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Origin Tank Dress - Limited Edition Natural Dye

  • The Origin dress is one you'll want to slip into daily, trust us. It's made from luxurious bamboo for a body-hugging, second-skin fit. We kept the silhouette streamlined, so you can easily adapt this piece to your wardrobe. What's more, it includes a built-in bra, for lightweight support. Great on it's own or paired with the delphine top or dress in linen!  These one's we have harvested plants and naturally dyed in Ontario in beautiful natural colours.  Solids are $130CND and  eco prints are $140 CND.  Eco printing involves making a bundle of leaves in fabric and steaming or simmering in water or dye. In these conditions, certain plants leave their imprint on the fabric. Different effects are produced by using different plants and mordants.
    • scoop neckline
    • Double layered front bra shelf with inside slots to allow for inserts
    • racer back
    • 85% organic bamboo with 15% spandex (fabric milled in Canada)
    • the seafoam is naturally dyed with horsetail, cabbage and other magic, black walnut is dyed with black walnut and iron, the leaf print is dyed with sumac leaves and other plants
    • wash cold water, prefer hang to dry
    • made in Canada
    • natural dyeing is a very lengthy process involving days of preparation from scouring to tanning to mordanting & finally immersing in the precious botanical dye stuff that has been hand collected.  The results are always surprising & the inherent beauty of natural dyed textile are the nuances of coloration that gives each dyed piece it's one of a kind, unique characteristic.  naturally dyed textiles are gentle on the environment whereby eliminating the cocktail of toxins associated with synthetic dyeing process but it is an incredibly involved & time consuming process.  naturally dyed fibers also fade with time & exposure to the sun can quicken the fading process so it's good to be mindful of hand washing separately or with like colours only when absolutely necessary with very gentle ph neutral detergents & drying naturally out of direct sunlight.
    • fits true to size, see size chart below
    • scoop neck line still allows everything to remain contained
    • body sliming, fitted cut
    • Natural dyes are all unique and have individual variations on
Size Guide
Size
Color
leaf print
black walnut
seafoam



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Fit Guide

Use the instructions below to find your size in Zen Nomad products. Please get a measuring tape and measure yourself according to the diagram to ensure correct size.

**If an item does not follow this size chart a special note will be added to the product description.

Women's Size Chart

             XSMALL (2) SMALL (4/6) MEDIUM (8) LARGE (10) XLARGE (12)
BUST 30-32" 32-34" 36" 38" 40"
WAIST 24-25" 25-27" 28" 30" 32"
HIP 35" 36-37" 39" 40" 42"

***for the unisex crossover pant a small (4)woman would be an xxs  and an small (6) would be xs.

 

Men's Size Chart

             XSMALL (28) SMALL (30) MEDIUM (32) LARGE (34) XLARGE (36)
SHOULDER 16.5-17"
17-17 3/4"
17 3/4-18 1/4" 18 1/4-19" 19-19 3/4"
CHEST 34-36" 36-38" 38-40" 40-42" 42-44"
WAIST 27-29" 29-31" 31-33" 33-35" 35-37"

 

How to Measure

Bust: Measure around the fullest part of the bust. Keep tape comfortably loose.
Waist: Measure around the natural waist line – generally the smallest part of your waist. Your natural waist line is located where the body creases when bending to the side.
Hip: Keep feet together and measure around the fullest part of your hip.
Inseam: Measure from crotch to hem line.

Still have questions about sizing, please email us!