in Guinea, she remembers watching her mother, grandmother and aunts work with traditional fabrics, and her great-grandmother was among the most successful tie-dyers in the Kindia region of Guinea. In 2001, Mariama moved to New York and followed her older sister into modelling. “It was the best way to get to know the city and learn the language,” she says. “It shaped my character and made me the entrepreneur I am today.”

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