A beautiful dress made of a hand quilted silk, cotton and wool blend. The texture with all the stitching is lovely and gives the dress a true feel of the hand. This has an easy fit with wide straps and pleats that create the shape of the skirt. It has a 2" hem and the color inside is a lighter indigo than the outside. The length hits around the mid-calf. It has side seam pockets. This is dyed with natural indigo which Maku is dedicated to promoting. Because the indigo is natural, it can bleed - it's best to wear it with like dark colors.
Fit - This has an easy fit with room. The important measurements are below -
small - underarm to underarm - 18", length - 47"
medium - underarm to underarm -19", length - 47.5"
large - underarm to underarm - 20", length - 48"
40% silk, 40% cotton, 20% wool, made in India
Maku Textiles is a beautiful collection of clothing from India. The philosophy of the designer is one of care and mindfulness with every step of the process in production of these incredible garments. There are many artisanal traditions and hand techniques that the designer has been working closely with for the past decade. You can see the beauty of the handwork from first glance, and it goes further when you look inside. This is a very special collection, one that is carefully and beautifully produced.