Refined petticoats dyed with elements from nature

In Apulia, architect Gabriella De Donno has created a collection of slips in pure Italian silk, dyed by her with the fruits of nature, a laborious and time-consuming process using only solar energy. Coffee, tea, herbal teas and walnuts (leaves and husk), grapes, pomegranates, the mint from her garden, various flowers and, for the indigo color, the ford that grows in the Marche region. The ingredients are macerated in order to prepare a decoction, which is filtered. Then, the silk is immersed in the steaming pot. Later, the fabric is turned, and turned again… and thus it slowly takes colour: each bath is a magic and the difference in tone and shade inspires Gabriella on the pattern to create, always unique and unrepeatable. A visit to her atelier is a must.