Kowtow

Kowtow

Based in New Zealand, Kowtow is a contemporary mens and womenswear company that uses only 100% certified fair trade organic clothing that is ethically and sustainably made from seed to garment. Kowtow manufactures all its clothing in Kolkata, India,where employees have many benefits, from their children receiving free schooling to working in well ventilated and spacious working environments while receiving a Fairtrade wage that provides and guarantees a sustainable livelihood.  READ MORE


Compass Dress

Kowtow
SIZES: S, M
272.00 CAD
Oversized, black A-line dress with neck and front pleat. Features mid-length sleeves with turn-up cuffs. Side seam pockets. Comes with self-fabric belt. Mindfully and responsibly crafted at a SA8000 accredited factory in India, where workers receive the following benefits: a living wage, social security fund, pension fund, paid holiday leave, sick pay, medical insurance, lunch subsidies, overtime pay, workplace unions, free transport to the factory, and 5% housing allowance.  CAREMachine or hand wash cold (although hand washing is always better for your clothing and the environment!), do not bleach, line dry in shade, low tumble dry, medium iron on reverse, drycleanable.   MATERIAL 100% certified fair trade organic cotton voile.    ORGANIC COTTON / Kowtow only uses Gobal Organic Textile Standard (GOTS) certified organic cotton. Their cotton is grown from non-genetically modified seed, pesticide and herbicide free with sustainable farming practices such as crop rotation, biological pest control and composting. FAIRTRADE / All of Kowtow's...

Building Block Tee Shirt Dress

Kowtow
SIZES: XS, S
119.00 CAD
Oatmeal tee shirt dress featuring an off-the-body relaxed fit. Mix-calf length with short tee shirt sleeves. Designed with Kowtow's signature Building Block twisted side seams and undulated hem line. Kowtow's Building Block pieces are timeless basics designed to be worn separate or with collection pieces. Mindfully and responsibly crafted at a SA8000 accredited factory in India, where workers receive the following benefits: a living wage, social security fund, pension fund, paid holiday leave, sick pay, medical insurance, lunch subsidies, overtime pay, workplace unions, free transport to the factory, and 5% housing allowance. Worn with the VEJA 3 Lock Sneaker. CAREMachine or hand wash cold (although hand washing is always better for your clothing and the environment!), do not bleach, line dry in shade, low tumble dry, medium iron on reverse, drycleanable.   MATERIAL 100% certified fair trade organic light-weight cotton jersey.    ORGANIC COTTON / Kowtow only uses Gobal Organic Textile Standard (GOTS) certified...

Building Block Wide Leg Pant

Kowtow
SIZES: XS, S, M
193.00 CAD
Straight, wide leg pant in black with side seam and back patch pockets. Features elasticated rib waistband with drawcord. Kowtow's Building Block pieces are timeless basics designed to be worn separate or with collection pieces. Mindfully and responsibly crafted at a SA8000 accredited factory in India, where workers receive the following benefits: a living wage, social security fund, pension fund, paid holiday leave, sick pay, medical insurance, lunch subsidies, overtime pay, workplace unions, free transport to the factory, and 5% housing allowance. Worn with the Kowtow Sail top and Bronze Age Kimi babouche.  CAREMachine or hand wash cold (although hand washing is always better for your clothing and the environment!), do not bleach, line dry in shade, low tumble dry, medium iron on reverse, drycleanable.   MATERIAL 100% certified fair trade organic mid-weight cotton jersey.    ORGANIC COTTON / Kowtow only uses Gobal Organic Textile Standard (GOTS) certified organic cotton. Their cotton is...

Building Block Rib Tank Dress

Kowtow
SIZES: XS, S, M
169.00 CAD
Black ribbed tank dress with a fitted crew neckline. Midi length. Kowtow's Building Block pieces are timeless basics designed to be worn separate or with collection pieces. Mindfully and responsibly crafted at a SA8000 accredited factory in India, where workers receive the following benefits: a living wage, social security fund, pension fund, paid holiday leave, sick pay, medical insurance, lunch subsidies, overtime pay, workplace unions, free transport to the factory, and 5% housing allowance.  CAREMachine or hand wash cold (although hand washing is always better for your clothing and the environment!), do not bleach, line dry in shade, low tumble dry, medium iron on reverse, drycleanable.   MATERIAL 95% certified fair trade organic cotton and 5% elastane rib.    ORGANIC COTTON / Kowtow only uses Gobal Organic Textile Standard (GOTS) certified organic cotton. Their cotton is grown from non-genetically modified seed, pesticide and herbicide free with sustainable farming practices such as crop rotation,...

