Organic Silk Kimono Top- Orange

190.00

This elegant  burnt orange  Kimono style top in 100% Natural Eri Peace silk,  is inspired by Japanese art.  A dull orange body  bordered in black  with white florals. These kimonos tops  have a fluid silhouette and can be used as an overdress or as a blouse. It can be paired over trousers or even  worn as a dress.  They hang loose with drop shoulders and wide sleeves. The side slits making it an extremely comfortable wear. Slow fashion at its best these are suitable as formals, and easily converts your  day look to an evening wear

Short kimono top with a closed front.

V neckline

Drop shoulder with oversized sleeves.

Wide cut body with a relaxed silhouette

Slide slits

 

Variation in printing & colour are hallmarks of hand block printing and dyeing in small batches.

Made in India

Availability: In stock SKU: K001-2 Categories: , ,

Description

Our Organic silk kimono is made of Eri silk which is strong, dense and highly durable wild silk. The silk from this natural fibre is readily biodegradable after serving its full lifecycle and has low environmental impact. Besides being 100% hypoallergic and antibacterial, due to its thermal properties, eri silk is cool in summer and warm in winter.

The name ‘Eri’ is derived from the word ‘era’, which means ‘castor’, since the Eri silkworms feed on castor leaves  Our artisans  at Aeshaane, believe in slow silk farming, where the fibre gets extracted from empty cocoons only after the metamorphosis of the moth is complete and they leave their habitat, thereby completing the chain of circular farming. That is why Eri silk is also known as peace or vegan silk.

Our Eri silk silk cloth is a completely handmade artisan product, crafted by Kaushik, a third generation of rearers, who hails from the tribal ‘Borah’ community, nurturing his small dreams in a remote village called ‘Phalpur’ in Assam. Twenty women from a self-help group gather around post noon, to do the ‘Chunai’, or sorting of these empty cocoons. The methods used by the locals are environment friendly and sustainable. The indigenous women in the Assamese household invest their time in making these timeless pieces. Each piece has taken at least a week to produce, excluding the harvesting and printing by our artists. Each piece is ethical, produced in a small batch and truly a fabric with a soul!

 

Product Care– With a little love and care, your organic silk kimono will last you for years. We celebrate re-use, swapping and encourage you to repair whenever possible.

Dry cleaning is the safest option

Gentle steam iron on the reverse side or with a cloth over it

Do not wrap in plastic, as silk needs to breathe

Each purchase comes in a recycled bag for storage.

 

What Makes Your Purchase Sustainable ?

Support ethical employment of women artisans and small artisan clusters.

100% handmade manufacturing process by artisans.

Use only 100% natural + biodegradable responsibly sourced materials.

Small batch production ensures higher quality &  less wastage.

One size relaxed fit, Fits XS – XL comfortably

Length Centre front 82cm

Cross-Body Chest 112 cm

The Model is 5’7’’

Weight- 120 grams

Dyes: Azo-free non toxic dyes

Additional information

Weight.120 kg

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