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The Cherrada Midi Dress in Burnt Sienna
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The Cherrada Midi Dress in Burnt Sienna

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Handmade Sustainable Cotton Midi Dress Naturally Dyed in Burnt Sienna Brown.

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Naturally dyed sustainable cotton midi dress in Burnt Sienna by Rare & Fair. Handmade dress woven on a traditional loom and hand dyed by artisans using natural plant-based dye.

Designed with a v-neckline at front and open back detailing, the dress offers a relaxed top with knotted shoulder straps. Line panel nipping in around the waist line accentuates your frame nicely before draping beautifully down to the ankle. 

Our model, Toma, is wearing size XS or UK6. Her measurements are: Height 5'7", Bust 32.5", Waist 24", Hips 35".  Please see the Size Guide for further guidance.

The Story
Man preparing the bark for the natural dye used to create the burnt sienna colour in the handmade cherrada dress by Rare & Fair.

 

The fabrics used to craft The Cherrada Dress were produced by Tohsang Cotton Village, a small-scale cotton producer that comprises local workers and artisans of the surrounding Khongchiam communities, giving them work, additional income support and helping them to carry on doing what they love. The support, however, is reciprocal, only through our local partners traditional skills and knowledge are we able to use their naturally-grown sustainable cotton, where no additional inputs of water, fertiliser or pesticide is required, as well as source the perfect organic ingredients for our eco-friendly, sustainable dyes.
Image shows hands soaking sustainable cotton yarn in natural dye - Rare & Fair

 

The natural Burnt Sienna dye is created by Tien, a local artisan, who creates the colour by using bark from the locally-grown Velvet Tamarind tree. Once the dyeing of the fabric has taken place, the weaving process begins. Prairie, the manager of Tohsang Cotton Village, shares the profits of the fabric production by outsourcing the weaving to women artisans from the local communities, who own a traditional loom at home. Meaning additional income and empowerment for local women without having to leave the day-to-day running of the household.
Thai woman artisan proudly sitting with the sustainable cotton fabric she has handwoven. The woman artisan is holding a sign that reads "I made your fabric"
Fabric Care

To ensure your item retains its charm and beauty for many years to come, we recommend the following: 

Care

Take care to avoid extreme heat and direct sunlight when drying or storing the product as this may cause colour fading and/or shrinkage. We recommend storing the product in a cool, shaded and dry place at all times.

Cleaning

Dry-clean or hand-wash only. Hand-wash inside out in cool water. Use gentle/low concentration detergent and avoid bleaches, heavy-duty detergents and stain removers. If using machine hand-wash, use a fine-mesh net for extra protection from snagging. Iron inside out on a medium to high heat or place a thin cloth on top before ironing.  

Natural Dye

As with all naturally dyed products, some colour variation within and between items is normal. Naturally dyed products will always bleed slightly so please wash with similar colours (for first 2-3 washes it’s recommended to wash separately). 

Handwoven Fabric

All fabrics woven by hand may come with small knots, yarn pulls or short pieces of thread – these irregularities do not affect the quality or future durability of the product. We feel these irregularities only add to the uniqueness and individualism of our products.

Image shows hands tying the sustainable cotton yard thread on to the previously woven yard ready for weaving the Handmade Cherrada Dress - Rare & Fair

    Size Guide

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     HOW TO MEASURE 

    BUST

    Measure around the fullest part of your bust.

    WAIST

    Measure around natural waistline.

    HIPS

    Measure the fullest part with feet together. 

     

     BODY MEASUREMENTS 

     

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    SIZE BUST WAIST HIPS
    XXS / UK4 / AUS4 / US0 / EU32
    31"
    24"
    34"
    XS / UK6 / AUS6 / US2 / EU34
    32"
    25" 35"
    S / UK8 / AUS8 / US4 / EU36
    33"
    26" 36"
    M / UK10 / AUS10 / US6 / EU38
    35"
    28" 38"
    L / UK12 / AUS12 / US8 / EU40
    37"
    30" 40"
    XL / UK14 / AUS14 / US10 / EU42
    39"
    32" 42"
       

     See “Size Guide” in full page

     

    Shipping & Returns

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    Shipping 

    Shipping fees are calculated at checkout depending on shipping location, with standard or express delivery options available. You will not be charged any hidden delivery fees, customs, or taxes on delivery. You will receive a shipment confirmation email with your tracking number as soon as your order has been shipped. The tracking number will be active within 24 hours.

    Customs duty 

    All customs duty and taxes are included in the sales price on any orders placed from the U.S.A. and Canada. The checkout price will be the final price you pay. On the rare chance you do receive a delivery note for extra payment for customs duty, please contact us immediately to rectify. 

    Delivery Time & Methods

    We aim to deliver all in-stock items to the U.S.A. and Canada within 3-5 working days for express shipping and 7-10 working days for standard. For pre order and made to measure items please also allow for tailoring times quoted in the product description.

    Where the item is sent from will depend on stock or whether it is a pre order/measure item, so please do drop us a Whatsapp (widget on website) or email if you would like further information on estimated delivery or if you need something urgent. We are happy to help where we can. 

    Your item should arrive in immaculate condition, if this is not the case, please contact us immediately.

    Returns

    All unused goods are available for return and a full refund will be issued (minus any delivery fees) if you inform us of your decision to return an item within 14 days of receiving the item. You do not have to give a reason for your return within this 14-day cooling off period. You then have another 14 days to return the goods once you have informed us of cancellation (28 days in total). 

    Please note we unfortunately cannot accept returns on earrings due to hygiene reasons. Exceptions will be made if the earrings are faulty or damaged on arrival.

    Please contact us for our returns address. Please note: return delivery will be paid for by us if the item is faulty. Please see our returns and exchanges section for more information.

    Delivery Problems

    If you are not in when we try to deliver and cannot find a safe location to leave the package, a card will be left, where you will be able to rearrange delivery or collect at your local collection point. Please follow the instructions on the card. If the item is not picked up within 21 days it will be returned to us. If you wish to have it redelivered, you will have to pay the delivery costs again, or accept a refund minus the delivery charge. 

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