For SS18, we created a limited group of colorways made exclusively with our Brooklyn grown materials— Japanese Indigo and Yarrow. See the whole process below.
Processing Fresh Indigo in our Greenpoint Brooklyn garden
Processing Fresh Indigo, blended and strained
First dip, Fine Silk
When the fiber is removed from the vat, initially, the fiber appears greenish teal, once it's exposed to the oxygen in the air, the fiber slowly changes to blue.
Medio Tassel Earrings, Raw Silk Dyed with Fresh Indigo
Mini Fringe Hoops, Fine Silk Dyed with Fresh Indigo
Yarrow Dye Vat
Medio Tassel Earrings, Raw Silk Dyed with Yarrow + Fresh Indigo
Hitch Bracelet, Raw Silk Dyed with Yarrow + Fresh Indigo (top)