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Layercake Linen Mini Tabard

Regular price £65.00
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Layercake sizes run from 0 - UK8-12 to 3 - UK 22-26 (0-3 = US6-22)
So PLEASE check your measurements against our sizes before you order.

Details

This is a cheeky little number! It turns any Layercake Bottom into a full-length outfit or adds a whole new look when layered over one of the longer garments (we make the shoulder straps slightly narrower so you can see the edges of the layer below). We've chosen their length just so that, when worn with leggings or jeans, they emphasise the length of your legs and at the same time cover your tummy.

“MY CHOICE" colour requests and how to order them:
This option allows you to pick a Layercake Linen colour that is not standard for this garment. We will then make this garment in your choice of colour.
Please note: as of 12 October, we are out of stock of Pinstripe and Bitter Lime, so please refrain from choosing either of those two.

To order:

  1. Pick a colour from the big picture with the list of names and swatches.
  2. Select the colour "my choice", select your size, then add to cart.
  3. On the Cart page, type the colour of your choice in the "Note to The Slow Wardrobe" box.
  4. Check out as usual.

If a certain fabric/size shows the "add to bag" option, then there are 2 possibilities:

1. We have some ready-made in stock (shown directly above the "add to bag" button).

2. It is a pre-order, i.e. we have to make it for you. If this is the case, you will be able to put it in your cart and order it, and you'll realise that we won't be able to ship immediately (pre-orders usually take between 2-4 weeks)
PLEASE NOTE: standard-sized made to order garments CAN be returned for a refund!

If we have run out of stock AND fabric, it will show as "No longer available" and you will not be able to add it to your cart, it truly is all gone.

Layercake Sizes
Layercake follows a different sizing system, recognising that the traditional system of "ladies dress- sizes" does not account for body shape and height. Read more about the background to this HERE.

Smock/Tabard/Mini Tabard/Tail Smock/Felted Wool Jacket/Shirt
4 sizes, with a Petite version for Smocks and Tabards that adjusts proportions for size 3 ladies of 5'4" or less:

Layercake size

Garment bust
cm/in

Your bust
cm/in
UK standard
Size
US standard
Size
EU standard
Size
0 95/38 85/34 - 90/36 8 - 12 4 - 8 36 - 40
1 112/44 90/36 - 107/42 12 - 16 8 - 12 40 - 44
2 127/50 107/42 - 122/48 16 - 20 12 - 16 44 - 48
3 / 3 petite 140/55 122/48 - 135/53 20 - 26 16 - 22 48 - 54


Apron:
The Apron sizing is close to our Smocks and Tabards (0, 1, 2 and 3) so if you know your Smock/Tabard size then choose the corresponding Apron size. However, the Apron shape is more open around the bust, so there is some more flexibility if you prefer to wear it more or less fitted.

See the most important guides in the grid below.

 Layercake
size

UK dress size
(approx.)

Maximum
recommended bust
High Hip (measured 10 cm / 4 in
below belly button)
Total length
min/max
0 8 - 12 95 cm / 38 in 104 cm / 41 in 105-110 cm / 41-43 in
1 12 - 18 109 cm / 43 in 112 cm / 44 in 112-117 cm / 44-46 in
2 16 - 22 122 cm / 48 in 124 cm / 49 in 118-123 cm / 46.5-48.5 in
3 20 - 26 138 cm / 54 in 138 cm / 55 in 118-123 cm / 46.5-48.5 in

Custom sizes
We do everything we can to be truly size-inclusive. We can highly individualise your Layercake, by adapting the standard fit and/or choosing a non-standard fabric/colour.

Find out more about this service HERE.

Linen Care & Washing Instructions
Every Layercake has washing labels sewn into them, usually in the left side-seam.
All our linen is pre-shrunk, unless stated otherwise and can be machine-washed at 40º C and either line-dried or machine-dried. If you machine-dry them, take them out of the dryer as soon as it finishes and hang them up straightaway, then you will not have to iron them.

Our Linen
Linen is one of the world's strongest textiles and most sustainable fashion choices, creating zero waste as every part of the plant is used (for textiles and food). Our linen is all European grown, yarn-dyed and woven especially for us, then boil-washed to pre-shrink it.

Find out more about our linen.

Wearability
Linen is not only a Summer fabric, it is also a natural insulator, providing warmth when it is needed and offering the perfect base for a layered look, trapping air between the layers to keep you cozy year-round.