The navy blue Antonino dress is a very unique piece. They take up to 2 months in finishing each piece. You will fall in love with the profuse floral silk embroidery over the lovely navy blue 100% cotton fabric made by artisans from Oaxaca, Mexico. By purchasing this hand-made item, you are supporting talented artisan families from small villages. It is a casual dress. Perfect for a day out at the beach or at the pool or to hang out with friends. Wear it with flats and spice it up with some of our gorgeous raffia earrings or one of our bamboo bags.
The South of Mexico is famous for its beautiful embroidery handwork. The preferred motives are flowers, trees, animals, and organic shapes such as hearts and leaves. Artisans, mostly ladies, tend to use profusely color in their thread. As the dresses and embroideries are handmade, there might be slight variations to the finish. It is part of the beauty of having handmade unique pieces. Thanks to your purchase the artisans are able to keep their traditions alive and have a decent living while doing it.
Manta & Rebozo is the brainchild of Cecilia and her way to share Mexico’s rich history and culture through their beautiful handicrafts. The mission behind Manta & Rebozo is to support Mexican artisans and the concept of sustainable living by using handcrafted items that are not only beautiful and full of heritage, but that are also helping keep traditions alive and preserve the environment. Thanks to this project, you will be empowering local artisans, mainly women. How? By providing them with an income to contribute to the family and their local communities. If you want to read more about there project and their story, click here.
NAVY BLUE ANTONINO DRESS PRODUCT INFO
- Golden floral hand-made silk embroidery
- Short sleeve
- Free Size
- Perfect for casual occasions
- Also available in other colors like white.
- Slow Fashion.
Care Instructions: Hand wash recommended. Machine wash cold / Do not bleach.