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Black Bandhani Dress

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Textile arts flourish in the rural villages of western India’s Thar Desert: Wide swaths of hand-block-printed fabrics are laid in the sun to dry. Women in Rajasthan create multicolored fabric mosaics using embroidery and appliqué. And artisans throughout the desert region practice bandhani, a deceptively simple tie-dyeing technique. Intricate patterns are created by wrapping the fabric with string before dyeing it. Bandhani cloth is often used for women’s shawls, but here the technique is adapted for a silky collection of travel-ready garments that drape beautifully and multiply your travel wardrobe.


Features 3/4-length sleeves. Medium is 39" long. Try adding our Black Bandhani Jacket for an extra layer in cooler weather.


Made in Jaipur, India. Viscose rayon. Women’s sizes S (4–6), M (8–10), L (12–14), XL (16–18).


Hand-wash.


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Black Bandhani Dress
 
4.8

(based on 8 reviews)

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Pros

  • Comfortable (4)

Cons

    Best Uses

    • Travel (3)
      • Was this a gift?:
      • No (7)

    Reviewed by 8 customers

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    5.0

    Travel Perfect dress

    By Mickle

    from Omaha, NE

    Verified Buyer

    Pros

    • Good Fit
    • Quality fabric

    Cons

    • Colors Quieter Than Photo

    Best Uses

    • Travel

    Comments about Black Bandhani Dress:

    Since I am short, this makes a mid-calf length on me. Looks great.

    • Was this a gift?:
    • No
     
    5.0

    Love it!

    By Cellomom

    from Atlanta, GA

    Verified Reviewer

    Pros

    • Can be dressed up or down
    • Comfortable
    • soft fabric

    Cons

      Best Uses

      • Casual
      • Travel
      • Work

      Comments about Black Bandhani Dress:

      I ordered this because it was pretty, and different than just a black dress. I was surprised and very pleased with the fabric. It is very soft and lightweight. I do need to wear a half-slip with it, though. I'm very happy with the dress.

      • Was this a gift?:
      • No

      (3 of 3 customers found this review helpful)

       
      5.0

      Striking dress in no-wrinkle fabric

      By Tera

      from Winnetka, IL

      Verified Buyer

      Pros

      • Comfortable
      • Fun to accessorize
      • Great for travel
      • Slimming design
      • very attractive

      Cons

        Best Uses

        • Daytime events
        • Dinner dress
        • Travel

        Comments about Black Bandhani Dress:

        Arrived quickly. Can wear almost all year round!

        • Was this a gift?:
        • No

        (3 of 3 customers found this review helpful)

         
        5.0

        perfect for travel

        By Renee

        from Traverse City, Michigan

        Verified Buyer

        Pros

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              Comments about Black Bandhani Dress:

              I have all the pieces in this line now and loved each and everyone !

              • Was this a gift?:
              • No

              (2 of 2 customers found this review helpful)

               
              4.0

              Adds a bit of fun to the basic black

              By CherylAnn

              from rural PA, USA

              Verified Reviewer

              Pros

              • Comfortable style
              • Fit

              Cons

                Best Uses

                  Comments about Black Bandhani Dress:

                  This dress is very lightweight but not so that it is see-through. It's great for warm weather in A/C offices. It hangs well, fits well, and is fun to accessorize with the bottom colors.

                  • Was this a gift?:
                  • No

                  (4 of 4 customers found this review helpful)

                   
                  4.0

                  Very comfortable

                  By NJN

                  from Burnsville, MN

                  Verified Buyer

                  Pros

                  • Comfortable
                  • Easy to pack
                  • Looks Nice

                  Cons

                  • Can see through material

                  Best Uses

                  • Good for work or casual

                  Comments about Black Bandhani Dress:

                  I wore this dress to a conference that was designated as business casual attire. This dress worked perfectly. It can be dressed up or worn with more casual accessories. It fits in luggage easily. I'm 6'1" so I would like another inch or two in length, but I knew that when I purchased the dress.

                  • Was this a gift?:
                  • No

                  (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

                   
                  5.0

                  Soooooooo comfortable!

                  By ELKGP

                  from Chambersburg, PA

                  Verified Buyer

                  Pros

                  • good size fit

                  Cons

                  • Thin Needs A Slip

                  Best Uses

                  • Throw On And Go

                  Comments about Black Bandhani Dress:

                  Dress it up on down. A dress to live in and be perfectly comfortable in any company.

                  • Was this a gift?:
                  • No

                  (6 of 6 customers found this review helpful)

                   
                  5.0

                  Wonderful Dress: Super Flattering!

                  By KLM

                  from San Diego, CA

                  Verified Reviewer

                  Pros

                  • Doesn't cling
                  • Lbd With Some Flair
                  • Non-wrinkle
                  • Slimming
                  • Super comfortable
                  • Very flattering
                  • Wonderfully Sofy Material

                  Cons

                  • none

                  Best Uses

                  • Dress up or down
                  • Perfect Travel Dress
                  • Very versatile

                  Comments about Black Bandhani Dress:

                  Wow, I absolutely love this dress! It's so soft, doesn't wrinkle or cling and is very figure flattering. It's also the perfect length and glides over lumps and bumps making the most of anyone's figure. I highly recommend this dress and plan to buy everything made in this material. This dress would be perfect for the office or casual weekend and absolutely perfect for travel; just add some jewelery for evening. I will get so much wear from this dress. Thank you, Nat Geo!

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