Kimono a go go

Irish Linen Kimono Bath Robe

New for the AW18 collection, as part of the nightwear range, Rossell introduces an Irish linen kimono, designed to be worn as a bath robe. The robe is based on the traditional design of Japanese silk kimonos, which Rossell designer, Jo Rossell, has collected over the years from her trips to Japan. 

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Wanting to use a less precious fabric, Rossell’s robes are made from linen, woven in an artisan mill in Ireland. The traditional looms used to weave the fabric give it its unique texture. 

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The design is inspired by the straight lines of a traditional kimono, filled in with triangular sections to create the shape. Using a hardy fabric makes the robe feel more modern whilst remaining elegant and simple.

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