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Olmos y Flores
Manhattan Beach is made from cotton with a lovely sheen, hand embellished with black micro beads by artisans in Mexico. It features an elegant high scoop neckline and fitted bodice, while the sides are cut open and fastened by thick fabric covered, oversized buckles – a signature style for this summer collection. The Manhattan is the perfect summer dress for cocktail hour and looks great with a simple black strap kitten heel and manabi box bag by KIKIITO.
Provides one girl
months of education
True to size
While cotton is an organic fiber, traditional agriculture has led to over farming (drought, famine, death) and the use of pesticides (poison). For instance, it takes some 5,200 gallons of water to produce a basic tee and pair of jeans. The good news is that regenerative agriculture is on the rise, including major cotton growing regions like India and the U.S. This dress (minus its beads buckles) is biodegradable.
In 2017, Ali Daniel Flores and Victor Olmos founded Olmos y Flores. Within their first year, they had created a trademark sombrero that would receive international acclaim. Olmos y Flores is a Mexican ready-to-wear and resort brand that has a very clear vision to disrupt and remove stigmas about Mexico, preserve ancient techniques by creating opportunities for local artisans.