Coco Silk Paris Bow Top - ADALÉI

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Coco Silk Paris Bow Top

Size Guide
Color
Black
Size

This is one of my favorite pieces from the collection. I knew I wanted a second color in the original Caroline Top, but when developing the black version, could only imagine this "Paris inspired" top with longer silk charmeuse tie. Having that special piece for a romantic dinner or holiday event makes the night even better. The top is designed with intentional fullness, but can be cinched with a thin belt or size down. 

Style with a blazer and black pant for an exquisite office-to-dinner look. Can be tucked in or out. Would be fun styled with faux leather legging and great heel or a black legging with your favorite long cashmere cardigan. My favorite look is with the black blazer, as shown. It's perfect for work or going out for the night. 

Oversized, curved hem, slightly tapered waist. 

I have made several Paris Bows (just the bow) to add to your favorite black look for fall or holiday.  They will be at our pop up events and limited edition.  Email me if you are unable to attend and I will send you pictures and details. 

 

Eliza is wearing a XS in the Coco and S in the Caroline. She normally wears a size 4/6 top, so falls in between our sizes. The XS is closer to a size 4 and the S is closer to a size 8. The XS is a similar fit to what she would normally wear, however she is modeling both to show the comparison for sizing and wash/shrinkage consideration. Read details on what to expect from washing silk in the SIZE GUIDE above.  You can also compare the difference in the video on the home page. 

 

Made to order. Production time 2-3 weeks.   
  • Color: Black
  • 100% Silk Crepe de Chine, Tie: 95% Silk Charmeuse, 5% Elastin 
  • Available in Regular and Tall lengths.
  • Will ship as regular length unless indicated in notes of order at checkout.
  • Tall add 2" in length (write "tall").  Order tall if you like lower coverage with your tops. 
  • Eliza is 5'9" and wearing an XS - Tall.
  • Designed to fit oversized.  
  • Made in US of imported fabric in our Raleigh, NC studio.
  • Dry Clean. 
  • Silk Charmeuse tie is pre washed and hand washable.
  • See Care + Size Guide above for details on possible shrinkage and sizing suggestions if you plan to hand wash. 
SIZE + CARE GUIDE
BUST (measure at fullest part)
WAIST  (measure at or below belly button)
HIP  (measure fullest part of low hip)

 

MEASUREMENTS ARE IN INCHES

XXS |  size  0   

B
W
H
32 1/2
25
35 - 35 1/2

 

XS  |  size 2/4

B
W
H
33 - 34 1/2
26 - 27
36 - 37 1/2

 

 S   |   size 6/8

B
W
H
35 1/2 - 36 1/2
28 - 29
38 1/2 - 39 1/2

 

 M   |   size 10/12

B
W
H
37 1/2 - 39
30 - 31 1/2
40 1/2 - 42

 

L   |   14/16

B
W
H
40 1/2 - 42 1/2
33 - 35
43 1/2 - 45 1/2

 

 ALPHA SIZES (XXS - L) ARE CLOSER TO THE LARGER SIZE. 
EXAMPLE IF YOU ARE CONSIDERING A SIZE 4 OR 6. 
If you typically wear a solid size 6, never buy petites, and do not like your clothes form fitting, PURCHASE TRUE TO SIZE. 
If you typically wear a size 6, also buy petite, occasionally buy a size 4, and/or prefer your clothes a closer fit, PURCHASE A SIZE DOWN. 

 WHEN SIZING DOWN, YOU WILL NOTICE IT ACROSS THE UPPER BACK, NECK OPENING, ARMHOLE OPENING, AND GENERALLY THROUGH THE BUST, WAIST, AND HIP. 

 


PLEASE READ OUR CARE GUIDE PRIOR TO ORDERING, TO ENSURE YOU MAKE THE BEST DECISION FOR YOUR SIZE AND WASH PREFERENCES. 


We understand that quality starts with exceptional fabric.  Which is why we only work with a small number of mills across the world that pass our in-house test standards and are committed to the highest quality.  We also support mills that strive for the lowest environmental impact, including Edelweiss products from Lenzing that have a zero carbon footprint. 

Our commitment to a lower impact includes washing all ADALÉI garments in COLD water only and never using the dryer, which uses a large amount of unnecessary energy. 

For our fabrics that can be washed, we suggest the following:

For our fabrics that require dry cleaning we suggest choosing a cleaner committed to not using PERC.  In 2012, the EPA classified PERC as a "likely human carcinogen". 

Several of our garments are labeled dry clean only due to the content being a specialty fiber.  Most silk, wool, and other fabrics CAN safely be washed at home, however, you might experience a change in the surface of the fabric or slight shrinkage.  

We understand some customers never dry clean anything. Do you want to pre-test a "dry clean only" garment prior to hand washing? 

We are happy to provide a cutting room floor swatch so you can do your own testing at home prior to washing your garment.  You can let us know you want a swatch in one of two ways. When purchasing, type "wash swatch" in your notes at checkout . We are happy to recycle these scraps so that you can feel confident about whether washing or dry cleaning is best for your ADALÉI garment. 

We use two types of silk in our Ethereal Silk collection.  The silk charmeuse (Gigi) is already pre washed by the mill and able to be washed by hand at home.  However, our crepe de chine (Caroline and Coco) is a standard silk and we cut the design slightly oversized to allow for some shrinkage.  We do NOT PREWASH our crepe de chine silk, for our customers who always dry clean. In our cold water wash testing, we noticed around 1/2" to 1" shrinkage in both the width and length.  Our model Eliza is wearing the Caroline (beige) in S and the Coco (black) in XS to show you the PRE-WASH comparison in sizing.  We also noticed a slight change in the "hand" of the silk, meaning it was not quite at silky.  Never put silk in the dryer.  Please consider these factors when ordering your size. 

Still have a question or just want to double check with us? Email info@adalei.com.