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Naturally Dyed Vivianne Lightweight Cotton Mull Jacket Size S/M #EOP1

Naturally Dyed Vivianne Lightweight Cotton Mull Jacket Size S/M #EOP1

Regular price $245.00 CAD
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Introducing this one of a kind Vivianne Lightweight Cotton Jacket – an elegantly crafted piece in collaboration with the natural dyers at East of Pine.
This exclusive jacket features lightweight new cotton paired with vintage cotton with a scalloped lace trim. 
This jacket features many dyeing techniques including cochineal and Lac, as well as onion skins
Cochineal, well-known for its vibrant pink dye colour, is an insect shell widely used for natural dyeing. Lac is another dye derived from insect resin, a wonderful sticky material that creates a rich magenta/red/purple hue.
Onion skin dyeing is gathered from Emily and Polly's at East of Pines' homes or found in abundance in the form of scraps in grocery stores. Red and yellow onion skins create varying shades of greens and yellows.

The process includes scouring the fabric, followed by the addition of a tannin, and finally, it gets mordanted. This three-step pre-treatment ensures that the natural dye will hold onto the fabric and that we will achieve the most vibrant colours from the dyed materials. Once the fabric is treated, the onion skins are added in a process called eco-bundle dyeing, which involves scrunching and then steaming the fabric with the onion skins inside. Once the dyeing is complete, fabric is rinsed and hung to dry.
Delicately stylish and sustainable, this jacket is a timeless addition to any wardrobe.

Bust 44" when front edges touch

46" Hip 

Length from shoulder to hem 33"

Sleeve length from shoulder seam to cuff 21 1/4"

Fabric content:  100% organic cotton mull and vintage cotton pockets and cuffs

Cold hand wash and hang to dry

press if needed or dry clean


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