Inspired by a vintage favorite from Christy’s personal collection, The Rumi Dress is the house dress we’ve been dreaming of. Worn clasped to the very top or open for a more relaxed look, her flowing silhouette and billowy sleeves make The Rumi Dress our new go-to for effortless style.
The Golden Sunflower fabric was block printed by hand using pigments from plants in Erode, India. The printers used indigo leaves, pomegranate flowers, madder roots and more to create the floral design. This fabric is good for your skin and good for Mother Earth! The Rumi Dress was made by Angel, one of our talented dressmakers.
- Long-sleeved midi dress
- Lightweight fabric, 50% organic silk and 50% organic cotton
- Floral pattern designed by Designer and Art Director, Jennica Atkinson
- Rust background with a yellow, green and black 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!
- Billowy sleeves with tailored button cuffs
- Pointed collar
- Front button-up closure
- Side pockets
- Easy, relaxed fit
- Unlined and slightly sheer, we recommend pairing with one of our Flora Slips for additional coverage
- 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!
- Essence is 5'8 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.