Vintage Black and Red Huipil, L - 1X

$68.00
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PRE LOVED in good condition.

Approximate Measurement: 

Armpit to armpit 31 Inches wide

62 Inches all around

28 Inches long

 Check Sizing Guide – Saviaguate

This exquisite piece reflects the rich and vibrant Guatemalan culture, and it’s perfect for those who appreciate traditional craftsmanship and sustainable fashion.

Embrace the beauty of this vintage huipil, lovingly crafted using 100% cotton. 

  1. Color and Embroidery:

    • The base fabric is a striking black, providing a bold canvas for the intricate red embroidery.
    • The machine-embroidered patterns adorn the collar area, adding a touch of elegance and cultural significance.
  2. Handwoven Craftsmanship:

    • Handwoven by skilled artisans in Guatemala, this huipil reflects the country’s colorful heritage.
    • The soft material has been washed multiple times, ensuring comfort and a lived-in feel.
  3. Unique Design:

    • The huipil is a square-cut blouse, folded in half with the neck cut out and the sides stitched together to create armholes.
    • Its loose fit makes it suitable for women of all shapes and sizes.
  4. Decorated Fabric at the Bottom:

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    • A decorative fabric panel at the bottom adds length and visual interest.
    • This feature not only enhances the overall design but also provides versatility in styling.
  6. Ecological Impact and Sustainability:

    • By choosing this vintage huipil, you’re contributing to sustainable fashion.
    • Repurposing and giving cultural pieces a second chance reduce the environmental impact of fast fashion.

Care Instructions:

To ensure the longevity of your huipil, follow these care guidelines:

  • Hand Wash: Gently hand wash in cold water using mild detergent.
  • Air Dry: Lay flat to dry in the shade to preserve the fabric and embroidery.
  • Avoid Direct Sunlight: Prolonged exposure to sunlight may fade the colors.
  • Handle with Care: Treat it as a cherished piece of art.

Styling Tips:

Here are some ideas for styling your huipil:

  • Casual Chic: Pair it with jeans or leggings for a relaxed yet stylish look.
  • Boho Vibes: Layer it over a maxi skirt or wide-leg pants for a bohemian flair.
  • Statement Piece: Let the huipil be the focal point by keeping other accessories minimal.

Remember, each huipil tells a story, and by wearing one, you become part of that narrative. Enjoy the beauty and cultural richness of this timeless garment!  

 

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