One Dress

One Dress is a unique piece of textiles art offering a voice to women. Embroidered by women around the world with words that define feminism and women's empowerment.

Choose Your Words

Equality Respect Equality
Equality Equality Equality

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Choose your own word here £22

Choose your own sentence here (6 words) £60

Choose your own sentence here (12 words) £100

Buy a One Dress gift certificate here for a loved one to choose their own word £22

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One Dress

"I vowed this year that I would make only One Dress that needs as much effort, (wo)man power and time to create as a whole collection" - Ms Tammam


The One Dress Register

Word Name Embroiderer
equalityMs TDaisy
respectMs TDaisy
emancipationMs TDaisy
solidarityMs TDaisy
sisterhoodMs TDaisy
loveEudoraDaisy
freedomDaisyDaisy
equalityDaisyDaisy
men are from earth, women are from earth. Deal with itGeorge CarlinDaisy
loveSeraphina DavisDaisy
freedom, independence, strength, free thinking, unshackledDiana TammamLalitha / Kamakshi
confidence, sharing, courageDiana TammamKamakshi
failure Is ImpossibleLisa-Marie TaylorKamakshi
equalityKim SegelKamakshi
equalitySteve BestKamakshi
sisterhoodIlana LockwoodKamakshi
equalityFlores AndersonKamakshi
RespectSusan MerrickKamakshi
solidarityNatalie And Molly GleesonKamakshi
sisterhoodRebecca RoseChandrakala
equalityAmy AbrahamsChandrakala
sisterhoodAbbie AlgarChandrakala
equalityLauraChandrakala
RespectVeronika, Nick, NikChandrakala
diversity, empathyDori Valdes and Pilar Garrido from Rebeca and Lydia Scutt GoirizChandrakala / Vijaya
compassion, warmthElena GarciaVijaya
i am a feminist. i have been a female for a long time now it would be stupid not to be on my own sideAlisa LockwoodKamakshi / Lalitha
equalityKatie Lister, Nova ReidVijaya
equalityAnn NkuneVjaya
emancipationSimon TammamVijaya
goddessJo HowardMonica
nurture, equalityKatie WeightmanMonica
independenceDaisy Bailes from her mother Anna-MarieMonica
opportunityLynn LinsellMonica
creativityKirsten SchaeferKamakshi
still I riseCecilia EdwardsRuth
emancipationLisa-Marie TaylorRuth
loveAnnette LawsonRuth
strengthJacki Ruth
harmony Jen MarsdenRuth
truthLinda ThomasMonica
independenceDedicated to my daughters: Charlotte & Isabelle Paul - Andrea PaulMonica
you always have a choiceAnonymousLalitha
couragiousVicki Cohen MarrKamakshi
hopeElena CassKamakshi
solidarityDonna TullyKamakshi
respectJane MunroKamakshi
unityCatKamakshi
if you are neutral in situations of injustice, you have chosen the side of the oppressorWillow Lockwood-ThomasAmmu
equalityNanna Sandom, katherine bruce,Monica
sisterhoodNatasha Kingston, Jemima HoadleyMonica
respectAlicia lai, Anna WellgateMonica
feminism is the radical notion that women are human beingsCheris KramaraeKamakshi
solidaritySusan M, Shally, Mandy Webb, JulietLalitha
equalityLihi S, Dora & Ella, Noorin KhamisaniLalitha
sisterhoodShally S, Zoi, AnonLalitha
RespectMaggie, Mary, EveLalitha
emancipationDiana, KarinaLalitha
loveElenaAmmu
I am not free while any woman is unfreeFlora MarksAmmu
equality (in Kanada) ugutuguluAmmuAmmu
beautiful (in hindi) Acha heyKamakishiKamakshi
grace (in Tamil) KirubuyKailavaniKailavani
inclusionBrenda sheilKailavani
love (in Kanada) PreymaveyMonicamonica
compassionAileen Harrisonmonica
world (in kanada) doonyiaRuthRuth
welcome (in Kanada) suswagathaLalitaLalitha
still i riseNynke BrettLalitha
libertyRebecca Ammu
nolite te bastardes carborundorumSianBerryGreenAmmu
teamworkTheresaMonica
solidarityJWMonica
sisterhoodJWMonica
my children are the new generation of feminists, the future, they do and will embody all the things that one dress stands forFor Tabetha and SeraphinaLalitha / Kamakshi
love (anbu) TamilMinakshiMinakshi
happy (poongey) TamilMaleti Maleti
calmSaraswathiSaraswathi
liberationLalithaLalitha
respectMonicaMonica
emancipationMayaMonica
equalityOrliMonica
loveNeveMonica
hopeLibiMonica
equalityRadaRada
freedomDivyaRada
opportunityRajRada
strengthRomyKailavani
positivity (arabic)Sherif A LouisKailavani
freedomNidaKailavani
inspirationSly Greanny teamMonica
anything may happen when womanhood has ceased to be a protected occupationVirginia WolfAmmu Kamakshi
love For the jacobs well team, with love and gratitudeMonica
teamworkChandrakala Monica
togetherVijayaMonica
sisterhoodMaheshwariMonica
peace (Assamese)LopaMonica
inclusiveAnanyaKamakshi
StrongSamantha LaneDaisy
equalityIlya, Alison Jane Reid, Kate AriesDaisy
equalityNadia OliveroDaisy
patienceLucinda MartinDaisy
sisterhoodMiriam de Boer, Julie EllisDaisy
respectAnna WellgateDaisy
hopeAppa Appa
fearless staminaAlexandra and Amelia MosengDaisy
authenticityVeronika ReichenbergerDaisy
respectRafael Daisy
loveFleur AeriDaisy
emancipationNivritti DhruveDaisy
dignitybrenda SheiDaisy
hopeWomen everywhereDaisy
cherishKatherine MilesKatherine Miles
mothering through breastfeedingEmily TammamDaisy
harmony Gwen BellDaisy
there is no limit to what we as women can accomplishMichelle ObamaDaisy
equality respect solidarity usWomen everywhereDaisy
compassion Stefanie SchoenbergerStefanie
we wear the soul of the people who make our clothesTamsin LejeuneDaisy
pachamamagemma4wrDaisy
we cannot all succeed if half of us are held backNatasha AndreichevaDaisy
cuntstruckDinah VaginaStefanie
friendshipEudoraStefanie
you alone are enough you have nothing to prove to anybody Church-Moore Boys - Toby, Zach and Solomon Daisy
sisterhoodDoobieDaisy
filiaLTDaisy
dostan dosta TobilDaisy
can canael ele cana can katalimTobilLina
teach sonsLucy GunatillakeClorinne
loveloveClorinne
i matter i matter equally not - if only not as long as i matter equally full stopChimamanda Ngozi AdichieTabitha
leapLTLT
equitableFor Cayley from Ethan MayersPriscilla
this above all to thine own self be trueMeg HineClorinne
resilienceAbi BrownLina
future femaleDeborah CampbellLina
time for evolutionBen RamsdenLina
equality Courtney HolmLina
respectLauren Kenyan, Brigitte LechnerPriscilla
sisterhoodRebecca MoreClorinne
solidarityKsenia BelovaClorinne
emancipationLenaClorinne
equality JamesLina
respectNinaPriscilla
sisterhoodCamilla BarTabitha
the measure of any society is how it treats its women and girlsJo MaidenTabitha
sisterhoodDanesaTabitha
strengthRosieRosie
ja mii (family in Swahili)TabethaTabetha
kazi (work in swahili)LinaLina
kushona (dressmaking in swahili)PricillaPricilla
thanksChlorineClorinne
well done sister suffragettesFor the women of FiLiAlina
emancipationPriscilla
sisterhoodMichelle HPriscilla
loveFor the SOKO Kenya team, with loveTabitha
loveTo All WomenTabitha
girl powerJosephineLina
jolie (beautiful in french)BorisClorinne
resilienceJoy NKamakshi
for womenFor women everywhereKamakshi
uniteAsquithKamakshi
to know the history of embroidery is to know the history of womenRozsika ParkerAmmu
independentFor women everywhereKamakshi
equality Kamakshi
I get to create me I get to shape myself I get to keep what I want and become someone I am proud of I get to act from true intentions from the heart I get to really choose every moment who I want to be I choose to be compassionate and self sacrificing witSang Mi LeeLalitha, Kamakshi, Ammu
loveVincentKamakshi
men and women hand in hand not bound but free both necessary both of equal value both the ultimate sources of life and powerKate WilloughbyKamakshi, Lalitha
empoweredDevina WallangKamakshi
generosity To women everywhereDaisy
a womans place is wherever she wants to beMina WhiteDaisy
women have powerTo women everywhereDaisy
it is our duty to make this world a better place for womenDaisyDaisy
feminism by definition is the belief that men and women should have equal rights and opportunitiesEmma WatsonDaisy
fight onEmily Wilding DavidsonNivea
courageS StankovskaNivea
StrengthBarbara JonesNivea
I would rather be a rebel than a slaveEmeline PankhurstMs T
resistenciaNiveaNivea
One Dress drawing

