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Borrowing the full, tiered skirt from our classic Basil, The Brooklyn Dress features delicate poet sleeves with elastic and ruffles. Her fully ruched bodice conforms to your natural curves, and her V-neck and ankle-length hem create the perfect vintage silhouette.

The Plum Flora fabric was block printed by hand using pigments from plants in Erode, India. The printers used indigo leaves, madder roots, myrobalan and more to create the floral design. This fabric is good for your skin and good for Mother Earth! The Brooklyn Dress was made by Teresita, 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 - 5 business day window for fulfillment and delivery.  
  • Short-sleeved Bohemian maxi dress
  • Lightweight fabric, 50% peace silk and 50% regenerative cotton
  • Mauve background with a pink-purple, tan and blue floral pattern block printed by hand using natural, plant-based dyes - please note, due to the nature of hand blocking, pattern variations may occur and look different from the photos!
  • Puffed elastic sleeves with a ruffled trim
  • Intricate chest and back smocking
  • Tiered skirt
  • Bra friendly
  • Hand wash cold, air dry recommended - after washing, do not wring the dress and be mindful that the color may transfer during the first few wears!
  • Valeria is 5'6 and wearing the 2X, styled with The Dawn Sandal

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.