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The Optic Miniskirt

The Optic Miniskirt

Regular price R 3,200.00 ZAR
Regular price Sale price R 3,200.00 ZAR
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Introducing The Optic Miniskirt: A playful separate, expertly cut with symmetric lines, roller printed in South Africa using eco-inks.

      Garment Details

      Miniskirt with fitted waist and voluminous hemline
      Fitted waistband
      Back YKK zip with hook & eye
      Front and back darts
      Slanted side pockets
      Voluminous curved godets around hipline
      Bound and machine hemmed finishes

      Fabric & Composition

      100% Cotton (Bull denim, printed with eco-inks in South Africa)

      Care Instructions

      Gently hand wash this garment inside out in cold water, using a delicate detergent and no fabric softener. Wash with like colours. Hang or lay the garment flat to dry, inside out, out of direct sunlight. Do not tumble dry. Do not bleach.

      Use a cool iron to gently iron this garment inside out with a cloth between the iron and garment. Iron from top to bottom to prevent stretching and deforming.

      Size & Fit


      Choose the size closest to your actual body measurements from the measurement chart below when ordering. The measurement chart does not reflect the size of the garment, but rather the size of your body ensuring that the garment fits as designed.

      If you are unsure about your size, select the 'custom measurements (we'll contact you)' option when selecting your size. We will send you an email explaining how to take your measurements, and construct the garments to your exact measurements at no additional charge.

      Garment lengths are calculated relative to an average individual height of 165cm - 170cm (5 ft 5 - 5 ft 7). Should you require the garment to be made to an alternative length, please send us an email.

      Should you wish to view the charts below on a larger scale, kindly refer to 'sizing' under our 'FAQ'S' page, or click here.

      Measurement Chart

      The measurements below are given in centimeters and inches, measured in full around the body.

      Conversion Chart

      The chart below is an approximate indication of how the South African size chart converts into different international sizes. Should you be unsure about your size, kindly send us an email or select the 'custom measurements (we'll contact you)' option under size and we will reach out to assist.



      All items are produced per order at our studio in Centurion, South Africa. All orders have a production lead time of 5-7 working days for your items to be made after which they will be shipped.

      Once an order is shipped it will take some additional time to arrive at your address. We offer different shipping solutions depending on the country the order is being shipped to. Please review the below information for the applicable shipping fees and lead times in your area.

      Please note that we can accept no responsibility for packages that are delayed, lost or damaged during transit.


      South African Shipping

      All orders over R1000 shipped to a South African address are shipped and returned free of charge via our reliable courier service The Courier Guy. All orders with a total value of less than R1000 shipped to a South African address will be subject to a delivery fee.

      Shipping takes 1-3 working days once the order leaves our studio. Including production lead time you can expect to receive your order anywhere from 5-10 working days after placing your order.

      All South African orders include taxes, therefore no taxes need to be paid additionally.


      International Shipping (countries outside South Africa)
      Orders shipped to addresses outside of South Africa will be paid for upon checkout. Depending on the address shipped to, you will be provided with shipping options including:  Express shipping with UPS or Fedex and Economy Shipping with UPS Ground. The shipping price for your order will vary depending on the type and weight of the item(s) within the order as well as the shipping option and address selected.

      Express shipping takes 4-6 working days once the order leaves our studio. Including production lead time you can expect to receive your order anywhere from 10-15 working days after placing your order.

      Economy shipping takes 10-20 working days once the order leaves our studio. Including production lead time you can expect to receive your order anywhere from 15-25 working days after placing your order.

      All items purchased and shipped to an address outside of South Africa are exclusive of duties and taxes. All duties and taxes are the responsibility of the buyer and these will need to be paid for separately once the order arrives in your country. Unfortunately we do not offer any refunds on shipping fees, duties or taxes.

      Our online store is currently able to accept orders/payments shipping to the following countries: Australia, Austria, Belgium, Canada, China, Denmark, France, Germany, Ireland, Italy, Japan, Mexico, Namibia, Netherlands, New Zealand, Norway, Poland, Singapore, South Africa, South Korea, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, Taiwan, United Arab Emirates, United Kingdom and the United States.

      Should your country not be listed above, kindly send us an email and we would be happy to assist in placing your order through manual payment, in which case the same policies above apply. 


      We have a 14-day return policy, which means you have 14 days after receiving your item to request a return.

      To be eligible for a return, your item must be in the same condition that you received it, unworn, unused and unwashed, with tags attached, and in its original packaging. You’ll also need the receipt or proof of purchase.

      To start a return, you can contact us at

      We provide free shipping on all returns made from a South African address. Should the item(s) be returned from an address outside of South Africa, the customer who purchased the item(s) is liable to pay for all shipping costs including insurance, duties and taxes related to the return before the shipment is scheduled.

      You can always contact us for any return question at

      Damages and issues
      Please inspect your order upon reception and contact us immediately if the item is defective, damaged or if you receive the wrong item, so that we can evaluate the issue.

      Exceptions / non-returnable items
      Unfortunately, we cannot accept returns on sale items, gift cards and custom products (such as special orders or personalized items). Please get in touch if you have questions or concerns about your specific item.

      The fastest way to ensure an exchange is to return the item you have, and once the return is accepted, make a separate purchase for the new item.

      European Union 14 day cooling off period
      Notwithstanding the above, if the merchandise is being shipped into the European Union, you have the right to cancel or return your order within 14 days, for any reason and without a justification. As above, your item must be in the same condition that you received it, unworn, unused and unwashed, with tags attached, and in its original packaging. You’ll also need the receipt or proof of purchase. Should the item be returned from the European Union, the customer who purchased the item(s) is liable to pay for all shipping costs, duties and taxes related to return.

      We will notify you once we’ve received and inspected your return, and let you know if the refund was approved or not. If approved, you’ll be automatically refunded on your original payment method within 10 business days.

      Please remember it can take some time for your bank or credit card company to process and post the refund too. Please allow up to 3 weeks for the return process, and you'll receive notifications at each stage. For any questions, reach out to us at

      Please note that any shipping costs as well as duties and taxes related to the shipping of the item(s) ordered are non-refundable.

      Important Notes

      This is a handmade product, made in South Africa. Slight variances may occur.Alternative size, fit and length alterations available on request.

      Physical product colour might differ from the colour displayed on image, depending on the browser used to view the listing.This purchase includes only the garment named, accessories and additional garments sold separately.

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      Introducing 'KINETICISM 2024': A collection which takes its inspiration from the Kinetic and Optic art movements popularised between 1920 and 1950. The collection explores the idea of movement and dynamism within clothing through various physical and illusionary motions. The range is now available online immediately following its launch at SA Fashion Week during April 2024.