Side smocking slip on dress
Limited to shopping
This low-waisted dress was inspired by vintage dresses in the 1920s. The pockets, which make use of the waist seam, are smocked by hand, and the gathers created by the smocking give the dress a draped look. The soft and smooth silk material is loose fitting and comfortable without being constrictive. Brilliant natural dyed color is extracted from seasonal botanicals according to the seasons and dyed with a unique technique. Please enjoy the brilliant colors of natural dyeing, which chemical dyes do not have.
Botanical dyes are made with pigments extracted from plant sources and used to dye fabric without a mordant. The simple method preserves the natural beauty of the colors. Color fading is a feature of botanical dyes and the full evolution of the pigment is something to behold. A beautiful range of botanically derived colors are featured in Arts & Science textiles for your enjoyment.
Japanese Chestnut Orange Brown
Japanese name: waguri
Botanical source: Japanese chestnut (kuri)
Scientific name: Castanea crenata (Fagaceae)
Bamboo Yellow Green
Japanese name: oitake-iro
Botanical source: bamboo (take)
Scientific name: Phyllostachys bambusoides (Poaceae)
*dyes contain a small amount of chemical dye to stabilize the color
( Silk spun crape vintage ND )
*This article is made of silk and may tear or peel. Please take care whenever you wear or dry-clean them.
*Getting it wet or excessive sweating may cause staining.
*The fabric may get fuzzy or look white if they are worn or dry-cleaned.
*This article is embroidered by hand and therefore, very delicate.
Natural dyedThe properties of a specific natural dye as well as the dyeing method may produce vertical streaks, small marks, patches of uneven color, or cloudy areas, all of which are characteristics of natural dyeing. These are not defects, but rather part of the natural beauty of the textile. In addition, the color and feel of the fabric may change depending on storage conditions and daily use. These changes are part of the charm of natural dyes. Please enjoy the beautiful colors as they progress.
Hints for enjoying our naturally dyed products for a long time
*Do not expose the textile to direct sunlight or strong fluorescent lighting for long periods of time.
*Wash separately using a neutral detergent in room temperature water.
*Be aware that color transferring to other items may occur when a textile is washed with light colored items or paired with other clothes. Color transfer may also occur in contact with bags, chairs, sofas, etc.
*Avoid using iron-rich water and bleach. Botanical dyes are generally susceptible to harm by acids.
*Please dry in the shade or away from direct light.
*The color will fade in areas that are rubbed or scratched.
[Shipping areas (limited to)]
Australia / Canada / China / Hong Kong / India / Macao / Malaysia / Mexico / New Zealand / Singapore / South Korea / Switzerland / Taiwan / Thailand / United Arab Emirates / United Kingdom / United States / Vietnam
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Generally, items will be shipped out within five business days after your order confirmation.
* Every order reference will be packaged as one shipment. Multiple orders placed on the same day cannot be shipped together. Please carefully check before confirming your order.
* Please note that delays may occur due to natural disasters, social infrastructure or other cases of force majeure.
* For further details, please also refer to our Shopping guide.
[For customer orders to India]
In order to import all non-document deliveries to India, a mandatory procedure is required to submit your KYC (Know Your Customer) documents. In any case the KYC is unregistered in time, delays of customs may occur.
Please follow the procedure listed in the DHL website below, and make sure the required criteria are met before placing your order.
For further questions, please contact DHL India directly.
Returns and Exchanges
We do not accept returns or exchanges due to personal reasons. Before you confirm your purchase, please send your inquiry through our Contact form to further assist you about the nature of each item.
* The actual products are photographed one by one. Due to the variations in monitors and browser experiences, the color of products may appear different on individual monitors. Computer monitors are not all calibrated equally for color reproduction. Please understand these cases will not be accepted as defective items.
* For further details, please refer to our Return policy.