The Cleo Mini Dress in Black
The Cleo Mini Dress in Black
The Cleo Mini Dress in Black
The Cleo Mini Dress in Black
The Cleo Mini Dress in Black
The Cleo Mini Dress in Black
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The Cleo Mini Dress in Black

Regular price £295.00

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Black mini dress created from hand-reeled, handwoven pure silk

UK delivery info for Black mini dress created from hand-reeled, handwoven pure silk

This little black dress is made of pure handwoven mulberry silk. Handmade by Rare & Fair's experienced weaving artisans and tailors. 

The dress is mini-length with a low cut neckline at the front and back and invisible back zip fastening. Hand-reeled weft yarns adds subtle, beautiful texturing to the dress. Front pockets work in perfect symmetry with the dresses design, adding style as well as functionality to this head-turning piece.

Our model, Raduwah, is wearing size XS or UK6. Her measurements are: Height 173 cm, Bust 31", Waist 24", Hips 35" . See 'Size Guide' for further guidance. 

The Story

Created from handwoven mulberry silk by our partners at Maithong Suranaree Co-operative, the Cleo Mini Dress supports silk farmers and rural weaving artisans with every order. 

The weft yarns are homemade or known among Thais as Mai Baan, which is locally grown by rural villagers and then hand-reeled in order to create a subtle texture that differs on every dress. The warp yarns are ethically sourced from the most trustworthy silk producer in Thailand, Chul Thai Silk, whose work is to support over 2000 Mulberry silk farmers.

Fabric Care

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


Take care to avoid extreme heat and direct sunlight when 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. 


Dry-Clean only.  


As with all hand-dyed products, some colour variation within and between items is normal. Hand-dyed products may bleed slightly when wet, so please follow cleaning instructions carefully.

Handwoven Fabric

Please note, 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.  They act as an authenticity mark of fabric woven by hand and adds to the uniqueness and individualism of our products.

Size Guide

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Measure around the fullest part of your bust.


Measure around natural waistline.


Measure the fullest part with feet together. 




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

 See “Size Guide” in full page


Delivery & Returns

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Free delivery is included with all in stock items sent to the U.K.. For made to order/measure items there is a set delivery fee of £10 (added at checkout). This is due to the item being handmade in Thailand. For orders sent internationally from the U.K. shipping costs are calculated at checkout.

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 sent to the United Kingdom, this includes all made to order/measure items. Any orders from outside the U.K. may incur additional customs charges, which will be calculated at checkout. You will not receive any hidden charges on delivery. The checkout price will be the final price you pay. 

Delivery Time & Methods

We aim to deliver all in-stock items to our U.K. customers within 3-5 working days and internationally within 7-10 working days. For made to order and made to measure items please allow 7-10 working days for delivery on top of tailoring times.

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


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 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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