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MEET THE ARTIST

Alison Dahl Kelly is a natural dye artisan and clothing designer, hand-dyeing all of the Flora Obscura silks from her studios in Brooklyn and Cape Cod. Her previous dress line, Dahl, was the culmination of years of study at design schools in the U.S., Italy and Mexico. In FO she has fused this background with her reverence for the tiniest wonders of the natural world.

 

 

 

LEARN MORE ABOUT THE PROCESS


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Magnanimous / Celebrating New York’s ethical enterprises…

While learning about different dye practices, designer and artisan Alison Dahl Kelly also discovered the unsavory facts about their synthetic processes.

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ORDINARY ARTISANS

Flora Obscura was born from the plant life of designer Alison Dahl Kelly’s Brooklyn, New York backyard. Sustainably sourced plants provide their painterly touch to versatile kimonos, tunics, and wraps.

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