Organic Cotton Dropwaist Dress
Organic Cotton Dropwaist Dress by ethical fashion brand Esse will take you from work to play with ease. This sustainably-made dress is crafted from a durable and breathable GOTS certified organic cotton and Tencel fabric; features a relaxed drop-waist silhouette and a full-lining; and thanks to its versatile design, can be worn both ways. Whoever said the perfect dress doesn't exist was sorely mistaken.
- Ethically and sustainably crafted in Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam
- Crafted from 65% Global Organic Textile Standard (GOTS) certified cotton, 35% Tencel
- Grown in India, sourced from Japan
- Drop-waist silhouette
- Can be worn both ways
- Fully lined
This dress runs slightly larger. Please take 1-2 sizes down from your regular size if you would like a more fitted look.
Jorgia wears a size S. Her international size is US 0 / EUR 36 / UK 6 and she is approximately 170cm/ 5'6" tall. Her measurements are:
Behind the Brand
Esse is a New Zealand-based ethical fashion company operating with complete transparency. Esse works closely with their manufacturers in Ho Chi Minh, Vietnam and Batam, Indonesia, to produce their hand-crafted women’s garments, garments that are designed to defy seasons and trends. Esse solely uses plant-based and natural fabrics, including GOTS certified organic cotton, Tencel and linen, and their design concept is beautiful, classic, timeless and durable investment pieces that can be worn for years and years to come.
If you’re keen to find out more about Esse’s founder, Alicia Tsi, you can do so here.
Shipping and Returns
Standard items must be returned within 14 days of delivery. Sale items are final sale unless damaged or faulty. Faulty items must be returned within 5 days of delivery.
We do not cover the cost of return postage, so please try to choose the correct sizing. We’ve done our absolute best to provide as much sizing information as possible, though do feel free to send us an email if you need help.
All brands aim to send out standard items within two working days of your order being received, however please note that there have been unprecedented delays due to COVID. To allow for creation time, made-to-order pieces will be posted within 10-14 business days, dependent on the respective brand.
Please note some brands operate out of Australia, while others from Aotearoa, New Zealand. This may mean that a little bit of patience would be required if the packages are coming from international waters, and also if you live rurally.
All shipping is free for orders over $75. If your order is under $75, there is a $12.50 flat rate.
To our friends outside of Australia and New Zealand, please note that we do not currently ship worldwide due to a range of factors, though mainly due to the package delays brought about by the COVID pandemic. We do, however, have a global ethical brand directory for both our local and international friends.
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