Artisans in London

Ms Tammam created the Tammam label in 2007 to offer stylish and sustainable fashion collections. Through the One Dress project she hopes to bring artisans to the forefront of the valuation of a garment - joining women together across the word.


Ms Tammam

Daisy Bailes

Daisy Bailes has worked as a petit mains at Atelier Tammam since 2016. “I’ve met so many amazing people and I’ve learnt a lot about the importance of friendship and sisterhood. i’m proud of to be a part of One Dress and I’m proud to be a woman”.

Artisans in Bangalore

Artisans in Kenya


How It All Began

Inspired by the portrait of Christabel Pankhurst by Ethel Wright - Artwork available to view at the National Portrait Gallery

Inspiration

Sustainability

Always Fair Trade - Every woman involved in One Dress is paid fairly for their time and skill
Sustainable Supply Chains - The unique fabrics used are from our incredible producers
Reclaimed - Embroidery in vintage or found violet yarn covers the gown, representing ”Voices” of women (Please send thread to donate to the Atelier).

Art

The art of textiles has always been synonymous with women, often as a practical craft, and far from being purely aesthetic. Using art as activism One Dress promotes women’s rights in the enchanting medium of haute couture.

Story

One Dress tells the story of the women who have contributed skills, words and materials to the dress. By adding a word to the dress you are supporting women and crafts, you will be part of women's history.

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