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Light Jackets for Women

Taj Mahal Silk Jacket
Taj Mahal Silk Jacket
(Based on 6 reviews)
Category: Clothing/Women's Clothing/Jackets and Vests

The Taj Mahal in Agra, India, may be the world’s most ornate memorial, built in the 17th century by Shah Jahan for his wife Mumtaz. Inspired by the intricate inlay work found there, artisans hand-embroidered paisley patterns on the front, back, and sleeves of this flattering black silk jacket. No closure.


Available sizes: Small, Medium, Large, XLarge, XXLarge
$139.00
$41.99
Lotus Temple Embroidered Jacket
Lotus Temple Embroidered Jacket
(Based on 2 reviews)
Category: Clothing/Women's Clothing/Jackets and Vests

New Delhi’s Lotus Temple is a landmark of contemporary architecture. The striking Bahál'í house of worship was built in 1986 as a dome that mimics an unfolding lotus blossom. Its white concrete “petals” are dramatically lit up at night, and the structure is surrounded by nine ponds and 26 acres of formal gardens.


Available sizes: Small, Medium, Large, XLarge
$159.00
Black Bandhani Jacket
Black Bandhani Jacket
(Based on 5 reviews)
Category: Clothing/Women's Clothing/Jackets and Vests

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.


Available sizes: Small, Medium, Large, XLarge, XXLarge
$59.00
Emerald Silk Reversible Wrap Jacket
Emerald Silk Reversible Wrap Jacket
(Based on 1 review)
Category: Clothing/Women's Clothing/Jackets and Vests

Intricately hand-tie-dyed textiles (called bandhani or bandhej) are a specialty of Gujarat in western India. Fabrics are pinched, pulled, and wrapped with thread before being dyed, creating patterns where the thread resists the color. Some of the best bandhani is found in Gujarat wedding saris. The vivid emerald and teal hues of this reversible, lightly quilted silk wrap jacket are the result of hours of dyeing to achieve the brightest possible colors. Please accept variations in the hand-dyed fabric.


Available sizes: Small, Medium, Large, XLarge
$159.00
$90.99
Black-and-white Reversible Indian Jacket
Black-and-white Reversible Indian Jacket
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Category: Clothing/Women's Clothing/Jackets and Vests

Block printing is a time-honored Indian textile tradition. Artisans use carved wooden blocks to stamp dye along lengths of fabric that are laid out to dry in the sun. Several intricate patterns combine in this lightweight, lightly quilted jacket that reverses to black with white dots. Features patch pockets on both sides.


Available sizes: Small, Medium, Large, XLarge
$139.00
Reversible Indonesian Batik Jacket
Reversible Indonesian Batik Jacket
(Based on 2 reviews)
Category: Shop By/Sale/Clothing/Women's Clothing and Accessories

The port city of Lasem, Indonesia, has been called Little Beijing because of its centuries of cultural exchange with China. The influence is seen in Lasem batik, which often incorporates Chinese symbols like dragons and lotus flowers. This lightly quilted jacket is hand-dyed in Lasem and reverses from lime green to aqua. Fully finished with pockets and mother-of-pearl buttons on both sides.


Available sizes: Small, Medium, Large, XLarge
$129.00
$89.99
Quilted Paisley Jacket
Quilted Paisley Jacket
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Category: Clothing/Women's Clothing/Jackets and Vests

The Persian pattern we know as paisley first made its way to Europe as Kashmiri shawls, brought by Silk Road traders in the 1700s. Here the pattern decorates a lightly quilted jacket that is embellished by hand with rickrack trim and diminutive metallic studs. Created using a traditional Gujarati print, bindi lace, and rangoli designs. Hand-embroidered and -beaded. Made in India of cotton hand-printed with natural dyes.


Available sizes: Small, Medium, Large, XLarge
$149.00
Irish Asymmetrical Cardigan
Irish Asymmetrical Cardigan
(Based on 16 reviews)
Category: Clothing/Women's Clothing/Sweaters

In a contemporary twist on traditional Irish Aran knitting, our natural ivory cardigan has an asymmetrical wrap style with a single button that creates a cowl-like neck. The textured wool sweaters of the Aran Islands have become a worldwide symbol of Irish culture. The patchwork of different stitches speaks to the ingenuity of generations of knitters.


Available colors: Blue, Natural
Available sizes: Small, Medium, Large, XLarge, XXLarge
$149.00
$62.99