Saturn Vest in Bark Brown Patchwork


Crafty cool Saturn Vest turns heads in low key fashion. Naturally dyed a warm mocha brown with the bark of the thorny acacia tree, this layering piece boasts a lovely boxy fit and cozy weight. Subtly cushioned and sporting a rosy quilted bottom strip (made of both madder dyed and naturally dyed organic gingham), it's sure to keep your core warm and your look fly.

Featuring two comfy hand pockets, a zigzag collar stitch detail, and an interior accent pocket for stashing.

Part of Story's SS20 Gentle Machines 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 thorny acacia [Vachellia nilotica] bark, madder [Rubia tinctorum] root, palash [Butea monosperma] flower, cherry plum [Terminalia chebula] seed, and fermented iron), organic cotton thread, stainless steel zipper*, organic cotton label.

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

Length 28"

Compare above measurements to your favorite vest or other piece of outerwear for ideal fit. Please keep in mind that all size charts are direct from the manufacturer and slight variations may occur.

Models are 5'7" and 5'10" respectively, and are both wearing a size small.

First model pictured wearing with Slim Ease Oversized Shirt in Undyed Colorganic® Cotton. Second model pictured wearing with Raglan Tee in Undyed Jersey and Shorts in Undyed Kala Cotton Handloom.

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.

*The bottom of the zipper has a small plastic zip stop which we were not aware of at the time of ordering. Please take note if you are uncomfortable with the presence of any plastic in your clothing.