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Description

People Tree V&A Designer Collaboration Bamboo Print Kimono. This Kimono Jacket falls just below the knee in kimono inspired bamboo print- the perfect layering piece, to upgrade any simple outfit. Featuring cropped wide sleeves and concealed pockets.

Inspired by traditional kimono held in the V&A’s extensive Asian collection, this print features a bamboo motif redrawn from a Japanese garment from the early 19th century. Here reimagined in vibrant fresh colours, bamboo represents longevity, perseverance and renewal.

  • Materials: 100% Tencel™ Lyocell. TENCEL™
  • Sizing: Loose Fit, UK 10-14 (SM-LG)
  • Care: Wash on a low spin with mild detergent, wash with similar colours, do not soak, flat dry in shade. Iron inside out on a medium heat.
  • Fair Trade Federation Member
  • Made in India

Additional information

Attribute

Small (Euro10), Medium (Euro 12), Large (Euro 14)

Sizing

UK Sizing Equivalents, See Size Chart in Gallery for More Details.

  • Size 6: US 2
  • Size 8: US 4
  • Size 10: US 6
  • Size 12: US 8
  • Size 14: US 10
  • Size 16: US 12
  • Size 18: US 14

We want your clothes to feel comfortable, so no need to pull your tape measure too tight. Try to take your actual body measurements rather than measuring over your clothes. It is often easier to have a friend help you take measurements. Here are a few tips to help you take accurate measurements:

  • Bust: Place the tape measure under your arms, over your shoulder blades and across the fullest part of your bust. Remember to breathe out first.
  • Waist: Measure around your natural waist.
  • Hips: Measure around the fullest part of your bottom at the top of the leg.

If you have any questions about what size you should order, please don’t hesitate to reach out at hello@shopthepurpose.com

Material

Lyocell, also known as its branded name TENCEL™ is a sustainable fabric that is regenerated from wood cellulose.  This fiber is one of the most environmentally friendly regenerated fabrics, namely because it is sustainably sourced from eucalyptus trees, which don’t require pesticides or irrigation and use less land and water than cotton production.  It is also produced in a “closed-loop system,” in which the majority of chemicals and solvents used in the process to break down the wood pulp are recovered and recycled with minimal waste.

The Story of People Tree

Founded by Safia Kinney, People Tree’s story started in 1991 as a pioneer in sustainable Fair Trade fashion. Every product is made to the highest ethical and environmental standards from start to finish. Contemporary, versatile designs and playful, exclusive prints inspired by the V&A archives create stylish, innovative and affordable fashion while respecting people and the planet. Collections featuring organic cotton, TENCEL™ Lyocell and responsible wool, are made using traditional artisan skills such as hand weaving, hand knitting, hand embroidery and hand block printing.

They launched their first fashion range to meet the Global Organic Textile Standard certified by the Soil Association and were the first fashion company to be awarded the World Fair Trade Organisation product label. These certifications guarantee People Tree’s dedication and compliance to the principles of fair trade, covering fair wages, good working conditions, transparency, environmental best practice and gender equality.

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