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Violet Athena

Elvira, Hand Embroidered Dress

$195.00

Violet Athena

Elvira, Hand Embroidered Dress

$195.00

🌼Black loose and airy dress with very comfortable fit and embroidered chest with multicolor flowers. This folkloric ethnic dress was hand embroidered in the community of San Gabriel Chilac, in the state of Puebla, Mexico.🌵 Only the elaboration of a dress like this can take up to 16 hours to make.

🕶This Cotton dress is very versatile and extra comfortable. It can be worn as a summer dress with sandals,👗👡 as a casual or winter outfit with leggings or jeans and tennis. 👖👟Make it a more formal outfit with heels.👠 Wear it with leather or denim jackets or with blazers or cardigans of any type. Accessorize it with scarfs, and hats for a more bohemian look. 👒🧣


🌷EACH DRESS IS DIFFERENT BETWEEN THEM, BECAUSE IT IS SUBJECT TO THE IMAGINATION AND THE MOMENTUM OF THE CRAFTSMAN. THE COLOR COMBINATIONS AND MOTIFS THAT ADORN IT ARE ALWAYS VARIABLE.🌷

✔SIZES available are: XSmall, Small, Medium and Large, (please refer to the sizes table picture).


✔CARING GUIDANCE 

Wash on delicate cycle with like colors. Iron on back on medium heat paying attention to the embroidery.


🔖We like to honor the inspiration and momentum of each one of the artisans that we work with. Respecting the designing process of the artisans is what makes every piece original and unique. That is why there are no two dresses created equally. (Please refer to pictures with multiple dresses).


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🌼THE FOLK MEXICAN DRESS.

The practice of embroidery is a very ancient practice dating from the pre-Hispanic era. Through this technique, artisans make an impression of their reality, using elements that surround them as flowers, birds and landscapes. The artisans hand embroider this dress just like they've been doing it for centuries.


This is a dress that, due to its versatility and beauty, has been copied and reproduced in many parts of the world, in a massive way. It is important to distinguish between an original dress and a cheap reproduction, because, with the purchase of an original dress like this, you are contributing to the preservation of a millenary culture and supporting a dignified job and fair trade.