Kowtow: Ethical and organic denim

The premiere delivery of Kowtow’s ethical and organic denim collection has arrived to our shop.

Oversized shirt jacket, $295

Turnaround Pant, $220

Women’s Dept: Coatigans and more.

denada_look_coatigan Heavy knit triangle scarf $120 Knit Coatigan $125

denada_scarf Nazca Sarf $130

kowtow_organic_cardigan Nepal shawl $58 organic cotton long cardigan coat $325

native_coatigan Nepal shawl $58, Two tone Coatigan $130

accessories_fw_ladies Baguu Leather Tote $180, Quilted Leather gloves $30, Nepal Scarf $58,  US made Wool Fedora $130

denada_wrap Collard shawl vest $130 Faux Leather jacket $109

native_coat Polar Coat $240  quilted leather glove $30  US made fedora $130
uzi_stripevest Stripe vest $120, Uzi cricket Dress $170, Open toe mule $70

visanya-scarfHand loomed Scarf $88

New delivery: Kowtow

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Just in: UZI

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Ladies, the heat is on.

Soft cottons is what you need to beat the heat in the city. These restocked items in our Women’s Department should do the trick to keep you looking cool.
purush_ladies_tankHand loomed cotton crop tank with pocket front by Purush. $68

uzi_vneck_navyUzi V Dress in washed navy cotton, $130


New: Uzi

uzi_contrast_refugee_both An UZI x ALTER exclusive! The Refugee dress with contrast trim ($135). Ladies add another version of your favorite dress to your wardrobe. Available in two color ways, olive with black trim or black with white trim. This contrast adds a more graphic edge to this perfect dress. – One size fits all.


Uzi Disco print top ($98)  An off white boxy cotton top with all over square pattern. uzi_broken_line_top_blackUzi Disco print top ($98)  A black boxy cotton top with all over square pattern.

Just in: Kowtow SS15

The new collection from New Zealand’s very own KOWTOW has arrived for the Spring 2015 season. Continuing with their ethos of ethically made clothing in organic cottons this collection serves all with stylish pieces that will become your daily uniform.


Don’t Think twice dress in coated black organic cotton, $189. V neck front dress with cap sleeve and slanted hip pockets. Sizes XS- L


Never Bored T-shirt dress in black $149. Organic cotton oversized T-shirt dress with graphic on front and back. Sized XS- Mkowtow_small_dot_dress

Going in Circles dress in navy, $215. An oversized style maxi dress with optional tie belt. Organic cotton with mini circle all over print. Sized XS- Mkowtow_maxi_dress_open

Uniform dress in black $215. Oversized dress style with optional tie belt. Organic cotton.                  Sized XS- M

kowtow_pantIdentity Pant, $189. An oversized tailoring inspired trouser in organic cotton Sized XS- L. 

kowtow_pleated_sleeve_tunicTwenty Times dress in black $189. A organic cotton voile with oversized body and pleated sleeve detail. Sized XS- L


Introducing: Rujuta Sheth

The debut collection of Rujuta Sheth, a Greenpoint, Brooklyn designer has hit the racks and adds a beautiful pop of color and shape to our Spring deliveries. Inspired by her native India these handcrafted garments are cut from luxurious cottons and are strong pieces to add to your new wardrobe. Vests, harem pants, caftans and even a jumper are some of the styles that Sheth has created for us this season. Priced between $130- $225 and available at all locations.

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New: Kowtow for Fall



After its ALTER debut last spring we are excited to have KOWTOW back in stock for this Fall season. This New Zealand brand creates quality clothing made from organic cottons within a fair trade factory based in India. The beautiful cotton fabrics enhance the minimalistic shapes and silhouettes of Kowtow designers and are perfect pieces for your everyday uniform.

KOWTOW_JACKET_MONO_PANTKowtow Optical jacket in black with geometric lining paired with Mono Faux leather jogger pants.


Kowtow Drape cardigan over the McCall Dress ( also available in black ) The McCall dress can be worn to have a v neck front or flipped around to have a square neckline. KOWTOW_BLK_DRESS_SCARF


Kowtow Symmetry dress in black knit paired with Sterling’s faux lambswool scarf. kowtow_studioThe Kowtow studio in Wellington, New Zealand.

kowtwo_designerKowtow designer working on a fitting with model.


New: Kowtow

Kowtow In India from Kowtow on Vimeo.

New Zealand based design group, Kowtow, traveled to India to visit their 100% organic cotton Fair Trade factory which gives employes proper pay, medical insurance, sick days, holiday pay and even free schooling for their children. This documentary shows the process from “Seed to Garment” within these facilities.

Our newest delivery from Kowtow features the below items available at our Franklin Street Womens shop. Minimalism and volume is the ethos of Kowtow and these items highlight their skills for design.


Kowtow- Groundwork top in navy ($175)outsiders-dress_15_promo

Kowtow Outsiders Dress in grey ($180)simplicity-dress_13_promoKowtow Simplicity Dress in black ($165)