Underground water trails box dress




  • Relaxed, boxy fit
  • Hem finishes at mid-thigh/above the knee
  • Short sleeves
  • Side seam pockets
  • 2 colour (light blue and olive green) digital print on cotton fabric
  • Designed by Marie Manado, Broome WA
  • Digitally printed in Australia
  • Made ethically by The Social Studio, Melbourne

Artist story:

Marie is a Yawuru-Ninunburr-Jabir-Jabir woman based in Broome. Marie has a great appreciation and respect for the artesian water systems that lie beneath her country and surrounding areas. This water source is vital in providing water to all elements of the landscape, keeping country sustained and vibrant.

Your purchase of this garment provides income for Aboriginal women artists and helps give them a platform to share their culture and stories.

Nagula Jarndu (Saltwater Woman) is a not-for-profit, 100% Aboriginal owned and governed organisation and the profits from your purchase will go directly to the artist and back into the organisation to fund future projects.

The Social Studio are another not-for-profit based in Melbourne. They train and employ refugee and new migrant people in the clothing design and manufacturing business.

Size and fit guide:

Shonte is a size 6 and is wearing a size 8. She is 155cm tall.

This style is an oversize fit, so keep this in mind when choosing your size. We suggest sizing down for this style.

Approximate bust measurements (measured flat):
8: 52cm
10: 54cm
12: 56cm
14: 58cm
16: 60cm

Approximate waist measurement:
8: 52cm
10: 54cm
12: 56cm
14: 58cm
16: 60cm

Approximate hip measurement:
8: 54cm
10: 56cm
12: 58cm
14: 60cm
16: 62cm

Approximate length measurement:
8: 89cm
10: 89cm
12: 89cm
14: 91cm
16: 91cm

Care and washing guide:

Our designs are hand screen printed and digitally printed onto linens and cottons with quality fabric ink and professionally heat set.

Handwashing your garment in cold water and ironing from the inside-out, will ensure that it is a part of your wardrobe for years to come.