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FOLKDAYS - Mee dress


Artisan: Studio Naenna

Country: Thailand

Material: 100% cotton

Size: S/M = 117CM. M/L = 124CM


Our white Mee Dress is a result of our cooperation with Goethe-Institut of South-East Asia. The dress was designed by the fair fashion label Black Velvet Circus, which is based in Hamburg, Germany. Using handwoven cotton, our weavers in Chiang Mai, Thailand, produce the dress and add traditional, artful embroideries of the Hmong People. Decorationg their clothes with artful embroidery with fine cross stiches is a very old tradition of the Hmong People, which is still practised and passed on to younger generations today. The white colour of our Mee Dress makes it look fresh and reminds us of summer. Due to the length of the dress and its strong but still soft material, it can be worn to every occasion. The colorful embroideries make it a beautiful eyecatcher.


    FOLKDAYS business model is geared at creating social impact through sustainable business in three ways.

    Decent income

    Decent income allows craftspeople to preserve and promote their traditional handicraft tradition and cultural heritage. 

    We buy directly from our artisans and pay a fair, self-determined price for each product without suppressing wages or encouraging dumping. Unlike most other fashion labels, we often also pay our producers in advance to relieve them of having to shoulder raw material and production costs. Finally, we connect our artisans to other buyers and explicitly do not reserve the right to be the sole buyer of jointly developed products, thereby allowing them to independently grow their business.

    Social business support

    Our producers are hand-picked for the quality of their craft as well as alignment with our values. We work with many women-run businesses, indigenous peoples and support a variety of social businesses in places like India, Cambodia or Peru. 

    At FOLKDAYS, Made in Bangladesh or Made in Ethiopia does not stand for below-minimum wages and exploitation. We provide additional fair income and self-determined, flexible, part-time work to subsistence farmers, mothers, and people in remote communities.

    Shaping the discourse and values in fashion

    Our fair fashion, accessories and interior items do not follow short term trends and are designed to last. Far from the fast fashion hype, we hope that we can awaken your appreciation for quality materials and bring you joy without creating a need for overconsumption.

    You also won't find us announcing a sale. Our prices reflect the true value of a high quality, handcrafted product to which we add a 50% markup that allows us to pay our staff and run a profitable business. We are transparent about this, because we want you to be conscious about and this idea with every product you buy.


    Shipping with in Europe in 5-7 business days


    Of course, you have the option to return your order in accordance with the time limits specified in our terms and conditions.
    In order to process returns based on exercising cancellation rights or due to defects, the customer is asked to observe the following:

    1. Please contact us beforehand in the event of a return and send us an email to info.zeroliving@gmail.com. We will send you a DHL label so you don't have any extra costs for your return.

    2. The product must be packed in the original packaging (this applies only in the event of cancellation within the deadline period), otherwise the original shipping container or similar damage-resistant packaging should be used to prevent damage to the original product packaging. All parts of the product must be included.