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The oversized and flowing silhouette of The Frida Dress has us throwing her on for evening walks in the moonlight or last-minute farmer’s market trips. The square dolman sleeves and V-neck set her apart from the other caftans in our closet, and we love the way this beautiful upcycled fabric moves! The Frida Dress was made by Gilberto, one of our talented dressmakers.
  • 3/4-sleeved pullover midi caftan
  • Lightweight white, blue, pink, purple and yellow floral deadstock fabric, feels like a rayon blend
  • Square dolman sleeves
  • V-neckline
  • Pullover style
  • Side slits
  • Easy, relaxed fit
  • Unlined and sheer
  • Bra friendly
  • Eco dry cleaning recommended
  • Jess is 5'11 and wearing the small, 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.