the perth dress is back in a shorter length and we wouldn't mind wearing it for blueberry picking this summer. it has striking puff sleeves and an open back. buttons line the front and a tie closes the open back at the neck. there is partial elastic on the back waist and elastic at the cuffs. cuffs can be worn high on the bicep to blouse out the sleeves.
the cotton double gauze fabric is buttery soft, and is hand block printed with carved wooden blocks by 4th generation printers in india using heritage methods.
100% cotton. not sheer.
mueni wears a small. she is 5'6" and petite. fits true to size with a slimmer fit in the bust and waist.
measurements from small: 35.5" long from high point on shoulder; empire waist hits 15" from high point on shoulder; bust 29" around; waist 29" around, with elastic along back; 14" across shoulder.
care: hand wash in cold water using pH neutral gentle detergent, avoid bleach, air dry. you can use a warm iron to smooth out any wrinkles. dry cleaning is also an option.
made in india.