Parkers Striped Batwing - Cornflower
An easy, playful top.
This beautiful, laid back linen top is the perfect piece for when you want to feel stylish, but comfortable and at ease. The slouchy shape and batwing sleeves are loose and relaxed but not too oversized, coming in quite boxy at the waist and hip. The Parker’s Batwing does not incorporate any fastenings and has a scoop neckline to allow it to be taken on and off easily.
There is a beautiful two tone quality to the striped linen, where the lighter colour shows in the darker stripes, making for a pleasing surface. The stripe runs down the length of the garment, and is contrasted by stripes running the opposite way down the sleeves.
This lightweight garment is perfect for layering in Winter months or light and breezy on its own in warmer weather. The sleeves are cropped and can be worn as they are, or rolled up further revealing a contrast sleeve binding.
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Size & Details
Made in England
Sustainably made in small batches to eliminate waste.
100% yarn dyed linen.
A mixture of turned seams, bound seams and some overlocking.
This a relaxed and easy style, but not super loose. If you are looking for a more oversized look then size up if you can.
Measurements are taken flat and should be doubled where necessary for the full circumference.
Please note all measurements are approx and there may be a small tolerance as each garment is handmade.
Model is an 8-10 and wears a size small.
Front Length, from edge of neckline to hem: 58cm
Back length, from edge of neckline to hem: 61cm
Across Hem: 48cm
Across chest (widest part where sleeve goes into batwing): 62cm
Sleeve opening: 17cm
Shouler and Sleeve length, from neck opening to sleeve hem: 61cm
Front Length, from edge of neckline to hem: 59cm
Back length, from edge of neckline to hem: 62cm
Across Hem: 51cm
Across chest (widest part where sleeve goes into batwing): 64cm
Sleeve opening: 17.5cm
Shouler and Sleeve length, from neck opening to sleeve hem: 63cm
Front Length, from edge of neckline to hem: 60cm
Back length, from edge of neckline to hem: 63cm
Across Hem: 53cm
Across chest (widest part where sleeve goes into batwing): 66cm
Sleeve opening: 18cm
Shouler and Sleeve length, from neck opening to sleeve hem: 65cm
Linen & Care
Your garment is made from yarn dyed linen. Linen by nature is sustainable fabric. It comes from flax, a plant from which every part is utilised, the flax seeds being used for oil, cattle feed and paper amongst other things. The processing uses a lot less water than cotton.
The linen crop for your garment is harvested and processed in Europe before being woven in Ireland.
Linen is a really durable fabric and is a natural insulator, keeping you warm in Winter and cool in Summer. It is moth repellent and very strong.
We recommend that you wash your garment by hand or in the machine at 30 degrees using a non-bio washing powder or liquid.
Leave to dry naturally.
If you want a crisp feel, then iron on a medium to high heat, or wear crinkled for a more relaxed look.
Linen will stiffen after each wash, but will soften once in use.
Do not bleach.