Velum Silk Kimono
MADE TO ORDER
Delivery within 3 weeks
Like the sails of a boat, the "Velum" kimono is designed to be light and fluid. Made from natural & organic silk satin, the “Velum” kimono has low shoulders and loose sleeves. With its classic and discreet lines, this revisited version of the Japanese kimono tends towards simplicity. Its opening in the back brings modernity and dynamism to the style of the room. A wardrobe essential, to wear with the white silk “Velum” pants.
Materials and Features
100% satin silk (Ahimsa, peace silk)
GOTS certified organic
(Global Organic Textile Standard)
Produced in an Indian sericulture
Turquoise & hand embroidery
Designed in France
Ethically made in Portugal
Its loose cut allows absolute comfort and timeless elegance. This piece easily adapts to different body shapes thanks to its adjustable belt. For women who love clean, simple designs.
Less is more.
The silk comes from an Indian sericulture certified organic GOTS (Global Organic Textile Standard) and developed by a community of women. By wearing this piece, you participate in the preservation of the silk tradition of peace "Ahimsa" which means "humane" that is to say that one does not kill the silkworm but one preserves its life.
For special customisation requests, write to email@example.com (custom-made)
ABOUT THE BRAND
Olistic (adj) – Believing in a sustainable approach to fashion, caring for People and the Earth
Inspired by the 4 elements, Olistic The Label explores the connection between human beings and the Earth. Their sustainable luxury house was born from the desire to create both ethical and elegant garments. Based on biomimicry, their collection is made out of 100% natural certified organic fibres. Olistic aims to redefine the eveningwear, cocktail and wedding dresses by blending minimalist and romantic silhouettes with a contemporary bohemian twist. Their name comes from "holistic", which entails a whole approach where human beings share a deep connection with the Earth. Each garment is designed with eco-friendly materials such as peace silk, wood fibre and upcycled leather.
As a creator of social impact, the brand supports the work of women in organic sericulture cooperatives in India. In the deep Vedic tradition of Ahimsa (non-violence), the Silk of Peace is more than just a material: it’s a whole process respecting the silkworm’s life. True ornaments: cultured pearls, pearls and turquoises, embellish the collection and stress on the organic luxury dimension of the brand. In order to preserve a precious tradition and history, the embroidery is handmade by a community of craftsmen. Olistic is based on responsible productions, all pieces of the collection are assembled in a family workshop in Portugal. The house values the know-how of Haute Couture and applies demanding requirements as well as a rigour on the details and finish of all of its products. In a logic of durability, the pieces of each collection remain versatile for timeless elegance. They also offer tailor-made pieces and customized embroidery depending on the preferences and on the personality of each client.
Why we love them? The brand promotes a slow lifestyle where the core values are: trust, passion and respect.
Shop Consciously at Priest London.
The impact of fashion is the third most polluting industry in the world. When shopping for new items, being conscious means ensuring you know where your clothes come from and the impact they have on the environment. We've gathered most of the materials used at Priest London below to help you track your fashion footprint - Each material has a footprint that they leave on the earth, so purchase quality pieces that have minimal impact on our planet.
1KG of Cotton
Impact: 1KG of Cotton takes 10,000l water & 28kg carbon to produce.
1KG of Linen
Impact: 1KG of Linen takes 2,067l water & 15kg carbon to produce.
1KG of Polyester
Impact: 1KG of Polyester takes 78l water & 21kg carbon to produce.
1KG of Silk
Impact: 1KG of Silk takes 58,150l water & 25kg carbon to produce.
The alternative: Peace silk, Organic silk
1KG of Viscose
Impact: 1KG of Viscose takes 3,829l water & 30kg carbon to produce.
The alternative: Lyocell & Responsibly sourced viscose. Also see Priest London garments made from organic cotton, hemp, and linen, and ensure natural dyes are used
1KG of Wool
Impact: 1KG of Wool takes 2,237l water & 46kg carbon to produce.
The alternative: Organic & Recycled wool