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abacaxi NYC

Bubble Tape Pink Shisha Mini Dress

Mini-length version of our Shisha Dress. Fitted silhouette with a cutout detail on one shoulder and hand-beaded mirrorwork on the front. Thick rib knit cotton is breathable and stretches to fit and flatter your curves.

Comes in our bright ‘bubble-tape’ pink this season. IYKYK.

Mirror-work or shisha work is an embroidery technique that involves attaching glass or small pieces or mirrors or reflective material to cloth. It’s a very familiar part of Indian textile design today, most commonly found in the Northwestern states of Gujarat and Rajasthan. Typically, you’ll find shisha work on traditional kurtas or tunic yokes, and on decorative wall hangings and bedspreads. Beyond solely decorative use, many believe that mirror-work is an auspicious tool for warding off the evil eye, reflecting bad luck and evil spirits away from the wearer.

Abacaxi's new take on this technique has been to do it on a wearable knit fabric with some stretch, and add hanging bugle beads for a 3D fringe effect.


Made in a limited edition in Delhi, India.

98% Cotton 2% Lycra Rib Knit Jersey.
Hand wash carefully with cold water and like colors, hang dry or dry flat. Or eco-dry clean.

Model is 5’10” wearing Size S
Length: 35” (S), 37” (XL)

Regular price
₹38,900
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₹38,900
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Size Guide

Size Knit Sizes US Size  Bust  Waist  Hip
XS XS/S 0-2 31-33" 24-25" 34-36"
S XS/S 4-6 34-35" 26-28" 36-38"
M XS/S 6-8 36-38" 29-31" 38.5-40"
L M/L 10-12 38.5-41" 32-34" 41-43"
XL XL/2XL 14-16 42-44" 35-38" 44-46"
2XL XL/2XL 18-20 45-48" 39-42" 47-50"
3XL 3XL/4XL 22-24 49-52" 43-46" 51-54"
4XL 3XL/4XL 26-28 53-56" 47-50"  55-58"
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