Amla Top in Dark Indigo Organic Cotton Ajrakh


An easy-wearing statement piece, the Amla is block printed by hand in a traditional Indian ajrakh motif using naturally fermented indigo, iron, cherry plum, and madder. Feminine frill details on the shoulders, waist, and elbows, naturally dyed corozo nut accent buttons down the back, cut in a three-quarter sleeve.

Made of soft-to-the-skin organic cotton in a wonderfully light, fine plain weave.

Variations in color reflect the handmade nature of its construction.

Part of Story's AW19 Earthtone 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: Organic cotton (pre-treated with earth salts and sunlight, and naturally dyed and block printed with naturally fermented indigo, cherry plums [Prunus cerasifera], fermented iron, and madder [Rubia tinctorum]), corozo nut [Phytelephas] buttons, organic cotton thread, organic cotton label.

Made in India: Organic cotton grown, sewn, and dyed in India, designed in the UK.

Chest 17" 18.5" 20" 21.5"
Length 21.5" 22.5" 23.5" 24.5"
Shoulder 13.5" 14" 15.5" 17"

Compare above measurements to your favorite similar fitting top for ideal fit.

Model is 5'7" and wearing a size small.

Unsure about fit? We offer free return shipping (US only) on all full priced clothing so you can try it on risk-free.

Pictured worn with Cab Trousers in Bark Brown Organic Slub.

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.