Toyon & Beach Coreopsis Silk Long Sleeve Dress
Dyed with Toyon, Heteromeles arbutifolia & Beach Coreopsis, Coreopsis maritima
Toyon is a perennial shrub that grows in the chaparral and oak woodland habitats here in the Santa Monica Mountains. Her distinct serrated leaves and bright red berries make her recognizable throughout this coastal mountain landscape. When it comes to extracting color, toyon can give a variety of hues based on the extraction method. We have been able to use her bark, leaves and berries to get colors of cream, peachy-orange, and various shades of pink.
Beach Coreopsis grows vibrantly alongside the coastal cliff sides. She debuts her yellow blooms starting in February and abruptly ending in March. Her sweet fragrance will lure you in as you’re walking down the cliffs to the beaches of Malibu. She gives the most vibrant, intense shades of orange and the sweetest pale pinks.
- Christian Dior
- 100% silk
- Lace trim
- Color varigation throughout
- Sheer lace bib
- 3/4 sleeves
Best Fit: Medium - Large
Care Instructions: Due to the nature of plant dyes, color may fade over time. In many cases, the fades and color shifts adds to the beauty and history of these garments. Please wash on cold with similar colors. For garments dyed with indigo, wash separately the first two wash cycles as indigo may bleed more than other plant dyes. Lay garments flat to dry, and do not lay in direct sun. PH neutral detergent is best, we recommend 7th generation as both a detergent and fabric softener.
All Rooted Botanics pieces are hand dyed, vintage, & pre-loved. As such, there may be some variation in color throughout, making each piece unique and beautiful in it's own way. Any major spotting or garment defects will be noted or photographed.
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