As the summer approaches, The North Face Purple Label dropped their latest pieces from their Spring/Summer 2012 collection. This Open Collar Half Sleeve Shirt utilizes a unique patterned fabric called the Kalamkari. This hand or block painted cotton textile derives from various parts of India. It is hand drawn by artisans using a traditional method, with its pigments composed of a mixture of myrabalam resin and cow milk. Perfect for a resort getaway, these shirts use floral patterns and paisley patterns on its body. A madras check pattern fabrics detail its collar to create a bond between ancient and modern textiles. These shirts are currently in stock at nanamica in Japan.