Nea is an elegant dress, featuring a loose boat neck, and gently pleated skirt that is a great transitional piece from work and everyday.

It’s loosely fitted at the bodice, with an invisible zip in the back and in-seam pockets for an effortlessly chic look!

Nea has:

  • two box pleats in the back and two in the front for a gentle sway

  • short sleeves

  • a high boat neck and fitted bodiceThe shirt features a black Peter Pan collar, contrasting buttons and a pleated cuffs for an interesting style accent! 


Nea is available in any of my polka dot fabrics. Check out the galleries below, and send me the name of the fabric you like during checkout. 

Each fabric is exclusive to you and your piece, as well as being bespoke to your measurements - so every piece of clothing is completely unique.  

Click each image to read their individual stories - where they’re from, their sustainability stories, and the ethics behind their production. 

Styling Tip

Accessorise Nea with a waist belt for a dramatic look, then remove it for those times you need a more relaxed look! Nea also looks great with a cropped cardigan or blazer, and can be grunged down with a button-up shirt as well!

How to Order

  1. Choose between a piece made to your general size or in your exact measurements. Check out our inclusive and body-positive size charts here.

  2. Choose your fabric. 

If you can’t decide or need some help, just let me know. If you have a favourite colour, this can help me narrow down a selection for your piece. 

Please allow up to two weeks to complete your Nea dress, plus delivery. I’ll keep you updated throughout the process, of course. 

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Who made it? Who designed it? 

Everything at Syra Brownlock is made and designed by me - from the sketches to the pattern to the outfit in your hands. 

Everything is made to order to ensure minimal waste, and is made according to your style and size. 

I use only ethically-sourced fabrics, and even materials like buttons and zips. Everything is sustainable, fairly traded, handmade, spun or dyed, or environmentally-friendly. Along with your creation you'll also receive a card with details of everything that's gone into it, so you know your purchase supports your values.

About Nea

This dress is named after Nea from One Fabrics, a slow fashion business operating out of India. Nea and her partner Mark supply beautiful handmade accessories for the home, making quilts out of 100% GOTS-certified pure organic cotton.