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Traditional Designs - Shirts

Indian Patola Travel Shirt
Indian Patola Travel Shirt
(Based on 4 reviews)
Category: Clothing/Women's Clothing/Shirts

Patola is a form of double-ikat weaving, meaning that both the warp (vertical) and weft (horizontal) threads are dyed before being strung on the loom. This intricate process results in a bold pattern, often on a red background. It is practiced in many parts of Southeast Asia but is a particular specialty of Gujarat, where silk patola saris are often part of a bride’s trousseau.


Available sizes: Small, Medium, Large, XLarge
$48.00
Cotton Aloha Travel Shirt
Cotton Aloha Travel Shirt
(Based on 3 reviews)
Category: Clothing/Men's Clothing/Shirts

Popular nationwide since the 1930s, the aloha shirt reflects Hawaii’s island culture and Japanese cultural influence. Once made from imported kimono fabric, these casual-Friday classics are worn in Hawaii for all but the most formal occasions. The colorful, crease-resistant cotton lawn fabric is breathable and looks polished even in hot or humid weather. Features mother-of-pearl shell buttons. Handmade in Honolulu, Hawaii, by the only American manufacturer of its kind.


Available colors: Blue, Grey
Available sizes: Medium, Large, XLarge, XXLarge
$89.00
Indian Black and Lavender Henna Shirt
Indian Black and Lavender Henna Shirt
(Based on 3 reviews)
Category: Clothing/Women's Clothing/Shirts

Graced with patterns unique to India's mehndi tradition, this shirt is soft, lightweight, and versatile. A celebrated part of Indian folk art and culture, the intricate mehndi patterns are created by applying henna to the skin and are traditionally found decorating the hands and feet of brides before their wedding ceremony. 3/4-length sleeves.


Available sizes: Small, Medium, Large, XLarge, XXLarge
$65.00
Rangoli Embroidered Shirt
Rangoli Embroidered Shirt
(Based on 1 review)
Category: Clothing/Women's Clothing/Shirts

Throughout India, Hindu festivals are accompanied by intricate rangoli—designs “painted” on the ground using rice, sand, even flower petals. These auspicious symbols are the inspiration for the embroidered designs on our black travel shirt. At the center of each medallion along the neckline is a small mirror, a traditional part of Diwali decorations in northwestern India. An ideal travel shirt, the soft knit resists wrinkles and drapes beautifully the moment it’s unpacked. Purple seams decorate the front and back.


Available sizes: Small, Medium, Large, XLarge
$69.00
Indian Mandana Travel Shirt
Indian Mandana Travel Shirt
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In the northwestern Indian state of Rajasthan, houses are often decorated with mandana paintings. This traditional folk art is often painted on the earthen walls, or on ground in front of one’s home, using red sand, ocher, and chalk powder, and the patterns often allude to Hindu gods, offering prayers for rain, a good harvest, good health, and more.


Available sizes: Small, Medium, Large, XLarge
$48.00
Indonesian Sunflower Applique Shirt
Indonesian Sunflower Applique Shirt
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In Denpasar, the capital of the Indonesian island of Bali, textile artisans adapt traditional techniques like batik and beading to contemporary styles. This long-sleeved turquoise shirt features stamped floral designs with appliquéd ribbons and hand-beaded accents.


Available sizes: Small, Medium, Large, XLarge
$78.00
Men's Shekhawati Cotton Shirt
Men's Shekhawati Cotton Shirt
(Based on 3 reviews)
Category: Clothing/Men's Clothing/Shirts

Shekhawati, in northern India, is known as the “open art gallery of Rajasthan” because of the thousands of intricate frescoes that decorate the walls and ceilings of palaces, forts, and temples. The patterns on this 100% cotton shirt are taken from a local haveli (private mansion) and give just a hint at the abundance of geometric and arabesque decoration to be found in Shekhawati. Side vents. No pockets.


Available colors: Brown, Green
Available sizes: Medium, Large, XLarge, XXLarge
$72.00
Indonesian Tie-Dye Fireworks Shirt
Indonesian Tie-Dye Fireworks Shirt
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Textile artisans in Bali’s capital of Denpasar create this lively, textured-look design by first hand-painting and then hand-dyeing black cotton fabric. After each color of dye is applied, the long-sleeved is dried in the Indonesian sun. Afterward, beaded accents are added by hand.


Available sizes: Small, Medium, Large, XLarge
$78.00
$29.99
Indian Cotton Embroidered Shirt
Indian Cotton Embroidered Shirt
(Based on 1 review)
Category: Clothing/Women's Clothing/Shirts

Lace-making is a relatively recent addition to the vast textile history of the Indian subcontinent. In the 1800s, especially in the eastern coastal Godavari regions, lace-making was introduced as way for poor women to earn an income while still being able to stay home and care for their families. The lace insets that grace the shoulders of this cotton shirt are exactly the type of embellishment that women were creating for export more than 200 years ago. The front is also hand- embroidered with floral patterns in white and ivory. Features tabbed 3/4-length sleeves and a relaxed Mandarin-style collar.


