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ban inoue : caya dress in indigo


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Ideal for layering over a slip or pants, this slightly A-line , round-necked shift is simplicity itself. Worn as a breathable summer dress for the hottest of days or a beach cover-up, it also pairs with Ban Inoue's elegant caya duster for a relaxed and unstructured approach to dressing up.

made in Japan.

colour : indigo
materials : 100% caya cotton

measurements : 
• length 113cm
• width 53cm

one size

washing & care : this fine, net-like textile is woven from pure cotton and stiffened with natural plant starches for presentation. You can expect its texture to become incredibly soft and waffle-ish with wear and washing, as shown in the last picture. caya can be machine washed in cold water on a gentle cycle (a laundry bag will help prevent snags) but should not be tumble dried.

Ban Inoue

From the beautiful ancient capital Nara, Ban Inoue make breathable garments in simple styles, allowing the soft texture and natural comfort of their textiles to take focus. Still traditionally woven to this day, caya is renowned in Japan for a beauty of near spiritual quality, inspiring poetry and ukiyo-e woodblock prints of the Edo period. Today, Ban Inoue wish to preserve the gentle aesthetic and practical properties of caya cloth with their effortless and naturally comfortable clothing.