Hand painted organic cotton skirt in lilac


Hand painted and hand dyed skirt in a lightweight 100% organic cotton twill

Product Details

We make our hand painted skirt to-order from a lightweight 100% organic cotton twill. The design has an elasticated waist to maximise comfort and fit.  We hand dye the fabric first, then paint the fabric with a wash-safe fabric paint in a pattern inspired by Picasso’s works. The fabric is hand dyed a lilac and painted with a dark green.

This skirt matches our hand painted top, which can be found here.

We hand make each skirt in our workshop in Nottingham, England. Each item is made-to-order, minimising fabric wastage.

You may also be interested in our ruffle smock dress in hemp and organic cotton.


We make our hand painted skirt from a 100% Organic Cotton twill.


Organic cotton is more sustainable than regular cotton because the process is based on long-term thinking. Organic cotton farming does not use synthetic insecticides, fungicides or fertilisers. Healthy soil is instead maintained through crop rotation. This prevents the loss of nutrients into water bodies and avoids both water pollution and the need for artificial fertilisers. Organic cotton farming also uses significantly less water than ordinary cotton, whereby farmers rely mainly on rainwater. Find out more about organic farming at the Textile Exchange!

The labels we use are made from recycled fabric that is OEKO-TEX standard 100 certified. We also package the product in recycled and compostable materials.

A great resource on sustainable fashion is the Fashion Revolution, including information on what to consider when choosing where and what to buy.

As a brand that value sustainability, we also strive to post informative content on sustainable matters on our Instagram account @fordandguy


Hand washing is best for this piece, but it can be machine washed at 30 degrees C. Drip dry and iron on medium heat. Do not bleach.

To waste less water, energy and to make your clothes last longer:

-wash at cooler temperatures;
-wash your clothes less often;
-and don’t tumble dry.

Size & fit

If you are concerned about size and fit, please get in touch and we will be happy to accommodate changes to the design.

The model featured in the image is size 8, 5ft 6″ tall and wears a size 8.

NOTE: We are currently working on larger sizes – if you are interested in helping us to do this by trying on our prototypes, we would love to hear from you! Please email us on our contact form.

Delivery & returns

Note, we have extended processing times to account for us being on holiday from the 8th-19th September. Currently, this product is made-to-order and will take 1-5 weeks to process prior to shipping. For general delivery and returns information, please see our informations page here.

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