Available sizes: Small, Medium, Large, XLarge
$89.00
St. James Women's French Sailor Boatneck 3/4 Sleeve Cotton Shirt
St. James Women's French Sailor Boatneck 3/4 Sleeve Cotton Shirt
(Based on 2 reviews)
Category: Clothing/Women's Clothing/Shirts

The iconic navy and white stripes of our Women's French Sailor Boatneck shirt is based on a pattern originally intended for deep sea fishermen in Breton, but that has since been adopted by seafarers and yachtsmen across the ages. The sweaters were originally worn by “marchand d’ail,” sellers of garlic and onions who sailed from Brittany to England with their wares. Eventually the French Navy adopted the tight-knit wool design, but only sailors and new recruits wore stripes—officers alone were permitted to wear solid colors.


Available sizes: 4, 6, 8, 10, 12, 14, 16
$95.00
Bali Hand-beaded Shirt
Bali Hand-beaded Shirt
(Based on 4 reviews)
Category: Clothing/Women's Clothing/Shirts

Trailing floral patterns that mimic intricate batik fabrics are hand-printed on this flattering short-sleeve shirt. Artisans add hand-beaded and sequined details, like those that embellish formal Balinese sarongs. The slightly pleated neckline creates a relaxed silhouette.


Available sizes: Small, Medium, Large, XLarge
$59.00
$19.99
Miracle Tree Shirt
Miracle Tree Shirt
(Based on 4 reviews)
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The evergreen neem tree is native to India and Pakistan, where its healing properties give it the nickname of the miracle tree. Neem leaves form the pattern of this embellished tunic. Artisans use a type of resist-dye to create hues that peek out from a black background, and then add embroidery as well as pink sequins for texture and sparkle.


Available sizes: Small, Medium, Large, XLarge
$45.00
$14.99
Indian Peacock Paisley Tunic
Indian Peacock Paisley Tunic
(Based on 16 reviews)
Category: Clothing/Women's Clothing/Shirts
A paisley print in peacock hues decorates this lightweight, traditional Indian, split-V-neck cotton tunic. Paisley patterns, based on a stylized mango leaf, have been popular ever since merchant sea captains began bringing Indian textiles back to Europe and the U.S. in the 1700s. This loose-fitting, flattering tunic suits a range of styles with its classic cut and timeless palette. The design may vary based on the cut of the fabric in each individual garment.

Women's sizes S (4-6), M (8-10), L (12-14), XL (16-18).


Available sizes: Small, Medium, Large, XLarge, XXLarge
$39.00
Rajasthani Cotton Blouse
Rajasthani Cotton Blouse
(Based on 8 reviews)
Category: Clothing/Women's Clothing/Shirts

Our bright cotton blouse is a contemporary, feminine restyling of a traditional men’s kurta. The pattern is silk-screened by hand in vivid orange and red inspired by the bonfires of the springtime Hindu festival of Holi. Button front with Nehru-style collar. Side vents and seam-taped cuffs. Made in India.


Available sizes: Small, Medium, Large, XLarge
$36.00
$7.99
Indian Ikat-inspired Tunic
Indian Ikat-inspired Tunic
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Ikat is a type of weaving where the pattern emerges according to how the warp and weft threads are dyed. This flattering split-V-neck tunic reproduces traditional Indian ikat patterns in easy-care printed cotton. The back of the tunic matches the trim on the neckline, hem, and cuffs.


Available sizes: Small, Medium, Large, XLarge
$59.00
$29.99
Lily of The Incas Button-Front Chambray Blouse
Lily of The Incas Button-Front Chambray Blouse
(Based on 1 review)
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The colorful genus of flowers known as lily of the Incas was the inspiration for the hand-embroidered design of this organic cotton chambray blouse. Peruvian artisans hand-stitch a handful of petite flowers along with a wealth of soutache embroidery and crochet lace details at the bust and cuffs. Button-and-loop closures and a V-neck collar, along with comfortable stretch-knit vertical side panels, make this blouse perfect for work or weekends.


Available sizes: Small, Medium, Large, XLarge
$69.00
Lucknow Embroidered Blouse
Lucknow Embroidered Blouse
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Chikan is the traditional white-on-white embroidery of Lucknow in northern India. Artists start by block-printing a design onto the fabric, which they trace using a variety of stitches to create a textured, lacy pattern. This semisheer, short-sleeve blouse features chikan work (chikankari, which literally means “embroidery” in the Urdu language) covering the front, along with a squared neckline and side vents.


Available colors: Blue, Fuchsia, White
Available sizes: Small, Medium, Large, XLarge
$59.00
$34.99
Indian Flower Burst Tunic
Indian Flower Burst Tunic
(Based on 12 reviews)
Category: Clothing/Women's Clothing/Shirts

In the early 1900s, Mahatma Gandhi championed a homegrown Indian textile industry as a means of national self-sufficiency. By the 1960s, Indian motifs and textile traditions were inspiring designers around the world. This comfortable tunic combines a classic Indian style with bold floral graphics. Semisheer cotton with a split V-neckline and side vents.


Available sizes: Small, Medium, Large, XLarge, XXLarge
$39.00
$15.99
Jodphur Blue Tunic
Jodphur Blue Tunic
(Based on 11 reviews)
Category: Clothing/Women's Clothing/Shirts

Our breezy cotton voile tunic is inspired by the indigo-painted rooftops found in Jodhpur, India, near the Mehrangarh Fort. The collar, hem, and cuffs are decorated with delicate, hand-embroidered floral patterns. The style is known in India as a kurta, and features a split V-neck and 3/4-length sleeves.


Available sizes: Small, Medium, Large, XLarge
$48.00