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Burgundy skater dress

This burgundy dress will add a touch of colour to any wardrobe. A classic with a twist, it has handmade details in its cuffs, adding a modern touch to the short sleeves. We've given it a flared skirt which makes the look feminine as well as casual. It's made from a super soft, figure-hugging fabric for easy-wearing comfort.

This dress incorporates traditional Andean motifs handwoven by women in rural communities in Peru. Each motif is as unique as the woman who made it and has a special meaning. You can find more about their meaning in the details section.

Because of the intricate handmade details, we only make a hundred pieces of each design, so you can rest assured that you’ll be wearing a unique piece that very few people in the world will have. A luxury item without the price tag.

  • Super soft and figure-hugging fabric for a comfortable and flattering fit
  • Fared skirt for a feminine finish
  • Soft & flexible fabric that lets your skin breathe
  • Handwoven Andean motifs for a unique touch
  • Limited edition of a hundred pieces, assuring you exclusivity

Details

Ethically made

We follow the World Fair Trade Organisation's guidelines to ensure our practices are fair and improve the lives of those who work with us.

The strip with the Andean motifs has been handmade by women in a rural community in the Peruvian Andes. We pay them a fair wage and help the ones that want to set up their own local businesses. We also dedicate part of the profits to undertake development projects chosen by the women in the communities.

The dress was tailored in a small family-run factory in Lima. We only work with small factories that respect workers' rights and treat them with the love and respect they deserve.

The handmade motifs

Each motif tells a story. This motif is called Mayoqenqo. The zigzag represents the mountains. The black around the zigzag represents the paths. The circles represent the eyes of the animals they breed, like bulls and lamas.

Please note that each woman may weave the motifs slightly differently so the ones in your clothes might not look exactly the same as the ones in the picture. This makes every piece unique and special.

Materials

This dress is made of 100% viscose for a super soft feel. The fabric is flexible for a comfortable fit that adapts to the higher part of your body.

The motifs have been made using a blend of alpaca and sheep wool, so they are soft to the touch.

 

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