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This is our garment bag

This is our garment bag

November 01, 2018

Working in the fashion industry since her arrival to NYC to pursue a degree in Fashion Design at FIT, our founder, Daniella became quickly familiar with the ins and outs of the industry. From the supply chain to the retail floor, she couldn’t ignore the fact that every single thing she came in contact with, whether it was fabric or final samples, came inside single-use plastic packaging. Each item was individually packaged. Very soon after she founded Ajaie Alaie, Daniella knew she could not commit to utilizing single-use plastic. Thus, the mesh bag was born.

 
Each Ajaie Alaie piece comes with its own mesh bag for you to keep. In lieu of traditional plastic packaging that immediately gets thrown away, we wanted to make something that adds value to you. Whether its a holder for your fruit, delicates, or handbag essentials, you’ll find that it becomes a part of your everyday life. Take a few to the farmers market and fill it up with ingredients for your next meal. Utilize it for your laundry by keeping your delicates separate while you wash and dry. Pro tip: Keep a handful of mesh-bags in a mason jar, along with an organic cotton hand towel, collapsible steel straw, and beeswax wrap. Ta-da! A sustainable kit for your daily travels! You’re welcome ;)

The thought behind rethinking a garment’s packaging was to make the shopping experience less wasteful and more valuable. The packaging wasn’t the only part of the supply chain that we’ve improved. Yep, we’ve ditched printables and instead e-mail things like receipts (which are non-recyclable) and packing slips. You’ll even notice that your pieces will simply come in recyclable and biodegradable mailers and a Thank You note.

#meshyourfresh — thank you for joining along on our journey.



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Size chart

General measurements

For detailed garment measurements please go to the product page you are interested in and click the link under the description "view item measurements" The charts below are a general guide

Use this chart as a guide to match your own measurements

 Size XS S M L XL XXL
Measurements are in Inches (0-2) (4) (6-8) (10-12) 14-16 18
Chest 32" 34" 36" 38" 40 42
Waist 26" 28" 30" 31" 35" 37"
Hips 37 39 41 1/2 42 44 45

 

Use the below chart for split sizing

 Size 

Chest

Waist

XS-S

32-34

24-29

M-L

36-38 30-34

XL-XXL

40-42 35-40

 

General measurements for petite sizing 

Tops

 Size 
Full Length
Cropped length 
Chest
Waist
Full Sleeve Length
XS-S
20 15 32-34 24-29 21 1/2
M-L 21 15
36-38
30-34 22

 

Bottoms
 Size 
Full Length high-waisted
rise  inseam
Waist
Full Sleeve Length
XS
35 13 22 25 21
S
35 13 22 27 21 1/2
M 36 13 1/2 22 1/2 29 22
L 37 13 3/4 23 1/4 31 22
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