The Chrysalis Cardi - Maxi - Encircled - Convertible Travel Dress Plus-Size
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The Chrysalis Cardi - Maxi

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Colour
Sapphire Blue
Plum Purple
Black
Size

Our first design ever, the innovative Chrysalis Cardi in size Large/Maxi. The Cardi can be styled 8+ ways. From a cosy cocoon cardi to a chic Grecian tunic, a glamorous one-shoulder gown, to a poncho, classic infinity scarf and more. Find all the ways to discover and make it your own!

The secret? Hand-sewn, heavy duty metal snaps hidden along the hem that hold the look together. So, you look like you’re wearing a Dress, not a scarf tied into one. The perfect travel piece for travelling light. Effortlessly transform, and start doing more with less with this versatile design.

          • Comes with a belt made from the same fabric.

            Includes full-colour look book with how to wear instructions. Watch How to Wear videos.

            8+ ways to wear (and counting...)

            Sustainable, ultra-soft opaque fabric.

          • The fabric is a blend of Lenzing Modal® | Spandex

            Modal 
            is a naturally derived, plant-based fabric cultivated from beech-tree pulp which is sustainably sourced in Austria, and neighbouring countries. Modal is made through an environmentally-conscious process where 95% of water and materials used to make the fabric are recycled. The fabric is also OEKO-TEX® Standard 100 certified which means it is free of harmful chemicals. This soft and drapey fabric feels beautiful against your skin.
            Snaps are made from high-quality, rust-resistant metal. They're lead-free, nickel-free and recyclable.

            Learn about our fabrics

          • Fit Advice: Perfect for women of any height from sizes (M-XXL) or those with a broader frame in the hips or chest. The design will also work on women smaller than this size but who just prefer a longer silhouette when styled as the dress looks.

            View the size chart

            Model's Measurements:
            Sheen in the Navy Blue, Black, and Plum Purple is 5'8"/size 14-16. Kristi in the how-to-wear videos is 5'9"/size 6-8 and wearing the regular Chrysalis Cardi.
          • We recommend that you hand wash the Chrysalis Cardi. Hang to dry or lay flat. You may put the Chrysalis Cardi (with snaps undone) in a mesh garment bag in the washing machine on the gentle cycle. Do not put in the dryer and do not dry clean.

    Encircled creates versatile minimalist clothes with the everyday traveler in mind. Each piece is Made in Canada, out of sustainable, and eco friendly materials.
    Encircled creates versatile minimalist clothes with the everyday traveler in mind. Each piece is Made in Canada, out of sustainable, and eco friendly materials.
    Encircled creates versatile minimalist clothes with the everyday traveler in mind. Each piece is Made in Canada, out of sustainable, and eco friendly materials.
    Encircled creates versatile minimalist clothes with the everyday traveler in mind. Each piece is Made in Canada, out of sustainable, and eco friendly materials.
    Encircled creates versatile minimalist clothes with the everyday traveler in mind. Each piece is Made in Canada, out of sustainable, and eco friendly materials.

    Encircled creates versatile minimalist clothes with the everyday traveler in mind. Each piece is Made in Canada, out of sustainable, and eco friendly materials.

    Size
    Garment Length(Laid Flat) Garment Width(Laid Flat)

    Petite

    34" 34.5"

    Regular

    38" 39.5"

    Maxi

    43" 41.5"



    Customer Reviews

    Based on 57 reviews
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    A.d.
    So comfy and versatile

    I really love how soft the fabric is and how comfortable. I look forward to trying all the variations! My only suggestion would be to make the stitching on the snaps stronger. Otherwise, a great purchase!

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    M.M.

    I LOVE the fabric. It's cozy and heavier than I thought it would be. The wrap dress fits and feels great. Careful of the snaps, mine weren't fashioned properly, but needle and thread will fix that no problem.

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    C.R.
    Soft, versatile, drapes beautifully!

    I have worn this so much since I got it. The fabric has a nice weight to it that makes it drape really beautifully over my body. The Maxi size is great for me since I am pretty tall and I am more comfortable in longer dress lengths. I bought this to use on a 3 week trip in England, and I imagine that I will get a lot of use on that trip! I'm so excited for all the ways that I will get to wear it! Some of the wearing styles take a little trial and error to get it right, but still a great piece!!!

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    N.E.

    I love the dress, the fabric is soft and feels so good to wear. I love how it fits in all the variations, although I’d love it if you included a booklet with instructions on how to style the dress.

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    R.M.
    nice fabric but I'm confused on how to create the dresses/tops

    I love the quality of the fabric although I do find it's overall weight to be quite heavy. My issue is that I can't figure out how to use it. I've checked out the videos online but they are much to fast to catch the details on which snaps go where. The brochure included also wasn't much help, it's so tiny I am finding it hard to read. I really wish there was more support, a step by step video would be amazing- so that I can get the most out of my purchase. Also, please make a versatile maxi dress in this fabric!!! I've been buying items from this website from California, www.juleslosangeles.com but it would be great to be able to buy something like this from a Canadian company.
    Thank you for asking for feedback, I appreciate that.