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Measurements

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  • XS
  • S
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A

Bust

cm

B

Waist

cm

C

Hips

cm

Conversion Chart

Size EU US AU JP

XS

34

0-2

8

100

S

36

4

10

120

M

38

6

12

140

L

40-41

8

14-16

160

XL

42

10

16-18

180

Scarf top - deadstock-fabric

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Product Details

Asymmetrical silk top
Three shoulder straps
Worn multiple ways
Made from deadstock scarves from Turkey
Undyed

100% Deadstock silk fabric
Made in Turkey

Model wears a size S

Material

Deadstock fabric

  • Deadstock fabric is also known as pre-consumer waste or post-industrial waste.
  • It is the material left over from the production of collections.
  • We have small quantities of leftover fabric that we use to make new unique pieces. As the quantities are small, these pieces can usually only be offered in smaller batches.
  • Deadstock fabric is made up of cutting leftovers and roll ends from our most used fabrics. We also take apart samples, rework them and redye them to create new pieces.
  • We ask factories what the fabric quantities are and see what we can produce from them.
  • There is always 10-30% of the fabric that is cut away and discarded during the cutting process. These leftover materials are not damaged in any way but are too small for full-scale production.
  • The practice of using deadstock prevents fabric from ending up in landfills.
  • It reduces environmental impacts by choosing to use deadstock instead of virgin material.
  • If deadstock is genuine surplus and not deliberately overproduced fabric, using it is a sustainable practice.

Care

We recommend a cold wash on a gentle cycle using natural detergent and hang drying for all our products. A colder wash saves electricity, the gentle cycle wears the fabric down less, natural detergent (especially with neutral PH) can retain the colour and elastane for longer and hang drying is easier on the clothing and the environment. Hand washing is always a good option too. If you are not separating delicates, use a laundry bag to protect the fabric from getting damaged. Look for a dense fabric for the laundry bag.

To reduce washes, we recommend airing or freezing your garments and spot cleaning whenever you have a stain. Airing helps in getting rid of the odour and you can do this by leaving your clothing outside overnight. Freezing gets rid of smell, mildew, and moths and is effective when done for 6-12 hours. This helps keep your clothes in better condition for longer and ensures the colours don’t fade.

Washing synthetic fibres releases microplastics into the water system, especially during the first washes, but washing the synthetic blend fabrics in a laundry bag that captures the microfibres allows you to dispose of the microfibres properly. You can also use a laundry ball or a washing machine filter. 

The clothes can shrink about 5-7% in the wash.

Knits should be stored folded, as hanging knitwear can change the shape. Put cedar wood or lavender in your drawers and make sure your knitwear is clean when you store it to avoid moths.

 

Dye care and evenness

Naturally dyed garments are sensitive to sun exposure. To ensure colorfastness, do not dry or store in direct contact with the sun.

Natural materials fade more than synthetics because the dye is added on during the dyeing process, whereas for synthetics the dye is bonded with the fiber during the fiber-making stage. Durable fabrics like jerseys retain color better than delicate materials like linen and silk. Friction, heat and sun exposure are the main reasons colors fade. It is especially important to be careful when washing black and dark-colored clothing.

To retain color, here is our guidance:

  • Wash similar colors together, regardless of how many times they have been washed
  • Wash clothes in cold water, as heat opens the bond between the dye and fiber
  • Wash clothes inside out to avoid friction
  • Do not stuff the laundry too full of clothes, as it will cause friction and clothes may not be cleaned and rinsed properly
  • Use a short wash and gentle cycle to reduce friction
  • Liquid detergent is more favorable, as it ensures there is no residue on the clothes

Even if you follow all the instructions, dyes will fade in the wash.

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