The Maiyet x Lily Kwong capsule is a limited edition botanical-inspired collection celebrating the organic harmony found between artisan craft and landscape design. Much like the nuances of Lily's breathtaking living wall, currently on display at our Soho flagship store, each element of this hand block printed motif is prearranged, color coded, and thoughtfully placed to create a vibrant vertical masterpiece that perfectly expresses our shared passion for fashion, sustainability, and the natural world.
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“The character and sculptural form of tropical plants inspire me. I selected species whose structure would lend itself to block printing: Monstera, Bird of Paradise, Tradescantia. Plants that layer together in a visually dynamic way, and can grow together in harmony.” Lily Kwong, Landscape Designer.
Lily Kwong's botanic motif comes to life in six of Maiyet's signature shapes. The simplicity, elegance and functionality of these styles provide the perfect canvas to showcase Lily's passion for nature and design. Her plant sketches are embedded in the print. The six piece collection captures Maiyet's timeless and effortless design.
To create the block printed textile pattern, master craftspeople from Jaipur, India, hand-chiseled wood blocks into the detailed design. Each block was then carefully inked and placed onto the fabric in a precise, interlocking pattern. The artisans must apply uniform pressure to ensure a successful printing. The resulting textile is meticulously crafted and carries with it a palpable touch.
Maiyet is committed to all forms of sustainable fashion. The block printed jeans are sourced from NYC vintage stores to showcase one of the easiest ethical fashion choices. Available only at Maiyet store at 16 Crosby Street.
REDUCE, REUSE, RECYCLE!
16 Crosby Street
New York, NY 10012
Learn more about Lily Kwong's landscape projects HERE