When temperatures soar this summer, you’ll look and stay cool wearing Marimekko cotton. For its 2012 summer collection Marimekko has reintroduced a fresh 1970 print called Himavari, which looks great on the light and airy Anise cotton tank dress. The cut of Anise includes a boat neckline made of numerous tiny pleats and a flowing sheer white and navy cotton layer over a white lining. Anise comes with a long, skinny belt. The measurement chart includes measurements for the dress’ inner lining rather than for the printed Himavari layer.
MATERIAL: 100% cotton with 65% cotton, 35% polyamide lining
PATTERN: Himavari (by Katsuji Wakisaka)
COUNTRY: Designed in Finland, Made in Lithuania
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