Building Block Lounge Dress

Kowtow
SIZES: S, M
199.00 CAD
Long sleeve A-line dress in moss with drawcord waist and crew neckline. Side seam pockets. Kowtow's Building Block pieces are timeless basics designed to be worn separate or with collection pieces. Mindfully and responsibly crafted at a SA8000 accredited factory in India, where workers receive the following benefits: a living wage, social security fund, pension fund, paid holiday leave, sick pay, medical insurance, lunch subsidies, overtime pay, workplace unions, free transport to the factory, and 5% housing allowance. Worn with the VEJA 3 Lock Sneakers. CAREMachine or hand wash cold (although hand washing is always better for your clothing and the environment!), do not bleach, line dry in shade, low tumble dry, medium iron on reverse, drycleanable.   MATERIAL 100% certified fair trade organic mid-weight cotton jersey.    ORGANIC COTTON / Kowtow only uses Gobal Organic Textile Standard (GOTS) certified organic cotton. Their cotton is grown from non-genetically modified seed, pesticide and herbicide free with...

Day Top

Kowtow
SIZES: M
159.00 CAD
Flared fit, round neck top in white with mid-length tee shirt sleeves. Mindfully and responsibly crafted at a SA8000 accredited factory in India, where workers receive the following benefits: a living wage, social security fund, pension fund, paid holiday leave, sick pay, medical insurance, lunch subsidies, overtime pay, workplace unions, free transport to the factory, and 5% housing allowance.  CAREMachine or hand wash cold (although hand washing is always better for your clothing and the environment!), do not bleach, line dry in shade, low tumble dry, medium iron on reverse, drycleanable.  Worn with Kowtow Building Block wide leg pant and VEJA 3 Lock Sneakers. MATERIAL 100% certified fair trade organic cotton voile.    ORGANIC COTTON / Kowtow only uses Gobal Organic Textile Standard (GOTS) certified organic cotton. Their cotton is grown from non-genetically modified seed, pesticide and herbicide free with sustainable farming practices such as crop rotation, biological pest control and composting. FAIRTRADE /...

Shifting View Dress

Kowtow
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Pleated front, double layer dress in Kowtow's limited edition "Dreamscape" print. Features wide shoulder traps and inseam side pockets. Mindfully and responsibly crafted at a SA8000 accredited factory in India, where workers receive the following benefits: a living wage, social security fund, pension fund, paid holiday leave, sick pay, medical insurance, lunch subsidies, overtime pay, workplace unions, free transport to the factory, and 5% housing allowance. Worn with the Suzanne Rae black mesh pump. CAREMachine or hand wash cold (although hand washing is always better for your clothing and the environment!), do not bleach, line dry in shade, low tumble dry, medium iron on reverse, drycleanable.   MATERIAL 100% certified fair trade organic cotton poplin.    ORGANIC COTTON / Kowtow only uses Gobal Organic Textile Standard (GOTS) certified organic cotton. Their cotton is grown from non-genetically modified seed, pesticide and herbicide free with sustainable farming practices such as crop rotation, biological pest control and...

Sail Top

Kowtow
SIZES: XS, S, M
195.00 CAD
Oversized, A-line top in oatmeal with neck and front pleat. Features mid-length sleeves with turn-up cuffs. Slightly flared back. Mindfully and responsibly crafted at a SA8000 accredited factory in India, where workers receive the following benefits: a living wage, social security fund, pension fund, paid holiday leave, sick pay, medical insurance, lunch subsidies, overtime pay, workplace unions, free transport to the factory, and 5% housing allowance. Worn with Kowtow Building Block wide leg pant and Bronze Age Kimi babouche. CAREMachine or hand wash cold (although hand washing is always better for your clothing and the environment!), do not bleach, line dry in shade, low tumble dry, medium iron on reverse, drycleanable.   MATERIAL 100% certified fair trade organic cotton.   ORGANIC COTTON / Kowtow only uses Gobal Organic Textile Standard (GOTS) certified organic cotton. Their cotton is grown from non-genetically modified seed, pesticide and herbicide free with sustainable farming practices such as crop...

