Dorsu Culottes - Black

Dorsu Culottes - Black
Dorsu Culottes - Black
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Dorsu Culottes - Black. These culottes have a classic silhouette that perfectly compliment all heights. Their flat front and diagonal pockets give the waist a tailored look while the fabric's drape creates movement through the legs - so comfy! We recommend styling them with a Cropped Tank for a combination look or tuck in a tee for effortless casual. 

Dorsu Official Stockist

The Brand Story:

Dorsu is a Cambodian based label that creates limited edition versatile basics, carefully crafted in soft remnant cotton jersey. Dorsu doesn't conform to the conventional fast-fashion calendar that's influenced by temporary trends, instead designing quality clothes that don't go out of style, so that you can wear your pieces for years to come. 

Dorsu highly values ethically practices, honesty and transparency when it comes to their label. All staff are offered - 

  • A 9-hour workday that includes a 1-hour lunch and two 15 minute breaks.
  • Entry-level wages that exceed the Cambodian garment industry's legal minimum by 30%. 
  • Monthly performance-based bonuses.
  • A 5-day work week. (Cambodia typically has a 6-day work week), with an optional 6th day at overtime rates.
  • Accrued annual leave plus paid national holidays.
  • Illness & personal leave, as well as maternity and paternity leave.
  • Annual review of permanent contracts.
  • Required on-the-job safety training and equipment maintenance.

Each garment is created in-house from start to finish using remnant fabric. Remnant fabric (also known as "deadstock" or "surplus") is unused and unwanted leftover rolls of cloth in its original condition. 

Dorsu explains - "Due to the nature of sourcing factory remnants, we can't guarantee consistency in the fabric blends. Consequently, we burn-test every fabric we buy to ensure it has very little or no synthetic fibres. We pre-wash a sample of every new fabric, testing for colour fastness and shrinkage.

We know that using factory remnants has limitations. We know we can’t trace the true origins of our material. But, we are doing what we can, within the context in which we work. Cambodia doesn't have cotton mills or weaving facilities so, we are limited by access. As a small brand, we experience financial barriers of meeting minimum order quantities of suppliers outside of Cambodia and then importing fabric into the country. We are acutely aware of our impact on the local economy, and we choose to place our money where it has the most significant impact."



Shop your Values:

  • Remnant Fabric
  • Ethically Made
  • Transparent

 

Features:

  • Pockets
  • Wide leg for extra comfort and movement 

Fabric Content: 

  • Fabric: blended medium weight cotton jersey

As all Dorsu garments are created using remnant fabric, the exact composition can not be guaranteed. 

Dorsu explains - "Remnant fabric is leftover, or end-of-roll fabric in its original condition. The fabric we use is purchased as waste and leftover fabric from garment factories throughout Cambodia."

Sizing & Fit:

Sizing is true to size. Model height: 174cm (5' 7"), wearing size small.

Fit - Sits about mid waist, would not be classified as high waisted. 

Dorsu Size Chart

End of Life:

When a garment has reached the end of it’s life and can no longer be worn, mended, swapped, gifted, donated or upcycled, we recommend consulting your local council to find your nearest textile recycling scheme. 

 

Made ethically in Cambodia 

Dorsu explains - "Inside Dorsu's walls are the sounds of buzzing machinery and friendly chatter on the production floor. Once we've designed, sourced, and sampled our clothing, we deliver our patterns just a few metres away to the cutting table and production floor. Our team receive substantial training in the use and maintenance of our industrial machinery."

We are shipping orders in 1 to 2 working days.  Express orders placed by 1pm AEST are sent same day. 

45 day returns: If you are not satisfied with a product that you ordered online (*exceptions below), you are welcome to return it to us within 45 days, unused, unworn, and in a pristine saleable condition with the original labels attached, packaging and we will refund your cost of goods. Items marked 'Final Sale' can not be returned unless faulty. *except skin and body care, makeup, food, underwear, earrings, and custom order items, which can not be returned for change of mind.

Standard: Once the order has shipped, it will arrive in 2 to 7 days depending on your destination. 

Express: only for orders up to 4kg and excludes bulky/heavy items.

Click & Collect: choose your local store at checkout and your order to be there within 2 to 4 working days (1 working day for Milton warehouse). Please wait until you receive an email or text to advise that your goods are ready to be collect.

International: Flat rate shipping from $15 for orders up to 2kg. International orders are not subject to sales tax, so most prices are less 10% when purchased from overseas. 

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