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Lisa Folawiyo

Batkara Layered Coat

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  • Insider Notes

    • For Summer '20, Nigerian designer Lisa Folawiyo focuses on a "Less is More" mantra; a dedication to creating artisanal clothing that stands the test of time, with the idea that a person might discard less if they have more exceptional pieces. The maxi-length Batkara Layered Coat was created with this in mind. Crafted from luxurious green and blue Ankara textiles—it incorporates traditional batiking techniques onto waxed cotton, and features intricate diamante fringe detailing at the elbows. This outerwear piece is a stylish homage to the traditional garments worn by Nigerian women throughout the generations.

      - Button fastening
      - Cotton, silk
      - Each piece is made to order and can take up to 15 days to complete
      - Artisanally made by local communities using eco-friendly upcycling practices
      - Made in Lagos, Nigeria


    • Standard sizing
    • Midweight, slightly stretchy
    • Opaque
    • True to size
    • Fits oversized
  • 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.


Nigerian designer Lisa Folawiyo’s intricate, embellished designs have extended far beyond her home country—pieces from her eponymous label have appeared on the likes of Lupita Nyong’o, Thandie Newton and Solange Knowles, as well as on the pages of some of the world’s leading publications. The designer pays homage to her love of Ankara textiles in her pieces, crafted by a team of expert local artisans who take on average up to 240 hours creating a single hand-embellished piece.

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