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Dye Lab

Black Cotonou Dress

$190

  • Insider Notes

    • An easy way to work prints into your wardrobe: Dye Lab’s Cotonou Dress showcases classic hand-painted Batik motifs, crafted using the traditional Nigerian technique. The breezy silhouette is cut from lightweight cotton and has a feminine V-neck, relaxed wide sleeves, and a sweeping maxi hem. Finished with a black Aso Oke collar—the traditional textile of Yoruba people—style yours with strappy sandals or chunky-soled flats.

      - V-neck, wide elbow-length sleeves, side pockets, ankle length
      - Cotton
      - Produced locally in small batches, with the aim of preserving traditional dyeing methods indigenous to the Yoruba people
      - The unique technique inherent to the production process may result in subtle variations and different characteristics of the color and pattern
      - Due to current high demand and limited artisanal capacity, each piece is made to order and may take 4 weeks to complete
      - Made in Lagos, Nigeria, ships from Nigeria

  • SIZE, FIT & OPACITY

    • Lightweight fabric
    • Opaque
    • Relaxed silhouette
    • One size, customizable length, width: 38"
    • Model is 5'9 tall and is wearing the Regular length (58.5")
  • 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.

Nigeria

Founded in 2021 by Rukky Ladoja, Nigerian label Dye Lab celebrates the traditional dyeing methods indigenous to the Yoruba people, showcasing the beauty of Adire and Aso Oke materials, as well as lively Batik prints. Every collection is produced in small batches from locally-sourced materials, carefully cut to ensure minimum waste. From kaftans to kimonos: Dye Lab’s streamlined, effortless silhouettes promise to slot seamlessly into every wardrobe.

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