Picture Top

Kowtow
SIZES: XS, M
159.00 CAD
Straight fit, round neck top featuring Kowtow's limited edition Dreamscape print. Back neck button closure and mid length tee shirt sleeves. Mindfully and responsibly crafted at a SA8000 accredited factory in India, where workers receive the following benefits: a living wage, social security fund, pension fund, paid holiday leave, sick pay, medical insurance, lunch subsidies, overtime pay, workplace unions, free transport to the factory, and 5% housing allowance. Worn with the Suzanne Rae black mesh pump and Kowtow crossover skirt. CAREMachine or hand wash cold (although hand washing is always better for your clothing and the environment!), do not bleach, line dry in shade, low tumble dry, medium iron on reverse, drycleanable.   MATERIAL 100% certified fair trade organic cotton poplin.   ORGANIC COTTON / Kowtow only uses Gobal Organic Textile Standard (GOTS) certified organic cotton. Their cotton is grown from non-genetically modified seed, pesticide and herbicide free with sustainable farming practices such...

Detour Shirt Dress

Kowtow
SIZES: S, M
285.00 CAD
Oversized, oatmeal shirtdress with large side seam pockets, button-down front placket and tie at waist. Features oversized sleeves with button at cuff for closure. Mid-calf length. Mindfully and responsibly crafted at a SA8000 accredited factory in India, where workers receive the following benefits: a living wage, social security fund, pension fund, paid holiday leave, sick pay, medical insurance, lunch subsidies, overtime pay, workplace unions, free transport to the factory, and 5% housing allowance. Worn with the Bronze Age Kimi babouche. CAREMachine or hand wash cold (although hand washing is always better for your clothing and the environment!), do not bleach, line dry in shade, low tumble dry, medium iron on reverse, drycleanable.   MATERIAL 100% certified fair trade organic cotton.   ORGANIC COTTON / Kowtow only uses Gobal Organic Textile Standard (GOTS) certified organic cotton. Their cotton is grown from non-genetically modified seed, pesticide and herbicide free with sustainable farming practices such as crop rotation, biological...

Crossover Skirt

Kowtow
SIZES: XS
225.00 CAD
Pleated front, high-waisted wrap skirt in Kowtow's limited edition "Dreamscape" print. Features side seam pockets and comes with self fabric belt. Mindfully and responsibly crafted at a SA8000 accredited factory in India, where workers receive the following benefits: a living wage, social security fund, pension fund, paid holiday leave, sick pay, medical insurance, lunch subsidies, overtime pay, workplace unions, free transport to the factory, and 5% housing allowance. Worn with the Suzanne Rae black mesh pump and Kowtow Building Block V tee. CAREMachine or hand wash cold (although hand washing is always better for your clothing and the environment!), do not bleach, line dry in shade, low tumble dry, medium iron on reverse, drycleanable.   MATERIAL 100% certified fair trade organic cotton poplin. Italian-made recycled hemp buttons.   ORGANIC COTTON / Kowtow only uses Gobal Organic Textile Standard (GOTS) certified organic cotton. Their cotton is grown from non-genetically modified seed, pesticide and herbicide...
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Radius Top

Kowtow
SIZES: XS, S, M
109.99 CAD
White flared fit, V-neck top with mid-length tee shirt sleeves. Lightweight and relaxed fit. Mindfully and responsibly crafted at a SA8000 accredited factory in India, where workers receive the following benefits: a living wage, social security fund, pension fund, paid holiday leave, sick pay, medical insurance, lunch subsidies, overtime pay, workplace unions, free transport to the factory, and 5% housing allowance. CAREMachine or hand wash cold (although hand washing is always better for your clothing and the environment!), do not bleach, line dry in shade, low tumble dry, medium iron on reverse, drycleanable.   MATERIAL 100% certified fair trade organic poplin.   ORGANIC COTTON / Kowtow only uses Gobal Organic Textile Standard (GOTS) certified organic cotton. Their cotton is grown from non-genetically modified seed, pesticide and herbicide free with sustainable farming practices such as crop rotation, biological pest control and composting. FAIRTRADE / All of Kowtow's cotton is certified by the Fairtrade Labelling Organisation...
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Blueprint Dress

