Daughters Of India Dress Review

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By Jess
13 Jul 2022

I first discovered Daughters of India on Instagram. A few people I follow posted their dresses and I started seeing ads every time I opened the app. It worked, because I ordered a few dresses to see what the hype was all about. In fact, I was pleasantly surprised by the fast shipping (it took about a week) and the quality. Daughters of India is an ethical fashion brand based in Australia. The brand was founded with a focus on slow fashion, ethical practices, and support for local artisans and makers in India.

One of the things I found particularly appealing about the brand is that they don’t do collections and they also don’t offer wholesale. Instead, they release one product at a time when it is complete. This ensures that the artisans are not overworked with unrealistic hours or pushed to complete a huge quantity of labour all at once. In addition, Daughters of India is focused on creating beautiful dresses following ethical and sustainable practices. In today’s post, I’m sharing a review of my favorite Daughters Of India dresses, and some additional styles I like.

** Daughters of India gave me a code for 15% off! Use code JESSANNKIRBY (it’s only valid for the first 300 uses).

Daughters Of India Dress Review

Kyra Mini Dress

The Kyra Mini Dress (shown above in Blue Iris) is 100% cotton gauze and made in India. The fabric is lightweight, breezy and also flowy (perfect for summer). The block printing is done by hand and the dress comes in a variety of colors. However, I did not read the washing instructions and mistakenly washed and dried the dress. It did slightly shrink so I recommend doing a gentle wash cycle with a tumble no heat or air dry. I find the dresses fit true to size or slightly big. This style is also pregnancy and breastfeeding friendly! I wear it with biker shorts underneath because the length is shorter after drying. But this color is not see through. Overall this is probably my favorite style and I wear it very often. I wouldn’t change a thing about it!

Kyra Midi Dress

I got the Kyra Midi Dress in several colors and really like this style. Similar to the Kyra Mini it has romantic billowy sleeves and block printed cotton done by hand. I have this style in Jade (some say this color is a little see through), ocean blue (shown below), and caramel. You really can’t go wrong, every color is absolutely beautiful. Dress this one up or down. I like to wear it with sandals or a low block heel. It would be really pretty in the fall layered under a sweater. This is a great length and the style is so wearable. It feels like wearing a comfy nightgown but honestly I get compliments every time I wear this dress!

Lopa Maxi Dress

The Lopa maxi dress is a floral hand block printed design by artisans in India. It’s 100% cotton and lined with a tired silhouette and scoop neckline. The full maxi dress is relaxed and comfortable, a great maternity style that you can wear loose and flowy or belt at the waist. A gorgeous dress for the beach, running errands or a leisurely brunch.

Jasmine Maxi Dress

The Jasmine Maxi Dress is a beautiful flowy design. It has hand block printing and an adjustable double tie with a cotton underlining. It has billowy sleeves and a full skirted bottom. This is a great maternity style too. I really like this dress because it’s so breezy and comfortable for everyday but also could be dressed up for a party or special occasion. It runs true to size.

A Week of Outfits 3.6.23
jasmine maxi dress

Binita Mini Dress

I got The Binita Midi Dress for my trip to Florida this year. It’s 100% cotton and lined. It’s a relaxed wrap style dress with balloon sleeves and a deep V neckline. The dress is hand block printed by the hands of artisans in India. It’s available in sizes xs-xl. My favorite color is the violet. It would be so chic with leather sandals.

Additional Outfit details from this post: Sezane Paloma Tote, Birkenstock Sandals, Smith Sunglasses, Haverhill Rosecliff Necklace, ABLE Bailey Denim Jacket (code JAK15 for 15% off), Sam Edelman Haydee Sandals, Madewell Crossbody Bag

Daughters Of India Kyra Midi dress blue

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  1. Elizabeth wrote:

    These dresses are so pretty! How did you find the sizing ran? I’m planning to order a few for my upcoming vacation.

    7.13.22 | Reply
    • Jess wrote:

      I think they fit pretty true to size. I got xs across the board and they’re still roomy, so maybe slightly big but make sure you don’t wash and dry in the dryer like I did! They do shrink with a heat dry.

      7.14.22 | Reply
  2. Anne wrote:

    I’ve been thinking about getting one of these dresses so thank you for this review! Very cute on you!

    7.15.22 | Reply
  3. Lea wrote:

    Hi there! Would you mind sharing your sizing recommendations? I’m stuck between XS and Small. 🙂

    6.10.23 | Reply
  4. BD caps and hats wrote:

    Very nice.
    We are in fashion industry, a renowned caps and hats manufacturer.

    11.12.23 | Reply
  5. lilyrobert wrote:

    Gratitude flows for the exquisite offerings in maxi dress wholesale. These versatile ensembles seamlessly blend style and comfort, providing a myriad of options for fashion-forward retailers. The diversity in designs and quality craftsmanship make sourcing maxi dresses a delightful experience, elevating collections and satisfying diverse customer tastes.

    1.30.24 | Reply
  6. Lilly Robert wrote:

    Gratitude flows for the endless charm and versatility of maxi dresses, especially when acquired through wholesale channels. Embracing the epitome of style and comfort, these wholesale maxi dresses redefine fashion accessibility. The vibrant array of designs and fabrics caters to diverse tastes, making them a go-to choice for retailers. With affordability and quality in abundance, maxi dress wholesale options empower businesses to flourish, offering customers an enchanting array of trends without compromising on budget or elegance.

    2.27.24 | Reply
  7. joseph ben wrote:

    This is the same dress I bought for my sister at IndiFeels Australia. A variety of Indian clothes at the best price can be found on this website. I hope my answer will be helpful for you.

    4.15.24 | Reply

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