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Lauretta Batik Shirt Dress – Navy/lilac, Big Hearts
- Machine wash (delicate)
- Neck to hem length for a size 12: 119cm
- 100% Viscose
- Batik ‘wax resist’ print
The Lauretta Shirt Dress combines a classic shirtdress shape with a hand-finished large Batik lilac hearts print on a navy base. The Lauretta shape features a button-up front, a sharp shirt collar and a pretty tie waist belt paired with a longer length skirt.
What is Batik?
Batik is a technique of wax-resist dyeing applied to cloth. Batik is made by printing the wax design onto fabric using a copper stamp called a cap. The applied wax design resists dyes and therefore allows the artisan to colour selectively by soaking the cloth in one colour, removing the wax with boiling water, and repeating if multiple colours are desired. Due to the artisan nature of this process every Batik printed item differs slightly, making it unique and extra special.