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London Skater Dress (Her/They)(Pure Candy RJSTH@Alchemic) RJSTHW2022 RJS

London Skater Dress (Her/They)(Pure Candy RJSTH@Alchemic) RJSTHW2022 RJS

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"Skater Dress (Her/They) by River Jade Smithy: Graceful Elegance Meets Earth-Conscious Fashion"

Introduction: Embrace the fusion of sustainable artistry and timeless style with the River Jade Smithy Skater Dress. Crafted with the Ancient Now art techniques of the Grail Smith and inspired by the dynamic, unique costumes of 1980s figure skaters, this hand-made dress is a testament to Grail Smith's expertise and the Green Witch Approach. It's a piece of original art by River Jade Smith Travis Huffaker, offering more than just style—it's a symbol of eco-conscious elegance and queer-owned creativity.

Product History:

  • Origin and Evolution: This artisan-crafted skater dress, drawing inspiration from figure skating costumes, is a symbol of functional aesthetics. It represents the Ancient Future myth-building of the Green Witch, showing adaptability and enduring appeal in fashion.
  • Developmental Milestones: The dress has evolved through various fashion trends, incorporating diverse patterns, fabrics, and design modifications while maintaining its flattering silhouette, a hallmark of art products.
  • Brand's Involvement: Under the visionary guidance of the Grail Smith art, River Jade Smithy has reimagined the skater dress with a steadfast commitment to sustainability and original artistry.
  • Cultural or Artistic Influences: Reflecting a blend of athletic wear and high fashion, the dress is influenced by cultural shifts towards inclusivity and Green Witch environmental responsibility.
  • Legacy or Impact: A staple in sustainable fashion, the skater dress by River Jade Smithy stands as a testament to the brand's impact on the art clothing industry and its dedication to artistic expression.

Description: The RJSTH Custom Skater Dress, made on demand at Contrado, is a masterpiece of artisan-crafted design. It features a fitted bodice and a flared skirt, creating a silhouette that is universally flattering and stylish. Each dress is hand-made in our studio, celebrating individuality and the artisan craftsmanship of River Jade Smithy.

Key Features:

  • Material Composition: Choose between soft, breathable Chain Jersey and luxurious, shimmering Crushed Velour, both sustainable choices.
  • Eco-Friendly Design: Made with Oeko-Tex Standard 100 certified fabrics and inks, ensuring environmentally safe production.
  • Functional Details: Versatile for day-to-night wear, the dress perfectly balances comfort and elegance.
  • Ethical Production: Handmade to order, reducing waste and promoting ethical labor practices in line with River Jade Smithy's ethos.
  • Sourcing Ethics: Materials are sourced focusing on sustainability and ethical partnerships.
  • Sizes Available: Inclusive sizing from XS to 4XL ensures a perfect fit for all.

Eco-Conscious Care Instructions: To maintain both the environment and the beauty of your dress, hand wash in cold water and drip dry.

Manufacturer Care Instructions Turn inside out before washing. Iron on the reverse of the printed side. 86°F wash. Low tumble heat. Do not wring. Low heat iron. Steam safe.

Size and Fit: Detailed sizing from XS to 4XL with measurements for bust, waist, and hips ensures a tailored fit for every body shape.

Brand Philosophy: River Jade Smithy is dedicated to blending artistic expression with a deep commitment to sustainability and craftsmanship. Each piece reflects a dedication to ethical practices and the promotion of a greener fashion industry.

Material Information:

Chain Jersey

  • Composition: A pique knit poly-blend, comprising 97% Polyester and 3% Elastane.
  • Texture and Feel: Features a unique chain-like texture, providing a breathable and comfortable feel.
  • Breathability: High breathability makes it ideal for everyday wear and active use.
  • Stretch and Fit: Offers excellent stretch, conforming to various body shapes while maintaining form.
  • Sustainability Certificates: Certified with Oeko-Tex Standard 100, ensuring eco-friendly production processes.
  • Care Instructions:Wash at 86°F (30°C) to preserve fabric integrity.  Suitable for low tumble dry.  Iron on a low heat setting; steam safe.   Avoid wringing to maintain shape.

