Painter's Jacket


The Painter's Jacket by ethical fashion brand Esse is a nod to a classic early 20th century workwear inspired jacket. Featuring a slightly dropped shoulder, a relaxed fit, two front pockets and a front pocket placket, as well as a cotton/silk composition, this ethically-made jacket is effortless, feminine and refined, and is a classic addition to any sustainable wardrobe.

Color: Terracotta

Only 2 pieces in stock!

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- Ethically and sustainably crafted in Batam, Indonesia
- Crafted from a silk/cotton blend
- Sourced from Japan
- Front button placket
- Two front pockets
- Slightly dropped shoulder
- Relaxed fit


This garment is made from a silk/cotton blend. This means it’s breathable, durable, comfortable, and will last a v long time. Name a more iconic duo. We’ll wait.


Jacket has a slightly oversized cut. Take one size down from your regular size if you would like more fitted look.

Paris wears a size S in Honey. Her international size is US 0 / EUR 36 / UK 6 and she is approximately 168cm/ 5'5" tall. Her measurements are:
Bust: 31"
Waist: 23"
Hips: 34.5"

Veronica wears a size S in Terracotta. Her international size is US 4 / EUR 40 / UK 10 and she is approximately 177cm/ 5'9" tall. Her measurements are:
Bust: 34"
Waist: 28"
Hips: 38"

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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