Pink and Green Shibori panel tunic in bamboo silk
A beautiful hand dyed bamboo silk tunic with Nehru collar by the British designer Nila Rubia. The tunic features buttons and delicate pin tucking work which provides a beautiful shape to the tunic as it skims over the body. The organic bamboo silk provides a luxurious feel yet is very comfortable.
The fabric is hand crafted using an ancient resist dyeing technique called Shibori which originated in Japan. A combination of hand stitching and pleating is used by the local artisans in Rajasthan to create unique designs on the fabric which are then carefully knotted before being hand dyed. This results in each piece being a unique work of art.
Material - 100% Bamboo
Care instruction - Hand wash at 30° with a soft detergent
Model height is 5'7" and wears UK size 8 and is wearing size S in the photos.
About the brand -
Nila Rubia is a British brand that follows a family line of traditional textile artists in Rajasthan, India. The collection that features a subtle East meets West designs, comprise of hand block printed and ethically made artisan clothing that is lovingly created in their family workshop in Rajasthan. Many prints used in the fabrics have historical reference and depict a place, time and a community in the region. The overall result is a classic, timeless, lifestyle brand with that extra individual touch and chic artisan fusion.