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We love a good ruffle, and the twin bodice ruffles on The Jessa Dress really take the cake! She features an adjustable back tie for cinching, a keyhole opening at the back of the neck, and an ankle-length hem. She looks equally good with sandals or boots - a true transitional piece you'll reach for all year round!

The Pearl Aster Garden fabric was screen printed in Erode, India. The Jessa Dress was made by Ana, one of our talented dressmakers.
  • Farm-to-Closet - We're so excited to share these pieces with you and are grateful for your order! Due to the excitement about the launch of Farm-to-Closet, orders from this collection may take the entire 3 - 6 business day window for fulfillment and delivery.    
  • Sleeveless prairie maxi dress
  • Lightweight fabric, 100% regenerative cotton
  • Floral pattern designed by Designer, Allie Feldman
  • White background with a muted blue-purple grey, yellow and black floral pattern screen printed using organically certified dyes
  • Ruffled bodice and apron sleeves with a crochet edge
  • Back neck button closure
  • Adjustable waist tie in the back
  • Front patch pockets with a crochet edge
  • Relaxed fit
  • Unlined and sheer
  • Bra friendly
  • Cold machine wash or hand wash, air dry recommended - cotton fabric gets softer after each wash!
  • Michelle is 5'9 and wearing the small 

When we started Christy Dawn, we just wanted to make beauty. We used deadstock because it was better for the Earth (and most affordable). As we grew, we realized: sustainability is not enough. We can't just sustain. Now it's time to heal.

In collaboration with the farmers and artisans of Oshadi Collective, we started by healing the soil through a regenerative cotton farm in Erode, India. Every aspect of this process is in a direct reciprocal relationship with the human beings who steward the land, the plants that feed from the soil and Mother Earth herself.

Utilizing upcycled deadstock (leftover fabrics from larger fashion houses that would otherwise end up in a landfill) is where we began and organic cotton is how we support the collective as we grow our regenerative farm acreage. Our goal is to eventually produce all of our fabrics through ancient wisdom and regenerative practices.

We have our own factory in Los Angeles. In India, we are working toward creating a fully regenerative fibershed, replete with cut and sew facilities. Our talented team puts care and intention into each seam we sew. Speed is the last thing on our minds; we prefer to slow down and breathe into each piece we are crafting.