Bowling Shirt in Plant-Dyed 'Blueberry Custard' Organic Gingham
Made in a uniquely radiant handloom gingham, the Bowling Shirt is quietly quirky in all the best ways. Naturally dyed using butterfly pea flowers and cherry plum seeds, its unisex silhouette is boxy and oversized, with sophisticated tailoring details that create a distinctive fit unique to STORY mfg.
Features dropped shoulders, a flat hem, half-length sleeves, and naturally dyed buttons in an undyed white-to-deep-blue gradient.
Part of Story's AW20 Inner Reaches collection - limited availability.
STORY mfg takes their time crafting innovatively retrospective organic fabrics into distinctive pieces of slow fashion. Almost all of their materials, from the cotton to the dye plants, grow within just a few miles of their forest studio in Tamil Nadu, India. STORY is constantly finding new ways to reduce their environmental impact, striving not just for sustainable and ethical fashion, but for truly 'positive products'.
Materials: GOTS certified organic cotton (pre-treated with earth salts and sunlight, and naturally dyed with butterfly pea [Clitoria terneata] and cherry plum [Terminalia chebula]), organic cotton thread, undyed and naturally dyed corozo nut (Phytelephas) buttons, organic cotton label.
Made in India: Organic cotton grown, sewn, and dyed in India, designed in the UK.
|Chest (armpit to armpit)||
|Length (top to bottom)||25"||25.5"||26"|
Compare above measurements to your favorite shirt for ideal fit.
Models are 5'10" and 5'7", and wearing sizes Medium and Small respectively.
First model pictured wearing with Layering Turtleneck in 'Fawn' Baby Alpaca and Lush Jeans in Bark Brown Organic Denim. Second model pictured wearing with Lush Jeans in Bark Brown Organic Denim, and separately the Keeping Jumper in Plant-Dyed 'Moonlight Mushroom' Hand-Knit Organic Cotton.
Note: This item is naturally dyed. With some naturally dyed items, you may detect the mild scent of herbs, minerals, or fermentation used in the dyeing process, and/or experience color crocking and rub-off when new. Learn more about caring for naturally dyed clothing on our fabric care page.