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Carla Hand Printed Cotton Utility Jacket

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Regular price £285.00

The Carla hand printed utility jacket takes it’s inspiration from Chloe and Ray. By using the key floral design element in Chloe on a silk screen and then applying a single colour reverse printed onto a soft brushed cotton canvas. I then use a design from Ray to add a second layered element in light blue.

What I love about this piece is that it will always vary slightly in colour. Hand printed dyes are incredibly sensitive, and are influenced by the atmospheric conditions they are made in. This sensitivity is what creates the most incredible one of a kind colours that I love, and makes each piece as unique and individual as the wearer. For me it is within the screen printing process where the art, the beauty, and the excitement lives.

Each one of these is one of a kind with variations to the print placement making each jacket unique to you. A labour of love, these jackets are incredibly special and made one-by-one in Brighton by one of our seamstresses.

  • 100% Eco GOTS cotton
  • 5 sustainable horn buttons and buttoned pocket
  • Grey Japanese linen cord tie waist
  • Available in 2 sizes. 

As all of our pieces are hand-made to order, creation and shipment times do vary. Our commitment to slow, sustainable, fashion means that we treat each piece as a bespoke garment. This means that every item will be created to order by our caring meticulous team right here in Brighton.

If you have a special event that you would like to have your garment for, please email us at studio@sophiedarling.com and we will do our best to fulfil it.

Size Guide

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One Size  XS Small Medium Large XL XXL
UK 8-14 8 10 12 14 16 18
Europe 36-42 36 38 40 42 44 46
USA 4-10 4 6 8 10 12 14
Japan 7-13 7 9 11 13 15 17

 

Our scarves are individually sized. 

The Darling Difference

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Creativity with purpose
We take beautiful images, drawings and paintings created by Sophie herself and rework them into illustrative, timeless designs. Our ethos lies in creative exploration, where art and fashion collide into collections of colour, pattern and print. We specialise in the unique, referencing and taking inspiration from natural phenomena and especially iconic Japanese paintings.

Sustainable values
We don’t use any plastic in our packaging. We hand deliver where possible and we collect and drop production pieces by hand. All of us walk to work. Our fabrics are purchased in the UK, we use UK print companies for our digital collections and our hand printing is done in house.

Our sustainability lies in our production process and in keeping our numbers small.

Read more on our Sustainability page. 

Care for your hero piece
We advise treating her kindly. Any silk items, especially our quintessential silk bomber jackets must be dry cleaned - and not just any old dry cleaner, but someone you trust to take care of her as well as you do. You'll treasure her for years to come. 

Satin silk scarves are happy to be hand washed in cool water. Use gentle detergent, don’t soak and gently wring out hanging to dry. Do not tumble dry. Cool iron on reverse. 

Please see the care label for other instructions.

Shipping and returns

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  • FREE tracked delivery to UK addresses
  • Postage fees will apply to non-UK addresses, this will be calculated at checkout 
  • All of our items are individually wrapped and boxed with care and attention to detail. If the item is a gift, contact us and we will add an extra Sophie Darling touch
  • Read our full shipping policy for more details
  • We are sure you'll love your piece. But if for any reason you need to return it, we are currently offering an extended return period of 30 days from receipt. Returns and exchanges.

All our items are individually wrapped and boxed with care and attention to detail. If the item is a gift please get in touch and we will add an extra Sophie Darling touch.

Our custom tissue is eco friendly, made from FSC certified paper, using cellulose fibres and soy based inks, which are 100% compostable. 

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