Kimono, Noir Handmade
One size reversible kimono jackets by Noir Handmade, designed by Marcella Echavarria. 100% Mud silk from Guandong, China.
Marcella Echavarria is a designer and cultural entrepreneur who has dedicated her career to the study of textiles, craftsmanship, tradition and sustainability. She has worked with artisan communities across the globe, from Tibet to San Pedro Cajonos in a quest to preserve and document ancestral techniques as global heritage.
The Noir collection, is a very personal project that truly embodies slow fashion, sustainability and a millenary textile tradition from China. The pieces in this collection were created to honor the fabric and a process that carries 2500 years of wisdom and skill of this extraordinary dying technique. Each garment is unique in that the patina created from mud dyes is like wearing the earth, the sky and the soul of the people who have dedicated their lives to texture and textile as livelihood.
Find out more about the process by watching the film below: