JOSIE NATORI COUTURE Collection Monumental Shawl Olive Green & Violet Silk Charmeuse Hand-Embroidered with White & Green Fleurettes Edged with a plush Deep Velvet hem and Burgundy and Purple Ribbons.
Josie Natori may appear to be a pint-sized lady of leisure, but don't let the impeccable couture apparel, a socialite's smile and a contagious laugh fool you into thinking she's anything but a hard-as-nails businesswoman. As a powerhouse in the intimate apparel industry, Natori Co., founded in 1977 by Josie Natori and her husband Kenneth, represents an atypical story in the manufacturing sector: They are survivors. As a team, they have managed to last for 35 years in an industry battered by a frenzy of ruptcies and mergers and acquisitions. Their longevity comes from an astute sense of business acumen and knowing Where their very special talents and strengths lie.
“I have always believed there are no boundaries,” says Josie Cruz Natori, founder and CEO of The Natori Company. Exemplifying her own mantra, Josie Natori crossed continents, navigated varying careers, and surmounted countless obstacles, to create a global brand, Natori.
The ultimate expression of NATORI with intricate, hand-finished details taken to luxurious new heights. The most opulent fabrics, the most dramatic silhouettes For Unmatched transformation. Feminine, seductive, expresive, it is the essence of glamour.
Here is an extraordinary Embroidered Monumental Shawl of detail and texture-Olive Green & Lavender Silk Charmeuse.86" Long x 38" Wide The olive green side is embroidered with tinywhite flower vignettes with burgundy lefts The Green on Green Embroidery provides the leaves and webbing to tie all of the blossoms together Elaborately Hand Embroidered in all Silk, the embroidery extends the entire width of the garmet and extends upward 13 3/4" on the Silk Charmeuse before the borders begin. Finished with a narrow burgundy stencilled velvet ribbon Followed by a smidge of green silk and then a 1 5/8 embroidered Royal Purple ribbon featuring the same flowers and Golden Olive embroidered leaves and stems. The hemline on both sides is 8" deep of plush double faced Olive Green Silk Velvet that almost feels Padded. The coloration is devastating and however you drape it both colors are vibrant and clear. This is from the JOSIE NATORI COUTURE Collection, which is her most exclusive group of designs The embroideries are Lavish and Hand-Crafted
Sorry, the labels and tags have been removed, as this was worn at a Neiman Marcus "Best Dressed" Fashion Show. I think this was a sample that never got put into production because of the costliness of manufacture. I've never seen another shawl from NATORI even remotely like this one. Absolutely PERFECTION Masterfully Hand-Crafted Retail $2,795.00Experience the sensual world of NATORI in your world Where Life meets ART.