The Chrysalis Cardi - Medium - Encircled - Travel Dress

The Chrysalis Cardi Regular/Medium

Colour
Bordeaux Red
Sapphire Blue
Black
Plum Purple
Size

One Design, 8 Ways to wear. Our innovative Chrysalis Cardi in our most popular size - Medium/Regular.

The Chrysalis Cardi is a wardrobe staple. The versatile Cardi can be styled 8+ ways. From a cozy cocoon cardi, to a chic grecian tunic, a glamorous one-shoulder gown, to a poncho and a classic infinity scarf.

The secret is the hand-sewn snaps hidden along the hemline that hold the looks together. Unlike traditional multi-way garments, our designs do not require pinning, tying, or elastics to hold the looks together. Effortlessly transform.

        • Made from 95% Lenzing Modal® | 5% Spandex.
          1. Made from our buttery-soft Lenzing Modal® blend fabric. Modal is a naturally derived fabric cultivated from beech-tree pulp which is sustainably sourced in Austria, and neighbouring countries. Modal yarn is created through an environmentally-conscious process in which 95% of production materials are recovered. Modal has 10 times the yield of cotton, and uses significantly less water. The fabric is OEKO-TEX® Standard 100 certified which means they are free of harmful chemicals. Learn about our fabrics.
          2. The Chrysalis Cardi comes with a belt, made from the same fabric, and full-colour lookbook with diagrams. Snaps are made from high-quality, rust-resistant metal. They're lead-free, nickel-free and and recyclable.
        • We recommend that you hand wash the Chrysalis Cardi. Hang to dry.

          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. 
        • Fit Advice:Perfect for women of any height from sizes (S-XL).  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.

          Isabel 
          in the Navy Blue, Dark Teal, Charcoal Grey, Sapphire Blue, and Plum Purple and Stone Grey product photos is 5'9" tall/size 2-4 is wearing a regular Chrysalis Cardi. Tamta in the Black and Ginger Mauve product photos is 5'9" tall/size 2-4 is wearing the regular Chrysalis Cardi. Monica in the Deep Burgundy product photos is 5'6" tall/size 2-4 is wearing the regular Chrysalis Cardi. Kristi in the how-to videos is 5'9" tall/size 6-8 and wearing the regular Chrysalis Cardi.
        • EASY 14-DAY RETURNS
          Once you receive your item, you have 14-days to try the item on and initiate a return if it's not right for you. To get started, simply email us. For your convenience, we offer a pre-paid return label at a cost of $8 to you. Remember - we cannot take back worn, washed or items with no tags. Read about Returns and Exchanges.

WHERE IT'S MADE


Responsibly sewn in Toronto, Canada by fairly paid labour.
We're proudly 100% sweatshop-free.

 

WATCH ALL 8 HOW-TO-WEAR VIDEO TUTORIALS

 

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"
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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.

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Customer Reviews

Based on 242 reviews
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Questioning the workmanship

I was excited to receive my cardigan. The colour and fabric were very nice. It took some doing to figure out some of the options. Unfortunately the first day I wore this product [as the Grecian style dress] I noticed one of the snaps was coming undone. This makes me worry that this product will not hold up to every day wear.

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So far I love it

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Beautiful, thoughtfully designed, versatile.

It's funny you should ask, I'm actually wearing it right now. I love it... BUT... I do find it a little difficult to get the hang of. It is still on of my favourite Christmas gifts and I know it will get even more use once dress season arrives.

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this looks like fun

i was really excited to receive the Chrysalis Cardi as it's really the premiere piece of the Encircled collection. It comes with a card that gives pictures and directions for the multiple ways of wearing it. I popped a few snaps trying to get it into cardigan mode but once I had it figured out, all was well. Luckily the card gives ratings as to difficulty. One of the dress modes is super easy and quite attractive. This would be a great Christmas gift as it would keep the recipient entertained for a few hours lol. The product itself is super high quality. It has a nice heavy weight but is soft and a lovely colour. I have found all Encircled items are amazing quality and have a depth of colour not found in most materials. I expect I will order this in another colour. One can wear one colour as a cardigan, and the other as a scarf, and then switch. if you are flying from a cold country to a warm one, you can switch from scarf toga mode upon arrival. An amazing versatile item. PS, I only gave it four stars instead of five due to my frustration trying to not pop the snaps.

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So soft

I think it took me 2 years to finally bite the bullet and order one. I was scared I wouldn't get a lot of use out of it and I try to stick to a minimalist wardrobe. So far I have worn it numerous times as a scarf and once as the cocoon Cardi. I had trouble understanding the directions for the Cardi even though it is considered easy. I bought it to make dresses in the summer and those are easier to achieve. I bought the burgundy color and the color is gorgeous.

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