A regular fit short sleeve open collar shirt in a unique handloom ikat with an antique feel. Ikat is a resist dyeing technique involving binding yarns and dyeing them to create a pattern before weaving on a handloom. The process may be repeated multiple times and in different colours in both warp & weft to create the desired pattern. The “blurry” characteristics of an ikat weave are the result of the extreme difficulty for the weaver to line up the dyed yarns in a perfect formation, especially in complicated patterns or multiple colours.
100% Handloom cotton
Resist dying technique
Made by one tailor from beginning to end
Fits true to size
Size and fit
All items are individually measured by the Fishtail crew.
Take measurement of your best item, lay it flat and measure in cm.
This way you can easily find the right size.
Remember many fabrics will shrink when washed, make sure you have some extra cm.
Chest: Armpit to armpit
Body: Length from shoulder to bottom
Arm: Length armpit to the end of the arm
Waist: width from hip to hip
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KARDO honours traditional weaving, dying and printing techniques in India for their collections, using fabrics such as Natural Dyed Handloom, Block Printing, IKAT, Natural Indigo Denim, Shibori and Chikankari embroidery. We actively support and collaborate with handloom weaving communities throughout India in the hope that these traditional techniques don’t die out and our impact on the environment is as low as possible.We take this one step further by our specialized ‘ONExONE’ production of our clothing where each item is hand-cut, sewn by a single tailor from beginning to end and carefully hand-finished.
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