Randria is a gorgeous, fitted dress with a gathered bust and pleated skirt giving a lovely shape to the whole piece.
A round neck coupled with half sleeves and these fitted details provide a lovely contrast, for a comfortable design.
a gathered and fitted bust
an invisible back zipper
two front pleats and two back pleats in the skirt
Randria is available in any of my African wax print 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.
With the vibrancy of African print, Randria’s styling options are endless! Dress for work with a monochrome blazer, or for an ocassion with a contrasting colour and jewellery!
I like to wear my piece with a waist belt and a black blazer, which shows off the tailoring really well.
How to Order
Choose between a piece made to your general size or in your exact measurements. Check out our inclusive and body-positive size charts here.
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 Randria dress, plus delivery. I’ll keep you updated throughout the process, of course.
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.
This dress is named after Caroline Randria from Maraina London, a Madagascar-based beachwear brand with a strong commitment to heritage and cultural empowerment.