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Jersey Knit Dress, 'Lotus Flames in Black'

Product ID: U483628

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Jersey Knit Dress, 'Lotus Flames in Black'

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Petals like flames, the lotus symbolizes purity in Buddhist and Hindu traditions. Kadek Itat designs a stylized version of this holy symbol for a dress that exudes casual elegance. The lotus is printed with silk screen techniques on a black dress that is sewn of a rayon and Lycra blend, allowing it to stretch for a fitted look.

Made in Indonesia

  • 90% rayon, 10% Lycra
  • Use mild detergent only
  • Hand wash separately in cold water
  • Free Gift Wrap? Yes
  • Premium Gift Wrap? Yes
  • 0.19 kgs
  • 0.4 lbs
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Kadek Ita

Meet the Artist

Artfully crafted by Kadek Ita from Indonesia.

 

Meet the Artist

Kadek Ita

Kadek Ita

"I realized that life is meant be lived. Ups and downs in life have to be forded without leaving behind our ideals or expectations."

"I am the second of three siblings and we were born in Tampak Siring, known for its alternative jewelry tradition.... However, I never had any interest in jewelry as I was so in love with my mother's activity: she made sarongs and other types of garments. This has always impacted me, because when we were growing up we encountered serious financial difficulties.

"Each day seemed like a struggle for survival had it not been for the apparel my wonderful mother made. My mom's persistence in providing for us has always inspired me and has made me stronger. She taught me never to heed all the negative things people said about the poverty we experienced. Even though I lived under deprived economic circumstances, I was always full of hope.

"Times were so hard it forced me to grow up really fast by the time I was 14 years old. There was no time to play like other little girls did. I had to help my mother with her very small business, and also keep up with my studies in junior high.

"By helping to sell I actually became familiar with the tourists and they inspired me to sell other items, not only sarongs. I learned to make simple dresses and comfortable shirts. Doing this filled me with hope and dreams.

"One day, when I was 12 years old, I was playing with my best friends while I was also looking for tourists on the beach to sell my items. Then a friend announced that a lot of tourists had just arrived, and without checking I just ran to the place he said but when I got there, I was met by government officials who did not allow poor people like me to sell. I was so scared that I ran as fast as I could! I did get away but I was sad, so I just kept saying to myself to be patient, that there's always a tomorrow, I still had two legs, two hands and that I could keep on fighting.

"I realized that life is meant be lived. Ups and downs in life have to be forded without leaving behind our ideals or expectations. I now describe myself as strong, full of hopes, and stubborn.

"Today I am the mother of a child, and I have my own little workshop, with my mother. We specialize in yoga wear for a few customers in Bali. I collaborate with a friend so we can create more styles and increase capacity.

"By joining Novica I hope more people will get to know appreciate the kind of work I do. Your preference not only benefits me and my mother, but also the people that collaborate with me in my small workshop."

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WOMEN S M L XL XXL
4 6 8 10 12 14 16 18 20 22
BUST 35 - 36 37 - 38 39 - 41 42 - 44 46 - 48
WAIST 27 - 28 29 - 30 31 - 33 34 - 36 38 - 40
HIPS 37 - 38 39 - 40 42 - 43 45 - 46 49 - 50
MEN S M L XL XXL
CHEST 36 - 38 39 - 41 42 - 44 46 - 48 50 - 52
WAIST 30 - 32 32 - 34 35 - 37 38 - 41 43 - 45
NECK 14 - 14.5 15 - 15.5 16 - 16.5 17 - 17.5 18 - 18.5
SLEEVE 32.5 33.5 34.5 35.5 36.5
FINDING YOUR SIZE

Take your measurements with the tape measure over your under garments. If your measurements fall between sizes you may prefer the next larger size. Inseam, skirt and dress lengths vary by style and will be listed in the item description. Our sweaters are knit in standard American sizes, however actual measurements vary by style.

BUST / CHEST

Measure around the fullest part of chest under the arms and over the shoulder blades keeping the tape measure level.

WAIST

Measure around the smallest part of the waist keeping the tape measure comfortably loose. Most garments use the low waist measurement noted below.

LOW WAIST

Measure around the body approximately 1.5" below the natural waist (above). This is the area where most pants and skirts actually fit.

HIPS

Standing with your heels together, measure around the fullest part of the body approx 7"-8" below the waist.

NECK

Measure around the base of the neck keeping the tape measure comfortably loose.

SLEEVE

Bend elbow slightly and starting at the center back of the neck, measure across the shoulder, to the elbow and down to the wrist.

INSEAM

Our standard inseam length for women is 32" and 34" for men; however inseam measurements will vary slightly by style.

 

Belts with buckles are measured in inches that correspond to a waist size however, most people do not wear belts on the waist, they wear them closer to the hips. A buckle belt measurement is take from the end of the "pin" of the buckle to the middle hole on the belt. Generally there are 5 holes for size adjustment, with a 1" space between each, so the middle hole will the be average size of the belt.

For at tie belt (no buckle) measure the belt portion end to end and half of the tie portion. This again is the medium size of the belt.

For a soft fabric tie belt it can be called "1 size fits most" and the entire length of the belt should be measured and listed.

See buckle/tie belt size standards below.

WOMEN S M L XL  
4 6 8 10 12 14 16 18 20 22
inches 26 - 30 28 - 32 31 - 35 34 - 38 38 - 42
cm 76 - 86 81.5 - 91.5 86.5 - 96.5 91.5 - 101.5 96.5 - 106.5

+/- tolerance: 0.5 inches or 1.25 cm

MEN S M L XL XXL
inches 30 - 34 32 - 36 35 - 39 39 - 43 43 - 47
cm 81.5 - 91.5 86.5 - 96.5 91.5 - 101.5 96.5 - 106.5 109 - 119

+/- tolerance: 0.5 inches or 1.25 cm

Sash tie length

Lay sash/tie out flat away from the garment and measure from end to end.

Belt with buckle

Measure from the end of the pin of the buckle (where it touches the buckle) to the middle hole.

Belt without buckle

Measure from the belt portion end to end and half of the tie portion. This is will give you the medium size of the belt.

Download our printable ring sizing chart to find the perfect fit!

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