Tie Dye Gathered Neck Tank Top

£195.00
River Blue
Size: S

Crafted from lightweight cotton poplin, our tank has a gathered neck cinched in by drawstring ties which secure at the nape for a feminine note. Tie-dyed by artisans in Ivory Coast, supported by entrepreneur Mariama Camara, making each unique. The pattern is inspired by fabrics her great-grandmother used to make in the Kindia region of Guinea.

Lightweight cotton poplin. Tie-dyed by hand. Gathered neck. Nape drawstrings. Side hem slits.

Details

Dry clean. 100% cotton.
Made in Morocco.
Due to the nature of the artisanal dyeing technique, there will be variation in colour and pattern to the example pictured. Care should be taken as the colour may transfer to light coloured surfaces. Please dry clean rather than washing in the machine to maintain the colour and pattern.

Size & Fit

Oversized. Length: Top thigh. Sleeves: Sleeveless.
Length for size M is 55.5cm, taken from front neck.

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Tracing West African Textiles with Entrepreneur Mariama Camara

“Textiles are in my DNA, it was always meant to be,” says New York-based designer and entrepreneur Mariama Camara of her affinity for cloth. Growing up in Guinea, she remembers watching her mother, grandmother and aunts work with traditional fabrics, and her great-grandmother was among the most successful tie-dyers in the Kindia region of Guinea. In 2001, Mariama moved to New York and followed her older sister into modelling. “It was the best way to get to know the city and learn the language,” she says. “It shaped my character and made me the entrepreneur I am today.”

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