Kowtow
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Straight fit, printed round neck dress with dropped shoulders, side vents and side seam pockets. Comes with a self fabric belt. Midi length. Cropped sleeves. Mindfully and responsibly crafted at a SA8000 accredited factory in India, where workers receive the following benefits: a living wage, social security fund, pension fund, paid holiday leave, sick pay, medical insurance, lunch subsidies, overtime pay, workplace unions, free transport to the factory, and 5% housing allowance. Worn with the RAFA simple sandle in sloe. CAREMachine or hand wash cold (although hand washing is always better for your clothing and the environment!), do not bleach, line dry in shade, low tumble dry, medium iron on reverse, drycleanable.   MATERIAL 100% certified fair trade organic poplin.   ORGANIC COTTON / Kowtow only uses Gobal Organic Textile Standard (GOTS) certified organic cotton. Their cotton is grown from non-genetically modified seed, pesticide and herbicide free with sustainable farming practices such...
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Case Study Crew

Kowtow
SIZES: S, M, L
135.99 CAD
Ivory/cream oversized and relaxed fit crewneck sweater featuring Kowtow's limited edition "Case Study" print. Mindfully and responsibly crafted at a SA8000 accredited factory in India, where workers receive the following benefits: a living wage, social security fund, pension fund, paid holiday leave, sick pay, medical insurance, lunch subsidies, overtime pay, workplace unions, free transport to the factory, and 5% housing allowance. Worn with the Été Noir lightweight trousers and Veja white Esplar sneakers. CAREMachine or hand wash cold (although hand washing is always better for your clothing and the environment!), do not bleach, line dry in shade, low tumble dry, medium iron on reverse, drycleanable.   MATERIAL 100% certified fair trade heavyweight organic cotton loop knit.   ORGANIC COTTON / Kowtow only uses Gobal Organic Textile Standard (GOTS) certified organic cotton. Their cotton is grown from non-genetically modified seed, pesticide and herbicide free with sustainable farming practices such as crop rotation, biological...
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On The Road Crew

Kowtow
SIZES: S
135.99 CAD
Black oversized and relaxed fit crewneck sweater featuring Kowtow's limited edition "On The Road" print. Mindfully and responsibly crafted at a SA8000 accredited factory in India, where workers receive the following benefits: a living wage, social security fund, pension fund, paid holiday leave, sick pay, medical insurance, lunch subsidies, overtime pay, workplace unions, free transport to the factory, and 5% housing allowance. Worn with the Été Noir lightweight trousers and Veja white esplar sneakers. CAREMachine or hand wash cold (although hand washing is always better for your clothing and the environment!), do not bleach, line dry in shade, low tumble dry, medium iron on reverse, drycleanable.   MATERIAL 100% certified fair trade heavyweight organic cotton loop knit.   ORGANIC COTTON / Kowtow only uses Gobal Organic Textile Standard (GOTS) certified organic cotton. Their cotton is grown from non-genetically modified seed, pesticide and herbicide free with sustainable farming practices such as crop rotation, biological...
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Place To Be Cape

Kowtow
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Black oversized, panelled cape with side seam splits and front well pockets. Features a rib neckband and sleeve cuffs. Mindfully and responsibly crafted at a SA8000 accredited factory in India, where workers receive the following benefits: a living wage, social security fund, pension fund, paid holiday leave, sick pay, medical insurance, lunch subsidies, overtime pay, workplace unions, free transport to the factory, and 5% housing allowance. Worn with the Été Noir tan jumpsuit and Veja white Esplar sneakers. CAREMachine or hand wash cold (although hand washing is always better for your clothing and the environment!), do not bleach, line dry in shade, low tumble dry, medium iron on reverse, drycleanable.   MATERIAL 100% certified fair trade heavyweight organic cotton loop knit.   ORGANIC COTTON / Kowtow only uses Gobal Organic Textile Standard (GOTS) certified organic cotton. Their cotton is grown from non-genetically modified seed, pesticide and herbicide free with sustainable farming practices...
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Park Cardigan

