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Cobalt Shirt Dress

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  • Insider Notes

    • Modern femininity meets dramatic deconstruction in the form of Fruché’s Cobalt Shirt Dress. It’s crafted from pure wool by local artisans and shaped with sculptural knots and daring cutouts to accentuate the hourglass silhouette. Notice the details inspired by classic men’s shirting—the designer’s ode to his father and the lasting influence he had on him. Styling-wise, a pair of sky-scraping stilettos and a statement clutch is all you need.

      - Extra-long sleeves, extended cuffs, concealed back zip fastening, asymmetric hem, mid-thigh length
      - Wool
      - Artisanally crafted by female communities in the Delta State
      - Made in Lagos, Nigeria, ships from Nigeria


    • Opaque
    • Midweight, non-stretchy fabric
    • Fits true to size
    • Model is wearing a UK 6
  • 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.


Years before Nigerian designer Frank Aghuno launched his ready-to-wear line Fruché, he’d take his mother’s Ankara head scarves and practice sewing them into revealing outfits. Today, each collection is designed for Aghuno’s modern woman; his work features elegant silhouettes crafted from sumptuous Nigerian fabrics, designed to challenge societal notions of how Nigerian women are expected to dress.

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