A boxy, short-sleeved shirt with a contrasting pink collar. Features two figures and a large heart embroidered on the front and decorative, beaded tassels along the hemline and sleeves.
Designer Jenia Kim is one an estimated half-million Koreans in the former Soviet Union who composed the diaspora known as the Koryo-Saram. Though she now lives in Moscow, she was born in Tashkent, the capital of Uzbekistan, to Korean parents who belonged to a community that had been forcibly moved to Central Asia by Stalin in the late 1930s. To work on her SS20 collection, Kim moved to Uzbekistan for six months to study the country's customs, traditions and textile techniques. The Couple Shirt is inspired by the Uzbek dowry, the fabric is woven from silk and cotton then hand painted and embroidered by local craftswomen.
Size Small: Shoulder 16.5", Bust 42", Waist 42", Sleeve 7", Length 26"
Size Medium: Shoulder 17", Bust 44", Waist 44", Sleeve 7", Length 27"
Made in Uzbekistan and Russia.