Kowtow
SIZES: S
272.99 CAD
Black oversized and long cardigan with a drape front and dropped shoulders. Features mid-length sleeves and patch pockets at side. Seed stitch with rib hem and narrow rib sleeve cuffs. Mindfully and responsibly crafted at a SA8000 accredited factory in India, where workers receive the following benefits: a living wage, social security fund, pension fund, paid holiday leave, sick pay, medical insurance, lunch subsidies, overtime pay, workplace unions, free transport to the factory, and 5% housing allowance. Worn with the Kordal Knitwear Sadie jumpsuit and Veja black Esplar LT sneakers. CAREMachine or hand wash cold separately (although hand washing is always better for your clothing and the environment!), do not soak or bleach. Gentle machine spin to remove excess water, dry flat in shade, low tumble dry, medium iron only if needed, drycleanable. To maintain garment quality, avoid rough surfaces.   MATERIAL 100% certified fair trade organic cotton.   ORGANIC COTTON /...
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See You There Dress

Kowtow
SIZES: S
233.99 CAD
Natural marle knit sweater dress in a relaxed fit. Has a crew neck and extra-long sleeves to keep you cozy throughout the winter. Features a seed stitch with rib neckband, hem and sleeve cuffs. Mindfully and responsibly crafted at a SA8000 accredited factory in India, where workers receive the following benefits: a living wage, social security fund, pension fund, paid holiday leave, sick pay, medical insurance, lunch subsidies, overtime pay, workplace unions, free transport to the factory, and 5% housing allowance. Worn with the Veja white Esplar sneakers. CAREMachine or hand wash cold separately (although hand washing is always better for your clothing and the environment!), do not soak or bleach. Gentle machine spin to remove excess water, dry flat in shade, low tumble dry, medium iron only if needed, drycleanable. To maintain garment quality, avoid rough surfaces.   MATERIAL 100% certified fair trade organic cotton.   ORGANIC COTTON / Kowtow only uses Gobal...
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On Time Top

Kowtow
SIZES: XS
194.99 CAD
Black, relaxed fit, round neck top with dropped shoulders and mid length sleeves. Features seed stitch with rib neckband, narrow body and sleeve hems. Mindfully and responsibly crafted at a SA8000 accredited factory in India, where workers receive the following benefits: a living wage, social security fund, pension fund, paid holiday leave, sick pay, medical insurance, lunch subsidies, overtime pay, workplace unions, free transport to the factory, and 5% housing allowance. Worn with the Kordal Knitwear sand Isabel pants. CAREMachine or hand wash cold separately (although hand washing is always better for your clothing and the environment!), do not soak or bleach. Gentle machine spin to remove excess water, dry flat in shade, low tumble dry, medium iron only if needed, drycleanable. To maintain garment quality, avoid rough surfaces.   MATERIAL 100% certified fair trade organic cotton.   ORGANIC COTTON / Kowtow only uses Gobal Organic Textile Standard (GOTS) certified organic cotton. Their...
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Scenic Crew

Kowtow
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Loose fit, knit crew neck sweater in sage. Features seed stitch with rib neckband, sleeve cuffs and narrow rib hem. Mindfully and responsibly crafted at a SA8000 accredited factory in India, where workers receive the following benefits: a living wage, social security fund, pension fund, paid holiday leave, sick pay, medical insurance, lunch subsidies, overtime pay, workplace unions, free transport to the factory, and 5% housing allowance. Worn with the Été Noir lightweight trousers and Veja white Esplar sneakers. CAREMachine or hand wash cold separately (although hand washing is always better for your clothing and the environment!), do not soak or bleach. Gentle machine spin to remove excess water, dry flat in shade, low tumble dry, medium iron only if needed, drycleanable. To maintain garment quality, avoid rough surfaces.   MATERIAL 100% certified fair trade organic cotton.   ORGANIC COTTON / Kowtow only uses Gobal Organic Textile Standard (GOTS) certified organic cotton....
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Building Block Envelope Dress

