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Lotus Silk Phnom Penh
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Long vest in upcycled faux-suede with two front pockets and a slit at the back. This vest is a super versatile piece that goes well with everything. Perfect for those days, when you don’t know what to wear. Nice with pants or shorts, or over a dress.
Color: Space Blue
One Size (XS-M): Fits US size 2-8, length: 34″
One Size (L-XL): Fits US size 10-16, length: 35.4″
Material: Manmade, exact fiber composition unknown
Made in Cambodia
Lotus Silk was founded by Vannary San back in 2003 with the purpose of promoting local silk production, but Lotus Silk also works to create employment under fair conditions in the different rural communities that the social business is collaborating with. Furthermore, Lotus Silk employs a group of young, female tailors in the in-house workshop, and they are the ones making the vest.
Sometimes the garment factories order too much fabric, or a design gets cancelled resulting in piles of leftover fabrics. Traditionally, this leftover fabric ended up in landfills, but nowadays, you can find it on the local markets around Phnom Penh. By using this material to make new garment items, we prevent beautiful fabric from going to waste and contribute to a more sustainable garment production.
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