sonoma dress in indigo leaf
this easy summer dress is made of a special lightweight indigo cotton fabric. three ties on the top can be worn undone or all tied up. a button under the arm tailors the fit of the bust but can be worn undone for a more caftan-like fit.
hand block printed by a family of master printers in bagru, india using natural indigo dye and "dabu" mud printing method, this is a special fabric made with natural dye. mud is stamped to form the pattern and sawdust is applied to create a barrier before the fabric is dipped into a 12' deep indigo vat. once washed and dried in the sun, the indigo and imperfect print appear. the color of the blue varies a bit piece to piece, which is all part of the beauty.
100% cotton voile. unlined and slightly sheer in sunlight.
mueni wears a small. she is 5'6" and petite. fits true to size with a slimmer fit in the bust. questions or need more measurements? shoot us a note!
measurements from small: 50" long from high point on shoulder; empire waist hits 15" from high point on shoulder; bust 33.5" around; 16.25" across shoulder.
care: hand wash separately in cold water using pH neutral gentle detergent, avoid bleach, air dry away from sunlight. bleeding can occur. you can use a warm iron to smooth out any wrinkles. dry cleaning is also an option.
made in india.