Music and Dance

Numbered limited-edition: 1 / 50

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Two sides of one spirit are showcased in one reversible robe. Peppered with musical notes and an illustration of the iconic Josephine Baker by French artist Paul Colin, this COMMON HOURS robe plays with equal flashes of glamour and subtlety. French musings on 'joie de vivre'are accompanied by printed musical notes on the light side, and hand-embroidered with tonal satin thread and accent beads on the dark reverse. Across both sides, the dancer continues her never-ending motion, so that her bold spirit is always in view, no matter which side is on show.

 

Details
  • Fully reversible
  • 100% European silk
  • Black and cream with accents of red and banana
  • Two side pockets inserted on the seams
  • Brand logo hand-embroidered on collar
  • Edition number hand-embroidered on centre front, near the hem
  • Detailed hand-embroidery throughout by Chanakya artisans in India
  • Designed to be worn loose, or cinched at the waist with the matching belt
  • One size fits most
  • Specialist dry clean only
  • Shipped in collectible hand-made storage boxes 

 

Illustrated with

Small motifs designed in-house and feature artwork by 1920s French artist, Paul Colin. Licence details as follows:

'Josephine Baker and La Revue Nègre'
© Copyright Paul Colin / Licensed by Copyright Agency.

How to tie your robe

The garment features a matching belt, as well as a multitude of ties which can be worn inside or out. These are designed to secure the garment in place and provide multiple ways to adjust and customise the fit. You can hide the ties by feeding them through the invisible eyelets placed discreetly along the side seams.

Origins

100% European silk. 
Hand-embroidered by Chanakya artisans in India.
Additional artwork custom-designed by the COMMON HOURS.

Homage to an icon

The Music and Dance robe was crafted from the
finest European silks, paying homage to iconic
1920s dancer, Josephine Baker. The robe is
printed and hand-embroidered with motifs
designed in-house and artwork by French
artist Paul Colin.

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