Kowtow
SIZES: XS, S
139.99 CAD
Timeless, double-layered black sleeveless dress featuring a loose, overlay wrap with ties for versatility that can be worn multiple ways. Scoop neck. Fitted underdress with panels. Mindfully and responsibly crafted at a SA8000 accredited factory in India, where workers receive the following benefits: a living wage, social security fund, pension fund, paid holiday leave, sick pay, medical insurance, lunch subsidies, overtime pay, workplace unions, free transport to the factory, and 5% housing allowance. Worn with the Veja copper Piere Esplar LT sneakers. CAREMachine or hand wash cold (although hand washing is always better for your clothing and the environment!), like colours together. Do not bleach. Line dry in shade or low tumble dry. Medium iron on reverse if necessary. Drycleanable.  MATERIAL 100% certified fair trade organic lightweight cotton jersey.   ORGANIC COTTON / Kowtow only uses Gobal Organic Textile Standard (GOTS) certified organic cotton. Their cotton is grown from non-genetically modified seed,...
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Building Block Rib Roll Neck Dress

Kowtow
SIZES: XS, M
130.99 CAD
Timeless, black sleeveless dress with a roll turtle neck. Midi length. Great for layering or wearing alone. Straight, off the body fit. Mindfully and responsibly crafted at a SA8000 accredited factory in India, where workers receive the following benefits: a living wage, social security fund, pension fund, paid holiday leave, sick pay, medical insurance, lunch subsidies, overtime pay, workplace unions, free transport to the factory, and 5% housing allowance. Worn with the Veja copper Piere Esplar LT sneakers. CAREMachine or hand wash cold (although hand washing is always better for your clothing and the environment!), like colours together. Do not bleach. Line dry in shade or low tumble dry. Medium iron on reverse if necessary. Drycleanable.  MATERIAL 95% certified fair trade organic cotton, 5% elastane rib.   ORGANIC COTTON / Kowtow only uses Gobal Organic Textile Standard (GOTS) certified organic cotton. Their cotton is grown from non-genetically modified seed, pesticide and herbicide free with...
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Paper Pieces Top

Kowtow
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Black limited edition "Paper Pieces" printed boxy cut, loose fit tee. Features short side splits and a ribbed crew neck. Mindfully and responsibly made in India with Global Organic Textiles Standard (GOTS) approved dyes. Worn with Priory Judd pant and Charlotte Stone Edie Slip on Sandal  CAREMachine wash or hand wash cold (although hand washing is always better for the environment!). Like colours together, do not bleach, line dry in shade, low tumble dry, medium iron on reverse, drycleanable.  MATERIAL 100% certified fair trade organic mid-weight cotton jersey. FITAlyssa is 5'6" and wearing the S. MEASUREMENTSXS / 113cm chest, 105cm hem, 58.5cm front length, 36cm sleeve length.S /  118cm chest, 110cm hem, 60cm front length, 37cm sleeve lengthM /  123cm chest, 115cm hem, 61.5cm front length, 38cm sleeve lengthL / 128cm chest, 120cm hem, 63cm front length, 39cm sleeve length Kowtow's Standards        
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Conclusion Pant

Kowtow
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Navy "paper pieces" printed curved leg cropped pants featuring front pleats. Has two side and two back welt pockets, button fly closure and an elasticated back waistband. Mindfully and responsibly made in India with Global Organic Textiles Standard (GOTS) approved dyes. Worn with Samuji Emi Shirt and Charlotte Stone Edie Slip on Sandal    CAREMachine wash or hand wash cold (although hand washing is always better for the environment!). Like colours together, do not bleach, line dry in shade, low tumble dry, medium iron on reverse, drycleanable.  MATERIAL 100% premium certified organic fair trade cotton twill, similar to a mid-weight denim. Italian made recycled hemp buttons FITAlyssa is 5'6" and wearing the S. MEASUREMENTSXS / 68cm waist, 92cm outer leg length, 38cm leg cuff widthS /  73cm waist, 92.5cm outer leg length, 39cm leg cuff widthM / 78cm waist, 93cm outer leg length, 40cm leg cuff widthL / 83cm waist, 93.5cm outer leg length,...