A colour block, designer dress, made in New Zealand from Organic Cotton. It can be worn two ways, v-neck or round-neck and is under $200 including shipping.
Pretty hard to beat that!
But still.... let me tell you a bit more about what you are buying.
Two ways to wear
The Orchid dress is designed to be the same shaping front and back so it can be worn with either at the front and still be a great fit. We have done one side with a soft v-neck and the other with a round-neck so you can choose which to wear at the front. This means you can wear the neckline that suits you the most and you can change it around whenever you please. For example if you have a beautiful new necklace you want to wear you can check and see which neckline frames it best.
What does that mean and why is it important?
The cotton the fabric is made from was not grown with chemicals, this means it is better for the environment, better for the farmers and better for your skin.
This is a great length for many reasons. Firstly it is appropriate for everywhere. There are many places where a short dress is not appropriate but a knee length dress is appropriate pretty much everywhere. I can't think where it wouldn't be appropriate....
Secondly, it is great if you are tall. If you are one of those long legged women (that most people are envious of) I know you have problems with things being long enough, dresses quite often turn into tops on you so I am sure you will appreciate the extra length.
Now if you are slightly on the shorter side, I haven't forgotten about you. A below the knee or calf length dress is still going to look great, but if you would prefer it to be a bit shorter and you know that at the time of ordering, just leave a note at the checkout and we will shorten it for you before we send it out.
Many of our repeat customers love our colour block dresses and this one is set to be one of our most popular. Our colour block dresses are striking in their beautiful simplicity and very flattering. The Orchid dress has this lovely triangular shape that looks great but also draws attention away from the stomach. We have used darker colours on the lower half of the dress because it is more flattering and it also means the colour is closer to your face.
Made in New Zealand
We proudly make EVERYTHING in New Zealand and are a member of the Buy NZ made organisation. Buying Made in NZ items helps support local businesses and keep the trade and skills in NZ alive.
The Orchid dress has a beautiful slim fit and is made from a knitted organic cotton with a small amount of spandex for extra strength. The stretch makes for a really easy fit, it is comfortable to wear whilst still looking great. It also makes it easier to order online because there are more body sizes that can fit each dress size comfortably. (Also, if your order arrives and it doesn't fit, we will happily exchange for the correct size)
- FREE Shipping Worldwide
Parcels sent via Post Haste within New Zealand and will be delivered within 1-2 working days.
International orders will be sent via International Air and will take approximate 3-10 workings days after being despatched.
We are happy to return or exchange items within 14 days of purchase.
To be eligible for a return, your item must be unused and in the same condition that you received it. It must also be in the original packaging.
Once your return is received and inspected, we will send you an email to notify you that we have received your returned item.
If you are approved, then your refund will be processed, and a credit will automatically be applied to your credit card or original method of payment that.
Sale items -
Only regular priced items may be refunded but sale items can be exchanged.
We are happy to exchange items within 14 days of purchase. To arrange an exchange please email firstname.lastname@example.org
You will be responsible for paying return shipping costs and we will then send the new item to you free of charge.
How will my order be sent to me?
We use post haste and will send you a tracking number when your item is sent out
How much is shipping, postage and handling?
We offer free shipping via courier in NZ and worldwide by post. We know that getting to the checkout and having to work out shipping costs is never fun so we just decided that we would offer free shipping all the time instead.
How quickly will my order be dispatched?
It depends whether the clothing item is currently in stock or needs to be made. If it is in stock then it will be sent out as soon as payment has cleared. If it needs to be made then it will be sent out within 24-48 hours and we will contact you to let you know the item needs to be made. If you need it urgently please let us know and we will do what we can to get it to you by then :-)
Where is everything made?
Right here in beautiful little NZ (New Zealand). Almost all of it is made within the greater Wellington region but occasionally a few things will be made in Auckland. Being a locally made brand is very important to us, we have a wonderful Industry in New Zealand which we are proud to support.
Who makes the clothing?
Some items are made in-house in our Wellington workroom and the rest are sent out to our lovely outworkers, who are mothers working from home running their own small businesses. We love dressing real women with clothes are made by real women too :-)
Where is the fabric sourced from?
Currently we purchase fabrics through New Zealand based fabric wholesalers. Unfortunately there are very few places in New Zealand who produce fabrics so we are unable to source all of our fabrics locally so the next best option is to keep as much of that business in New Zealand by buying from kiwi business.
How does the sizing work?
Our sizing page will show you how to measure yourself to work out your clothing size for our brand. The sizing chart shows the body size we have made the clothing to fit. The fashion items shown on the model shows how things will fit if the size chart is followed. So something is slim fit and you would like it a bit looser then go up a size likewise if an item is loose on the model and you would like it a slimmer fit then go down a size.
Can you customise clothing items you offer online?
Yes we sure can. If you need something in a different colour or slightly longer etc please contact us and we will do our best to accomodate your request.
Can I return clothing purchased from you?
Sure. If you need to return or exchange an item please email us and we will arrange for the item to get picked up and exchanged or refunded. Please ensure that you contact us within 14 days of receiving your order and that the clothing is unworn and the original tags are intact.
Do you send clothing on appro (approval)?
If you are unfamiliar with our sizes and would like to try on a couple of sizes please contact us and we can arrange to send items on appro. Please note that a credit card number will be required for this so that it can be charged if items are not returned within the specified time.
Can I return a Sale Item?
No, unfortunately we do not accept online shop returns on Sale items unless the item is faulty in which case we will happily refund it.
Do you offer Laybuy?
YES! Buying quality fashion items from us is not as cheap as some mass produced item from a cheap shop but you are making the right choice and we figured that Laybuy helps make it easier to afford the good stuff. Our Laybuy is powered via Paypal.