Vintage French Indigo Chanvre (Hemp) Shirtdress by Atelier Simone
This 100 - year vintage French shirtdress is perfect for relaxing around the house, or to inject a chic, relaxed vibe to your style. We love the sleeve detailing! Sourced from an antique French market, this chanvre (hemp) shirt has been given a new life by Atelier Simone (learn more on our Artisans of Provence feature). This is a one-size unique piece which has been hand-dyed with natural vegetable inks by passionate indigo-lover and creator, Laëtitia Costechareyre, in her Aix-en-Provence atelier.
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Please note: this is a vintage piece and may contain irregularities in fabric. It is a piece unique featuring high quality, heavy weight hemp fabric not easily found today, sourced in the antique fairs of Provence and dyed by hand.
- Size: one-size (unique piece)
- Material: Chanvre
- Color: Indigo
About the Provence Artisan:
After an early career in the arts and a few years at Agnès B, Laëtitia Costechareyre trained in the techniques of vegetable tinting with the renowned master dyer Michael Garcia.
Being obsessed with Indigo, Laëtitia created the brand Atelier Simone to combine her two biggest passions: clothing & antique fabrics and all-natural Indigo tinting.
Laëtitia also works on textile printing by means of traditional techniques, such as Shibori (Japanese art) and, Tie & Dye.
THE SPIRIT OF ATELIER SIMONE
ATELIER SIMONE works exclusively with unique pieces that are dyed by hand, and only with natural materials like hemp, linen, cotton and silk. With Love & Passion. All of Laëtitia’s products are made in France and with a respect for historic integrity.
ATELIER SIMONE honors and revives the beautiful traditions, fabrics and fashions of the past ... and with respect for ethics and the environment. A high value is placed on artisanal quality and know-how.