selvedge sleeveless kimono using full width of the silk as the height of the kimono, creating little to no waste of this precious material. no side or shoulder seams for extra fluent silky drape. shaping dart hidden in dropped armhole. low placed loop hole on the back for experimental belt play. belt can be put in mid back loop so the whole shape is pulled up. armholes are dropped below the waist so belts can grasp either front or back or both parts of the kimono to create fluidity or pleats as desired. silk is used inside out to keep the smoothness of the skin an the softer sheen exposed. designed to created high impact esthetics with low environmental impact. oversized shapes means you will probably never outgrow them so they get to stay for as long as you like.
this washed silk was selected for its natural isolation and luxurious aspect. it ages beautifully, making this garment a wardrobe icon. silk is known for its low impact, especially when produced as local as france. we choose to work with tissages Perrin (1929°) because they are a family run business turning french savor faire into luxury goods to wear on our skin. we love Perrin for always surprising us with these game changing developments and keeping their products made in france. a local production means easy control and thus transparency and low transportation impact during development and production.
bettina is wearing steam feel in combination with one dance bodysuit.
made in belgium at Celesta. it takes Celesta and us 7 weeks to process your order. we choose not to have stock in order to avoid waste of natural and human resources. fabric made in france.