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Silk Roads – One of a kind handmade silk vest lined with glowing soft linen – by Seamstress Philosophy


This handmade silk vest lined with glowing soft linen can be warn all season round and will become a fine addition to your collection of clothing. Handmade in Melbourne with the environment in mind.

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Cuber: Seamstress Philosophy (Fitzroy)
SKU: 42544 Categories: ,


Functionality is high on the list when creating clothing. This handmade silk vest lined with glowing soft linen is no exception. Vests are a wonderful item of clothing which have the ability to be warn in winter and summer, simply by altering the way you layer your clothes.

Possibly some three-quarter tights on those warmer days and some lengthy ones with high boots and long sock on those colder days.

The ingenuity behind the handmade silk vest links back to the alternative method in which it was made. Sourcing a wonderful silk fabric sample booklet and spending time analysing each piece to see how the colours and designs blend together.

For the handmade silk vest each panel was cut out and sewn individually before joining them together. This method was used so that surrounding offcut sections could be used for other panel pieces. It made the process lengthy and at times a tad mind-boggling. However, the result speaks volumes.

  • Hand-selected Silk with Japanese linen lining
  • Chest 108cm, Length 165cm (measured from shoulder seam)
  • Handmade in Melbourne Australia

The inspiration for naming this garment comes from the love of history and particularly the silk roads which connected various kingdoms through trade and commerce. There is so much awe when thinking about when these roads were travelled and the various people who began to travel along them, share their stories, culture and wears.

When caring for the handmade silk vest hang it when not in use. Dry clean only.

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Linen, Silk

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