Crushed Velour

  • Composition: Composed of 98% polyester and 2% elastane for a luxurious feel.
  • Texture and Look: Features a shimmery, plush surface with a fine mesh-like construction, perfect for evening and formal wear.
  • Flexibility and Drape: Light and flexible, it drapes elegantly, enhancing the garment's aesthetic appeal.
  • Warmth and Comfort: Provides warmth without being overly heavy, offering a smooth touch against the skin.
  • Sustainability Certificates: Comes with Oeko Tex Standard 100 certification, attesting to its environmentally friendly production.
  • Care Instructions:  Recommended washing at 86°F (30°C) for best care.  Low tumble dry to maintain the fabric's shimmery appearance.  Iron on a low heat setting; avoid high temperatures.  Gentle care is advised to preserve the fabric’s sheen and texture.

Product Impact: Choosing the River Jade Smithy Skater Dress contributes to a sustainable fashion future, supporting ethical manufacturing and the preservation of artisanal skills.

Stay Updated: Follow River Jade Smithy for the latest in sustainable, art-driven fashion innovations.

Fabric Print Options: Available in a range of colors and prints, each reflecting the unique artistry of River Jade Smith Travis Huffaker.

Integrating with Our Ethical Lifestyle and Eco Goals: This skater dress represents a commitment to sustainable living and supports a queer-owned, art-driven business. It's an investment in a lifestyle aligned with River Jade Smithy's vision.

Stay Fresh and Engaged: Continually evolving, the River Jade Smithy collection reflects a journey that intertwines art with fashion, appealing to those who value handcrafted quality and environmental stewardship.

Measure Yourself To Find The Right Size.   Inches

Size XS S M L XL 2XL 3XL 4XL


28 - 31 " 31 - 35 " 35 - 38 " 38 - 41 " 41 - 44 " 44 - 49 " 49 - 54 " 54 - 58 "
WAIST 21 - 24 " 24 - 28 " 28 - 31 " 31 - 34 " 34 - 37 " 37 - 42 " 42 - 46 " 46 - 51 "
HIPS 31 - 34 " 34 - 37 " 37 - 41 " 41 - 44 " 44 - 47 " 47 - 52 " 52 - 56 " 56 - 61 "


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Upon the far green shore, where love does blend,
In Loved 's wisdom, may this message send.
Each word a beacon, a spark of eldritch light,
A tale of hope and honor, to chase the darkest night.
With noble heart, the craft of legend to be,
A Grail's resplendent art, from farthest sea to sea.
Custom gems of beauty, like stars in night's sweep,
Bespoken treasures we shall forge, in dreams to deeply keep.
Like the mightiest wizard's staff, defects we dispel,
In every item's tale, the power of craft, we tell.
In the forging fire's blaze, each jewel anew,
As Loved's own return, let this message be true.
Swift as an eagle's wing, we send gifts to your hand,
The spiraling coil, symbol of hope, across the land.
In the spirit of Print On Demand, to protect the realms we roam,
With eco-friendly hands, we'll build a better home.
In this magical realm, together we shall dwell,
Unique, enchanting designs, their stories we shall tell.
With the Grail Night's valor, and the Smith's expertise,
Together we journey, crafting dreams with ease.
The journey, seamless, as across the fields we tread,
From Earth’s serenity, as the Silvan Sward, where dreams are spread.
In tales of old and new, in words, songs, and deeds,
With the fellowship of hearts, all wounds shall heal.
As the shadow retreats, with the dawn's first kiss,
May we keep the hope alive, and never miss,
The Grail Smith's allure, a treasure, a balm,
A beacon of honor and love, in Loved’s calm.
Beyond the realms of woman or man, we transcend,
In unity we forge, in honor and love, we'll mend.
May this message, like the magic word, endure,
A token of hope and grace, steadfast and pure.
~Scribe of the Mystic Quill