Bama Jacket

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  • Insider Notes

    • Lagos-based brand Babayo marries creativity and formalwear with the contemporary Bama Jacket. Sustainably and ethically made in Nigeria by female artisans, Babayo is committed to ensuring benefits for the Fulani community. With a sophisticated yet relaxed profile, this linen jacket feels equally at home in the boardroom as it does on the beach. Toss it over your shoulders in the cooler evenings for easy elegance.

      - Linen jacket with lapels, shoulder pads, long sleeves, bama embroidery on cuffs
      - 100% Cotton
      - Crafted by female artisans to ensure benefits for the local economy and the Fulani community
      - Each piece is made to order and may take up to 1 week to complete
      - Made in Lagos, Nigeria, ships from Nigeria


    • Midweight fabric, non-stretchy
    • Opaque
    • Fits true to size
    • Close fitting
    • Model is wearing a UK 8
  • Shipping & Returns

    • Shipping timelines are subject to the unique nature and craftsmanship of the piece, often in harmony with designers' local artisans. We have partnered with DHL Express to ensure hassle-free global delivery covering 220 countries worldwide, within 3-5 business days of the ship date.

      Industrie Africa accepts returns on regular-priced items that are initiated within 7 days of receipt. For more information, please check where your products are shipping from, and please visit Shipping & Delivery. Unfortunately, exchanges are not possible at this time.



Designer Aisha Babayo Shehu is a master of dichotomy. Trained as an economist, she launched her label in Lagos as way of combining her aptitudes for creativity and business. Collections embroider authentic cultural narratives onto modern designs at the intersection of style and comfort. Various takes on shirt dressing, from crop tops to kaftans, offset easy silhouettes with intricate detailing like hand embroidery by locally-employed artisans.

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