Trill Ikat Gathered Neck Top

CAD 290.00 CAD 140.00
Dark Denim
Size: XS

Hand dyed and hand woven ikat - an age-old technique of patterning cloth. Made by master weavers in Southern India who precisely tie and carefully hand dye the cotton yarns prior to weaving. Gently A-line cut with gathers into the front of the neck and a tie at the back. Slightly swingy in the body. Split side seams. Each Trill Ikat Gathered Neck Top will be made to order. Making this garment to demand will ensure that the artisans are able to efficiently weave the correct amount of fabric and reduce any wastage.

Details

Machine wash. 100% cotton.
Made in India.
An age-old and complex technique of patterning cloth, whereby the pattern is pre-determined by tie-dyeing the yarn prior to weaving. The characteristic haziness of the pattern that emerges is a pleasing result of this hand process.
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Size & Fit

Length for size M is 55.5cm. Easy fit.

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Cotton Care Guide

Cotton is a versatile, comfortable and breathable fabric and is easy to look after. At TOAST, we love cotton for its ability to take dye and retain bright colours and intricate prints.

Obtained from the fibres surrounding the soft seed pods of the cotton plant, cotton is a natural and biodegradable fibre that has been used since antiquity. The fibres are cleaned and spun into threads before being made into a variety of fabrics, from denim and corduroy to poplin and twills.

How to wash

Cotton can be washed at 30 degrees in the machine with similar colours. Try to wash your cotton less frequently to maintain the shape, colour, and quality of your garment.

How to dry & store

Reshape your garment whilst damp by holding the side seams together and shaking. Cotton is best dried flat or hanging to prevent the need for ironing. If an item requires ironing, then it is best to do so whilst slightly damp or using the steam setting.

Hang your cotton clothes away from direct sunlight to prevent fading.

Ikat

Ikat is an age-old technique of patterning cloth. The word itself derives from the Malay-Indonesian ‘mengikat’, meaning to tie or bind.

The making of the pattern consists in the precise tying and dying of the threads before weaving. It’s a process demanding skill, patience, organisation and precision yet its beauty, antithetically, lies in the impossibility of perfect execution and the consequent hazy, slightly blurred edges of the motifs.

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